Photo-Story: Oblates have New Men in Ministry and Formation

The end of Summer has brought new men into ministry and formation in the various Oblate centers around the U.S. What follows is a series of photos received from the most recent Perpetual Vows Mass in San Antonio as well as photos of new men in formation at: the pre-novitiate in Buffalo, New York, the Novitiate in Godfrey, Illinois and the Oblate Scholasticate in San Antonio, Texas.  

Photos from the Mass of Perpetual Oblation held in San Antonio on August 30, 2014. Bro. Jason Rossignol, OMI is now in ministry at the Mission Center in Brownsville. Bro Feliciano Lopez-Ortiz plans to continue onto ordination. (Photos courtesy of Dana Simental)

Bro. Feliciano receives his cross from Fr. Bill Antone

Bro. Jason has just received his cross from Fr. Antone






















The brothers receive the crowd's approval

Bros. Jason Rossignol, OMI and Feliciano Lopez-Ortiz, OMI



















 Fr. David Munoz-Lopez, OMI provided these photos of the new pre-novices in Buffalo, NY                                                                         

Pre-novices (L-R) Brian Bernhardt, Jerry Gutierrez, Alejandro Alvarado, Teko Teko-Agbo, Steven Montez, and Jean Emmanuel Meloncourt. Oblates at altar are: (L-R) Fr. Alex Roque and Fr. Dick Sudlik

 After Mass (L-R) Jean Emmanuel Meloncourt, Jerry Gutierrez, Brian Bernhardt, Alejandro Alvarado, Teko Teko-Agbo, Fr. Alex Roque (in rear)

       Fr. Jack Lau, OMI sent in photos of the new class at the Novitiate in Godfrey, Illinois.

L-R) Fr. Jack Lau, OMI, Antonio Zapata Guerrero, Thomas Franklin, Fr. Tom Horan, OMI, Daniel Bourg, Vincent Fernandez Adaikalasamy, Fr. Rudy Nowakowski, OMI


Another group shot on the grounds

  Fr. Raul Salas OMI provided the following photos of the Scholastics at Sexton House in San Antonio. (Not pictured is: Felix Nyambe of Zambia)


Daniel Ziegler will be an intern

               This will also be an intern year for Dawid KarchutLucio Castillo will be interning in New Orleans


Bro. Rusty Gardiner, OMIUlisses Silva