Fr. Louis Studer, OMI Appointed for Second Term as U.S. Provincial

Very Rev. Louis Studer, OMI Fr. Louis Studer, OMI, who has served as Provincial for the U.S. Province since 2017, was re-appointed to a second term on May 7, 2020. Upon receiving the news, Fr. Studer said, “I am very grateful for the continued confidence and trust my Superiors in Rome place in my leadership and also very thankful for the support of the U.S. Oblates. There is much I hope to accomplish these next three years. My main priorities would be: continuing discernment of our ministry presence in the U.S.; renewal of our Oblate community life; further collaboration with the delegation of Zambia; greater outreach to the poor as we continue to suffer from this pandemic; increasing vocations to our Oblate way of life.” Biographical Information: Rev. Louis Studer, OMI, was born in Wesley, Iowa, in 1949. As one of seven children born to Paul and Sally Studer, he grew up on the family farm. At 13, Fr. Studer entered the Oblate’s Minor Seminary, Our Lady of the Ozarks in Carthage, Mo. While at Carthage Fr. Studer made his decision to pursue religious life. Moving on from high school, he went on to the college seminary program at Lewis University. … Continue reading Fr. Louis Studer, OMI Appointed for Second Term as U.S. Provincial