On September 8, 2020, Director of Formation, Fr. Juan Gaspar, OMI, assisted by Fr. Harold Fisher OMI, presided over the Rite of Reception of Candidates at the Church of Our Lady of the Snows in Belleville, IL.
Before an audience of mostly Oblates, the four young men made their commitment to spend the next year in Oblate formation at the Henri Tempier Pre-novitiate on the grounds of the National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows in Belleville, IL.
The four candidates are:
Pablo Henning Manrique, Was born in Venezuala, comes to us from Houston, TX
Luis Ramirez, Houston, TX
Marlowe Romero, San Antonio, TX
Jovani Sandoval, Los Angeles, CA
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