By Will Shaw
With the approval of the Oblate Administration in Rome, the U.S. Oblate Administration issued a letter announcing the new Provincial Council. Two new councilors were named, Fathers Emmanuel Mulenga, currently Pastor of St. Augustine Parish in New Orleans, and Fr. Mark Dean, currently assigned to King’s House Retreat Center in Belleville, IL. Fathers Mulenga and Dean will replace retiring councilors Fr. Frank Santucci and Fr. James Taggart.
Fathers Raymond Cook and Antonio Ponce return for another three year term. The previously-announced returning administrative team consists of: Fr. James Brobst, Vicar-provincial for Mission and Ministry, Fr. Art Flores, Vicar-provincial for Personnel, Fr. James Chambers, Treasurer, and Very Rev. Louis Studer, Provincial.
Returning Administrative Team