Fr. Luis Ignacio Rois Alonso, OMI, the new Superior General
Election of the 14th Superior General of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate
On Thursday, September 29, 2022, the 37th General Chapter of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate elected Fr. Luis Ignacio Rois Alonso, O.M.I. as its 14th Superior General for a term of six years.
The September 29 election took place at the Centro Ad Gentes in Nemi, Italy. The General Chapter is being held through October 14.
Fr. Luis Ignacio Rois Alonso, O.M.I., was born on 4 December 1963 in Madrid, Spain.
He professed his first religious vows as a Missionary Oblate of Mary Immaculate on 19 September 1982, and received priestly ordination on 21 May 1988.
Within the religious institute, he has held the following roles: Vocation director for the Province of Spain (1988-1992), Superior of the Scholasticate in Pozuelo, Spain (1996-1999), provincial of the Province of Spain (2000-2004), and General Councilor for Europe (2004-2016).
From 2017-2022 he served in the Western Sahara Mission of the Mediterranean Province.
Published on the OMI World website