Rev. John M. Mokluk, OSFS

Rev. John M. Mokluk, OSFS

First Profession:
August 21, 1962

Final Profession:
August 17, 1966

September 12, 1970

Faculty, Salesianum School; Principal, Bishop Verot High School, Salesianum School.

Present Ministry:
Retired – Salesianum Oblate Residence – Wilmington, DE

Personality by Pixels

What living person most reflects the joy of the Gospel for you?
Edward Roszko, OSFS

Pope Francis is a Jesuit who chose the name of St. Francis of Assisi.  Some have said he personally resembles St. Francis de Sales.  What is Salesian about Pope Francis?
Caring for the poor.

What is your favorite dimension of being an Oblate of St. Francis de Sales?
Serving God’s people humbly.

How do you think Salesian gentleness can make a difference int he world?
We need it so much now.  Too many are being killed.

What is the most recent book you read?  Would you recommend it?
Life of Maximillian Kolbe.

Name an Oblate who taught you an important lesson that has remained with you.  What did he teach you?
Fr. John Conmy – he taught me how to pray.  I began with fifteen minutes.  Now it is two hours.

What advice could you give to a young person interested in religious life?
Pray to Mary – she will direct you.

How do you think religious life serves the church and world in a way that is unique from our brothers and sisters who are single, married, or diocesan priests?
Humble service focused on the parishes.