Osvaldo Fernando Velázquez Sánchez, OMI

Assistant Professor of Missiology


  • Office: Benson Theological Center
  • Office Hours: By appointment only
  • Email: fvelazquez@ost.edu
  • Phone: 210-341-1366 x 234


  • B.A. in Philosophy at St. John Vianney College, Miami Fl.
  • M. Div. with World-Mission Concentration, at Catholic Theological Union, Chicago, IL
  • S.T.B in Missiology at Pontifical University Urbaniana
  • S.T.L. in Missiology at Pontifical University Gregorian


Rev. O. Fernando Velazquez is originally from México and has been member of the Oblate U.S. Province where he has been in formation and received his first Oblate Obedience to minister. Professed Oblate since 2001, and ordained to the Priesthood in 2007 comes from a variety of pastoral, parish, mission and intercultural experiences. After his studies in Missiology in Rome he has been teaching in Oblate School of Theology as part of the faculty body. Also, serve for one year as part of the Formation team for the Oblate Scholasticate in San Antonio, Tx. As for now he is in Rome, IT, for internal religious work with the Oblate congregation.

Academic interests

Missiological studies, History of Missions, Theology of Mission, New trends in Mission for today, Intercultural Mission(s).

Oblate Missions and Oblate Mission Spirituality.