Rev. Robert G. Mulligan, OSFS
August 13, 1977
January 21, 1984
June 8, 1985
Faculty, Salesianum School, De Sales University; Assistant Principal / Dean of Studies, Father Lopez High School; Principal, Father Lopez High School, Paul VI High School, Father Judge High School; Assistant Principal / Academic Dean; Salesianum School; Staff, Chestnut Hill College
Chaplain – Campus Ministry
Instructor of Education – Center for Education, Advocacy, and Social Justice – Chestnut Hill College – Philadelphia, PA
Where did you first encounter the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales?
As a student at Father Judge High School in Philadelphia, PA.
What experience of the Oblates led you to join the community?
The Oblates were wonderful teachers and good priests. They were gentlemen who always helped and supported me.
In your experience, what makes the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales distinct?
We are a small order that makes a big impact on the people we serve. We are very approachable.
In ten words of fewer, how would you sum up Salesian spirituality?
Gentleness, humility, optimism. Spirituality available to all.
Why should someone consider becoming an Oblate of St. Francis de Sales today?
Our spirituality is needed especially today. As an Oblate priest or brother you can influence our culture and our world.
Who is your favorite historical figure? Why do you admire him/her?
Lyndon B. Johnson. I admire him for his great society vision and his strong support of civil rights legislation. Unfortunately, he is remembered for the Vietnam War.
What are some of your interests/hobbies?
Reading, listening to music, being a chaplain to several sports teams at Chestnut Hill College, being a chaplain to the local Cub Scout Pack 1855.