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News 2008

Adiapodoumé - Ivory Coast
Feast day, on September 14th at St Bernard´s Parish, Adiapodoumé: Brother Emmanuel Congo makes his final vows, while Brothers Hyacinthe and Marius (Ivory Coast), Antoine and Aristide (CenterAfrica) pronounce their first profession in the Congregation of Sacred Heart of Jesus..
Adiapodoumé - Ivory Coast
From  September 7th till 12nd, the religious of the Delegation held their spiritual retreat in the SMA formation house of Ebimpé near Anyama-Abidjan. Fr. Hippolyte Mel, priest from the diocese of Yopougon, was an appreciated predicator. 
Bouar - Central Africa
This week, the parish of Our Lady of Fatima will host a session of advanced farming techniques.
Buenos Aires - Argentina
On September 19th, under the sign of Spring and Students’ Feast, will start at Barracas the Provincial Youth Meeting.
Buenos Aires - Argentina
Last Sunday, on September 21st, the final profession of Br. Guido Garcia was the climax for the spring and students’ festival.
Buenos Aires - Argentine
For the Centenary Celebration of the Sacred Heart of Barracas, a book has just been published, about the monument, the school and the community in the great Buenos Aires.
Capatia - Paraguay
On September 14th, the Juventud Betharramita (Betharramite Youth) organized a day of meeting and recreation at Capiatá, in the outskirts of Asunción.
Chiang Mai - Thailand
The Betharramite postulants are learning English in Chiang Mai with Bruce and Brenda. Duringt he weekend, they take the opportunity to visit different places with their teachers.
Generalate House - Rome
The 2008 session of the General Council is coming to an end , one week before Christmas. Presiding over   the Eucharist this morning in the oratory of via Brunetti, Fr Gaspar Fernandez said:
Generalate House - Rome
  The General Council has just appointed the Superiors of Regions and Vicariates who will take office on January 1st 2009. Here is the new organizational structure of the Congregation:
Mangalore - India
On September 14th by evening, scenes of vandalism were perpetrated against some twenty churches of Mangalore.
Mangalore - Inde
On 8th of December we arranged ‘Family Renewal Day’ for the parishners of Our Lady of Dolor Church, Kasargood, Kerala in Mary Hill Chapel.
Martin Coronado - Agentina
From 22 to 24 September, the Superior General and (Vice) Provincials gathered with religious and lay representative from each country. The meeting aimed at forming a regional team of pastoral education.
Passa Quatro - Brazil
From the proclamation of Independencein 1822, September 7th is a national day in Brazil.
Passa Quatro - Brazil
The community and the parish of Passa Quatro lived two successive feast days.
Paulinia - Brazil
On Saturday evening, the hall Nossa Senhora do Belo Ramo was filled with bingo tables. 400 persons had accepted the invitation of the group for vocation promotion – laypeople from 6 communities in the parish - to play, eat and show their solidarity: profits will contribute to give financial support to the "Seminario betharramita".
Brumandhino - Brazil
More than 300 young rushed into the hall of public school Paulina, on September 23rd   morning. In the midst of municipal campaign, a meeting for civic education was offered to voters (the right to vote is at 16 years in Brazil) and others.
Rome - Italy
To celebrate the inauguration of the restored altar-piece portraying  Mary carrying the Child Jesus in the Church Santa Maria dei Miracoli, a concert of Christmas carols – performed by  Pueri Cantores and Cantoria Nova of the Ars Academy, conducted by Annalisa Pellegrini - took place on Saturday December 20th.
Generalate House - Rome
On the third day of its plenary session, the General Council has completed the overview of the Congregation with the Betharramite laity.
Rosario - Argentine
With emotion and fervor, Brother Fiorenzo Trivelli celebrated 50 years of religious life at the chapel of Rosario School, on the night of December 24th.
Sampran - Thailand
Nice pictures of the new "Betharramite Seminary", near Bangkok.
Sampran - Tailandia
September is the month for language courses at our formation houses in Thailand. At Northern Chiang Mai, and for the third successive year, Brede and Bruce introduce the Betharramite aspirants into English.
Sampran - Tailanda
On September 22th ended the spirituality session moderated by Mrs. Isabelle Pommel. The current is passed between the French teacher in theology, and Thai scholastics. .
San Joaquim - Paraguay
On September 12-13th, the General Council – Father Superior general and Fathers Bruno and Jean-Luc -  gathered at an unusual place: San Joaquin, where are dwelling two religious (Father Javier and Brother Daniel), one regent novice (Bro Victor) and two aspirants.
São Paulo - Brazil
To celebrate the incoming of Spring into southern hemisphere, betharram.org diversifies itself: from now on, the news are published as well in portughese (in addition to french, spanish, english and italian languages).
Yamoussoukro - Ivory Coast
News from Ivory Coast  by Fr. Jean-Marie Ruspil,SCJ  (in french)
Yamoussoukro - Ivory Coast
Students of the INP (National Polytechnic Institute) welcomed some students from the St. Felix  parish for some recreational activities before Christmas.
Zarka - Jordan
Muslims around the world consider the month of Ramadan as the most sacred of the year: completely fasting from dawn to dusk, they want to place greater emphasis on the spiritual dimension and prayer.

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