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News 2009

England - Birmingham
Fr Colin Fortune celebrated its 60th  birthday on November 3rd, at Holy Name Parish in Birmingham.
England - Birmingham
On Tuesday November 10th the Superior General, Father Gaspar Fernandez, went with Father Colin Fortune, the English Vicaire and Father Anton Madej Bursar to visit the Senior School where they work as governors and chaplains to the staff and pupils. 
England - Droitwich
On the feast of St.Joseph 1909 Fr. D’Ospital,SCJ celebrated the first mass at Droitwich , for just a dozen local catholics.
England - Droitwich
On Friday 19 June 2009 the Centenary of the Sacred Heart Fathers and Brothers of Betharram will be celebrated in Droitwich .
England - Droitwich
The celebration of the centenary of Betharram in Droitwich, on June 19th 2009 , is a memorable one.
England - Nymsfield
The Vicariate retreat took place on October 5th-8th at the Marist Retreat House at Nymsfield in Gloucestershire.
England - Olton
On March 18th, Mr Eoin Ferris, father of Bro Andrew, died in Shawbury (Wales) at the age of 83 years.  
England - Olton
On September 8th, Feast of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary, three Indian religious will definitely enter the Betharramite religious life.
England - Olton
Over 300 people came to the solemn profession of Pascal, Vincent and Wilfred on September 8th at Olton Friary, among them several local Indian families.
England - Olton
On November 6th the “Companions of Betharram” (English Lay Associates) had a gathering with the Superior General and the Olton and Balsall Heath Communities.
England - Olton
On Friday November 13th the Vicariate Assembly met at the centre of the Columban Fathers who live near to Olton. 
Adrogué - Argentina
From Monday, March 30th  until Wednesday April 1st , all the Religious of the Argentina-Uruguay Vicariate, gathered together in Adrogué.
Argentina - Adrogué
On Sunday June 14th , the average age of the assembly will fall in the church of Villa Betharram.
Argentina - Adrogué
On Holy Wednesday April 8th, a Eucharistic Celebration opened the novitiate 2009 of the Region Father Auguste Etchecopar.
Argentina - Adrogué
From Sunday 24th  to Saturday 30th May, the religious of the Argentina-Uruguay Vicariate, Father Etchecopar Region, gathered in Adrogué for their annual retreat. 
Argentina - Adrogué
The “Hojita de Espiritualidad Betharramita” (Leaflet of Betharramite Spirituality) has just come out for the fourth time this year. 
Argentina - Adrogué
In May and June the House of Novitiate in Adrogue – which is also a Spirituality Centre -  hosted the retreats  of the Sacred Heart Institute of Barracas for the last two courses.
Argentina - Adrogué
From August 3 to 15 the novices of the Fr. Etchecopar Region are making the first week of the thirty days of St Ignatius.
Argentina - Adrogué
From July 31st  to August 2nd , Villa Betharram, the center of spirituality linked to the regional novitiate of Adrogué, welcomed the young people attending "Tiberias 2009". 
Argentina - Adrogué
The  Blog of the Spiritual Center  of Adrogué is hosting a new column, aiming at helping people to "taste the Word of God." 
Argentina - Adrogué
From November 9th to 11th , the Fathers and Brothers of Argentina-Uruguay held their assembly at Villa Betharram (Adrogué, in the outskirts of Buenas Aires).
Argentina - Adrogué
From this Monday, November 16th (and for approximately 12 days), the novices of Father Auguste Etchecopar Region are living the 2nd week of St. Ignatius’ Spiritual Exercises in Adrogué.
Barracas - Argentine
This week has definitely been a time of grace and of the Spirit for the Vicariate of the Rio de la Plata.
Barracas - Argentina
On Saturday, March 7th , the alumni from San José of Buenos Aires and Sacred Heart School gathered in Barracas community.
Argentina - Barracas
On Saturday May 16th at 7 p.m., in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Barracas, two brothers will receive the Sacrament of Order.
Argentina - Barracas
On Saturday May 16th  the presbyteral  ordination of  Guido Garcia and diaconal ordination of his brother Sebastian took place.
Argentina - Barracas
On Saturday, the 22nd of August there was realized the children's annual peregrination of the Archdiocese of Buenos Aires. 
Argentina - Barracas
On September 4th, Brother Roberto Miner (70 years) has gone to the Father's House.
Argentina - Barracas
Saturday, on November 14th , Brother Sebastian Garcia will be ordained as a priest in  our church of Barracas . 
Argentina - Barracas
The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Barracas was jubilant, Saturday, November 14th, for the priestly ordination which closed the vocational year for Betharram in Argentina.
Buenos Aires - Argentina
Happy News for this feast of St Joseph: next Saturday, on March 21th, Br. Sebastian Alfonso Garcia will make his perpetual profession at San José School Chapel in Buenos Aires.
Buenos Aires - Argentina
The Argentine Youth pastoral web site got a new look.
Buenos Aires - Argentina
Easter 2009 : the Betharramite laity shares us a prayer. 
Buenos Aires - Argentina
The Vicariate of Argentina-Uruguay and the Fr. Auguste Etchecopar Region, along with the whole Betharram family,  are celebrating. On Saturday March 21st  at 7 p.m. Br Sebastian Alfonso Garcia made his perpetual vows in the chapel of his beloved San Jose College. It was surrounded by his dear ones, his Betharramite brothers, his parents and friends who were happy to share his joy. 
Calamuchita - Argentina
As every year, the summer camp of  youth ministry was held in Calamuchita (800km north of Buenos Aires).
Argentina - Catamarca
In late July, the parish of Saint Isidore Laboureur, once visited by our missionaries in the Rio de la Plata , organized a Triduum in honor of Our Lady of Betharram.
Argentina - Martin Coronado
On April 18th and 19th  the Teenagers’ Annual Meeting was held in the Sacred Heart College of Martin Coronado; about 80 young people of our betharramite communities were present together with four religious of the Vicariate.
Argentina - Martin Coronado
From September 18th  to 20th, Martin Coronado hosted the edition 2009 of Camjumita ( Betharramite Youth  Camp). 
Nueva Esperanza - Argentina
On April 4th and 5th , the religious community has experienced an intensive weekend. After the Argentina-Uruguay Vicariate Religious assembly in Adrogué, they returned to Nueva Esperanza with the Superior of the Fr. Auguste Etchecopar Region.
Argentina - Nueva Esperanza
On Tuesday 5th May the parish community of Nueva Esperanza gathered for a nice evening around Br Guido Garcia.
Argentina - Nueva Esperanza
The austral summer is traditionally characterized by popular missions in underprivileged areas of Argentina.
Argentina - Nueva Esperanza
On September 16th, at Sacred Heart of Barracas, was held a meeting on the mission which will take place early 2010 in Nueva Esperanza.
Nueva Esperanza - Argentina
On February 10th,  severe floods  occurred in Tartagal (State of Salta) causing mass evacuations and several missing.
Argentina - Rosario
Once again something new in the Betharramite blogosphere, at the address http://proyectosolidariofvd.blogspot.com !
Argentina - Rosario
On December 19th in the chapel of his dear College of the Sacred Heart, Fr Bruno Ierullo celebrated 40 years of priesthood.
Advent - Sunday 4th
In this last Sunday of Advent, Daniel Silva, Argentine postulant from the community of Adrogué, has sent us an inspiring meditation . Excerpt from it:
Betharram - Communication
March 14th 2009: “Bearn Solidarity Association” cleans the part of the hill above the sanctuaries...  
Betharram - Communication
April 14th 2009: first rose on the roof garden of the Generalate House... .
Betharram - Communication
Eventually here we are... Cyber "Family News" has arrived! 
Betharram - Communication
Day + 1... the e - "Family News" are published. 
Betharram - Communication
In the Limousin Region it is now the season for gathering nectar...
Betharram - Communication
“He humbled Himself and became obedient unto death, even death on a cross. This is how God loves us...
Betharram - Communication
October 14th , the feast of  St. Callistus , pope and martyr (1st  right on the picture), is also the day of the delivery of Family News.
Betharram - Communication
The party is over, life goes on ...  e-Family News are (finally) back.
Betharram - Communication
The baby Jesus has not arrived yet ... e-Family News has !  
Betharram - Congregation
Tomorrow : Solemnity of St. Joseph, husband of the Virgin Mary, patron of Universal Church,Special protector of the Betharramite Congregation.
Brazil - Belo Horizonte
The Latin American Scholasticate Community celebrated 61 years of priesthood of his beloved patriarch, P. Henrique Lasuen.
Brazil - Belo Horizonte
The Regional scholasticate of Latin America has just launched his blog.
Brazil - Belo Horizonte
On September 26th and 27th, the regional scholasticate community decked itself in shimmering colors of the Guard Congado of Mozambique.
Brumadinho - Brazil
Fr Dante Angelelli is the second eldest religious of the Congregation. For years, he is directing, producing and illustrating skillfully the Betharramite monthly magazine in Brazil.
Brazil - Brumadinho
The Betharramite missionary week 2009  was held in Bumadinho from July 26th to August 2nd.
Brazil - Brumadinho
This morning died in Brumadinho Father Dante Angelelli (8.IX.1911-6.X.2009), Dean of Fr. Etchecopar Region, poet, designer and tireless builder of chapels.
Brazil - Brumadinho
The day of his funeral in Passa Quatro, let us read again these words of hope written (in french) by  Fr. Dante Angelelli,SCJ .
Brazil - Brumadinho
On October 25th in Bonfim, the national youth day was an opportunity to celebrate life too. 
Brazil - Communication
The October issue of SIM, the monthly magazine of the Brazilian Betharramite Family, has just been published. 
Brazil - Communication
The November issue of SIM, the monthly magazine of the Brazilian Betharramite Family, has just been published
Brazil + Paraguay
Two relatives of Betharramite Religious from Fr. Etchecopar Region returned to the Father's house. 
Passa Quatro - Brazil
On Sunday January 11st, in the Saint Sebastian parish church of Passa Quatro, Br. Mauro Henrique Ulrich de Oliveira was  ordained as priest  by Mgr Guilherme Porto, bishop of Sete Lagoas.
Passa Quatro - Brazil
On March 8th the first gathering of altar servers from Passa Quatro was held in São Miguel school.
Passa Quatro - Brazil
Charles Alves Dos Santos, one of the 6 Brazilian Betharramite postulants, is in the 2nd year of philosophy.
Passa Quatro - Brazil
Under the coordination of their leaders, Renato and Berenice, the Lenten Retreat of the Ministers of the Eucharist and  Sacred Heart Apostolate group took place on March 15th in Passa Quatro.
Brazil - Passa Quatro
Fr Jair Pereira celebrated the Mass of the Betharramite Mission  on the top of Mount Mantiqueira, on May 17th.
Brazil - Passa Quatro
On May 3rd  there was a meeting for young people with the Catholic pop music group " Anjos de Resgaste " (ransom angels), in Passa Quatro.
Brazil - Passa Quatro
On May 22nd , the Brazilian Postulants gathered in a fraternal atmosphere to evaluate their present and plan their future.
Brazil - Passa Quatro
On May 31st, Pentecost was celebrated in a very solemn way in the Betharramite parish of Passa Quatro.
Brazil - Passa Quatro
33 years after its creation, the periodic magazine  SIM - Serving by informing better - has been revamped with the title: "Padres, Irmãos e Leigos Betharramitas" (Betharramite Fathers, Brothers and Laity).
Brazil - Passa Quatro
With the support of his parish priest, Father Jair Pereira, the parish of Saint Sebastian hosted a big  evangelization show  on November 14th.
Brazil - Passa Quatro
On November 21 and 22, the Betharramite postulants invited seven young men in Passa Quatro for a vocational discernment retreat.
Brazil - Passa Quatro
There are two new things in the São Miguel School at the end of the academic year:
Brazil - Rio de Janeiro
After a long illness, Father Mauro Ulrich de Oliveira’s father died yesterday surrounded by all his dear ones.
Braziil - São Paulo
From 6 to 12 April, the Christian community of Vila Matilde lived intensely the Holy Week. 
Brazil - São Paulo
The feast of Our Lady of Betharram mobilized the parishioners of Vila Matilde , from July 24th to August 2nd.
Brazil - São Paulo
The Betharramite Parish of Vila Matilde has held a campaign to collect funds for repainting the church.
Central Africa - Berberati
The first Betharramite priest from Central Africa will be soon ordained. 
Central Africa - Berberati
On June 21st the first Betharramite Religious of the Central African Republic,  Fr Narcisse Zaolo, was ordained as a priest in Berberati (south-western part of the country) by the local bishop, Mgr Agostino Delfino. With him were ordained one priest and four deacons, all Capucin Religious. In these difficult times the Church is facing in this country, this event is a sign of hope.
Central Africa - Bouar
The construction of anti-aids centre and dental clinic in Bouar is well underway.
Central Africa - Niem
From late July to late August, two young French women had a strong experience in Niem under the guidance of Fr Tiziano Pozzi. 
Central Africa - Niem-Bouar
The mission calendar 2010 has just been released, with pages full of faces of children and projects.
China - Dali
The pastoral care of the Diocese of Dali ( Yunnan ), once entrusted to Betharramite missionaries, rests on the shoulders of Father Gregory Tao .
China - Church
May 24th is the World Day of prayer for the Church in China.
Congregation - Annunciation
The Solemnity of the Annunciation is coming up. Being a very meaningful feast for us, the Italian group of Betharramite Laypeople invites us to be more in communion by praying with the same text taken from St Michael’s writings.
Congregation - Betharram
Happy Saint Michael Feast to all the Betharramite Family ! 
Congregation - Easter Sunday
On this day of celebration, let us marvel with our father Saint Michel:
Congregation - Holy Thursday
In this Holy Thursday, let us listen our founder connecting the mystery of Incarnation and the Mysteries of the Eucharist:
Congregation - Best whishes
As a Christmas present, this beautiful prayer sent by Fr Giancarlo Monzani and illustrated with an icon made by him :
Congregation - Pentecost
During this special Sunday, let us meditate with our father Saint Michael:
Congregation - Holy Saturday
Love is sleeping, Love is dead. Let us watch with the words of Saint Michael Garicoits :
Congregation - SCJ Betharram
The solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus was chosen by John Paul II as International Day for the priests’ sanctification.
Congregation - Holy Friday
With Father Auguste Etchecopar , let us look to Love on the Cross:
Adiapodoumé - Ivory Coast
On February 2nd, the Betharramite scholastics of Adiapodoumé celebrated in a special way the Day of Consecrated Life.

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