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Letter for March 14: The anniversary of the birth of Fr. Leo John Dehon

Consecration, ministry and community: our journey To the members of the Congregation and Members of the Dehonian Family On December 19, 2018, we celebrated the 150th anniversary of the priestly ordination of Fr. Leo Dehon. In the Christmas letter that … Continue reading

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Appointment of Regional Bursar Immediately after the first council meeting of the Region on January 16, Richard Woodbury conducted a consultation of the members of the Canadian Region to determine their choice for the Regional Bursar. In a telephone conference … Continue reading

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Regional Council January 16, 2019

Right after the installation of a new Regional Administration on January 16, the new council met to take the first steps in setting an agenda for the next three years. Most of the meeting consisted in appointments and in the … Continue reading

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150th anniversary of Fr. Dehon’s ordination

On December 19 it was the 150th anniversary of the ordination of Fr. Dehon. Here is a brief reflection that came from the community of Rome who remembered this day by celebrating a Eucharist at St. John Lateran, where Fr. … Continue reading

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Reflections on a change of administration

At the installation of Fr. Gustave Lulendo as Regional Superior, Fr. John van den Hengel reflected on the event in his homily.  You can access the homily at mass of installation 2018. At the end of the service, Fr. Gustave … Continue reading

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A new administration for Canada

“What binds us is our common heritage as Dehonian religious, which has no particular face or color except to the extent that we are worthy spiritual sons of Fr. Leo John Dehon.” – Fr. Gustave Lulendo On January 16, Fr. … Continue reading

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The new Regional Council

After the consultation of the members of the Canadian Region and the appointment by the Superior General and his council on Tuesday, December 18, 2018 the new council of the Region of Canada will consist of Frs. Richard Woodbury, John … Continue reading

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