News 2019

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On September 1, thousands of people, including Dehonians from around the world, filled the cathedral of Hildesheim and two nearby churches to be a part of the episcopal ordination of Heiner Wilmer, SCJ, as the 71st bishop of the German diocese. Archbishop Stefan Heße of Hamburg was the ordaining bishop. The Apostolic Nuncio, Archbishop Nikola Eterovic, presented the papal certificate of appointment to the new bishop. Among the concelebrants were…
Approximately 2,000 guests are expected for the episcopal ordination of Fr. Heiner Wilmer, SCJ, on Saturday, September 1. Joining the many faithful will be people from the German political and cultural world. Fr. Wilmer will become the 71st bishop of the diocese of Hildesheim (Germany). Thousands of people will be able to follow the ceremony, thanks to NDR television, which will broadcast it live, and on the internet. "Father Wilmer…
In full consciousness, after settling the important things and having prayed together with the confreres, at approximately noon Fr. Leo John Dehon died in Brussels on August 12, 1925. For many Dehonians throughout the world, the day of their Founder's birth in heaven has become a day dedicated to him, rich in prayers, not only for his beatification, but also for the blessing of those who, even today, follow in…
The appointment of Fr. Heiner Wilmer as bishop of Hildesheim, followed by the necessary general chapter, caused some delay in the appointment or confirmation of provincial administrations. During the July 25 session of the new general government, provision was made (according to the provisions of Constitutions 111) to confirm the results of the elections of the provincial administrations of two Dehonian provinces: United States Province (USA) Provincial Superior: Fr. Edward…
In its last session, the XXIV General Chapter approved its Final Message. It is a step-by-step summary of the work of the chapter, including topics discussed and motions endorsed. You can download the message at the link below.