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Fiftieth anniversary of Emmanuel de Bézenac sscc (Andina)

On Monday, 28 June, in the Parish of San Pedro, Guayaquil, the fiftieth anniversary of the priestly ordination of Emmanuel de Bézenac sscc was celebrated. Accompanied by sscc brothers and diocesan priests, the Eucharist was presided over by David de la Torre sscc, auxiliary bishop of Quito, with the participation of the Archbishop of Guayaquil, Luis Gerardo Cabrera OFM, and his auxiliary bishop, Ivan Minda. The Provincial Superior of the Andean Province, Hilvar Loyaga, also concelebrated.

David de la Torre highlighted the work of Emmanuel in "putting an Ecuadorian face on the Congregation through his work in initial formation. Emmanuel emphasized in his words of thanks that "the ultimate guarantor of priestly fidelity is God".

The ceremony included words of congratulations from both the Superior General, Alberto Toutin and Christian Flottes,  Provincial Superior of France (Emmanuel’s place of origin). Their words were read out loud in French before a delighted Emmanuel.

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06/30/2021