The Provincial Vicariate of Rwanda and Burundi Has a New Vicar Provincial

Picture: 
Body: 

Gathered in Kigali for their General Assembly, the brothers of the Provincial Vicariate of Rwanda and Burundi elected on Friday August 2, 2013, fr Sixbert HATEGEKIMANA as their new Vicar Provincial, for a four years term.

After consulting his Council, fr André Descôteaux, Prior Provincial of Canada, who is also participating in the Assembly, confirmed the election. Fr Sixbert takes over fr Prudence HATEGEKIMANA.

Fr Sixbert, who is a Canonist made first profession in the Order in 1993 and was ordained to the priesthood in 2003

It should be noted that this is the first time that the Vicariate is electing its Vicar during a General Assembly.

 

Fr. Gabriel Samba, OP
(3 August 2013)