Brother Armin LUISTRO, Superior General has appointed Brother Emmanuel MBOUA as Visitor Pro Tempore of the District of Central Africa for three years, until 1 July 2025, the official expiry date of the mandate of Brother DIRETENADJI Anatole, recently elected General Councillor.

We congratulate Brother Emmanuel and wish him all the best in his new responsibilities.


The Brothers of the Christian Schools of the Delegation of Rwanda, has the deep sorrow to announce the sudden death of our Brother Balthazar NSENGIYUMVA who was Director of the School of Arts in Nyundo. His death occurred this morning 12 August 2022 in Kigali.

Brother Balthazar was born on 6/08/1957. He made his first vows in the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools on 14/06/1987, then perpetual vows on 25/07/1995. He was a teacher of Psychopedagogy at the Groupe Scolaire De La Salle Byumba, and of French in the different schools of the Brothers. He was also President of the Delegation of the Brothers in Rwanda, then Director of the Groupe Scolaire De La Salle Byumba from 2002 to 2011. Since 2019, he was the Director of the Nyundo School of Arts.

May the Creator welcome his son and our Brother in his eternal Peace! The programme of the funeral will be communicated later.

The souls of the righteous are in the hand of God” Wisdom 3, 1

                                                                       Brother Jean Bosco BIGIRIMANA

                                                                         President of the Delegation of Rwanda


I do not die; I enter into life“.

(Saint Therese of the Child Jesus)

Brother Julien DIARRA, Visitor of the District of West Africa, is deeply saddened to announce the death of Brother Gabriel Danini ZABRAMBA. Our dear Brother was called back to God this Thursday 4 August 2022 in Bobo Dioulasso, at the age of 74, with 58 years of religious life.

May the soul of Brother Gabriel Danini ZABRAMBA rest in peace through the mercy of God!

The funeral programme is as follows:

Tuesday 9 August:

  • 8pm: Prayer vigil in the parish church of Sainte Famille de Tounouma

Wednesday 10 August:

  • 6.30 am: Removal of the body from the morgue of the Souro SANOU hospital to the Sainte Famille de Tounouma parish church.

8.30 am: Requiem mass in the parish church of Sainte Famille in Tounouma followed by the burial in Toussiana

                                                     Brother Julien DIARRA

                                                                  Provincial Visitor

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