Recife Brazil

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Recife Brazil Temple Wiki

Description

The Recife Brazil Temple is the 101st operating temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

History

Announcement

The Recife Brazil Temple was announced 13 January 1995 by the First Presidency.[1]

Groundbreaking

President Gordon B. Hinckley, during a visit to members and Mormon missionaries in Brazil, presided over the groundbreaking ceremony on 11 November 1996. During the ceremony he said, “The gospel is not complete without the ordinances of the house of the Lord. In order to complete our acceptance of Church membership, it is important that we have this holy house. We hope you will live worthy of it. We hope you will come frequently … Now we have at least two years in which to get ready. Let every man and woman in this congregation, let every boy and girl over 12 years of age, resolve that you will come to the House of the Lord. The boys and girls to do baptisms for the dead, the men and women to receive their endowments, to be sealed in the Lord’s holy house, and then to come back again and again and again. ”

Open House

During the open house held prior to the dedication, 78,386 visitors toured the Mormon temple. “We believe that the Church here is going to become stronger, given the number of nonmember families who asked to learn more about the Church and the number of less-active members who expressed their desire to return to activity after the open house,” [1] said Cleto Oliveira, a local public affairs representative.

Dedication

President Hinckley and President James E. Faust each conducted two dedicatory sessions for the Recife Brazil Temple on 15 December 2000. More than 7,000 people attended. During the dedicatory prayer a blessing was pronounced upon Brazil, “Smile with favor upon this great nation of Brazil, where Thy work has grown in a remarkable and wonderful way. Prosper its economy. May peace prevail throughout the land. May Thy messengers, the missionaries, be welcomed here; and may their labors be exceedingly fruitful.”

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The Recife Brazil Temple sits on 5.59 acres, shaded by mango trees and towering royal palms, and surrounded by a beautiful garden. The temple exterior is finished with Asa branca granite from Brazil and features a single spire topped with a gold statue of the angel Moroni. This temple is larger than many Mormon temples being built in order to accommodate the 137,500 members of Church in northern Brazil. Many of them had not previously had a chance to go the temple because they could not afford the 72-hour trip to the temple in São Paulo.

The Recife Brazil Temple has a total of 37,200 square feet, two ordinance rooms, and three sealing rooms.

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Sources and Links

External links

  • Temple at LDS.org(official)
  • Temple at MormonTemples.org (official)
  • Temple at MormonNewsroom.org (official)
  • Temple at LDSChurchTemples.com
  • Temple at LDSChurchNewsArchive.com
  • Temple at Wikipedia

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Sources/Citation

  1. [1]“Temples for Bolivia and Brazil “ Ensign, April 1995. Accessed 4 October 2017

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