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Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for the Ribeirão Preto Brazil Temple

Groundbreaking services for the Ribeirão Preto Brazil Temple were held on Saturday, June 22, 2024. Elder Joni L. Koch, Brazil Area President, presided and offered the dedicatory prayer. "We remember with appreciation those who were the first members of the Church in this region," he prayed. "The example of these pioneers has been a moral and spiritual support for your kingdom to flourish from these few who stood firm so that thousands of Latter-day Saints could on this day—here in this part of the earth—enjoy this sublime moment."
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Groundbreaking Services Announced for the Ribeirão Preto Brazil Temple

Elder Joni L. Koch, president of the Brazil Area, will preside at the groundbreaking services for the Ribeirão Preto Brazil Temple on Saturday, June 22, 2024. The temple will be constructed at the intersection of Av. Antonio Marcal and R. Jose Brandani in Ribeirão Preto. Plans call for a single-story temple of approximately 32,000 square feet. There are currently 23 temples dedicated, under construction, or in planning for Brazil.
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Ribeirão Preto Brazil Temple Rendering Released Today

A computer-generated rendering of the Ribeirão Preto Brazil Temple was published today, providing a sneak peek of how the completed building will appear once it has been constructed. The temple was first announced in October 2022, and the location was disclosed the following month. The temple site is located at the intersection of Avenida Antônio Marçal and R. José Brandani in Ribeirão Preto. The single-story temple will be approximately 32,000 square feet.

Beautiful Site Selected for the Ribeirão Preto Brazil Temple

A block-sized property in a residential area on the south side of Ribeirão Preto has been selected as the site for the Ribeirão Preto Brazil Temple. It is located at the intersection of Avenida Antônio Marçal and R. José Brandani. Plans call for a single-story temple of approximately 32,000 square feet. Ribeirão Preto is a city of over 700,000 residents located in the north-central region of the state of São Paulo.