Inaugural Pope Francis Youth Award lauded for Social and Environmental Transformation

By Gift Gara Contestants in the Pope Francis Youth Award for Faith and Social Transformation pose for a picture with the Nuncio, Bishops and other dignitaries. The Apostolic Nuncio to Zimbabwe, Archbishop Paolo Rudelli, recently led the 2022 inaugural Pope Francis Youth Award for Faith and Transformation at Arrupe Jesuit University. The event that was … Continue reading Inaugural Pope Francis Youth Award lauded for Social and Environmental Transformation

Kutama College appeals for assistance after fire tragedy

By Kenneth Mareya in Chinhoyi Diocese Student goods that were destroyed in an inferno the gutted the Form 2 hostel at Kutama College. Following a fire accident that razed down Kutama College’s form 2 hostel in the early hours of Monday 12 September 2022, the school is appealing for assistance to renovate the block. The … Continue reading Kutama College appeals for assistance after fire tragedy

“Make it a pilgrimage of hope and renewal of faith”; Bishop to Catholic youth during World Youth Day launch

By Sr. Mufaro Chakuinga LCBL Bishop Raymond Mupandasekwa of Chinhoyi Diocese chats with one of the participants at the World Youth Day launch at Rockwood, in Harare. With the support of His Lordship Bishop Raymond Mupandesekwa of Chinhoyi Diocese, the secretary to the Nuncio, Fr. Fillipe, the Ambassador of Portugal to Zimbabwe, Miguel De Calheiros, … Continue reading “Make it a pilgrimage of hope and renewal of faith”; Bishop to Catholic youth during World Youth Day launch

Migrants can be agents of transformation to the receiving communities and countries

Fr. Limukani Ndlovu Migrants cannot be treated as a burden, viewed with suspicion and taken as a source of danger, insecurity and in some instances as usurpers who have nothing to offer (Fratelli Tutti: 141). The subject of migration has become topical in local and international forums and some people describe this era as the … Continue reading Migrants can be agents of transformation to the receiving communities and countries

Double celebration as Fr. Dumbura’s 10th anniversary coincides with St Mary’s Queen of Peace Parish Day

By Sr. Mufaro Chakuinga LCBL Fr. Dumbura receiving a gift from St. Mary's Queen of Peace Parishioners. About 800 people gathered at St. Mary’s Queen of Peace Parish in Old Highfields on 3September 2022 to celebrate 77 years of the parish’s establishment in the Archdiocese of Harare. The parish day coincided with Fr. Canaan Dumbura’s … Continue reading Double celebration as Fr. Dumbura’s 10th anniversary coincides with St Mary’s Queen of Peace Parish Day

New school, clinic officially opened in Chinhoyi Diocese.

By Kenneth Mareya Our Lady of Perpetual Help School built by Chinhoyi Diocese. The Diocese of Chinhoyi recently converged to celebrate yet another milestone of the official opening of two institutions Our Lady of Perpetual Help Primary School in Brundish and the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary (RSHM) Life Care Centre Clinic in … Continue reading New school, clinic officially opened in Chinhoyi Diocese.

World Youth Day launch earmarked for 10 September at Rockwood Spiritual Centre

By CCN Reporter Young people are the future of the Church. Catholic youths from all walks of life in Zimbabwe will meet this Saturday, 10 September 2022 at Rockwood Spiritual Centre to launch and prepare for the World Youth Day to be held in Portugal next year. The theme of the World Youth Day will … Continue reading World Youth Day launch earmarked for 10 September at Rockwood Spiritual Centre

LCBL Sisters challenged to embrace synodality as they celebrate 90 of foundation

By Sr. Mufaro Chakuinga LCBL A young girl acting like an LCBL sister celebrating 50 years in the congregation. The Little Children of Our Blessed Lady (LCBL) Sisters this year celebrates 90 years of existence after the congregation’s foundation by Archbishop Aston Ignatius Chichester in 1932. Sisters from different mission stations within the Archdiocese of … Continue reading LCBL Sisters challenged to embrace synodality as they celebrate 90 of foundation

Church and Civic Society Organizations say electoral reforms are everyone’s responsibility

By CCN Reporter Representatives of the Zimbabwe Heads of Christian Denominations and members of the Civic Society Organizations at a meeting in Harare. As the election mode gathers momentum, the churches and Civic Society Organisations in Zimbabwe are closely monitoring the environment to ensure electoral reforms are put in place before 2023. In a meeting … Continue reading Church and Civic Society Organizations say electoral reforms are everyone’s responsibility

Archbishop Robert Ndlovu officially opens new church for Norton

By Sr. Mufaro Chakuinga LCBL Archbishop Ndlovu cuts the ribbon to open the doors of St. Raphael Parish church. Norton is no longer called the western deanery, but best deanery after Archbishop Robert Christopher Ndlovu officially opened a new church, St. Raphael parish whose construction started some twelve years ago. St. Raphael stands majestically in … Continue reading Archbishop Robert Ndlovu officially opens new church for Norton

Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference National Synthesis Document 

Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord 6 AUGUST 2022 I          INTRODUCTION  This synthesis seeks to convey the main fruits of the discernment of the People of God across the 8 dioceses of Zimbabwe on the diocesan phase of the synod on synodality between November 2021 and August 2022. The essence of the voice … Continue reading Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference National Synthesis Document 

TOGETHER ON THE JOURNEY OF FAITH AND LIFE

Pastoral Letter of the Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference To the Church in Zimbabwe and All People of Good Will 18 July 2022 Introduction The Roman Catholic Church in Zimbabwe has embraced the synodal process inaugurated in October 2021 by the Holy Father Pope Francis. This process entitled “For a Synodal Church: Communion, Participation, Mission” seeks … Continue reading TOGETHER ON THE JOURNEY OF FAITH AND LIFE

Archbishop of Bulawayo challenges young people to actively participate in the Church

 By Sharon Vafana and Gwyneth Makhulumo Archbishop Alex blesses the people who attended the closure of the World Meeting of Families in Bulawayo. Archbishop Alex challenged the youth to actively participate in church activities and to reach out to their peers whose faith has waned. He said this during the celebration to mark the closure … Continue reading Archbishop of Bulawayo challenges young people to actively participate in the Church

The diocesan Pre-synodal Synthesis document is presented

By Fr. Limukani Ndlovu The Archbishop of Bulawayo, Diocesan Synodal Team and Extended Synodal Team together with the Synthesis Team invited delegates from the length and breathe of the Metropolitan See to come and witness and participate in the Archdiocesan Pre-synodal Meeting which took place at the Cathedral Minor Basilica on 28 May, 2022. It … Continue reading The diocesan Pre-synodal Synthesis document is presented

Archdiocese of Bulawayo prepares for World Meeting of Families  

By Fr. Limukani Ndlovu Priests from Bulawayo's Eastern Deanery after a meeting to finalize preparations for the 10th World Meeting of Families. The Holy Father, Pope Francis scheduled June 22-26, 2022 as days for the 10th World Meeting of Families.  Thereafter, the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life organized for the event to occur in … Continue reading Archdiocese of Bulawayo prepares for World Meeting of Families