By Leonard Ncube YOUTHS in the church have been encouraged to register as voters for them to exercise their Constitutional right to vote. A Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) representative Shamani Chananda was given an opportunity soon after Mass at St. Mary’s Shrine in Lukosi, Hwange Diocese to address congregants where she urged people to ensure … Continue reading CATHOLIC YOUTHS CHALLENGED TO EXERCISE THEIR VOTING RIGHT.
By Leonard Ncube HUNDREDS of Catholics from the length and breadth of Hwange Diocese walked a 15km long pilgrimage from St. Ignatius Cathedral to St. Mary’s shrine in Lukosi on Saturday 26 May 2018. Drawn from youths, children, St Anne’s and Legion of Mary, priests and sisters among others, the Catholic community braved the hot … Continue reading HWANGE DIOCESE CELEBRATES MARIA UNCHENA WITH A PILGRIMAGE
Pictures by Br. Alfonce Kugwa
By Leonard Ncube HOLY Spirit Parish in the Archdiocese of Bulawayo’s Nkulumane 12 suburb celebrated the feast of Pentecost in style with 47 new parishioners receiving the Sacrament of Confirmation and Holy Communion. It was a magnificent Mass with the red and white décor complementing the sign of the presence of the Holy Spirit. Archbishop … Continue reading ARCHBISHOP ALEX THOMAS CONFIRMS 47 AT HOLY SPIRIT PARISH IN BULAWAYO
By Br. Alfonce Kugwa The Conference of Major Religious Superiors, (CMRS) has started the Formation of Formators Programme that is being carried out at Holy Trinity College in Harare. The programme that started in February 2018 with 14 students is meant to train men and women religious who will be assigned with the responsibility of … Continue reading CONFERENCE OF MAJOR RELIGIOUS SUPERIORS (CMRS) GIVES BIRTH TO VIBRANT FORMATION OF RELIGIOUS MEN AND WOMEN IN ZIMBABWE.
The Apostolic Nuncio to Zimbabwe, Archbishop Marek Zalewski has been appointed by the Holy Father, Pope Francis as the new Apostolic Nuncio to Singapore and Pontifical Representative for Vietnam. A press release from the Apostolic Nunciature in Zimbabwe confirmed this development. “Today, 21 May 2018, His Holiness Pope Francis has appointed His Excellency Most. Rev. … Continue reading APOSTOLIC NUNCIO MAREK ZALEWSKI ASSIGNED TO SINGAPORE
This year, six Little Children of the Blessed Lady (LCBL) Sisters celebrated their silver and golden jubilee respectively at Regina Mundi, Highfields in Harare. Sr. Hilda Madzimure LCBL, Sr. Francisca Matongo LCBL, Sr. Fiona Chibange LCBL and Sr. Florence Muchingami LCBL celebrated 25 years in the service of the Church as Catholic nuns. Sr. Maxima … Continue reading LITTLE CHILDREN OF THE BLESSED LADY SISTERS 2018 JUBILARIANS.
By Leonard Ncube YOUTHS including Missionary Childhood were the majority when the Archdiocese of Bulawayo held the diocese musical competitions at St. Patrick’s Parish in Bulawayo last Saturday. Archbishop Alex Thomas challenged parishes to make sure youths were the majority in their choirs or risk being disqualified. He said this was in observance of the … Continue reading ARCHDIOCESE OF BULAWAYO DEDICATES CHORAL COMPETITION TO THE YOUTH.
Early this year Pope Francis issued an Apostolic Exhortation GAUDETE ET EXSULTATE/ REJOICE AND BE GALD calling for the need to seek holiness in the contemporary world, with all its risks, challenges and opportunities. Social Communications Commission presents to you the Apostolic Exhortation hoping that it will help transform our life and instil in us … Continue reading REJOICE AND BE GLAD Apostolic Exhortation GAUDETE ET EXSULTATE of the Holy Father FRANCIS.
Speaking off the cuff to participants at a conference organised by the Congregation for Consecrated Life, the Pope urged religious men and women to cultivate a radical commitment to the Lord. Pope Francis met on Friday with men and women religious attending an international conference organized by the Congregation for Consecrated Life. Putting aside his prepared … Continue reading Pope Francis urges religious to pursue prayer, poverty, patience