By Br. Alfonce Kugwa The Missionary Sisters of Charity this year celebrate 25 years of service in Zimbabwe. The sisters arrived in the country on 4 October 1993 and settled in the Adburne area close to Mbare in Harare. Though very few in number, the sisters popularly known as “Sisters of Mother Theresa” have accomplished … Continue reading MISSIONARY SISTERS OF CHARITY CELEBRATE 25 YEARS IN ZIMBABWE WITH SILENT BUT SIGNIFICANT STEPS
CCJPZ Statement on the International Day of Peace “Peace on earth, which all men of every era have most eagerly yearned for, can be firmly established and sustained only if the order laid down by God be dutifully observed” (Pacem in Terris, AAS, 55, 1963, p.257) When Jesus was preparing to ascend to heaven, he … Continue reading Zimbabwean Men and Women in Search of Peace.
By Leonard Ncube WHILE St Mary’s Mission is regarded as the mother of Hwange Diocese, St Mary’s Primary School also comes top as the great door for education in the Diocese. Probably, a brief history of the school would show the determination by the institution regarded as the pioneer of education in Hwange. The school … Continue reading First Eco School Commissioned at St. Mary’s Primary in Hwange
By Br. Alfonce Kugwa Three priests were ordained for Gweru Diocese on 15 September 2018 at St. Martin De pores in Zhombe. The usually quiet mission was turned into a hive of activity when Rev. Tinashe Wunganai, Rev. Alex Mapfuti and Rev. Thomas Tsikira were ordained to priesthood by the Bishop of Masvingo, Michael Bhasera … Continue reading Priests challenged to read signs of times as three more join Gweru clergy
By Br. Alfonce Kugwa The Sisters of Our Lady of Sorrows set foot in Zimbabwe some 25 years ago and breathed life in the dormant town of Chegutu through identifying, accommodating and helping underprivileged children. On 15 September this year, the congregation celebrated a silver jubilee to mark several achievements accomplished since 1993 including the … Continue reading SISTERS OF OUR LADY OF SORROWS BREATHES LIFE INTO DORMANT CHEGUTU; AS THEY MARK 25 YEARS OF PRESENCE IN ZIMBABWE.
Francis receives 74 new bishops from mission territories and defines the contours of the episcopal ministry: “Do not be lone voices outside the choir or leaders of personal battles”. Watch over young people and families and those who guide seminaries Pope Francis SALVATORE CERNUZIO VATICAN CITY Fathers and not masters, humble and not social climbers, … Continue reading POPE FRANCIS DEFINES THE CONTOURS OF THE EPISCOPAL MINISTRY.
By Br. Alfonce Kugwa The Union of the Catholic Press (UCAP) also known as the Union Catholique Africaine de la Press in French that was held in Cape Town in South Africa has challenged Catholic journalists to take up proactive steps in reporting child abuses in an effort to protect the Church’s reputation. Addressing Catholic … Continue reading DON’T BE “PROPHETS OF DOOM”: CATHOLIC JOURNALISTS CHALLENGED TO REPORT ABUSES.