Call within a Call: Fr. Frank Wirz becomes Brother Xavier after 57 years of active priesthood

By Br. Alfonce Kugwa Br. Xavier relaxes with Sr. Lydia Fabian at the Manger in Harare as he narrates the story of his transformation. Born on 30 August 1935, Fr. Frank Wirz, a Catholic priest under the Swiz based Bethlehem Mission Society (SMB) turned 85 years in 2020. He has been a catholic priest for … Continue reading Call within a Call: Fr. Frank Wirz becomes Brother Xavier after 57 years of active priesthood

Gokwe Diocese’s Uganda Martyrs Mission turns 50

Bishop Rudolf Nyandoro, Bishop Emeritus Angelo Floro and priests stand at the plaque to mark the 50th anniversary of Uganda Martyrs Mission in Gokwe. Uganda Martyrs, one of the first catholic missions in Gokwe Diocese celebrated its 50th anniversary on 10 October 2020. The Mission that was founded in 1970 was supposed to celebrate its … Continue reading Gokwe Diocese’s Uganda Martyrs Mission turns 50

Caritas Zimbabwe commemorates 5th anniversary of Laudato Si

By CCN Correspondent in Gweru The Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference (ZCBC) Chairman for Caritas, Archbishop Alex Thomas of the Archdiocese of Bulawayo called the Church to go green and to adopt measures that reduce the effects of climate change. The Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference (ZCBC)’Chairman for Caritas, Archbishop Alex Thomas of the Archdiocese of Bulawayo … Continue reading Caritas Zimbabwe commemorates 5th anniversary of Laudato Si

Remembering Sr. Loyola Dressel OP: A woman of wit and great intelligence

Many people could have missed the news of the death of the great music teacher of all time and let alone her burial at Chishawasha Mission cemetery due to COVID-19. However, the Bible says in Revelations 14:13 “Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on.” “Blessed indeed,” says the Spirit, “that … Continue reading Remembering Sr. Loyola Dressel OP: A woman of wit and great intelligence