Facts around Covid-19 vaccination

By Br. Alfonce Kugwa The role out of the Covid-19 vaccine in the world has caused a lot of anxiety resulting in a lot of myths and misconceptions. There is a lot of mistrust and scepticism about the vaccine especially the Sinopharm vaccine that has been donated to Zimbabwe by the government of China. The … Continue reading Facts around Covid-19 vaccination

Testing for Covid-19 still erratic in many hospitals

By Br. Alfonce Kugwa Nurses screen visitors to Muvonde at the gate to the hospital. The issue of testing for Covid-19 is still critical in many hospitals in Zimbabwe with some hospitals having received fewer test kits not enough even to test their frontline staff. This was revealed at Muvonde Mission Hospital under Gweru Diocese … Continue reading Testing for Covid-19 still erratic in many hospitals

St. Joseph and his lessons for our time

By Benjamin Chaya Pope Francis declared the year of St. Joseph through the Apostolic Letter entitled Patris corde (“With a Father’s Heart”).The Letter marks the 150th anniversary of Blessed Pope Pius IX’s declaration of St Joseph as Patron of the Universal Church. To celebrate the anniversary, Pope Francis proclaimed a special “Year of St. Joseph,” … Continue reading St. Joseph and his lessons for our time

Tribute to “Madede” Br. John Burkart: The man who defined the Brothers of St. Paul

By Br. Alfonce Kugwa The late Br. John Burkart SMB He was for some time a pilot for Gweru Diocese, flying the Cessna aircraft bought by American doctors who manned mission hospitals, a mechanic, an electrician, a singer and a great cook before he dedicated the greater part of his life as the Novice Master … Continue reading Tribute to “Madede” Br. John Burkart: The man who defined the Brothers of St. Paul

Classes of People Who Visit Me in a Parish

By Fr. Matthew Pasi Madziva  The table below is basically a snapshot of what happens in a normal parish situation on a daily basis as experienced by the writer in his 19 years of pastoral experience. The table shows, 1) the classes of people who make the day for a priest, we may call them … Continue reading Classes of People Who Visit Me in a Parish