Salesians Missionaries open a technical secondary school in Hwange

By Leonard Ncube Fr. Angel Artime Fernandez celebrates mass for the groundbreaking of Donbosco Technical Secondary School in Hwange. Rector Major of Don Bosco Fr. Angel Artime Fernandez recently visited Zimbabwe where he presided over a groundbreaking ceremony and laid down a foundation stone for construction of Don Bosco Technical Secondary School in Hwange Diocese. … Continue reading Salesians Missionaries open a technical secondary school in Hwange

Working towards project sustainability should be everyone’s goal

By Br. Alfonce Kugwa Sustainability of the project lies in the hands of the community. Project participation means the ability by the beneficiaries to take part in the project identification and implementation. It is also about empowerment and the facilitation of local decision-making and ownership of the project by locals. Most projects fail to take … Continue reading Working towards project sustainability should be everyone’s goal

Covid-19 ravages future for rural learners as teachers call for counselling programmes to address mental health challenges in schools

By Br. Alfonce Kugwa Rural learners lost their precious time due to Covid-19. Covid-19 has left indelible marks among many people in different parts of society. Some people lost their loved ones, others lost their livelihoods while most of the children especially those in rural areas lost a future. Coupled with economic hardships, Covid-19 lock … Continue reading Covid-19 ravages future for rural learners as teachers call for counselling programmes to address mental health challenges in schools

ZCBC Staff joins Papal Nuncio in celebrating Pope Francis’ Anniversary

By Br. Alfonce Kugwa Archbishop Paolo Rudelli poses for a picture with ZCBC staff and Bishop Mupandasekwa. The Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference (ZCBC) Secretariat was invited by the Papal Nuncio to Zimbabwe, Archbishop Paolo Rudelli to celebrate Pope Francis’ 9th anniversary as the universal leader of the Catholic Church on 17 March 2022. Led by … Continue reading ZCBC Staff joins Papal Nuncio in celebrating Pope Francis’ Anniversary

PUTIN’S WAR IN UKRAINE:  THE THIRD SECRET OF FATIMA UNPACKAGED

By Rev. Fr. Peter Chimombe  Fr. Peter Chimombe In 1917 between the 13th of May and 13th of October, Our Lady revealed herself to three shepherd children of Fatima namely Lucia, Jacinta and Francesco. Our Lady shared three secrets to the children which included the emergence of a communist revolution, persecutions against the Church, great … Continue reading PUTIN’S WAR IN UKRAINE:  THE THIRD SECRET OF FATIMA UNPACKAGED

The Season of Lent

As we begin the season of Lent, Fr. Johane Maseko shares how Lent affects the life of believers and non-believers alike. Prayer, almsgiving and fasting are key if this season is going to make a difference in your life. https://videopress.com/v/u9Vuqcgf?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata&useAverageColor=true

The effect of home visits on the lives of the Christian faithful

By Fr. Matthew Pasi Madziva Visitors bring joy in the life of the guest and Jesus brings joy to the life of everyone who welcomes him. Zimbabwe is defined by its way of receiving visitors be they locals or foreigners. Oscar Wermter rightly noted that hospitality is Zimbabwe’s second nature. This is despite the fact … Continue reading The effect of home visits on the lives of the Christian faithful

UNDP Resident Representative meets ZCBC Heads of Commissions

By Br. Alfonce Kugwa UNDP Resident Representative, Mia Seppo and her team pose for a picture with ZCBC Secretary General. Fr. Fradereck Chiromba and ZCBC Heads of Commissions. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative, Mia Seppo today 04 February 2022, met with the Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference (ZCBC) Heads of Commissions to pursue … Continue reading UNDP Resident Representative meets ZCBC Heads of Commissions

Journeying with the young in present times

By Benjamin Chaya Benjamin Chaya Parenting has never been easy. Young people who are the subject matter of this piece are facing many challenges that have been brought on mainly by the prevailing economic and social circumstances. Despite having good academic qualifications and training, many young people have not been able to get gainful employment, … Continue reading Journeying with the young in present times

ZCCL chats the way forward through election of new leadership

The Zimbabwe Catholic Council for the Laity has elected the new leadership team during their Annual General Meeting held at St. Theresa’s Cathedral in Gweru last November. The new committee will run from 2022-2023. Mr. Stewart Gwatirinda, ZCCL National Chairperson, Gokwe Diocese The ZCCL leadership is elected from the Diocesan Pastoral Council Committees from all … Continue reading ZCCL chats the way forward through election of new leadership

A milestone achievement for ZCBC as HR Manager bags the Best HR Manager Award

By Albert Dhafana 2 December 2021 was a great day for the human resources profession in Zimbabwe. The official body regulating the practice of human capital management in Zimbabwe was celebrating 60 years since its founding. The Institute of People Management of Zimbabwe (IPMZ) has come a long way from the early days when HR … Continue reading A milestone achievement for ZCBC as HR Manager bags the Best HR Manager Award

Bishop Ncube challenges students to uphold Catholic faith and values.

By Leonard Ncube SOCCOM Hwange Doing what they know best. NMCS students display their dancing prowess during a meeting in Victoria Falls. MORE than 100 members of the National Movement of Catholic Students (NMCS) Bulawayo region gathered in Victoria Falls for their regional conference which ended with a Holy Mass presided over by Hwange Bishop … Continue reading Bishop Ncube challenges students to uphold Catholic faith and values.

Catholic Nurses’ Guild of Bulawayo encouraged to commit themselves in service of patients.

By Addis Hlomani The nurses'guild members pose for a photo inside the Basilica in Bulawayo. The Catholic Nurses’ Guild of Bulawayo (CNGB) celebrated their end of year thanksgiving Mass on the 6th of November 2021 at St Mary’s Basilica. This time around, they gave thanks to God with a difference! The theme of the Holy … Continue reading Catholic Nurses’ Guild of Bulawayo encouraged to commit themselves in service of patients.

Bishop Ncube express keenness to bring all people together as the new shepherd of Hwange Diocese

By Nigel Tendai Chitombo Hwange Diocese SOCCOM Bishop Raphael Mabuza Ncube, new Bishop of Hwange Diocese. It was a moment of jubilation on 30 October 2021 as the people of Hwange welcomed Monsignor Raphael Mabuza Ncube as their bishop during his episcopal ordination at Hwange Colliery Stadium. Monsignor Raphael Macebo Mabuza Ncube was appointed as … Continue reading Bishop Ncube express keenness to bring all people together as the new shepherd of Hwange Diocese