STUDENTS LEFT IN THE OPEN AS SCHOOL ROOF GETS BLOWN AWAY BY STORM

Fifty four  students were left in the open when the roof of their classroom block was blown away by a storm at Chinyuni Mission Primary School in Chirumanzu. The roof of the classroom and an administration block was blown away by a storm that rocked the area on 25 January 2018 affecting learning activities at … Continue reading STUDENTS LEFT IN THE OPEN AS SCHOOL ROOF GETS BLOWN AWAY BY STORM

ZIM WOMEN RELIGIOUS PARTNERS ACWECA

Women religious in Zimbabwe have a regional flavor after partnering with the Association of Consecrated Women  in Eastern and Central Africa (ACWECA). ACWECA  was founded in 1974 as AMECEA Sisters before it was transformed to ACWECA to accommodate congregations from other national conferences. Member countries include Eritrea, Kenya, Malawi, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda,  Zambia … Continue reading ZIM WOMEN RELIGIOUS PARTNERS ACWECA

THE PASTORAL AND HEALING ROLE OF THE MARRIAGE TRIBUNAL

The Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference National Marriage Tribunal is primarily part of the Church’s juridical system. Its main purpose is to contribute to the pastoral aims of the Church by enabling people to marry in Church that they participate in the sacraments. The Tribunal helps people whose marriages have irreparably broken down due to different … Continue reading THE PASTORAL AND HEALING ROLE OF THE MARRIAGE TRIBUNAL

HOLY TRINITY CATHEDRAL CHOIR SCOOPS BISHOPS TROPHY IN MUTARE

Holy Trinity Cathedral Choir of Mutare scooped the first prize during the Bishop’s Trophy choir competition held at St. Joseph, Sakubva on 24 February 2018. The tightly contested competition saw Holy Trinity grabbing the first position followed by  St. Martin Chikanga who settled for the second position. The Bishop’s trophy drew together 27 choirs from … Continue reading HOLY TRINITY CATHEDRAL CHOIR SCOOPS BISHOPS TROPHY IN MUTARE

CCJP, VOTER EDUCATION PROGRAMME GEARS THE YOUTH FOR ELECTIONS

By Br. Alfonce Kugwa The Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace (CCJP) has been  going around the Archdiocese of Harare encouraging the youth to vote under the new Biometric Voter Registration (BVR). CCJP has been going around the diocese meeting the youth to discuss the BVR process and encouraging young people  to exercise their right … Continue reading CCJP, VOTER EDUCATION PROGRAMME GEARS THE YOUTH FOR ELECTIONS

Caritas Zimbabwe and its involvement in Communities

Caritas Zimbabwe is the official Catholic agency for humanitarian and development work in Zimbabwe. It is officially registered as a Private Voluntary Organization in terms of subsection (5) of section 9 of the Private Voluntary Organization Act (17:05) in the Republic of Zimbabwe. The organisation was established in 1972 as a development initiative and also … Continue reading Caritas Zimbabwe and its involvement in Communities

DIOCESE OF GOKWE OPENS THREE MORE MISSIONS

The Diocese of Gokwe recently opened three more missions bringing the number of missions to twenty in 27 years after the diocese’s creation in 1991. Bishop Rudolf Nyandoro commissioned St. Mary’s Nyika, Chevecheve and Mary Queen of Peace and assigned priests to take charge of the three mission stations. The missions were established as a … Continue reading DIOCESE OF GOKWE OPENS THREE MORE MISSIONS

FOCUS ON YOUNG PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES THIS LENT; ARCHBISHOP NDLOVU.

The Archbishop of Harare, Robert Christopher Ndlovu, on 9 February 2018 issued a Lenten campaign message calling on Catholic Christians of his diocese to pay attention to the youth with special needs in accordance with the diocese’s Pastoral Plan. Archbishop Ndlovu reminded the Christians that Lent was a period of serious spiritual commitment and time … Continue reading FOCUS ON YOUNG PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES THIS LENT; ARCHBISHOP NDLOVU.

Bishops Pastoral Letter Paves Way For 2018 Elections

....As the document becomes a template for free and fair elections.         By Desmond Munemo  St. Clare CCJP members deliberating on the BVR process and the Bishops' pastoral Letter. The Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops' Conference (ZCBC) Pastoral Letter on Zimbabwe forthcoming harmonised 2018 Elections was the backbone for discussions at a workshop held at … Continue reading Bishops Pastoral Letter Paves Way For 2018 Elections

Pope Tells Priests to Keep Homilies Brief: ‘no more than 10 minutes!’

Catholic News Agency (CNA) || By Elise Harris || 07 February 2018 On Wednesday Pope Francis touched on a topic close to home for both parish priests and people in the pews, offering his recipe for what makes a good homily, saying they should be short and well-prepared. However, he also pointed to the amount … Continue reading Pope Tells Priests to Keep Homilies Brief: ‘no more than 10 minutes!’

Fr. Kenneth Makamure Jubilee Celebrations

Fr. Kenneth Makamure of Masvingo Diocese will be celebrating his silver jubilee anniversary as a priest on 24 February 2018 at Gokomere Mission. Home celebrations will be on 25 February at Makamure homestead, Maraire Village in Zimuto. The Bishop of Masvingo Diocese, Rt. Rev. Michael Bhasera will celebrate mass to thank the Lord for the … Continue reading Fr. Kenneth Makamure Jubilee Celebrations

ITS NOT ALL GLOOM AND DOOM BUT JOY LIES AHEAD.

  Bishop Elect Of Chinhoyi believes poverty of the diocese is not a weakness but a strength. Br. Alfonce Kugwa The Bishop Elect of Chinhoyi has said the joy of his appointment lies in the different religious colours decorating the diocese. For him, different religious congregations and guilds in the diocese serve as a source … Continue reading ITS NOT ALL GLOOM AND DOOM BUT JOY LIES AHEAD.