Mercy Servants extends hand to Chikurubi Maximum Prison. 

Its all smiles as Fr. Kunaka hands over donated items to P.C.O.W, Mrs. Mutasa while Mrs. Zakeo looks on. Mercy Servants, a group under Redemptorist Communications had the last feat of their Lenten initiative at Chikurubi Maximum prison last Saturday where they donated 340, 20 liter buckets and 560 pairs of slippers to 2 700 … Continue reading Mercy Servants extends hand to Chikurubi Maximum Prison. 

CHURCH AND GOVERNMENT IN JOINT LAUNCH OF TRANSLATED VERSIONS OF CONSTITUTION.

The Government of Zimbabwe in conjunction with the Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference, ZCBC and the National Constitution Translation Committee, recently launched the four translated versions of the national constitution Amendment (No.20) Act 2013. The four versions include Shona, Tonga, Kalanga and Ndebele. The launch was attended by the Bishop Chairman for Catholic Commission for Justice … Continue reading CHURCH AND GOVERNMENT IN JOINT LAUNCH OF TRANSLATED VERSIONS OF CONSTITUTION.

CARITAS COORDINATORS CHALLENGED TO TRANSFORM THE ORGANIZATION THROUGH COOPERATION.

Caritas Coordinators from across Zimbabwe’s eight Catholic Dioceses had their first quarter coordinating meeting to review their work in alleviating the plight of the poor in the local church. Coordinators from the Archdiocese of Harare, Archdiocese of Bulawayo, Hwange, Masvingo, Gokwe, Chinhoyi, Gweru and Mutare converged at Africa Synod House to share their experiences and … Continue reading CARITAS COORDINATORS CHALLENGED TO TRANSFORM THE ORGANIZATION THROUGH COOPERATION.

SOARING TEENAGE PREGNANCY WORRIES THE CHURCH.

Teenage pregnancy is a thorn in the flesh for the church in Zimbabwe with St. Joseph Chishawasha Clinic having recorded 911 pregnancies of girls below the age of 18 years in 2017. The clinic receives between 10 and 25 or more teenage pregnancies every month of girls between 12 and 19years. Most teenage pregnancies are … Continue reading SOARING TEENAGE PREGNANCY WORRIES THE CHURCH.

ASPIRING GWERU MP TURN TO CHURCH FOR SUPPORT.

Sandra Matendere Aspiring Gweru Urban Member of Parliament, Nkosi Ndlovu, who will contest in the coming general plebiscite as an independent candidate, has rolled out development programmes for youths and women- pledging to embrace the church in the diverse initiatives. Recently, Ndlovu sponsored a Talent Show at Gweru Diocese Catholic Cathedral Hall where youths battled … Continue reading ASPIRING GWERU MP TURN TO CHURCH FOR SUPPORT.

YOUTHS URGED TO DEVELOP VISION FOR BETTER FUTURE.

By. Fortunate Musahla Hundreds of Catholics from around Gweru Diocese gathered at St. Theresa Cathedral on 17 March 2018 to celebrate the launch of the year for the youth under the theme: “Young People, Faith and Vocational Discernment.” The Apostolic Administrator for Gweru Diocese, Bishop Michael Bhasera officially launched the year of young people in … Continue reading YOUTHS URGED TO DEVELOP VISION FOR BETTER FUTURE.

SENIOR REDEMPTORIST BROTHER CELEBRATES SILVER JUBILEE.

Br. Benjamin Posvo of the Redemptorist congregation will next month celebrate his silver jubilee as a religious Brother. Br. Posvo, who joined the Redemptorist Congregation in 1993 will celebrate his 25 years of service on 28 April 2018 at Posvo homestead under chief Hama in Chirumanzu. Br. Posvo has worked in different capacities within the … Continue reading SENIOR REDEMPTORIST BROTHER CELEBRATES SILVER JUBILEE.

POPE FRANCIS HAILED FOR PROMOTING PEACE AND JUSTICE AT 5th ANNIVERSARY OF HIS PONTIFICATE.

Br. Alfonce Kugwa The fifth anniversary of Pope Francis’ Pontificate reached its climax at a reception organized at  Meikles hotel in Harare today, 14 March 2018. Hundreds of invited guests, distinguished representatives of the Government of Zimbabwe, members of the diplomatic community, Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference President, Bishop Michael Bhasera, priests and religious came to … Continue reading POPE FRANCIS HAILED FOR PROMOTING PEACE AND JUSTICE AT 5th ANNIVERSARY OF HIS PONTIFICATE.

POPE FRANCIS’ 5th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATED IN HWANGE DIOCESE.

Leonard Ncube MARCH 11 will remain a memorable day for Catholics in Hwange Diocese after the Apostolic Nuncio to Zimbabwe, Archbishop Marek Zalewski celebrated the Holy Eucharist with them to mark the 5th anniversary of his Holiness Pope Francis’ Pontificate at St Ignatius Cathedral. Hundreds of Catholics from the diocese including community leaders such as … Continue reading POPE FRANCIS’ 5th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATED IN HWANGE DIOCESE.

CATHOLIC CHURCH LEADS IN ZIM CONSTITUTION TRANSLATION.

The Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference (ZCBC),  Parliamentary Liaison Office in conjunction with The National Constitution Translation Committee (NCTC), and supported by the government have translated the Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment (No.20) Act 2013 into four local languages. The constitution was translated into Shona, Kalanga, Ndebele and Tonga. The Parliamentary Liaison Coordinator, Fr. Edward Ndete said … Continue reading CATHOLIC CHURCH LEADS IN ZIM CONSTITUTION TRANSLATION.

ST. KILLIAN RUSAPE LIFTS CASA COMPETITION TROPHY IN NYANGA

St. Killian High School in Rusape came first in the Mutare Diocese CASA choral competitions held at Regina Coeli Mission in Nyanga last weekend. The tight competition, held on 03 March 2018, drew together all Catholic secondary schools from around Mutare Diocese. The top five choirs which include St. Killian, Marist Nyanga, St. Columbus, St. … Continue reading ST. KILLIAN RUSAPE LIFTS CASA COMPETITION TROPHY IN NYANGA

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Hwange Diocese hosts fifth anniversary for Pope Francis.

Pope Francis This year, Hwange Diocese hosts the fifth anniversary of the pontificate of His Holiness Pope Francis on Sunday, 11 March 2018. The Eucharistic celebrations of the anniversary will be held at St. Ignatius cathedral church in Hwange town. The Papal Nuncio to Zimbabwe, Archbishop Marek Zalewski and the Bishop of Hwange, Albert Serrano, … Continue reading Hwange Diocese hosts fifth anniversary for Pope Francis.