CATHOLIC YOUTHS CHALLENGED TO EXERCISE THEIR VOTING RIGHT.

By Leonard Ncube

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Catholic youths were encouraged to exercise their voting right during the Maria Unchena pilgrimage.

YOUTHS in the church have been encouraged to register as voters for them to exercise their Constitutional right to vote. Continue reading

HWANGE DIOCESE CELEBRATES MARIA UNCHENA WITH A PILGRIMAGE

By Leonard Ncube

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Pilgrims of Hwange Diocese match to St. Mary’s Shrine during the Maria Unchena feast day.

HUNDREDS of Catholics from the length and breadth of Hwange Diocese walked a 15km long pilgrimage from St. Ignatius Cathedral to St. Mary’s shrine in Lukosi on Saturday 26 May 2018. Continue reading

The environment is our mother, lets protect it.

Pictures by Br. Alfonce Kugwa

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These young entrepreneurs were captured along Chaka Road in Chirumanzu where they were selling black berries (tsubvu/hubvu). One plate full is going for 50 cents. The ecosystem is a source of food and it is important that we protect it.

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Mr. Robert Chukucha negotiates the price of tsubvu/hubvu with the young entrepreneurs.

All smiles; Mr. Robert Chukucha poses for a picture after buying black berries (Tsubvu) from the young entreprenours.

All smiles; Mr. Robert Chukucha poses for a picture after buying black berries (tsubvu/hubvu) from the young entrepreneurs.

ARCHBISHOP ALEX THOMAS CONFIRMS 47 AT HOLY SPIRIT PARISH IN BULAWAYO

By Leonard Ncube

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Archbishop Alex Thomas congratulates parishioners after confirmation.

HOLY Spirit Parish in the Archdiocese of Bulawayo’s Nkulumane 12 suburb celebrated the feast of Pentecost in style with 47 new parishioners receiving the Sacrament of Confirmation and Holy Communion. Continue reading

CONFERENCE OF MAJOR RELIGIOUS SUPERIORS (CMRS) GIVES BIRTH TO VIBRANT FORMATION OF RELIGIOUS MEN AND WOMEN IN ZIMBABWE.

By Br. Alfonce Kugwa

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Some of the students under the CMRS Formation of Formators Programme posing for a photo with Fr. Mark Chikuni CssR.

The Conference of Major Religious Superiors, (CMRS) has started the Formation of Formators Programme that is being carried out at Holy Trinity College in Harare. The programme that started in February 2018 with 14 students is meant to train men and women religious who will be assigned with the responsibility of formation in their respective congregations and dioceses in Zimbabwe. Continue reading

APOSTOLIC NUNCIO MAREK ZALEWSKI ASSIGNED TO SINGAPORE

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Archbishop Marek Zalewski

The Apostolic Nuncio to Zimbabwe, Archbishop Marek Zalewski has been appointed by the Holy Father, Pope Francis as the new Apostolic Nuncio to Singapore and Pontifical Representative for Vietnam. A press release from the Apostolic Nunciature in Zimbabwe confirmed this development. Continue reading

LITTLE CHILDREN OF THE BLESSED LADY SISTERS 2018 JUBILARIANS.

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Srs. Hilda Madzimure LCBL, Francisca Matongo LCBL, Fiona Chibange LCBL and Flonce Muchingami LCBL celebrated 25 years. 

This year, six Little Children of the Blessed Lady (LCBL) Sisters celebrated their silver and golden jubilee respectively at Regina Mundi, Highfields in Harare. Sr. Hilda Madzimure LCBL, Sr. Francisca Matongo LCBL, Sr. Fiona Chibange LCBL and Sr. Florence Muchingami LCBL celebrated 25 years in the service of the Church as Catholic nuns. Continue reading

ARCHDIOCESE OF BULAWAYO DEDICATES CHORAL COMPETITION TO THE YOUTH.

By Leonard Ncube

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Archbishop Alex Thomas. 

YOUTHS including Missionary Childhood were the majority when the Archdiocese of Bulawayo held the diocese musical competitions at St. Patrick’s Parish in Bulawayo last Saturday.

Archbishop Alex Thomas challenged parishes to make sure youths were the majority in their choirs or risk being disqualified.

He said this was in observance of the fact that 2018 is the year of the youths who are the future of the church. Parishes obliged with Missionary Childhood, youths and young adults making the core of the choir line-ups. Continue reading

REJOICE AND BE GLAD Apostolic Exhortation GAUDETE ET EXSULTATE of the Holy Father FRANCIS.

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Pope Francis

Early this year Pope Francis issued an Apostolic Exhortation GAUDETE ET EXSULTATE/ REJOICE AND BE GALD calling for the need to seek holiness in the contemporary world, with all its risks, challenges and opportunities. Social Communications Commission presents to you the Apostolic Exhortation hoping that it will help transform our life and instil in us the willingness to strive for holiness. Continue reading

Pope Francis urges religious to pursue prayer, poverty, patience

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Pope Francis Speaking to participants at a conference organized by the Congregation for Consecrated Life (Vatican Media)

Speaking off the cuff to participants at a conference organised by the Congregation for Consecrated Life, the Pope urged religious men and women to cultivate a radical commitment to the Lord. Continue reading

Wadzanai Training Center Enrolment

WADZANAI TRAINING CENTRE  In Association with the UNIVERSITY OF ZIMBABWE:

DIPLOMA IN RELIGIOUS STUDIES

AUGUST 2018 INTAKE

[ENROLMENT IN PROGRESS]

COURSE DURATION: 2 YEARS / Block Release also available

Applications for Admission to the above mentioned course are invited. Applicants should have a minimum of 5 ‘O’ Levels including English Language with grade ‘C’ or better.

 Other Courses Available are:  (i) Wadzanai Certificate in the teaching of Religion

(ii) Elementary Computer Course (ECC)

(iii) ‘O’ Level Mathematics

  • Wadzanai training centre also offers conference and retreat facilities for individuals and groups of up to 100 people.

Interested candidates should apply by the 20th of August to:

The Director Wadzanai Training Center

90 Ridgeway North (P Bag 6205)

Borrowdale, Harare

Tel: 04-870244

Cell: 0773498628 / 0712619079

Email: Wadzanai@yoafrica.com

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