Three Carmelite Sisters celebrate jubilee in Mutare.

Sr. Maria Stella Nyakujipa, Golden jubilee

Sr. Maria Stella Nyakujipa celebrated her golden jubilee in the Carmelite congregation.

Sr. Theresa Nyarambi, Golden jubilee

Sr. Theresa Nyarambi also celebrated golden jubilee.

15 August marked three important events in the history of the Carmelite Sisters under the Diocese of Mutare. Being the Solemnity of the Assumption of Mary, the day also marked the 15th Anniversary of the death of the congregation’s founder, Bishop Donal Lamont which coincided with the jubilee celebrations of Sr. Maria Stella Nyakujipa from Mt. Mellary Mission in Nyanga and Sr. Theresa Nyarambi from St. Michaels Tanda. The two came to the altar of God to say thank you for journeying with them for fifty years in his vineyard. The two were accompanied by St. Faustine Chinamasa who celebrated her silver jubilee having lived in the congregation for 25 years.


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End of 2018 Harmonized Election Statement Delivered at Africa Synod House on 31 July 2018 at 10 am Zimbabwean Time.

We greet you in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ!

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Bishop Rudolf Nyandoro, Chairman for Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace in Zimbabwe.

The Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops Conference (ZCBC) – Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace in Zimbabwe (CCJPZ) and Inter-Regional Meeting of Bishops of Southern Africa (IMBISA) continued to observe Zimbabwe’s 2018 Harmonised Elections up to the end of counting of ballots.

ZCBC and IMBISA noted positive achievements in the conduct of the 2018 Harmonised Elections:

  • The environment remained peaceful up to the close of the poll;
  • Those still in the queue at the close of the polls were allowed to vote.
  • Counting in most polling stations started immediately after the close of polls at 7pm according to the Electoral Act.
  • The counting process proceeded peacefully throughout the night.

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