Catechists honoured for growth of faith in Matebeleland region

By Br. Alfonce Kugwa

Archbishop Alex Thomas presents a plaque to honour Mrs. Anna Mugadza for her stelling work in the Archdiocese as a catechist for 45 years.

Archbishop Alex Thomas presents a plaque to honour Mrs. Anna Mugadza for her sterling work in the Archdiocese as a catechist for 45 years.

Catechists in Matebeleland received a special honour during the Archdiocese of Bulawayo’s commemoration of 140 years of Christianity held on 29 June 2019 at Our Lady of Fatima in Pumula South. Of special mention was Mrs. Anna Mugadza who received a special recognition from Pope Francis for her sterling contribution as a catechist in the Archdiocese of Bulawayo for 45 years and the late Mr. Alexander Regis Gwenelo. Continue reading

Three priests ordained in Bulawayo as Archdiocese celebrates 140 years of Christianity in Matebeleland.  

By Br. Alfonce Kugwa

Archbishop Alex presents the newly ordained priests to the congregation.

Archbishop Alex presents the newly ordained priests to the congregation.

The Archdiocese of Bulawayo on 29 June 2019 celebrated 140 years of Christianity in Matabeleland and 25 years as a metropolitan see. The celebrations were a symbol of massive spiritual and infrastructural development by the Catholic Church in Matebeleland from the time of the first missionaries in 1879 and their settlement at Empandeni in 1887. The celebrations, held at Our Lady of Fatima Parish, Pumula South were coupled with the priestly ordination of Fr. Prize Kevin Madzivanyika CMM, Fr. Brian Francis Kandlela and Fr. Vusimuzi Golden Moyo. Continue reading