Jostling for power and positions are wrong ambitions; Priests told during an ordination of five in Gweru

By Br. Alfonce Kugwa

Priests encircle the ordinands while Bishop Bhasera prays over them.

Priests encircle the newly ordained priests while Bishop Bhasera prays over them.

Jostling for power and positions are wrong ambitions in Catholic priesthood. This was said at an ordination of five priests at Mkoba Stadium in Gweru on 13 July 2019. The five were ordained by Bishop Michael Bhasera, the Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Gweru. Among the five, Frs. Kudakwashe Chidhe, Aaron Mpofu, Stephen Mangoma and Augustine Manhovo are diocesan priests belonging to the Diocese of Gweru while Fr. Tembo Samuel Zhuva is of the Order of the Oblates of Mary Emaculate present in the Archdiocese of Bulawayo. Continue reading