SIGNIS-Africa brings home integral human development for the youth

By Br. Alfonce Kugwa in Ethiopia Delegates to the SIGNIS-Africa Congress and Assembly in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia pose for a group photo at a the HUB Hotel The digital media should be at the service of integral human development especially that of the youth in Africa who are the majority of the population in the … Continue reading SIGNIS-Africa brings home integral human development for the youth

“You are instruments of holiness and evangelisation”: Bishop tells Marian Guilds

By Tatenda Mqetu The Bishop of Masvingo Diocese Michael Bhasera tasked Marian Guilds to be missionaries who evangelize their communities whilst supporting priests and religious. He said this at the National Marian Guilds in Zimbabwe 6th Congress held under the theme Baptised and sent in the footsteps of Mary the star of evangelization that took … Continue reading “You are instruments of holiness and evangelisation”: Bishop tells Marian Guilds

New Leadership Teams for Local Congregations in Zimbabwe

About five local religious congregations in Zimbabwe held their General Chapter to determine the way forward of these different institutions. The congregations are the Handmaids of Our Lady of Mount Carmel (HLMC), Sisters of the Infant Jesus (SJI), Brothers of St. Paul, Little Children of Our Blessed Lady (LCBL): Little Children of Our Blessed Lady … Continue reading New Leadership Teams for Local Congregations in Zimbabwe

Gokwe Diocese; a Church on the move in transforming communities with pro-poor projects.

By Br. Alfonce Kugwa Gokwe Diocese is a Church on the move as witnessed by numerous developmental projects lined up for the local church. The diocese has come of age in self-supporting, self-propagating and self-ministering efforts. A visit to the diocese and a tour of some projects revealed that the diocese has great potential to … Continue reading Gokwe Diocese; a Church on the move in transforming communities with pro-poor projects.

Catholic University opens sixth campus in Masvingo

Tatenda Mqetu The Catholic University of Zimbabwe (CUZ) officially launched the Masvingo Diocese campus on 19 July 2019 opening the first phase of the Bachelor of Education degree programs at Bondolfi Teachers College starting August 2019. Bachelor of Education degree programs in Primary Education and Early Childhood Development are the pioneer degrees to be offered … Continue reading Catholic University opens sixth campus in Masvingo

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

By Br. Alfonce Kugwa 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, … Continue reading Jostling for power and positions are wrong ambitions; Priests told during an ordination of five in Gweru

Catechists honoured for growth of faith in Matebeleland region

By Br. Alfonce Kugwa 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 … Continue reading Catechists honoured for growth of faith in Matebeleland region

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

By Br. Alfonce Kugwa 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 … Continue reading Three priests ordained in Bulawayo as Archdiocese celebrates 140 years of Christianity in Matebeleland.  

Corpus Christi; Source and Summit of Catholic Faith

The Catholic Church today celebrates the feast of the Corpus Christi to proclaim the fact of transubstantiation which means transformation of bread and wine into the body and blood of Christ. The festival of Corpus Christi celebrates the Eucharist as the body of Christ. Thousands of Catholics from the Sacred Heart Cathedral in Harare thronged Dominican Convent … Continue reading Corpus Christi; Source and Summit of Catholic Faith

RedCom donates for reconstruction of St. Charles Luwanga

By Br. Alfonce Kugwa Donations towards Cyclone Idai victims continue to pour in with Redemptorist Communications (RedCom) donating RTGS7 700.00 towards the reconstruction of St. Charles Luwanga Secondary School in Chimanimani that was severely affected by the disaster.  The money was handed over to Fr. Talent Muhomba who represented the Bishop of Mutare, Rt. Rev. … Continue reading RedCom donates for reconstruction of St. Charles Luwanga

Job Vacancies at Clare Fashions (PVT) LTD in Mutare.

CLARE FASHIONS (PVT.) LTD -  JOB VACANCIES FACTORY MANAGER DUTIES Manage daily operations from production planning, manufacturing, distribution and promotion Enforcing strict adherence to policies and procedures Review and approve production and working capital budgets To oversee administrative tasks, accounting functions and payroll administration Requirements: Holder of a bachelor’s degree in marketing with a strong … Continue reading Job Vacancies at Clare Fashions (PVT) LTD in Mutare.

CCJP condemns heartless evictions in Gokwe

  By Fr. Christopher Wusiku CCJP – Gokwe Coordinator “Settlers say they paid chiefs cows to get land” Hundreds of people who were living in Mapfungautsi Forest in Gokwe under Chief Njelele and Chief Nemangwe (Headman Ndlalambi) were evicted from their homes by soldiers and riot police on April 11, 2019, for illegal occupation. These people … Continue reading CCJP condemns heartless evictions in Gokwe

Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops Approve the Beatification of John Bradburne

By Br. Alfonce Kugwa Will Zimbabwe soon have a recognised saint? This is not just a dream but may soon happen in the name of John Bradburne, the Strange Vagabond of God. This comes after the Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops signed a letter of placet on the Cause of his Beatification on 30 April 2019. Ground … Continue reading Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops Approve the Beatification of John Bradburne

 Sister to Sister Conference sounds a wake-up call to religious women in Africa

By Sr.Cynthia Mgwena CPS & Br. Alfonce Kugwa Religious Sisters from Malawi, Nigeria, Zambia, Uganda, United States of America and Zimbabwe converged in Harare, Zimbabwe from 29 April to 2 May 2019 on a Sister to Sister programme to deliberate on ways of empowering women in consecrated life under the theme, “Building and Nurturing Communities … Continue reading  Sister to Sister Conference sounds a wake-up call to religious women in Africa