We recently received Guillermo Rejas Thomas,. He is a 27 year old student from  Madrid’s Province  (Spain). He came to Zimbabwe for a year of pastoral experience. Guillermo, took his simple vows as a redemptorist in January of 2016. He recently completed his theological studies and thus began a pastoral year according the Madrid Province’s formation programme. When he returns …

The Ordination of Fr Albert Zindonda and Fr George Hama in the Redemptorist Region of Zimbabwe By Fr Mark Chikuni, C.Ss.R (Harare, Zimbabwe) On Saturday, the 1st of September 2018, the Redemptorist Region of Zimbabwe was blessed with two young priests who were ordained by the Right Reverend Bishop Mupandasekwa at St Augustine’s Catholic Church in Hatcliffe, Harare. These were …

The Final Profession of Br Emerson Machepa

(Bulawayo, Zimbabwe) We, the Redemptorists of the Region of Zimbabwe were filled with joy as we witnessed Br. Emmerson Machepa took his final vows on the 25th of August 2018. The Eucharistic celebration began at 10 am at St. Clement Centre in Eastview. His Lordship Bishop Mupandasekwa of Chinhoyi diocese presided over the mass. There were more than a thousand …

Regional Retreat 2018

  In the Redemptorist Region of Zimbabwe, we were blessed to have Fr Mark Miller, C.Ss.R the provincial Superior of Redemptorists in Canada. He gave us a wonderful retreat from the thirtieth of July to the third of August 2018. The retreat came at a very difficult time as we were having the country’s general elections on the opening day …

Twenty Years in Zimbabwe

By Fr Ronald J McAinsh (Disclaimer: This article was written in 2010 on the occasion of 50 years of Redemptorists in Zimbabwe [Jubilee])   “The wonderful group of Zimbabwean Redemptorists … have proved themselves worthy sons of St. Alphonsus.” My first real contact with Zimbabwe came when I was novice master in Plymouth where I had worked with our young …