Br David Nyamuronda’s Story

‘My life as a Redemptorist Brother’ by Br David Nyamuronda, C.Ss.R [transcribed and edited by MC] My journey to priesthood. My name is Brother David Nyamuronda. I was born in Glenorah in Harare and I grew up in the same place. I did my primary in Glenorah and went to secondary school at Mukai High school in Highfield. After my …

Final Profession of Brs Albert Zindonda and George Hama

On the 23rd of September 2017, Brs Albert Zindonda and George Hama took their final vows at the Catholic Church of St Augustine in Hatcliffe, Harare (Zimbabwe). This brings the number of finally professed confreres in Zimbabwe to twenty two (22). Brs Zindonda and Hama are in their fourth year of theological studies at Holy Trinity College in Harare. The …

How Redemptorists came to Zimbabwe

How Redemptorists Came to Zimbabwe It was in 1959 when Fr Gerald Hughes, C.Ss.R, who was the Provincial Superior of the Redemprosists in London, got a request from Archbishop Francis Markal, SJ to come and work in the Archdiocese of Harare. When the request came the Redemptorists who were already in South Africa, began to plan to come to Zimbabwe. …

Our lady of Perpetual Help Parish (Mabvuku) History

The advent of Mabvuku (St Fidelis Parish) By the year 1952, the Jesuits began pastoral work in Mabvuku because through the government urbanisation program a new township had been opened there. This is probably the date when Mass was first celebrated in the new suburb (the the letter issued after the purchase of the new piece of land in 1955). …

Infant Baptisms in Mabvuku Parish

On Saturday the 16th of Sptember 2017, Our lady of Perpetual Help Parish in Mabvuku welcomed 37 new members to the Catholic family as infants were baptized by Fr Brian Manyenga C.Ss.R Tose takabhabhatidzwa, takabhabhatidzwa naMweya mumwe chete……

Jubilee Celebrations of Sr Redempta God in Chiweshe Parish

On Satuday the 2nd of September 2017 we were celebrating the golden jubilee (50 years) of Sr Redempta Gondo, OV as a sister at Majome Primary school in Chiweshe. We were graced by some of her honourable students including the representantive of Gen Constantine Chiweshe (a former student of sister in the 1960s) Gen. Rugeje as well as other army …