Guilermo from Madrid reflects on his pastoral experience in Zimbabwe

Guillermo Rajas ThomasAfter almost a year of pastoral experience in Zimbabwe, I have been able to engage in several activities: These include: catechesis with the school girls of St. Dominic’s school, Spanish lessons with our novices, recollections preached to various schools. Lately, I have been working with the postulants who joined us a few months ago teaching them about the …

Notes on the Postulancy of 2019

  By Fr. Albert Zindonda, C.Ss.R The Redemptorists’ famous unique missionary work of preaching and reaching out to the poor; the marginalized and the most abandoned starts from the humble stage of postulancy. Postulancy is the grass roots stage for Redemptorist life. It is the Redemptorists foundation stage. It is the stage where one is initiated into becoming a Redemptorist …

The Season of Evangelisation!

By Fr. George Hama C.Ss.RThe Church’s mission is one of evangelisation, which is understood as the explicit proclamation of the Gospel. St. John Paul II once declared that, “no believer in Christ, no institution of the Church can avoid this supreme duty, to proclaim Christ to all peoples.” Redemptorists are often defined as men of zeal for the Lord, who …

Mavambo Trust: A note on 2018

By Br Benjamin Posvo (Director)At Mavambo Trust, the year 2018 saw a lot of significant changes as we focused more on Goromonzi, Chitungwiza and Harare under the USAID grant. Mavambo offered a number of partnerships with various players in development in its effort to alleviate poverty. The organisation also mentored and seconded staff to government. In addition, our institution granted …

A STANDOUT AMONGST THE MOST WONDERFUL ENCOUNTERS OF MY RELIGIOUS LIFE

By Magaya Ngonidzashe (student) Being at Alphonsus House, the experience I’ll share is rather a series of community activities, which are linked together. I joined the Congregation of The Most Holy Redeemer (The Redemptorists) community in February 2016. My religious life as a student has been, and is, a source of joy, peace and fulfillment. I love the Redemptorist spirituality …

A briefing from St. Augustine’s Parish

St. Augustine’s parish is situated in a recent high density suburb in the North of Harare. It is precisely located number 1149 Chingwa Road in Hatcliffe. St. Augustine was a centre of St. Gerard’s parish since its inception until recently. Although the parish is composed of lovely and faith loving people, the majority of the population earns very low income. …

Redemptorist Region Appointments

The Redemptorist Region of Zimbabwe Appointments 2019 Regional Council Ordinary Council Regional Leader: Br. Benjamin T. Posvo Vicar: Fr. Joseph Musendami Consulter: Fr. Tryvis Moyo Extended Council (The Ordinary Council plus the following confreres) Fr. William Guri Br. David Nyamuronda Fr. Gift V. Mubaiwa a. St. Gerard’s, Borrowdale i. Fr. Tryvis Moyo: Rector, Parish Priest and Lecturer at Holy Trinity …

REdemptorist Youth Mission December 2018

By Shingirai Hwande THE ZIMBABWEAN business community offered advice and career guidance to the catholic youth from the Redemptorist parishes at a ‘Youth Mission Experience ’, a program organised by the Redemptorist Region of Zimbabwe to help young people to make better decisions in regards to their carrier choices. It was hosted from the 12th to the 15th of December …

Men’s Symposium 2018

Redemptorist Communications By Shingirai Hwande 2018 Men’s Symposium at Alphonsus House, Tafara. CATHOLIC men from Redemptorist parishes gathered on the 1st of December this year at Alphonsus House to share and exchange ideas on various issues which affect men’s life at a symposium organised by the Redemptorists Lay Collaborators (RLC). The symposium was celebrated under the following theme: “Men as …