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 …

REMEMBERING OUR DEAD CONFRERES 2018

On the 4th of November 2018, the entire Redemptorist Region of Zimbabwe gathered at the Greendale Cemetery in Harare to pay respects to the deceased confreres laid there. The deceased confreres are the men on whose shoulders the Redemptorist Region of Zimbabwe stands. When we talk of the men who laid the foundation for the region, these are some of …

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 …

The Consecration of Monsignor Raymond T. Mupandasekwa as Redemptorist Bishop

    The consecration Today we witnessed the ordination of Right Rev. Raymond Tapiwa Mupandasekwa, C.Ss.R as the third bishop of Chinhoyi Diocese, Zimbabwe. He is actually The first Redemptorist Bishop in Chinhonyi. The first black African Redemptorist in Zimbabwe, Africa and the whole Congregation of the Redemptorists. The principal consecrator was Archbishop Robert Christopher Ndlovu (who was also the …

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 …