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. …

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 …

Fr David RaJu’s Memoirs

Fr David Raju joined the Redemptorist pre-noviciate of the Bangalore Province, India, in 1971 soon after finishing his high school studies. He was only 17 years old at that time and could hardly speak or even write the English language. In a way, his journey started 1971 when he became a Redemptorist trainee. He made his first profession on 31st …

Erection of a Giant Cross at the Shrine

On Good Friday, the 14th of April 2017 the faithful from different parishes of the Archdiocese of Harare began the way of the cross at the grotto of our Lady at St Cecilia and carried a three metre by one meter giant granite cross into the nearby mountain.

Ordination of Rev. Dominic K. Ampoma Gyankye, C.Ss.R

Rev. Dominic Kofi Ampoma Gyankye, C.Ss.R was ordained a priest on the 4th of March 2017 at St. John the Baptist Church, New Edubiase in Ghana.   This is part of the Zimbabwean delegation that accompanied Rev Dominic K. Ampoma Gyankye, C.Ss.R to Ghana for his ordination to priesthood. It included Frs. Mupa, Musendami and Chikuni. There were nearly thirty …