Arrupe College and Jescom invite you to a series of Lenten lectures at Arrupe College  in Harare (16 Link Road, Mt Pleasant) 

Dates: every Thursday Mar 1- 22

Time: 5.30 pm

Hosts: Fr Lawrence Daka SJ (dean, Arrupe College) and Fr Oskar Wermter SJ (director of Jesuit Communications-Jescom and publisher of MUKAI/VUKANI, a Catholic periodical)

Contact for details: Gift Mambipiri (Jescom) [email protected]

 

Thursday, March 1 

YOUTH AND THE CHURCH (What is the place of youth in the Church today?)

A dialogue: Emmanuel Makuya (college student, Kambuzuma) and Francisca Mandeya (working in civic education, Rhodesville Parish) put questions to Fr Ignatius Musenge SDB (Salesian, parish priest Kambuzuma).

Presenter: Gift Mambipiri

Thursday, March 8

WITCHCRAFT AND THE CHURCH  (How does/can the Church deal with witchcraft beliefs?)

Presenter: Fr Dominic Tomuseni SJ , together with Fr Barnabas Mukumba, (Priest of the Archdiocese of Harare, Chegutu) and Dr P.M. Chihumbiri (Managing Director of St Michael’s Hospital, Chitungwiza)

Thursday, March 15

AFRICAN INDEPENDENT CHURCHES: CHALLENGES AND LESSONS FOR THE CATHOLIC CHURCH IN ZIMBABWE (New religious movements, healing, the Gospel of Prosperity)

Presenter: Dr John Chitakure (Arrupe College, Wadzanai Training Centre)

Thursday, March 22

MARRIAGE AND FAMILY (Challenges, the diaspora factor, dysfunctional families, single parenthood, child-headed families)

Presenter: Mr Nicholas Chabikwa (St John’s Avondale/Mt Pleasant Parish)