Arrupe College on Wednesday 20 January held a memorial Mass for former lecturer and acting dean of the college in 2004, Fr Isidore Kuupolle Bonabom SJ, who passed away on the 22nd of December 2015 in Ghana.
The Provincial of the Society of Jesus Zimbabwe-Mozambique Province, Fr Chiedza Chimhanda SJ concelebrated the mass with Arrupe College Rector Fr Chuks Afiawari SJ, the Dean Dr Kizito Kiyimba SJ and other priests.
The registrar of Arrupe College who was the homilist, Dr Evaristus Ekwueme S.J narrated the story and death of Fr Bonabom SJ.
“Isidore showed us what the mercy of God was, that is what he passed on, what it means to tell the truth, he insisted that everybody is important,”said Dr Ekwueme SJ.
“It was very difficult to stay with Isidore, say something bad about someone and get away with, because he believed that everybody is equal no matter who no matter what,” he added.
Congregants from the Braeside parish in Harare were Fr Bonabom served many years, were among the congregants who attended the mass.