Franciscans

What ties Zimbabwe with Singapore.. apart from Mr President’s health issues

August 7, 2013
For most Zimbabweans, Singapore may evoke the only association — Mr Mugabe’s frequent visits there for — what some say are ever increasing — health check-ups. But there is a religious link between the Asian city-state and Zimbabwe — Sister Linda Sim, 58, a Catholic nun who earned a black belt ...

Two new Franciscan priests to serve in Murewa and Nharira mission

December 21, 2012
Franciscan friars Nyson Manjowa (OFM) and Onward Murape (OFM) were ordained priests at St Francis Waterfalls in Harare on December 1.  Fr Manjowa has been appointed to Murewa (75 km northeast of Harare), to serve the local Roman Catholic community as well as the pilgrims who come in large numbers to the place where ...

Book presentation: “Ted Rogers: Jesuit, Social Pioneer and AIDS Activist in Zimbabwe – A Memoir” (Aug 2)

July 11, 2012
Ted Rogers: Jesuit, Social Pioneer and AIDS Activist in Zimbabwe – A MemoirDate: August, 2Time: 6:30 pm for 7:00 pm Venue: St Anne’s Chapel (next to the Monastery Church), Mariannhill, (South Africa?)Speakers: South African cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and Archbishop of Durban Wilfrid Napier OFM, Professor Philippe Denis OPContact: 031 201 ...

The Life of John Bradburne (as narrated by Ambuya Colletta Mafuta) Trailer

June 20, 2011
The Life of John Bradburne  is a 30- minute documentary produced and directed by Collen Magobeya. Ambuya Colletta Mafuta, a leprosy patient narrates the story of John Randall Bradburne, a lay member of the Order of St Francis, a poet, warden of the Mutemwa leper colony at Mutoko (1969 – 1979). ...