Vows of the Scholastics

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on the 1st of May, in Pietermaritzburg, twelve Comboni scholastics renewed their religious vows of chastity, poverty and obedience. It was a simple and touching celebration where some close friends of the community were also present. At the end of the Eucharist, a Comboni friend from Pietermaritzburg presented the community and friends with a free “finger supper”, enjoyed

Farewell to Fr John Manesch

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Fr John Farewell

On the 25th May it will take place at the provincial house the farewell of Fr John Maneschg. The communities of Gauteng were invited for this event together with some of Fr John’s friends. He has many friends, really! We want to say a big thanks to Fr John for his dedicated and hard work, for his joy and commitment in the mission, for his love for

3 - 12 May in Lusaka

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3-12 May in Lusaka: preparing to the General Chapter and APDESAM Assembly
From the 3rd to the 12th of May, the Delegates to the XVIII General Chapter of the English Speaking Africa and Mozambique circumscriptions were gathered at the Novitiate of Lusaka, in Bauleni, for the annual meeting of APDESAM and to prepare the

News From the Mission

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News from Donald

Fr. Donald Magoma wrote from Chad where it is very hot at present in many ways: Congratulations to our brothers in PMB. We are in a hot period. Sometimes it reaches 40 degrees. I am not counting the litres of water I am taking a day. ... Some priests do sleep outdoors... We are also done with Baptism celebrations. We are now starting

Double celebration

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The Comboni Missionaries closed the celebration of the 150 years of St Daniel Comboni’s Plan for the regeneration of Africa with Africa and of the 90 years of their presence in South Africa on 25 April. The ceremony, that took place in Silverton, Pretoria, was presided by His Grace the Archbishop of Pretoria, William Slattery, and counted with the presence of the Comboni Bishop

NO to the ‘land-grabbers’

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Thirty Comboni missionaries who work in the Comboni provinces of Europe have participated in the “Symposium of Limone 2015”, an event organized by the European Group for Theological Reflection (GERT), from 7 to 11 of April at Limone sul Garda (Italy), the birthplace of Comboni. This year’s theme was: “To be

God's Power in full swing

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Happy Easter 2

When we think about Jesus’ Resurrection, we feel fascinated. It is something unusual, wonderful and astonishing. The only way to think about it is to keep silence and revere the mystery, embracing it with all our heart. We stand in awe, without making the effort to understand – and allow ourselves be absorbed in contemplation.

Missionary Vocation

Keep your eyes fixed on Jesus Christ, love him tenderly and seek always better to understand the meaning of a God who died on the Cross for the salvation of souls

St Daniel Comboni