Zimbabwe Tag

COVENANT SOLIDARITY, Sarah-Leah Pimentel • A terrible cyclone that swept through parts of Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe has left a wake of destruction. The worst hit area, according to media reports, is Beira, Mozambique’s fourth largest city with a population of over 500,000 people.— The authorities fear that over 1,000 people were killed and that initial footage suggests that 90% of the city has been destroyed. Roads and bridges have been swept away. Buildings were destroyed, and a dam burst, further inundating the town. They have been without electricity forRead More
ZIMBABWE, by Neil Peterson • This year the Schoenstatt family in Harare, Zimbabwe was again very blessed to have Fr. Michael Hagan, originally from South Africa, guiding us through our “October Weekend” (so called as it usually takes place around 18 October, Schoenstatt`s Founding Day) of reflection and renewal. Fr. Michael, a Schoenstatt Father, travelled from Germany to direct the October Weeks and Weekends in South Africa and Zimbabwe. What a wonderful Jubilee gift from the MTA! Approximately, eighteen members of the Harare Schoenstatt Family gathered with very short noticeRead More
Zimbabwe, Marlene Peter • On 29 March 2015, the Zimbabwe Schoenstatt Family began again the nine-week Queen of Africa novena in preparation for the crowning of Our Blessed Mother Thrice Admirable as Queen of Africa on 31 May 2015. This was to be the 35th time they have done so, having first crowned her on 31 May 1981. At the time, Zimbabwe had just come out of a bloody liberation war and the future seemed very uncertain. Zimbabwe was not the only country in Africa with serious problems and fears,Read More