Following the footsteps of Jesus and Comboni
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Following the footsteps of Jesus and Comboni

Jesus said to them again “Peace be with you. As the Father sent me, so I send you.” Jn. 20:21 “You will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, throughout Judea and Samaria and to the end of the earth.” Acts 1:8b. With these powerful words, Jesus commissioned his disciples and through them all the believers baptized...

Mission Experience in Brazil
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Mission Experience in Brazil

Before I begin writing about my missionary experience, allow me to share with you the scene that changed my life. On 13th March 2013, while I was in the prisons of Vila Independencia São Paulo, Brazil, doing my usual prison apostolate, the world was anxiously waiting for the new shepherd of the people of God....

Experiencing God’s Love through helping people
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Experiencing God’s Love through helping people

I have lived in these almost 20 years sharing my faith and my life has helped me to experience the love, kindness and tenderness of God manifested through the many people He has put before me. Irrespective of the fact that missionary life is not all roses, there are also spies, I have seen more...

52 years of Mission work in Northern Uganda
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52 years of Mission work in Northern Uganda

Fr. Larem has lived and worked in Uganda for over 52 years and his love for missionary work began at a tender age. At the age of 10, He had already become an altar boy at Cadorago Parish in Italy and it was at this time that he felt the zeal of serving the Lord,...

Mission Experience in the community of Mount Frere – South Africa
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Mission Experience in the community of Mount Frere – South Africa

Learning their language, made me love them more I was ordained priest on 20th January 2007 and thereafter posted to South Africa only to return for rotation on 17th March, this year 2016. For the past nine years, I had a series of experiences. Arriving at the Johannesburg O.R. Tambo international airport that morning, I was overwhelmed...

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Malawi – Zambia

Provincial Superior: Fr. Edward Mayanja Kanyike We, Comboni Missionaries of the Malawi/Zambia Province, are entirely dedicated to the missionary service, which determines our lifestyle, our activities and organization, as well as the preparation of our candidates and the ongoing formation of our members. We totally belong to the mission and we try to identify ourselves...

Rev Fr. Larem
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Rev Fr. Larem

Fr. Larem has lived and worked in Uganda for over 52 years and his love for missionary work began at a tender age. At the age of 10, He had already become an altar boy at Cadorago Parish in Italy and it was at this time that he felt the zeal of serving the Lord,...

Uganda
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Uganda

Comboni Missionaries Uganda Provincial Superior: Fr. Kiwanuka Achilles Kasozi Attempts to reach Uganda had been made by the Comboni Missionaries working in Egypt and Sudan in 1890, but the British Foreign Office kept saying ‘no“ until 1906. In 1910, Bishop Geyer, two priests and one brother reached Kobe, on the east bank of the Nile,...

South Africa
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South Africa

Comboni Missionaries South Africa Provincial Superior: Fr. Jude Eugene Burgers   For the last ninety-three years, the Comboni Missionaries in South Africa have been committed to primary evangelization working with peoples first subjugated by colonialism and then by its evil twin, apartheid, until the present where this fledgling democracy is being tested to the ninth...

Portugal
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Portugal

Provincial Superior: Fr. Jose da Silva Viera The Comboni Missionaries arrived in Portugal 70 years ago in April 1947. After accepting a missionary commitment in Mozambique, Fr. Giovanni Cotta who started the Comboni presence in the British isles in l936) was entrusted with the foundation. From Viseu, where Fr. Cotta laid the cornerstone at what...