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Save Africa by Africa

On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the institute of the Comboni Missionaries, the missionary methodology of our founder St. Daniel Comboni still speaks eloquently and it is being lived concretely. The fact that the Plan for the Regeneration of Africa was conceived in a spirit of prayer and grounded on the familiarity and experience Comboni had...

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Mission promoters

As we celebrate our Missionary Institute’s 150th anniversary, we should go down memory lane so that we resist deviating from the basic principles that have brought us this far. in one of his off the cuff talks, St John Paul ll once said that “if you have anything difficult to be done in the Catholic...

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Letter on the occasion of the 150th Anniversary of the Comboni Institute

Dearest Confreres. With joy and gratitude we greet you at the start of this New Year! On the 1st June, 1867, Msgr. Daniel Comboni founded in Verona the ‘Institute for African Missions‘ which was transformed into a religious Congregation on 28th October, 1885 and acquired pontifical right on 7th June. l895. Remembering the first steps...

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The impact of the Catholic Church on the local Beliefs and Practices in Matany

By Dr. Sally and Fr. JohnBosco Mubangizi Pastoral background: Brief history of the Catholic mission Matany parish which was initially a chapel of Kangole Parish, some 17kms away became a parish in 1967. Its first parish priest was Fr Ciapetti Elia, a Comboni Missionary. In July 1969, a community of Comboni Sisters started a maternity...