Follow along as Fr. Jim shares his experience on his new assignment for our Resurrectionist mission in Tanzania!
October for Mary
The beginning of October heralds a parish celebration of the rosary. We gathered at the main church for the inaugural prayer service, which would then move to the Marian grotto for the rosary.
Nkyamko Outstation & Gymnasium
Mission Life in Tanzania. On Sunday, September 25, Br. Michael and I went to another outstation called Nkyamko. That week I also visited the new gymnasium
St. Francis Community and Nyaburundu Outstation
There are some small Christian communities that we visit on Saturdays. Br. Michael and I went to the St. Francis Christian community on September 24.
Home Sweet Home
My suite of rooms that I have in the Buhemba parish is in the building that usually houses the novitiate. Previous inhabitants were Fr. Andrzej and Br. Michael. In the bedroom, you can notice the “mosquito preventions”: mosquito netting and electric “tennis” mosquito killer! So far, there have been few casualties.
Arrival in Buhemba (II)
The main church in St. John Paul II parish was full. The choir provided great music and singing, with the full participation of everyone. Fr. Andrzej was the presider and
Arrival in Buhemba (I)
After stopping for lunch at Butiama to visit with Fr. Philip, Br. Mosses, and our seminarians Audax and Jerome, we drove to St. John Paul II Parish in Buhemba. Present
Trip to Buhemba (II)
I found out that the seminarians’ vacation is not totally about “time off.” In Tanzania, they are expected to visit and to help out at their local parish when they
Trip to Buhemba (I)
Fr. Andrzej, Emmanuel and I left Morogoro on Thursday, September 15 to travel to Buhemba. We were joined by our cook, Pendo, whose family lives in Singida, a stop along
Fr. Yohana’s Ordination
The one important event that I missed was the ordination of Fr. Yohana, C.R. on July 9. I lived with Yohana when I was in Morogoro. He graduated from Jordan
Fr. Jim Arrives In Tanzania! (III)
I went for a walk to Jordan University College, and on the way, I encountered the usual suspects…cattle! They are everywhere around our formation house. I also had a visit
Fr. Jim Arrives in Tanzania! (I)
I was originally scheduled to arrive in Tanzania at the end of June so that I could participate in Fr. Yohana Michael Henrico Kachwele’s ordination. However, my own stupidity and