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New Mission in Kenya - Mulot Shrine

NGONG, Kenya – On Sunday, May 1, 2022, the superior of the entity of Africa Anglophone delegation, Fr. Paul MASHONGA, SMM, announced that another community in Kenya, aside from the scholasticate, was to be opened. The pioneers for this community would be Frs. Horrice MKANDAWIRE, SMM and Jacob OTIENO, SMM. Indeed, the two fathers arrived at Mulot parish where the bishop of Ngong diocese sent them...

Ten Days in Malawi: A Beautiful Experience

MALAWI - The long-awaited visit by Fr. General finally became a reality on 16th October 2021. After a pleasant day with him in the company of Fr. Felix Phiri, SMM, Fr. Arnold Suhardi, SMM and Fr. Jacob Otieno, SMM, we started parking early in the evening in preparation for our flight to Malawi early morning next day, 17th October 2021...
George Montfort | 14/12/2021

The Superior General meets the Montfortian Lay Associates in Uganda

UGANDA - This year 2021, the Montfortian Lay Associates (Mary Queen of All Hearts) in Uganda were privileged to meet the Superior General of the Montfort Missionaries, Fr. Luiz Augusto Stefani, SMM and his Councillor for Africa and Madagascar, Fr. Felix Mabvuto Phiri, SMM together with the representative of the General Delegation of Anglophone Africa, Fr. Jacob Ombidi Otieno, SMM who came for the Continental Mission Year for Africa and Madagascar. Their visit was to participate in the life, ministry and mission of the members of the Montfort Missionaries in Uganda...
Ms. Maria Ayebare | 27/10/2021

The Superior General in Mbarara, Uganda

MBARARA, Uganda - On Friday evening, the 8th of October 2021, Mbarara Montfort Missionaries community was graced with the arrival of the Superior General of our congregation, Rev. Fr. Luiz Augusto Stefani, SMM with his assistant, Fr. Felix Mabvuto, SMM and Fr. Jacob Otieno Ombidi, SMM who was representing the superior delegate of the Africa Anglophone Delegation. We really cherished this presence. He is indeed the Father at home...

A 4-Day Annual Retreat of Anglophone Africa Delegation

MANGOCHI, Malawi - Recognizing the importance of maintaining who we are as well as actualizing the spirit of ongoing conversion, Anglophone Africa General Delegation had a 4-day annual retreat, from 3rd to 7th October 2021 at the Montfort Lakehouse Namiasi, Mangochi-Malawi. Besides gathering as one family of Montfort Fathers working in Malawi, we were joined by 4 Daughters of Wisdom and 4 Lay Associates. Fr. Wismick Jean-Charles, SMM, Assistant General of the Company of Mary, passionately and joyfully facilitated the retreat on the theme: “Coming Home to our Montfortian Identity”...

An Ode to Father Olivier Maire, SMM: Recalling his Faith and Life Prints in Uganda

MBARARA, Uganda - On 17th August 2021, the Mbarara Community of Montfort Missionaries in Uganda gathered together with few religious around Mbarara to celebrate Holy Mass in honour of the life of Fr. Olivier Maire, SMM. Fr. Olivier had worked in Uganda as a Novice Master and also did his pastoral work around the community. It was a moment to celebrate the wonderful and transformative work of Fr. Olivier that came from his faith. The Holy Mass was led by His Grace Lambert Bainomugisha, the Archbishop of Mbarara Archdiocese together with few concelebrants. Confreres, religious men and women and lay people within Nyamitanga Hill participated in the Holy Mass. According to Archbishop Lambert, the life of Fr. Olivier has been an encyclopaedia, not only to the Montfortians but also to the entire church...

Scholastics in Kenya renew Vows as Lay Associates consecrate to Jesus

NAIROBI, Kenya - On 15th August 2021, the Montfortian community in Nairobi was privileged to celebrate the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary into Heaven as they witnessed other three occasions. It was a moment of joyful thanksgiving. Firstly, they had the renewal of vows of the two Montfortian scholastics, namely Bro. Alex Muhwezi, SMM and Bro. Amos Hope Makina, SMM. Secondly, a consecration to Jesus through Mary was also made by Ms. Esther Wanjiru who is from Kenya and other 18 lay associates renewed also their consecration to Jesus through Mary. The words of the Psalmist were evident in their hearts, that is, “How can I repay the Lord for all His goodness to me”...
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