With the closure of the Consolata Propedeutic Seminary, at the end of last year 2015, it has paved way for the restructuring of its buildings for another purpose. The Propedeutic Seminary in Nampula will hence be turned into a Pre-university school, admitting students (both boys and girls) who have successfully completed their basic secondary school. The school is meant to offer a better quality of education and it will be exclusively administered by the Missionaries of Consolata.

On 15th of April, the parishioners of Our Lady of Peace (Nossa Senhora da Paz), Nampula organized a very enjoyable farewell party for their out-going parish priest who had been transferred to Maputo. The Father had worked in that parish for three years. He completed the building of the new church.

On 24th of April Fr. Toussaint Twitte and Fr. Phelix Richard Odongo took over the parishes of "St. Theresa of the Child Jesus" and "Our Lady of Assumption" in Maputo. Fr. Toussaint Twitte took over as the parish priest and Fr. Phelix Richard Odongo as his curate and superior of the community. The ceremonial mass was held at the church of "St. Theresa of the child Jesus" presided by the Archbishop of Maputo, Dom Francisco Chimoio, with the participation of many faithful from both parishes.

On 25th of April, just a day after the taking over of the two parishes . . . (Full story click HERE)

In the month of May the Archdiocese of Maputo held a three days seminar for the formation of clergy at the Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Namaacha. The seminar was attended by almost all priests working in the archdiocese, together with the archbishop and the auxiliary bishop. Some of the themes treated were: the Parish administration; Civil and church marriage; Islamic radicals.