Timothée Bationo at the JMJ in Brazil


Our confrere Timothée Bationo, Sector Superior in Mozambique, went to pay a visit to Pierre Lukusa in Brazil. It coincided with the JMJ in Rio de Janeiro where Timothée met other Missionaries of Africa: Willy Ngumbi, Bishop of Kindu in DRCongo and Francisco J. Silota, Bishop of Chimoio in Mozambique. Note that Jan De Groef, …

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The Beginning of the 2016-2017 Academic Year at the Fraternité Lavigerie of Abidjan.


By Michael Miles Mpindo, Malawian, 3rd year student in Abidjan. The new academic year at the Fraternité Lavigerie campus started on September 16, 2016, with the welcoming of 8 new members. Among them, 2 are originally from SAP, namely Levison Goodwell Joseph Wallard, Malawian, and Domingos Mirembwe, Mozambican. Altogether, our community consists of 43 members …

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Newsletter South Africa No 66 – 28th August 2016


Greetings! I hope you are well. I just received this letter here, on the right) from Patrick who explains where he is now and where he will stay for the coming two years. Enjoy reading it. Dear Brothers and Sisters Greeting from afar!!! Ghana, Tamale in Nyankpala, where I am appointed for pastoral experience. I …

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Pre-First Cycle Formation Centre, Chipata, January to June 2016 In-Take.


By Fr. Camille Konkobo The Southern African Province has made it possible to have their own ‘Propaedeutic’, meaning a Centre that welcomes young men of between 20 and 26 years of age. They have heard the call of God and want to confirm it through community, prayer and human life. The Centre is situated in …

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SAP Provincial Council Meeting, Chipoka, Malawi 20th – 24th April 2015


The meeting took place at the newly built Chitsulo Lodge on the lake shore of Lake Malawi at Chipoka, 30 km south of Salima. The Lodge was built by the Diocese of Dedza as an income generating project which seems to be quite successful. The meeting lasted four days between the 21st and the 25th …

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Meeting of Young Confreres in the Second Term of Mission in Kasisi, Lusaka, Zambia.


Philip Meraba, M.Afr The young confreres in the second term of mission had a three-week meeting at the Retreat Centre of the Sisters of Little Servants of Mary in Kasisi, Lusaka, Zambia, from the 2nd till the 23rd July, 2017. We were 13 participants from different countries across Africa and Asia with two facilitators; Rev …

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Official Opening of the SAP Pre-Formation Centre in Chipata, Zambia.


By Timothée Bationo, M.Afr The story started in Beira, Mozambique, in 2012 with a meeting of the Vocation Directors. They were looking for ways of improving their relationship between the four Sectors of the SAP Province and the Formation Centre in Balaka, Malawi, where our candidates make their studies in philosophy. The creation of a …

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End of construction of Chipata Pre-First Phase


The Pre-First Phase Centre in Chipata is already operational since the 19th November 2015 when five candidates came from Mozambique to perfect their English while waiting for the official opening of the Centre on January the 15th with the coming of more candidates from Malawi and Zambia. This first year program will end in June …

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Stagiaires’ meeting in Beira, Mozambique – 16th to 21st February


As part of our formation, the stagiaires meet at Nazaré Centre in Beira from 16th to 21st February. Prior arrangements took place regarding our travel documents and means of transport. Nazaré is really beautiful. It is run by the M.Afr on behalf of the Diocese of Beira. Everything took place in a very conducive environment despite the …

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Sussundenga in celebration – Mozambique


Every promise that we make in our life, no matter how small, is a landmark. This is what happened on the 16th February 2014 in Sussundenga when Serge Kabwakila Kasombo made his declaration of Intent on the same day as Fr. Boris Yabre, M.Afr, was officially welcomed as curate. The event started the day before …

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SAP Provincial Council in Woodlands, Zambia


The SAP Provincial Council ended on Friday the 9th November with eleven representatives from Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa and Zambia. Were present: Christopher Chileshe, Provincial, Karl Kälin, Provincial Treasurer, Oswald Mallya, Delegate Superior Zambia, Jaya Bordhan Mrutyun, Councillor Zambia, William Turnbull, Delegate Superior Malawi, Michel Sanou, Councillor Malawi, Timothée Bationo, Delegate Superior Mozambique, Richard Ujwigowa, …

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Antislavery Campaign in Mozambique


By Padre Florent S. Sawadogo, M.Afr, Missionarios de Africa, Paroquia de Dombe Well prepared and discussed during sector meetings in Mozambique, the antislavery campaign finally took place in the absence of the Sector Superior, Timothée Bationo, who went to Burkina Faso for the Plenary Council. On the 29th August 2013, a minibus well decorated with …

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Updates from Mozambique


Planning the Antislavery Campaign in Mozambique All the confreres working in Mozambique met in Nazaré (Beira) on March 18-25th to take stock of the situation and plan for the future, including what to do concerning the Antislavery Campaign in our Sector. Claudio Zuccala was with us as part of his one-month-long visit to Mozambique and …

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Members of the Provincial Council meeting at Mua, Malawi


Bottom line: Karl Kälin, Provincial Treasurer, Jos van Boxel, General Council, Antoon Oostveen, Councillor, Serge St-Arneault, Provincial Secretary Standing: Michel Sanou, Councillor Malawi, Timothée Bationo, Sector Superior Mozambique, Bernhard Udelhoven, Substitute Councillor Zambia, Adelarde Munishi, Substitute Sector Superior Zambia, Chrispin Vungwa, Councillor South Africa, William Turnbull, Sector Superior Malawi, Christopher Chileshe, Provincial, Richard Ujwigowa, Councillor …

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Our confreres in Mozambique


Father Timothée Bationo, Burkinabe, Matacuane – Father Jean de Dieu Bukuru, Burundian, Dombe – Father Fernando Pérez, Spanish, Nazaré – Father Marcin Perfikowski, Polish, Sussundenga – Father Franco Pinna, Italian, Beira, Inhamizua – Father Fidel Salazar del Muro, Mexican, Nazaré – Father Florent Sibiri Sawadogo, Burkinabe, Dombe – Father Hugh Seenan, British, Nazaré – Bishop …

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About us


Aim of our Province The aim of our Province is to share our common vision, namely to encourage confreres to meditate the incarnate Christ through the Eucharist and the Word of God, to live in fraternal, witnessing and welcoming communities, to live out our mission of JPIC/ED in solidarity with the poor and to work …

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