Category: Bagamoyo 2012

The BAGAMOYO 20th General Chapter officially closed

  At the end of a Mass presided over by the new Superior General, Fr John Fogarty and an interesting African rite of passage, Fr Fogarty declared officially closed the 20th General Chapter of Bagamoyo 2012. It was late afternoon … Continue reading

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The new General Council CSSP

   The new Superior General of the Holy Spirit Congregation and his Councillors elected by the members of the 20th General Chapter assembled in Bagamoyo, Tanzania. They will animate the Congregation for the next 8 years. Here, at the Cross … Continue reading

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144 years of Spiritan presence in Bagamoyo

  16th July 2012 was a remembrance day for our Spiritan Ancestors who brought the Catholic Faith to East Africa through Bagamoyo 144 years ago. In a colourful ceremony the members of the Spiritan General Chapter and other confreres from … Continue reading

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Fr. John Fogarty is the new Superior General of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit

  The 11th of July 2012, he was elected Superior General of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit, alias Spiritans, for the next 8 years, by the delegates of the 20th General Chapter assembled at Bagamoyo, Tanzania. Fr. John Fogarty … Continue reading

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04-07-2012 BAGAMOYO – KONGOLO MARTYRS 50th Anniversary

  With the Eucharist presided over by Fr. Eric Ngoy, Superior of the Spiritans in Congo Kinshasa and concelebrated by three confreres from the same country, the participants of the General Chapter in Bagamoyo remembered and honoured their 20 confreres … Continue reading

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03/07/2012 BAGAMOYO – 25 five years of JPIC / Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation.

  With a Eucharist presided by Fr. Gervase Taratara, the members of the General Chapter in Bagamoyo celebrated the 25th anniversary of the JPIC’s Office of the Congregation. In his homily, Fr. James Okoye, who is the Spiritual director of … Continue reading

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29/06/2012 – The President of the Republic of Tanzania visits the 20th General Chapter Delegates at Bagamoyo

  His Excellency Dr. Jakaya Mirisho Kikwete, the  President of the United Republic of Tanzaniawas at Bagamoyo to inaugurate Stella Maris Hostel and to address the 20th General Chapter Delegates. In his speech he expressed his gratitude to God for … Continue reading

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24-06-2012 The BAGAMOYO 20th General Chapter opens at Bagamoyo

The Bagamoyo 2012 General Chapter opened at Bagamoyo in a very welcoming mood.   The day started with a welcoming Mass in the morning, an opening Chapter ceremony in the afternoon that began with the re-enacting of the arrival of … Continue reading

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General Chapter Meeting

The twentieth General Chapter of the Missionaries of the Holy Spirit will take place at Bagamoyo, Tanzania, from the 24th of June to the 22nd of July 2012. This will be the first time that such an event will be … Continue reading

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Bagamoyo and the Spiritans

by Florentine Mallya, C.S.Sp Article drawn from” Spiritan Horizons”, Fall 2011 Zanzibar, a stepping stone to mainland East Africa The history of the presence of the Congregation of the Holy Ghost under the Protection of Holy Heart of Mary (Spiritans)[1] … Continue reading

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