INAUGRATION OF THE GOLDEN JUBILEE OF THE ST. MARTIN OF TOURS PARISH, MPANDAGINDO - SONGEA

Finally the day dawned after a long awaiting for the St. Martin of Tours Parish. So much was spoken, so much was thought of and a great amount of preparation has followed to have the inauguration of the Golden Jubilee of the Parish of St. Martin of Tours, Mpandangindo, in the Archdiocese of Songea. The celebration commenced with the 24 hours of adoration and 9 days of novena on the “Ten Commandments of God”. Rev. Fr. Lucius Mahundi from the Diocese of Mbinga was the preacher for 9 days. After a good external as well as spiritual preparation, the Feast of St. Martin of Tours and the Inauguration of the Golden Jubilee Year was celebrated on 11 of November in a very grand manner. Very Rev. Fr. Elius Malaleocd, the 2nd Councillor of the Vicariate of Tanzania was the main celebrant. Eucharist was concelebrated by ten priests among them Rev. Fr. Castor Guliama, Rector of Peramiho Major Seminary, After the Communion the main celebrant was felicitated on behalf of the Vicar of the Carmelites. Then the Calendar for the 2018 of the Parish was inaugurated by the main celebrant and it was auctioned in order to collect some money for the Jubilee celebration. Fr. Raymond thanked all the guests, the parishioners and all those who made the day successful.