Friday, January 1, 2010

Pengo Cardinal Policarp blesses a Chapel at a Formation Center

On December 3rd, 2009, the Cardinal of Tanzania his Right Cardinal Policarp Pengo, visited Hanga and thereby blessing a little chapel at the formation Center in Nakagugu a place to form youths who consider to become monks of Hanga Abbey. The chapel has been constructed due to the efforts of the retired bishop Placidus Gervasius Nkalanga, OSB, who just celebrated 25 years of monastic life as Benedictine monk at Hanga Abbey in July 2009. Many gratitued to him and his benefactors.

In the photos: the cardinal is blessing the chapel and some of the priests who celebrated the mass for the blessing. Present in the picture are also Abbot Thadei Mhagama, OSB, of Hanga Abbey, the cardinal, and bishop Placidus Gervasius Nkalanga, OSB.

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