Celebrating their jubilee year of monastic life were Fr. Salvatory Ngimbudzi, OSB, and Fr. Chrisostom Mukulasi, OSB; whereas Fr. Angelo Mugaga Mselle, OSB, celebrated his 25th priesthood anniversary. Frater Edgar Mwalongo, OSB, Frater Boniface Sanga, OSB, and Frater Fraternus Muhwajuki, OSB, made their final solemn profession.
Abbot Octavian Massingo, OSB, preaching at Mass
Front row from left: Frater Fraternus, Prior Jerome, Frater Boniface and Frater Edgar. Behind: the newly professed monks.
Jubilarians Fathers Salvatory, Chrisostom and Mugaga sitting during Mass
The newly professed monks
Fr. Chrisostom giving holy communion during holy mass
Fr. Salvatory giving holy communion during holy mass
Fr. Mugaga and Fr. Chrisostom giving holy communion during holy mass
Retired abbot Thadei Mhagama delivering a speech during the ceremony
Abbot Octavian Massingo with the jubilarians, the newly professed, and solemn professed monks
Four young men were received into novitiate on the 24th August.
The abbey has six postulants for the year 2016 since August,