Fr Benito Masuwa celebrate 40 years in priesthood

Thousands of St Pius Parish faithful on Sunday joined Fr. Benito Masuwa in celebrating 40 years of his ordination to priesthood with a solemn Eucharist celebration which took place at St Pius Parish.

Parish members with Fr Masuwa ... .photo Jeromy Kadewere
Parish members with Fr Masuwa … .photo Jeromy Kadewere
St Pius Choir...Photo Jeromy Kadewere
St Pius Choir…Photo Jeromy Kadewere
It was all time for celebrations....photo Jeromy Kadewere
It was all time for celebrations….photo Jeromy Kadewere
Time for offerings....Photo Jeromy Kadewere
Time for offerings….Photo Jeromy Kadewere
Parish Chairperson Frank Ngagwe with Fr Masuwa  ... .Photo Jeromy Kadewere
Parish Chairperson Frank Ngagwe with Fr Masuwa … .Photo Jeromy Kadewere
Receiving blessings...Photo Jeromy Kadewere
Receiving blessings…Photo Jeromy Kadewere

The 40 year’s celebration started with a mass which was celebrated by Fr Masuwa himself alongside Fr Kanjira.

In his speech, the Parish Chairperson and Archdiocese Laity Council Frank Ngagwe hailed Fr Masuwa for serving the parish and the entire church with dedication and honest.

He said Fr Masuwa is a role model to the upcoming priests and urged him to continue serving the Lord and the church with much dedication.

In his remarks, Fr Masuwa thanked God for seeing him in 40 years, stressing the road was full of ups and downs.

He said God continue to show his greatness by keeping him alive to mark 40 years in priesthood.

“It is a pity that out of the two priests in my group, who were ordained together by the late Archbishop James Chiona, only myself lam alive. May my friend’s soul rest in eternal peace,” he observed.

Fr Masuwa was born on 7 November 1948 in Namitete and ordained as a priest on 20 July 1975.

He did his education at Kasina Seminary from 1950-1967 before going to St Kizito Minor Seminary. He also did his education at Kachebere Major Seminary and St Peters Major Seminary.

Fr Masuwa also did his education at Nairobi University, Canada and South Africa. He has Degree in Theology and Arts. He also did Moral Theology.

He has also served in the following parishes, Neno, Mzedi, Namulenga, Ntepuwa, Limbe Cathedral, Mlopwe, Kadikira, Catholic Institute, Mwanza, Januwale, Lecture at St Peter Major Seminary and St Pius Parish.

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Chisomo Kaliyeka
Chisomo Kaliyeka
5 years ago

Congratulations Fr. It takes a faithful heart to a Calling. GOD bless you.

Justice kapito
Justice kapito
5 years ago

He taught me Bible Knowledge at St. Patrick’s Secondary school. Used to play football every day. I wish you well Father.

Mzungu wa Nzeru
Mzungu wa Nzeru
5 years ago

True men of God don’t quit for love of money pride and power. Fr you a true man of God

Musazafulu Dums.
Musazafulu Dums.
5 years ago

May God bless you.

Anaphi
Anaphi
5 years ago

I Love st Pius Choir!!!

chatonda
chatonda
5 years ago

This is good news. Let us learn from good leaders like this.

john banda
john banda
5 years ago

my teacher at st patricks. used to play football. can you still play fr

Raphael
Raphael
5 years ago

Wonderful indeed!!

Alinafe Nedi
Alinafe Nedi
5 years ago

Father Benito! Wishing you God’s blessings to live and celebrate a Golden Jubilee, and what about a Diamond? Many thanks to all you have been to me personally and to our entire family… Good to see you getting older and even more wise. Thanks, Beni

yaya
yaya
5 years ago

Eyetu catholic are always organized.

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