Bishop James Almasi arrived in England on November 20th and has been busy visiting many churches and schools and people around the Diocese of Hereford. He arrived to celebrate the consecration of the Bishop of Hereford, together with the Bishop of Dar es Salaam. Bishop James will also visit London, Stapleford and Worcester where there …

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An amazing day was seen by over 2000 people who were both inside and outside Mtandi Cathedral in Masasi.  Bishop James Barnaba Almasi was consecrated as Bishop of Masasi.  Anglicans from all corners of the world arrived, from Canada and the UK.  The Friends of Masasi and Newala were represented by Jonathan Rendall who is …

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It is with sadness that we have learned of the passing away of Mick Levick who has been a staunch supporter of Masasi Diocese.  Mick made many visits to Masasi with his wife Val and they held many places in great affection.  Mick held the honorary title of UK Commissioner to the Bishop of Masasi …

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The village of Namasakata near Tunduru was the original site for St Cyprian’s College.  This land has a few buildings that remain on the land and can be incorporated into the new development.  This is the village meeting in August 2014 where the village was delighted to hear of the plans for a girl’s school …

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It is with sadness that we bring news of the death of Canon Prebendary Walter Gould.  Walter was an amazing man with an unflappable manner and steadfast love for the people of Tanzania.  He had immense knowledge and was a great supporter of agricultural techniques that can preserve the environment and also increase yields and avoid …

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This month Canon James Barnabas Almasi has been elected to serve as the 9th bishop of Masasi.  His consecration will take place on September 21st at Mtandi Cathedral and representatives from many areas of the world will attend, along with the President of Tanzania.  James has served in several Masasi parishes and also in Mbeya …

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The Minchinhampton Group  In previous issues of Masasi News we have drawn attention to the Appeal which has been launched by the Minchinhampton Group to restore the magnificent Chapel at the Rondo – to which the Friends of Masasi & Newala have pledged £5000.  The Chapel is a beautiful place with windows that are a …

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The dispensary is now finished and will be able to serve both the school community of Rondo Junior Seminary and St Cyprian’s Theological College and also the local village population.  The opening ceremony will take place on August 26th – the cow to be eaten in celebration is on order! We have been contacted by …

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VISITS TO DIOCESE OF NEWALA A total of 84 visitors were received among whom 10 came from Britain. These ten were as follows: • Medical (Doctor) students :22 June (Joanne Reid, Helen Flockton, Mathew Pernam, Lucy Jones and Katie Ward) • Teachers from Eardisley Primary School : 30 July (Michele Chapman, Stephen Chapman, Susana Brown …

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ANNUAL LETTER 2011 Kilimani Masasi, P.O Box 502 Masasi. Mtwara Dear our beloved friends and partners. The Community of St Mary taking this opportunity to greet you in the Name of our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ. We celebrated the Birth of the Blessed Virgin Mary, mother of Jesus on September 8th, our Community Festival. …

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