“Our Congregation dedicates itself to the needs of the local and universal Church and devotes itself the Parrochial ministry and other works of the Apostolate which are assumed according to the Provincial, Vicariate and the norms of the Mission.” (NT S11)
OUR MISSION HOUSES
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This Mission house was officially opened on February 11, 1967, it became a residence for the first CPPS Missionaries who arrived in Tanzania February 19, 1966. Fr. Joseph Montenegro, Fr. Dino Gioia and Br. Franco Palumbo were the first members of the first CPPS community in Tanzania. In 1970 they were joined by other three Missionaries: Fr. Mario Dariozzi, Fr. Domenico Altieri, and Br. Umberto Reale. From Manyoni Mission house they opened other Missionary station which over the years have developed into Parishes; namely Itigi, Chibumagwa and Heka. At the Celebration of the 40th Anniversary Manyoni had reached over 10,128 faithful, with 21 Missionary stations.
The CPPS Missionaries have been joined in their missionary evangelization by the Sisters Adorers of the Most Precious Blood whose first members arrived in Manyoni in 1970; these include Sr. Romana, Sr. Delfina and Sr. Angelina. Their service was mainly in healthcare, women, and girl’s education. The sisters went in various villages for these services together with the Priests as they went for spiritual and pastoral activities. Human promotion activities that were started by the Missionaries include; provision of water (1970), Agip Petrol Station (1970); dispensaries and health centers (1974); Trade school for boys and girls (1975); Public library (1988); Kindergarten school (1991), home for the elderly and abandoned people.
Manyoni is a foundation house where the CPPS Province of Tanzania has its cemetery. The Evangelization of Manyoni has produced vocations to religious and priestly life, some of the native priests include Fr. Onesphory Kayombo, cpps; Fr. Simon Gwanoga – diocesan, Fr. Chesco Msaga, cpps; Fr. Seraphine Lesiriam, cpps; Fr. Severine Kahome Mwimbwa – diocesan, Fr. Deogratias Makuri – diocesan, Fr. Marco Loth, cpps. There are also Sisters Adorers of the Blood of Christ native of Manyoni: Sr. Anastasia Floriani, Sr. Scolastica Nyongo, Sr. Fortunata and Sr. Laura.
Parish Priests who have served in Manyoni Parish include: Fr. Joseph Montenegro (1967 – 1978); Fr. Domenico Altieri (1978 – 1980); Fr. Vincenzo Boselli (1980 – 1986); Fr. Dino Gioia (July 1986 – October 1987); Fr. Tonino Calabrese (October 1987 – July 1989); Fr. Vincenzo Boselli (July 1989 – June 1996); Fr. Fracesco Bartoloni (June 1996 – 1997); Fr. Timothy Coday (1997 – 1999); Fr. Richard Orota (September 1999 – July 13, 2006); Fr. Reginald Mrosso (July 13, 2006 – 2010); Fr. Chrisogony Vulstan (2010 – 2014); Richard Orota (2014-2016); Fr. Thomas Wambura (2017-20--).