Not surprisingly, COVID-19 was detected in both Tanzania and Zambia in the middle of March. The last detailed figures for Tanzania, published on April 29th, reported 480 cases and 21 deaths
This year I visited the country again, for a month during September and October visiting eight of the Sisters’ Houses, going as far as Liuli at Lake Nyassa. The Sisters and all our friends in the Diocese of Masasi are well and enjoying life in their usual way, content with the little they have.
Annual Letter No. 35, 2019
We have just celebrated the birth of our Saviour and Redeemer, Jesus Christ and God has been so kind and merciful to allow us to see the New Year 2020. We give Praise and Glory to God.
Dirk visited the Sisters in September 2018 staying for just over four weeks and with the help of the Sisters was able to visit seven out of the 11 houses within the community.
Dick Lane was one of the founding trustees of the charity. He died completely unexpectecly on 16th April, having planned to visit the Sisters in Tanzania and Zambia in June, as he has done every few years.
On 28th November 2017 a service of thanksgiving was held at the Priory Church of Holy Trinity in York to celebrate ten years of the African Sisters of St. Mary (CMM) Support Group.
Annual letter No.31, 2015
“Give thanks to the Lord, call on his Name, and make known among nations what he has done.” Psalm 105:1
We greet you in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. We chose these words of Psalm 105 verse 1 to thank our Lord and call upon his mighty name and make known among nations what he has done to CMM this year.
It is some time since we last wrote about the progress we have been making in support of the work of the Sisters of St Mary in Tanzania. A lot has been happening and we thought you might like an update.
Annual letter No.30, 2014
It is time once more to share with you what has been happening here and all the blessings God has shown us in 2014. We thank God that all is going well.
On 27th November last, we were saddened by the tragic death of our beloved Sister Christine Madeline CMM who died aged 61, professed 41 years, in a road traffic accident.
Annual letter No.29, 2013
We greet you in the Name of our Lord Jesus Christ.
“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life” John 3:16. We thank God that we started well except some of the Sisters were unwell, and it is good that they are now all doing well after having treatment.