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Bishop Munyanyi burial set for Saturday

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Bishop Munyanyi burial set for Saturday

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Sydney Mubaiwa
MIDANDS BUREAU

GWERU – The burial of the late Roman Catholic Bishop, Emeritus Martin Munyanyi (66) who died on Sunday will be held at Driefotein Mission Park on Saturday.
Driefontein is the place where most Roman Catholic bishops are laid to rest.

Gweru Diocese Vicar-General Rev Father Simon Mavhiya announced the arrangements yesterday.
Meanwhile a series of memorial masses will be held to pay respect to the late bishop.

“To all Priests, Religious Brothers and Sisters and all the Lay Faithful, my dear brothers and sisters in the Lord, funeral arrangements for the late Bishop Emeritus Martin Munyanyi of Gweru Diocese are as follows.

“On Thursday at 1500hrs, a memorial mass will be held at his house in Shurugwi. On Friday May 20, at 11 00hrs, a memorial service will be held at Regina Mundi High and on the same day, another Virgil mass will be conducted at Driefontain Mission Park at 1700 hrs, while the last sendoff service and burial will be held on Saturday 21 May at 09 00hrs at Driefontain Mission Park.

“May his dear soul rest in eternal peace. With sentiments of hope in the resurrection, I remain,” he said.
The late Bishop collapsed and died at his house in Shurugwi on Sunday morning.
He saved as the Gweru Diocese Bishop for six years after he was appointed by Pope Benedict XVI in 2006. He retired on medical grounds in 2012.
Bishop Rudolf Nyandoro the current Gweru Diocese Bishop will preside over the burial of Bishop Munyanyi.https://masvingomirror.com/

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