This article is inspired by sad reports that three young men died, with one left battling for life at King Lewanika General Hospital, in Mongu two weeks ago after drinking methylated spirit diluted with sweetened water because there was no bar selling beer nearby.
Famous Singer Sahra Halgan is from Somaliland. Like many other citizens, she had to leave her country under the dictatorial Siad Barre regime, in 1991. Sahra Halgan now lives in France, where she dedicates most of her time to music and the arts, as well as to preserving Somaliland’s rich culture. Through her passion, she wants to shed light on Somaliland’s current problems and to fight for her country’s recognition.
Forgiveness is a process of giving up the old, lost and past life for one readily available with a new faith and hope of reaching your God given goal.
The experiences are gone and each time we try to re-live them in contemplating our memories, it may bring anger, resentment, shame, or guilt, when we realize we cannot change the past events or travel back in time to alter what resulted.
My husband & I Carl have been blessed by meeting a lot of wonderful people on our travels but I think this couple is at the top of our list! Even though they are upside down in the next picture.
# The Next three Days we are going to say Votive Masses for Mr. Afumba, Mr. Likando, and Mr. Pelekelo. What is Votive Mass? A Votive Mass in Latin (Missa Votiva) is a special mass celebrated for a special reason or circumstance. In this case our prayer is for the release of these three Men.
His Eminence, Cardinal Peter K. A. Turkson, President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace at the Holy See (inset picture) has been sent a special prayer request for today Sunday, 30th April 2017, concerning the three Barotse political prisoners in Zambia.
His Eminence’s council embodies the Pope’s care for suffering humanity, including the needy, and pays special attention to the needs and issues of those who are imprisoned, and others whose dignity is endangered.
Mr. Afumba Mombotwa, Mr. Inambao Kalima, and Mr. Likando Pelekelo’s names have also been included in the prayers of the faithful for the seven Masses of the Day.
NOVENA PRAYER FOR THOSE IN PRISON DAY FOUR, SATURDAY, 29TH APRIL, 2017
# BRIEF REFLECTION
On this fourth day of our Novena Prayers for Mr. Afumba Mombotwa, Mr. Inambao Kalima, and Likando Pelekelo we ask the Lord once more to surround them with his love and consolation. The magisterium of the Catholic Church forbids all forms of injustices done against any human person because we are all created in the image and likeness of God.
Today, Friday, 28th April, 2017
We are saying Mass at 07:30 Hrs with Fr. Marco here in Rome. We Will Remember Mr. Afumba, Mr. Inambao, Mr. Likando and their Families.
DAY THREE – FRIDAY 28TH APRIL 2017
# Light a Candle and begin the Prayer with the sign of the Cross.
# Light a Candle and begin the Prayer with the sign of the Cross
NOVENA FOR THOSE IN PRISON
# O Lord Jesus Christ, who said, “there is no greater love than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends,” through the intercession of Saints whose life illustrated such love, we beseech you to grant us our petitions . . .for Mr. Afumba Mombotwa, Mr. Pelekelo Likando, and Mr. Pelekelo Kalima Inambao.
This photo depicting Barotseland national and traditional dress is currently trending on social media attracting admiration and comments from Barotse and other social media users.
Although the original source and photo context is not stated, the photo is simply graceful and elegantly magnificent.
Thanks to Barotseland Watchdog (BWD) for sharing this one!