Blog Posts in the “Mazinde Juu” Category

Newsletter from Africa – April 2016

Published July 22, 2016 by

Dear Friends of Africa,                                                                                                  April 2016 The events I would like to relate now came from an encounter I had 55 years ago and the descriptions of events […]

Newsletter from Africa – May 2015

Published July 16, 2015 by

Dear Friends of Africa, May, 2015 Throughout my years in Africa beginning with teaching in boys’ schools and various pastoral assignments there was also a lot of building going on. […]

Letters from Africa – March 2015

Published April 9, 2015 by

Dear Friends of Africa,                                                      March, 2015 Last month the Headmistress of Mazinde Juu had the sad duty of attending the funeral of the father of one of our third year […]

Newsletter from Africa – Sept 2014

Published January 19, 2015 by

Dear Friends of Africa,                                                       September 2014 In 1986, my sister, Kathleen Milliken, a Religious Sister of Mercy, came to Africa during her sabbatical. She remained with us for 6 weeks […]

Newsletter from Africa – August 2014

Published January 19, 2015 by

Dear Friends of Africa,                                                  August 2014 On one of my home leaves during a family gathering, one of my little grandnieces asked me“Are you my Uncle Jack from Africa?” and […]

Newsletter from Africa – December 2013

Published January 19, 2015 by

December, 2013 Dear Friends of Africa.       As I look back over the past 12 months it is with heartfelt gratitude for your loyal support and your faith in our […]

Newsletter from Africa – October 2013

Published January 19, 2015 by

Dear Friends of Africa,                                                                            Mazinde Juu, Tanzania, Oct.2013   On November 21st 1960 I arrived at my mission post in what was then known as Tanganyika Territory. I was transferred […]