The Way of The Cross

With the start of Lent approaching on the 22nd February 2023, JBMS has produced a Lenten booklet to use for meditation and praying to prepare for the coming of Easter.The Stations of the Cross takes us on a prayerful journey, meditating on Christ’s journey to the cross. The meditation and prayers feature reflections on injustices in our […]


World Leprosy Day was on 29th January 2023, it held annually so that we do not forget the continuing challenge that is caused by leprosy.This chronic disease has no respect of a person’s race, gender or age, it has no boundaries on who it affects. The aim of World Leprosy Day is to raise awareness about […]

Meet Kudakwashe Chiutsi

This is Kudakwashe Chiutsi, he is in charge of the poultry and edd produce at Mutemwa. He is a wonderful hard worker who is very kind and popular within the community. He is married to Susan who lives with leprosy and they live at Mutemwa with their 4 children as pictured.

Christmas with the help from JBMS Members

25 Dec 2022 This year for Christmas with the help from JBMS members we were able to buy each patient a christmas hamper of luxury items, which they were all very grateful for.

Bicycle Donation, March 2022

A huge thank you goes to the wonderful Deanna Williston OFS, who for her 50th Birthday this March, raised money to buy bicycles for some of the children living at Mutemwa. The Mutemwa children were thrilled to hear about this precious gift, and were so happy and excited. Each of them felt so proud to become […]

Cross Fell Pilgrimage June 2022

Nearly 50 pilgrims joined in the second climb up Cross Fell on the 18th June 2022 under the leadership of Bishop Paul Swarbrick, the Bishop of Lancaster, in whose Diocese Cross Fell resides. John Bradburne’s Birthday is on the 14th June 1921 and the anniversary of his death is on 5th September 1979. The previous […]

St Anne’s Guild August 2022

Over 100 members of St Anne’s Guild from the inner city deanery of the Archdiocese of Harare visited Mutemwa Leprosy Care Centre on 27 August 2022. The members of St Anne’s came to Mutemwa to present items that we were donating to the community which included: 2 x 5000 litre water tanks, clothing and many […]

43rd John Bradburne Anniversary September 2022

Over the weekend of the 3rd and 4th September, the annual John Bradburne 43rd Anniversary took place at Mutemwa in Zimbabwe. Hundreds of pilgrims from all over Zimbabwe and further afield come to celebrate the life of John. The day started with uplifting Zimbabwean singing, followed by testimonials of how John had interceded for people. […]