ETHIOPIA

(Province from 20.01.1970)

Provincial House

Comboni Missionaries

P. O. Box 5581

ADDIS ABABA (Ethiopia)

tel. 251-11/551.52.10; 554.55.14

fax551.59.77 (Tel. of the Prov.)

Prov. Superior 0913-08.96.92

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Provincial Superior

Fr. Ocaña Iglesias Julio (01.01.2011)

 

Provincial Councilors:

 

Fr. DawitWubishetTeklewold

 

Vice- Provincial

 

Fr. Detomaso Giuseppe

 


 

Fr. Hernández Jaime Pedro Pablo

Leobardo 

 

Fr. González Jiménez

Luis Humberto

              


Provincial Secretary

Fr. Hernández Jaime Pedro Pablo

Leobardo

 

Provincial Bursar

Fr. Agostini Sisto

Br. Dessu Yisrashe Banksra (Assistant)

 

Secretary of Vocation Promotion and Formation

and Responsible for Missionary Animation

Fr. DawitWubishetTeklewold

Provincial Secretary of Evangelization and Coordinator

of On-going Formation

Fr. Hernández Jaime Pedro Pablo L.

 

Coordinator of JPIC and Inter-religious Dialogue and

Ecumenism

Fr. Joaquim José Moreira da Silva

 

Comboni Personnel

Bishops 2

Fathers 27

Brothers 7

Scholastics 5

Novice 1

Postulants 7

 

Provincial Bulletin

"Mahbere Comboni"

 

Spoken languages in the Province

Amharic, English,Gujji, Gumuz, Sidamo.

 

Dioceses where the MCCJs are present:

Addis Ababa: Prov. House, AskoGulele, GilgelBeles,Gublak.

Hawassa: Hawassa, Dongora, Fullasa, Haro Wato, Qillenso, Teticha.

 

ADDIS ABABA - Provincial House

Comboni Missionaries

P. O. Box 5581

ADDIS ABABA (Ethiopia)

W/ Lideta, K/ 15, HN/132

tel. 011/551.52.10

               554.55.14

fax         551.59.77

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Community erected in May 1974, dedicated to St. Justin

of Jacobis, d. Addis Abeba. provincial headquarters.

 

Fr. Ocaña Iglesias, Julio, sup. prov.

Fr. Agostini Sisto, sup.

Fr. Seyum Cahsay

Fr. Calero Santos Elvis Robert (Language)

Fr. Nyakundi Isaiah Sangwera (Language)

 

ASKO GULELE - Postulancy

Comboni Missionaries

P. O. Box 5581

ADDIS ABABA (Ethiopia)

tel. 011/270.13.68

fax         270.41.71

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POSTULANCY transferred from the provincial residence

on 27.9.2001, dedicatedto St. Daniel Comboni. D. Addis Abeba.

Fr. DawitWubishetTeklewold, sup.

Fr. Innocenti Marco

Br. Desu Yisrashe Banksra

 

DONGORA - Parish

Catholic Church Dongora

P. O. Box 78

ALETTA WONDO-SIDAMO

(Ethiopia)

tel. 046/119.11.44

PARISH established on 1.9.1970, dedicated to

St. Justin ofJacobis, d. Hawassa.

Fr. Zorzato Mansueto sup.

Bro. Cariani Luciano

Fr. DallaVecchia Giuseppe

Fr. Tafesse Franso (temporal assignment)

 

FULLASA - Parish

Catholic Church Fullasa

P. O. Box 12

HAWASSA-SIDAMO (Ethiopia)

Parish established on 3.6.1966, dedicated

to the Holy Family, d. Hawassa.

Fr. Cipollone Rodolfo, Acting sup.

Fr. Detomaso Giuseppe.

 

GILGEL BELES - Parish

Comboni Missionaries

P. O. Box 24

GILGEL BELES

METEKEL ZONE

BENISHANGUL GUMUZ (Ethiopia)

tel. 058/119.00.86 (house)

               119.00.85 (kindergarten)

PARISH, established on 6 August 2003, dedicated

to St. Daniel Comboni, d. Addis Abeba.

Fr. Moreira da Silva Joaquim J., sup.

Fr. Bellini Giacomo

Bro. Bertolo Roberto

 

GUBLAK –Parish

Comboni Missionaries

P. O. Box 24

GILGEL BELES

METEKEL ZONE

BENISHANGUL GUMUZ (Ethiopia)

Fr. González Núñez, Juan A., sup.

Bro. González Jiménez, Luis H.

Sc. EndriasShamena

PARISH established on 15.3.2011, dedicated to Blessed Daudi

Okelo and GildoIrwa, Martyrs of Paimol. D. Addis Abeba.

 

HARO WATO - Parish

Catholic Church HaroWato

P. O. Box 320

DILLA-SIDAMO (Ethiopia)

tel. 046/471.00.78

PARISH established on 1.1.1995, dedicatedto the

Assumption of Our Lady, d. Hawassa.

Fr. Ramón Navarro Catalán, Acting Superior

Fr. Mehari Abraha Iskias

Fr. Eliseo Citton

 

HAWASSA (1) - Bishop'sHouse

Catholic Church

P. O. Box 12

HAWASSA-SIDAMO (Ethiopia)

tel. 046/220.23.50 (Bishop)

               220.23.49 (Hall)

               220.23.98 (Secretariat)

221.66.43 (Parish)

fax         220.23.48

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Center of the ApostolicVICARIATEof Hawassa.

Mgr. Migliorati Giovanni

 

HAWASSA (2) - Community

Comboni Missionaries

Catholic Church

P. O. Box 12

HAWASSA-SIDAMO (Ethiopia)

tel. 046/220.24.52

The novitiate was closed on 22.5.2001. The Parish,

established on 5.3.1965 and dedicated to KidaneMeheret,

was handed over on 22.10.2000 and the parish school

on 8.7.2001. From 22.10.2000 the Comboni Missionaries

offer various services to the Vicariate.

Bro. Smalzi Gian Pietro, Acting Superior

Bro. Pedercini Aldo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


QILLENSO - Parish

Catholic Church Qillenso

P. O. Box 28

KEBRE MENGHEST-OROMIA

(Ethiopia)

tel. 046/335.09.19 (K. Menghest)

PARISHestablished on 1.1.1981, dedicated to Our Lady

of Sorrows, d. Hawassa.

Fr. Hernández Jaime Pedro Pablo

   Leobardo, sup.

Fr. Atitse Kokou Donatien

Fr. Cavallini Giuseppe

 

TETICHA - Parish

Catholic Church Teticha

P. O. Box 63

ALETTA WONDO-SIDAMO (Ethiopia)

PARISH established on 9.9.1973, dedicated

to the Holy Cross, d. Hawassa.

Fr. Mitiku HabteCheksa, Acting Superior.

Fr. Bwanali Moses Francis

Fr. Paoli Paolo

Bro. AbotsiKoffiAfunonemu Pascal

Fr. Andriollo Domenico Dario

 

In Other Circumscriptions

Mgr. Ceresoli Lorenzo (I)

Fr.Abraham Hailu Weldu (RSA)

Sekyiamah H. Kojo (John) (GH)

 

Absence from Community

Fr. TiumDebesai

 

MEMBERS OF THE PROVINCE

Bishops

Ceresoli Lorenzo

Migliorati Giovanni

 

Fathers

Abraham Hailu Weldu

Agostini Sisto

Andriollo Domenico Dario

Atitse Kokou (Donatien)

Bellini Giacomo

Bwanali Moses Francis

Calero Santos Elvis Robert

Cavallini Giuseppe

Cipollone Rodolfo

Citton Eliseo

DallaVecchia Giuseppe

Dawit Wubishet Teklewold

Detomaso Giuseppe

González Núñez Juan Antonio

Hernández Jaime Pedro Pablo Leobardo

Innocenti Marco

Mehari Abraha Iskias

Mitiku Habte Cheksa

Moreira da Silva Joaquim Josè

Navarro Catalán Ramón

Nyakundi Isaiah Sangwera

Ocaña Iglesias Julio

Paoli Paolo

Seyum Cahsay Hagos

Tafesse Franso

Fr. Tium Debesai

Zorzato Mansueto

 

Brothers

Abotsi Koffi Afunonemu (Pascal)

Bertolo Roberto

Cariani Lucio

DesuYisrahe Banksra

González Jiménez Luis Humberto

Pedercini Aldo

Smalzi Gian Pietro

 

Scholastics

Missionary Experience

KetemaDagne (Harar) - RSS6/7

Missionary Service

EndriasShamena(Hosanna) - ETH 1/2

Sekyiamah H. Kojo (John) (Cape Coast) TG 2/2

Scholasticates

Biruk Kassa (Soddo) - PMB 2/6

Dessalegn Haile (Emdeber)-PMB 2/6

 

Novices

Gurmesa Geta (Nekemt)

 

Postulants

MebratuPaulos(Bonga) - 2/3

Abraham Woldetensai(Hosanna) 2/3

YosefYohannes(Harar) - 2/3

YonasTeklemichael(Tigray) - 2/3

HabtamuMasrasha(Meki) - 2/3

Tamiru Mecho (Hawassa) - 1/3

Melaku Wolde (Emdibir) - 1/3

 

Radical Members Outside the Province

Fr. AsfahaYohannes – KH

Fr. Fasil Kebede - K

Fr. Fufa Ensermu – CO

Fr. Kifle Kintamo - RSA

Fr. Melaku Tafesse - LP

Fr. Melese Tumato – RSA

Fr. Samuel Yacob – RCA

Fr. Tesfaye Erbelo -MO

Fr. Tesfaye Tadesse – C

Sc. Yacob Selomon- RSS

 

PROVINCIAL SECRETARIATS AND COMMISSIONS

 

1) SECRETARIAT OF EVANGELIZATION AND ON-GOING FORMATION

Fr. Pedro Pablo Hernández (Secretary)

Fr. Bwanali Moses Francis

Fr. Mitiku HabteCheksa

Fr. Juan González Núñez (Adviser)

Fr. Paolo Paoli (Adviser)

 

2) SECRETARIAT OF FINANCES

Fr. Sisto Agostini (Secretary)

Bro. Desu Yisrahe Banksra

Fr. Cavallini Giuseppe

Bro. Abotsi Koffi A. (Pascal )

 

3) SECRETARIAT OF VOCATION PROMOTION AND FORMATION

Responsible for SECRETARIAT OF MISSION ANIMATION.

Fr. DawitWubishet (Secretary)

Fr. Abraham Hailu

Bro. Abotsi Koffi Afunonemu (Pascal)

Bro. Dessu Yisrahe Banksra

 

4) COMMISSION OF JPIC, ECUMENISM and INTERELIGIOUS

DIALOGUE

Fr. Joaquim Moreira da Silva (Coordinator)

Fr. Atitse Kokou (Donatien)

Fr. Marco Innocenti (Adviser)

 

5) COORDINATOR FOR COMBONI LAY MISSIONARIES (CLM)  

Fr. Agostini Sisto

 

6) PROBUS VIR

Fr. Cipollone Rodolfo

 

7) PUBLICATIONS

Fr. Innocenti Marco

 

LINKS BETWEEN THE SECRETARIATS

AND THE PROVINCIAL COUNCIL:

 

Evangelization & On-going Formation:

Fr. Hernández Jaime Pedro Pablo L.

 

Finances:

Bro. González Jiménez Luis H.

 

Vocation Promotion & Formation and

Mission Animation:

Fr. DawitWubishet

 

JPIC, EcumenismandIntereligious Dialogue:

Fr. Detomaso Giuseppe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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