April 9 : On 21st of March 2019 during his maiden visit to Same Mission in Tanzania, Mangalore Bishop most Rev. Dr. Peter Paul Saldanha visited Kivisini outstation of Kifaru Parish, Mwanga, Tanzania. Parishioners of Kivisini near to the outstation welcomed the bishop with singing the hymns and Catechist Mr. Simon welcomed bishop with garland and then in procession they entered the church. Parish priest Fr. Hilary Lobo and all other priests of mission accompanied the bishop.
In the church Fr. Hilary started the prayer service and then bishop blessed the parishioners with Holy water and exchanged the peace with all by shaking their hands and laying hand over their heads. In his address bishop spoke about God’s mercy and love. He encouraged the people to put it in practice in daily lives. Then the outstation leaders came to the Altar and renewed the oath along with lighted candles. Mr. Simon thanked bishop and other priests. At the end bishop gave his blessings.