St. Anthony of Padua Parish Nyasaka, Mwanza-Tanzania

St. Anthony of Padua Parish Nyasaka was inaugurated 2017 and was put under the administration of the Congregation of Holy cross by the Local Ordinary. The Parish is located in the Lake region in Mwanza Archdiocese, Tanzania.

Christ was anointed to bring good news to the poor, release for prisoners, sight for the blind, restoration for every broken victim. Our efforts, which are his, reach out to the afflicted and in a preferential way to the poor and the oppressed. We come not just as servants but as their neighbors, to be with them and of them.

The Parish has about seven hundred and fifty families who belong to thirty-seven Small Christian Communities. The parish is divided into six regions that have its lay leadership that collaborates fully with the priests in offering people of God the service that is needed. The Parish has lay movements, several choirs, different committees, and has other engagements like the visits to the sick and elderly.