30th ANNIVERSARY JUBILEE YEAR
       of the Martyrdom of Blessed Benedict Daswa:
                   1 February 2019 – 1 February 2020
The Diocese of Tzaneen will soon be celebrating the Pearl Jubilee of the martyrdom of Blessed Benedict Daswa. The Blessed Daswa Jubilee Year will begin on 1 February 2019. We recall that he died for the Lord Jesus Christ on 2 February 1990. The Jubilee Year will culminate on 1 February 2020. Details of the programme for the Blessed Daswa Jubilee Year 2019 -2020 will be announced next month in December 2018 on this page.

Blessed Benedict Daswa

Tshimangadzo Samuel DASWA, the firstborn son of Tshililo Petrus Daswa (Bakali) and Thidziambi Ida DASWA (Gundula), was born on 16th June 1946 in Mbahe Village situated 30 kilometres from Thohoyandou, the main town of the former Venda Homeland, Limpopo Province, South Africa in the Diocese of Tzaneen. Blessed Benedict Daswa died a martyr for the faith on 2 February 1990 and was beatified on 13 September 2015.



Tzaneen Diocesan Office

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PO Box 261

Tel: (015) 307 5244

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