Divine Word Missionaries in Zimbabwe

Fr. Sony Xavier Vazhakuzhiyil SVD

Missionary Profile

Sony is a small fellow with a big heart, someone with a positive attitude and approach. His life is about loving others and giving them as much as he can. His ordination theme sums it up: Going about doing good.

After his priestly ordination in 2010 Sony worked in a parish in his native state Kerala for almost a year. He participated in designing and building a grotto there and he felt so blessed to be part of it.

He arrived to Zimbabwe 12 years ago and after the Ndebele language course he worked hard in some of our missions. Afterwards he went to advance his studies in India.

In 2022 he was appointed parish priest of our Nketa Parish.

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Pray for the missionaries and their efforts. Your spiritual support is the most important one. The work of missionaries is being blessed and the hearts of people are opening for the Gospel, as you pray:

Heavenly Father,
you sent your Son, the Divine Word,
into the world as a missionary
to save every person.
Before he ascended into heaven,
he commissioned his Church
to go out and spread the Good News.
Bless Sony
who have answered
your call to be a missionary.
Grant him the light, strength,
and courage of the Holy Spirit
to win people for Christ.

Encourage Fr. Sony Xavier Vazhakuzhiyil SVD with words of faith. Missionary work is difficult and missionaries may often feel discouraged. If you believe that their effort is valuable and you appreciate what they do, you should tell them. A few honest words may help a lot.


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