Author Country :Tanzania Genre Type :True Story Location :Rosanna, Tanzania Year of Publication :0/ Publication :“Missioner Tale” (Maryknoll) Sub Theme :Environment/Ecology/Nature, God, Heroes/Heroines/Saints, Humor/ Author Name :Edward Hayes, M.M./ Author City :Rosanna
1961 was a year to remember in Tanzania. It was the year of independence and it
was also the year of the great rains. At the end of the dry season one sunny
morning at Rosanna Parish a Maryknoll priest celebrated the Eucharist for rain.
It started to rain that day and went on and on for months. The roads were all
flooded out and Lake Victoria rose a couple of feet. Finally another
Maryknoller Father Moe Morrissey went down from Nyamwaga Parish to Rosanna to
tell the priest: "Okay, we know you’re a saint. Now tell Him to turn it