Benedictine Abbey Ndanda | Mtwara

Missionary Benedictines

NDANDA ABBEY belongs to a broader international monastic-missionary family known as the Missionary Benedictine Congregation of St. Ottilien (Congregatio Otiliensis OSB). Its motherhouse is in Bavaria, near the city of Munich, Germany. Detailed information about our worldwide family is found on the Congregation’s Website. Read more >>>

Mozambique Mission

THE EVANGELIZED has become the Evangelizer.” This is the summary of our missionary activity in N’nango, Mozambique. Southern Tanzania (south of the Rufiji River) received its first Benedictine missionaries around 1894 thanks to the tireless efforts of Fr. Maurus Hartmann OSB. Read more >>>

Current Mission Projects

OUR MISSIONARY work is constantly evolving. Be it at home or across the border in Mozambique, the needs of the society around us push us all the time to respond in a helpful way. Current major projects involve: Construction of Intensive Care Unit for Children (and for Adults too) at Ndanda Mission Hospital. Read more >>>