Fr. Robert Lavertu
Lavertu, Joseph André Robert.
Born on 8 December 1936 in St. Sébastien d’Iberville, Quebec, Canada
His parents are Patrick and Blanche (Tremblay) Lavertu.
Fr. Lavertu joined the Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers) on 6 August 1957 and was ordained in St. Sébastien d’Iberville on 01 July 1962. He came to Zambia (Ilondola) in December 1962. He served in many parishes of Mbala, later Mpika Diocese, was also Pastoral Coordinator in Mbala Diocese until July 1986.
In 1988 we was appointed to Canada and came back to Serenje in October 1996, were he stayed up to December 2001. From 2002 to 2007 we was working in Mongu Diocese (Western Province).
On 17 September 2007 we was appointed Apostolic Administrator of Mpika Diocese. In October 2008 we went back to Mongu Diocese where he is working until now.