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Chilonga, Our Lady of Lourdes Parish

Chilonga

Founded 1899

The oldest parish in Mpika Diocese with the second-most outstations of which 11 are in the remote Luangwa Rift Valley.

Address

Chilonga, Our Lady of Lourdes Map

PO Box 450 030, Mpika

25 km south of Mpika, along the Great North Road

Email: chilongaparish(a)yahoo.com

Services Sunday Morning

Mass: 07:00hrs, 08:30hrs, 10:00 hrs

Figures

Catholics: 12,964.

Catechumens: 551.

Priests: Fr. Thomas Mantini (PP), Fr. Jeff Mutale (Curate)

Sisters  : 3 Dominican sisters, 12 Child Jesus sisters.

Catechists: 5.

Small Christian Communities: 142

Apostolic Groups: 18

Institutions: Hosp, ZEN and ZEM Schools, HBC, Caritas Chilonga

6 Sub-Parishes and their 32 Outstations

Chilonga (3): Chilonga, Kachinda, Lucenene

Kapoko (4): Kapoko, Kasenga, Mufubushi, Mukonteka

Kaole (7): Kaole, Chitompe, Kabutula, Kabuswe, Mulolesha, Mungalaba, ZNS

Mpumba (6): Kabuta, Kapengwe, Makantaulo, Mpumba, Salamo, Sebuloni

Mununga (5): Finkuli, Kalonje, Lukulu, Mabonga, Mununga

Chunda Ponde (7): Chifinshi, Chitobo, Chipelembe, Chunda Ponde, Isaka, Muwele, Mwelushi

Religious Communities

Child Jesus Sisters, SCJ

Address

Chilonga, Our Lady of Mercy Convent (1960)

PO Box 450 030, Mpika.

Activities

Adm., Med., Past.

Dominican Sisters, OP (14.01.2006)

Address

Chilonga, Sacred Heart Convent (established in 1956 as SSHJM)

PO Box 450 030, Mpika.

Email: chilongadom(a)gmail.com

Activities

Ed., Past., Med.