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DIOCESAN PRIESTS ATTEND SCIENTIFIC NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING ORIENTATION WORKSHOP

May 2, 2018 by Brian Bwalya

From 1-5 May, 2018, Mpika diocesan Priests from all the 14 Parishes followed an orientation program on Scientific Natural Family Planning(SNFP) at the Institute of Christian Leadership(ICL) in Tazara. The workshop was facilitated by Rev. Fr. Arthur K. Phiri from St. Dominic’s Major Seminary. Mr. and Mrs. Chabalanga, the couple managing the Marriage and Family Life Office of the diocese were also present and at hand to support the training. The workshop called upon the Priests to spearhead trainings in their respective Parishes.

THE YOUTH CELEBRATE THEIR DAY

May 2, 2018 by Brian Bwalya

From 25 to 28 April, 2018, the Youth from the 14 Parishes of the diocese gathered at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Chilonga to mark the annual Diocesan Youth Day. The culmination of the event was the Mass which was celebrated by the diocesan Bishop Rt. Rev. Justin Mulenga. The Bishop urged the Youth to strive for self reliance and promised to support them. After the Mass, the Youth prepared a luncheon in honor of the Bishop. The event was celebrated under the theme: “Remember your God in the days of your Youth.”

 

MPIKA DIOCESAN PRIESTS RETREAT

October 20, 2017 by Brian Bwalya

From 2 to 8 October 2017, 23 Diocesan Priests from Mpika diocese followed a Retreat under the guidance of Rev. Fr. Andrew Cenjerani Phiri of Chipata diocese. The annual spiritual event took place at the Benedictine monastery at Musipazi in Chipata.

Mpika Priests

Happy Mpika Priests

The said Retreat was held under the theme: “Called and Chosen.” We wish our dear priests well in their spiritual journey and participation in the universal call to holiness.

Mpika Priets

Mpika Diocesan Priests in Chipata

20 LEAGUE MEMBERS BLOUSED AT THE CATHEDRAL

August 4, 2017 by Brian Bwalya

On Sunday, 30th July, 2017, at St. Joseph’s Cathedral in Mpika, 20 women received their uniform as official members of the Catholic Women’s League. The ceremony was presided over by the Diocesan Pastoral Coordinator, Rev. Fr. Stephen Mwenge. 165 league members from Mpika deanery witnessed the occasion. Mpika deanery League members met from from Wednesday to Sunday under the theme: “Who do people say that I am?” The blousing was the climax  and logical conclusion of the meeting. We wish the new members God’s choicest blessings!

Fr. Mwenge blousing League members

League members

League Members

ZAS MPIKA REPRESENTED AT ALL AFRICA CONFERENCE

July 12, 2017 by Brian Bwalya

Mpika Diocese

Mpika Diocese

Mpika Diocese

Mpika Diocese

Mpika Diocese

Mpika Diocese

BISHOP JUSTIN MULENGA ORDAINS THREE TO PRIESTHOOD

June 21, 2017 by Brian Bwalya

BISHOP MULENGA

On 17th June 2017, in Isoka, Rt. Rev. Justin Mulenga ordained three Deacons to the Priesthood. Frs. Katongo Bwalya, Kabwe Emmanuel and Mulenga Anthony have since been sent to Ilondola, Chilonga and Mulilansolo respectively. During his Homily, Bishop Mulenga urged the new priests to apply themselves with dedication in serving the people of God. He called on the new priests to emulate the spirit of the missionaries that came to Zambia 125 years ago by being courageous to preach the Gospel of Christ.

 

Stellas

Welcoming new priests

St. Andrew of Mpika re-enacts Jewish matzah meal

April 18, 2017 by Brian Bwalya

Matzah meal

Matzah meal

On Wednesday,12 April, 2017, the Lord’s Faithful with their priests gathered to re-enact and re-live the Jewish Matzah meal. It was a the first time the parish had organized such an event and was appreciated by many people.

Bishop Justin Mulenga celebrates Chrism Mass

April 7, 2017 by Brian Bwalya

On thursday, 6th April, 2017, Rt. Rev. Justin Mulenga blessed the Holy Oils during the Chrism Mass at St. Joseph’s Cathedral Parish in Mpika. During the same occasion, the clergy of Mpika diocese renewed their priestly promises before the Bishop.

Priests renew their promises

Bishop blessing the Oils

The actual day of Chrism Mass was preceeded by a day of Prayer preached by Fr. Martin Mwango under the theme: “Being compassionate like Jesus our Lord.” He urged the clergy to be moved by the needs of the Lord’s faithful and also their fellow priests.

Fr. Martin Mwango preaching

Bishop visits Mpika Parish

January 30, 2017 by Brian Bwalya

Reception of Bishop Mulernga at St. Andrew's, Mpika

Reception of Bishop Mulenga at St. Andrew’s, Mpika

 

Ba buomba sing

Babuomba sing

From 28th to 29th January, 2017, Bishop Justin Mulenga made a pastoral visit to St. Andrew’s Parish of Mpika. On the first day he met with the Parish team, who presented to him a report covering the activities going on in the parish and the challenges they encounter

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Chilonga Shall Rise Again With Your Support

November 3, 2016 by Brian Bwalya

Chilonga midwifery school before and after!

Chilonga midwifery school before and after!

The beginning of October was not a good one for Chilonga Nursing school, as fire gutted the whole Midwifery school, leaving it in ashes. This led to subsequent closure of the institution. As a result of this unfortunate event, the Institution has opened an account with Bank ABC to rebuilt the school that has benefitted many young men and women. Our health matters, therefore, let us offer support to this school that has been contributing positively to quality health care delivery in Zambia

Kindly note that the account details for the said Bank is:

Bank ABC, Mpika Branch.

Account name: CHILONGA SHALL RISE AGAIN

Account number: 597975990162/ Branch sort code 201816 and branch code 016

Support this noble project, we stand for service of Love!

Widwifery school remains

Widwifery school remains

Midwifery school in flames

Midwifery school in flames