April 18, 2017 by Brian Bwalya
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.
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.
January 30, 2017 by Brian Bwalya
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
November 3, 2016 by Brian Bwalya
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!
October 31, 2016 by Brian Bwalya
On Friday, 28th October 2016, the Bishop, Priests, Religious men and women, the Lord’s faithful, Government dignitaries, traditional leaders and people of good will converged at Chilonga in Mpika to celebrate diamond jubilee of Our Lady’s General Hospital. 60 years down the line, Chilonga had every reason to thank the Lord for the Lord’s favour in providing uninterrupted service of Love to the community of Chilonga and the larger family of Mpika District.
The celebration began with Mass presided over by the Bishop of Mpika, Rt. Rev. Justin Mulenga to thank the Lord for the grace and the quality health services Chilonga has been providing through its dedicated Men and Women.
October 20, 2016 by Brian Bwalya
From 6th to 10th October, 2016, Rt. Rev. Mulenga Justin made a pastoral visit to the valley of Nabwalya. It was his first ever journey to Our Lady of the Rosary Parish. During his time there, he visited the main centres, namely Kalimba, Pelembe, Mwebe and Nabwalya. He was welcomed by many Christians of Nabwalya with their priests, Frs. Waldemar and Thomas. The presence of the Bishop reached its climax with the celebration of Mass, which was attended by many people, especially that his visit coincided with the Parish’s Feast day dedicated to Our Lady of the Rosary which falls on the 7th of October. We wish the Christians of Nabwalya may Blessings and good wishes.
October 17, 2016 by Brian Bwalya
On Saturday, 15th October 2016 in Chinsali, Bishop Mulenga Justin ordained Deacons Donald Taishi, Philip Makumba and Webster Chewe as Priests. The Bishop urged the new priests to take care of the flock entrusted to them by celebrating sacraments for them and all activities aimed at building the kingdom of God in their Parishes. Frs. Makumba and Chewe will be serving in Chilonga while Fr. Taishi will be curate at St. Andrew’s Parish in Mpika. See more photos for the Ordination
October 14, 2016 by Brian Bwalya
From 3-11 October, 2016, the Diocesan Priests of Mpika followed a retreat at Benedictine House in Mbeya, Tanzania. The retreat was preached by Br. Joseph Bwalya Ntumbila OFM under the theme, “Priestly Companionship in the year of mercy.” The Friar emphasized the need for brotherhood and reconciliation among the clergy of Mpika. He further urged the retreatants to build their lives on prayer and healthy community life.
Though not physically present, the local Ordinary, Rt. Rev. Justin Mulenga sent an inspirational message to all the retreatants emphasizing that the retreat was a CONCENTRATED moment of prayer and encounter with the Lord.
September 20, 2016 by Brian Bwalya
On Saturday 17th September, 2016, Very Rev. Fr. Paul Simukanzye, the Diocesan Vicar General celebrated his silver Jubilee at St. Andrew’s Parish in the heart of Mpika. The event was graced by Bishop Emeritus of Mansa, Rt. Rev. Chisha Aaron. The celebration was attended by numerous priests, Religious men and women and the Lord’s Faithful. (more…)
April 13, 2016 by t.matthaei
On Thursday the 7th of April Bishop Justin Mulenga blessed the new classrooms at Mulanga Basic School. The project of building a new 1 x 3 classroom block at Mulanga has thus come to a successful conclusion. It was funded by DESWOS, Germany and Bridge of Friendship (BOF), Germany.