Fr. Paul Makasa died

Fr. Paul Makasa in 1965 as a student in Kachebere

It is with deep sorrow that we announce the death of Fr. Paul Nkula Makasa. He died on Thursday 13 October, in his room in Lwitikila, aged 75 years.

Fr. Makasa was born in Misengo village in 1936 and entered Kachebere Major Seminary in 1959. He was ordained on the 3rd of September 1966 in Makasa Catholic Church and his first post was Katibunga Mission. He served in many parishes of the diocese and was Director of the Catechists Training School from 1979-1984. Under Bishop Mpundu he was Vicar General from 1994-1998. He retired from active duty in 1997 and stayed in the Lwitikila Rectory ever since. We remember him as a zealous worker in the vineyard of the Lord. May his soul rest in peace.

Funeral Mass is on Monday 17 October in Chilonga followed by his burial at Chilonga Cemetary. Mass starts at 9.30 hours.