Mpika Diocese Launches the Year of Mercy

December 29, 2015 by John Sinkala

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On the third Sunday of Advent, 13th December 2015, Mpika diocese launches the year of Mercy. The holy mass was presided over by the Apostolic Administrator, his Grace the Most Rev. Ignatius Chama, (more…)

The Women of Mpika Diocese Present Mother Theresa Fund to the Apostolic Administrator

December 28, 2015 by John Sinkala

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On the Saturday, 28th November 2015, the women from different parishes gathered at St. Monica Parish for thanksgiving mass marking the closure of the liturgical year. The theme for their gathering was “What returns can I give to the Lord for (more…)

The Local Clergy of Mpika Diocese Out for Retreat in Chilubula

December 2, 2015 by John Sinkala


From Sunday 11th – Saturday 17th October 2015, the local priests of Mpika Diocese were out for Retreat in Chilubula Parish in the Archdiocese of Kasama. (more…)

A Priest and two Deacons Ordained in Katibunga

November 27, 2015 by John Sinkala


On 20th August 2015, his Grace the Most Reverend Ignatius Chama ordained two deacons and one priest (more…)

Fr. Telesphore Kabiti celebrates Golden Jubilee

October 20, 2015 by t.matthaei



On 8 August 2015, the clergy and the faithful of Mpika diocese joined Fr. Telesphore Kabiti in celebrating 50 years in the priesthood at St. Andrew’s Parish Church in Mpika. (more…)

Archbishop Ignatius Chama Ordains Four Priests

June 18, 2015 by John Sinkala

On Saturday the 6th of June 2015, Archbishop Ignatius Chama ordained 4 priests at Isoka Parish.

Laying of hands on ordinands
Laying of hands on ordinands


The Year of Consecrated Life

January 18, 2015 by John Sinkala


The Archbishop is delaying the banner

The Archbishop is displaying the banner

On Sunday 11 January, 2015, the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord,  Mpika Diocese launched the year of the “Consecrated Life”; in line with the universal Church. It started on the first Sunday of Advent, on the 30th of November 2014 and will end on the Feast of the Presentation of Jesus in the Temple on 2 February 2016 as the Year of Consecrated Life.

The launching was done during holy mass, presided over by Archbishop Ignatius Chama. (more…)

Mother Teresa Fund

December 18, 2014 by p.tembo

Apostolic Administrator addressing the women

Apostolic Administrator addressing the women

on 29 October the Diocesan Council of Catholic Women met at the Cathedral of St. Joseph the Worker to pray and thank God for the many,  many blessings enjoyed in the last liturgical year.

 Bible Procession

Bible Procession


Ad Limina Apostolorum

November 18, 2014 by t.matthaei

Pope Francis received the Bishops of Zambia on Monday who are in Rome on their Ad Limina Visit. In his remarks to the group the Pope spoke about the importance of the family and the need to reach out to the poorest and most afflicted and in society. He also spoke to the Bishops about encouraging young people to play an active role in the life of the Church.

Our Bishops in Rome

Our Bishops in Rome


Lonnie Dow Porter passed on

November 18, 2014 by t.matthaei

On Sunday the 26th of October, Mr. Lonnie Dow Porter III died in Chilonga at his home, after a long struggle with Prostate cancer. He was put to rest on Friday the 31st of October in Chilonga cemetery. Lonnie worked for many years for Mpika Diocese as a builder and constructor. He built, for example, the Church at Kopa Musumba. Lonnie was born on 29 January 1945 in Selma, Alabama in the USA.

Lonnie at the day of his wedding

Lonnie on the day of his wedding