Mpika, Cathedral of St. Joseph the Worker

St Joseph Cathedral

Founded 18.11.2002

The Cathedral was completed in 1999 and from this time until November 2002, when priests were appointed to the Parish, the Bishop took pastoral care of the Cathedral. The Cathedral was blessed on 1 May 2004.


Mpika, St Joseph Map

PO Box 450 007, Mpika

3 km from Puma Filling Station along Mpika-Kasama Road

Services Sunday Morning

Children: 07.30 hrs

High Mass: 09:30 hrs


Catholics: 9 800.

Catechumen: 200

Priests: Fr. Silvestor Chileshe(PP), Frs. Mofya Raymond and Mulongoti Rain(Curates)

Sisters:3 Little Servants of Mary Immaculate(Sr. Lilian Zakaria: Accountant, Sr. Pauline: Bishop’s Secretary, Sr. Rabbeca: Coordinator, Education aid/Superior

Catechists: 2 + 75 vol

Small Christian Communities: 10

Apostolic Groups: 16

Institutions: HBC, Caritas St. Joseph

4 Sub-Parishes and their 20 Outstations

Chibaye (5): Chibaye, Ngobesha, Ngala, Kondo, Kabuka

Mutamba (6): Shilombe, Mutamba, Musungu, Tazara Corridor, Ntunta, Mulila

Luchembe (5): Chilufya, Ndakala, Ndona, Luchembe, Chibwa

St. Joseph (4): St. Joseph, Kuku, Chifobole, Ngwai

Religious Communities

Little Servants Of Mary Immaculate, LSMI

Kasisi Sisters

Mpika, St. Joseph’s Convent (1998)


Box 450 007, Mpika


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