Christmas Vigil Mass
In a solemn celebration on the eve of Christmas, the Cathedral of Christ the King hosted the Christmas Vigil Mass on December 24, 2023. The mass was presided over by Rt. Rev. Dr. Benjamin Phiri, Bishop of Ndola. Concelebrating the joyous occasion were Very Rev. Fr. Lewis Mutachila, Vicar General, and other revered priests from the cathedral.
During the homily, Bishop Phiri delivered a powerful message, urging the congregation to reflect on the state of their hearts as a suitable place for the birth of Christ. He emphasized the need to cast away evil vices that lead to sin, fostering a spirit of repentance, renewal and redemption.
The Christmas Vigil Mass holds profound significance as it symbolizes the anticipation and preparation for the birth of Jesus Christ. It serves as a spiritual journey, inviting worshippers to cleanse their hearts and welcome the Savior into their lives. The atmosphere at the Cathedral of Christ the King resonated with joy and reverence, marking the beginning of the Christmas festivities with a renewed sense of faith and purpose.