New Year’s Day Mass on the solemnity of Mary, Mother of God.
In a solemn New Year’s Day mass at the Cathedral of Christ the King in Ndola, the Bishop of Ndola diocese, Rt. Rev. Dr. Benjamin Phiri JCD, led the congregation in a spiritual journey to mark the solemnity of Mary, Mother of God. The air in the cathedral was filled with reverence as Bishop Phiri delivered an insightful homily, providing a brief history and underscoring the significance of the feast.
During the homily, Bishop Phiri encouraged the faithful to take a moment for introspection, directing their prayers towards mothers and recognizing the challenges they endure.
In a poignant moment, Bishop Phiri urged worshippers to commit the approaching year to the guidance of Mother Mary, emphasizing her revered role in Christian tradition. The call to seek divine guidance and protection from the Mother of God resonated deeply, setting a spiritual tone for the year ahead.
The mass on the First day of 2024 became a moment of spiritual renewal, as Bishop Phiri’s words inspired the faithful to embark on the new year with a sense of purpose and devotion. The Cathedral of Christ the King echoed with prayers, gratitude, and a collective commitment to follow the guidance of Mother Mary throughout the unfolding year.