Today, the Catholic Diocese of Ndola celebrated the World Day of Prayer for Vocations in anticipation of the actual Day which falls tomorrow on April 30, 2023.The Fourth Sunday of Easter is known as Vocations Sunday or Good Shepherd Sunday, and is marked as the World Day of Prayer for Vocations. The purpose of this day is to fulfil Jesus’ instruction to “Pray the Lord of the harvest to send labourers into his harvest” (Matthew 9:38).
The celebrations were held at the Cathedral of Christ the King, in Ndola. The Day began with Mass at 10:00 hrs which was celebrated by Rt. Rev. Dr. Benjamin Phiri.
After Mass, Vocation Promoters of Congregations with presence in our diocese were at hand to provide information about their congregations through Vocation Exhibitions.
Below are the highlights