Today, 9th November 2020, His Lordship Rt. Rev. Benjamin Phiri – Bishop of Ndola Ordained 8 Deacons to Priesthood. The colourful celebration took place at at St Anthony of Padua Parish in Ndola.
The newly Ordained Priests are Fathers Evaristo Mwape, Emmanuel Mulenga,Kasonde Chama, Barnabas Kasonde, Elias Chimfwembe, Gordon Fundanga and Obed Sesa all from the Franciscan Friars.
The eighth one is Fr Wilbroad Mulenga from the Dominican Congregation.
During his Homily the Bishop encouraged the young men to be humble and be teachable, as they still have a lot to learn about Priesthood. In attendance was Provincial Superior of the Franciscan friars for Zambia and Malawi- Rev. Fr. Lambe, Director Pastoral- Rev. Fr. Mathews Mumba, Director Social- Rev. Fr. Francis Mukosa, Priests and Religious Sisters, Government Officials and the Lay-faithful.