Ordinary time, Year B


Fr. Mateo Mumba OFM Conv. Pastoral Director.

Born in Kitwe on 9th June, 1969.

Primary/Sec School:         Primary Education (1978-1985)Mutende Primary School, Kitwe, Zambia.

Junior Secondary School Leaving Certificate (1987)

Mukuba Secondary School, Kitwe, Zambia.

School Certificate, O’Levels (1990)

Chifubu Secondary School (Minor Seminary), Ndola, Zambia.

Philosophical Studies:      Diploma in Philosophy and Franciscan Studies (1996)

St. Bonaventure College, Franciscan Formation Centre, Lusaka,  Zambia.

Theological Studies:           Diploma in Mission Studies (2000) Tangaza College – Nairobi, Kenya.

Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies (2000) Tangaza College (CUEA) – Nairobi, Kenya.

Bachelor of Sacred Theology (2000)Tangaza College – Nairobi, Kenya (Urbaniana University,  Rome)


 Novitiate:                                    1991 – 1992 – Kolbe House, Solwezi.

Temporary Profession:         9th August 1992 – Kolbe House, Solwezi.

Solemn Profession:                  9th August 1998 – Marist International Centre, Nairobi,  Kenya.

Diaconate Ordination:           4th October, 1989 – Limuru Parish, Limuru, Kenya

                                                    (By Rt. Rev. Roitich, Auxiliary Bishop of Nairobi Archdiocese)

Priestly Ordination:                23rd September 2000 – St. Theresa Mission, Ibenga

                                                      (By Rt. Rev. Dennis H. Dejong)

Fr Israel Maliseni Manager Liturgical

Rev. Fr. Mulenga Ephraim Manager Catechetical

Born 4th August 1979

Primary /Junior Education 1987-1996 at Mukanga Basic School in Mporokoso

Senior Education 1997-1999 at Mporokoso High School in Mporokoso.

Did a programme in Security Management and Control under the Chishango Security Services in 2001 – (August to December).

Worked as Supervisor and Chief Inspector in charge of the Ndola Branch under the Chishango Security Services – 2002- 2003

Did a Zambia Teacher Education course at Kitwe College of Education – 2004  – 2005

Worked as a class teacher at Mo school and a visiting teacher at EVATEC International School in Chingola 2006 – 2007.

Also taught at Chimoto Basic School in Lufwanyama (as a student) – 2005

Under went Diocesan Formation Programme for priesthood – 2007-2015

Obtained a diploma in philosophy and religious studies in Mpima, 2008-2009

Also obtained a Diploma in theology from St. Dominic’s and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in theology from the Urbaniana Pontifical University of Rome, 2010-2015

Ordained deacon on 8th December 2015 and as a priest on 4th August 2016

Fr. Giuseppe Saieva Manager Biblical

Born in Vipiteno -in Northern Italy, on 23rd November 1976. He grew up in Reggio – Calabria, Italy, where he completed his primary, middle  and secondary education.

He later studied Political Science at the University of Messina, Italy, from 1994 to 1999 – with a period as an exchange student at the Victoria University of Manchester, United Kingdom, in 1996-1997 – until he got a Laurea (Master Degree equivalent) in Political Sciences, with specialization in International Politics.

He felt the vocation to missionary priesthood and started attending the vocational meetings of the Neocatechumenal Way.

He also started attending some Philosophy courses at the S. Tommaso Theological Institute of Messina, Italy, affiliated to the Pontifical Salesian University of Rome.

In September 1999, at the international meeting of the seminarians of the Neocatechumenal Way in Porto San Giorgio, Italy, he was assigned to Redemptoris Mater Diocesan Missionary Seminary of Kitwe, Zambia.

He was ordained  deacon on 4th November 2007,   in Reggio Calabria.

He was ordained priest in Ndola by Bishop Noel O’Regan on 26th June 2008. He was assigned to St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish (Kawama) in Ndola, and worked there as an assistant priest and he is  now the Parish Priest here.

Strategic Goal
To effectively and efficiently provide quality Biblical apostolate, Catechesis, and Liturgy, in order to have well-formed Catholics who are able to live and share their faith with conviction.
Under Pastoral care, the major issues identified were inadequacies in Biblical understanding, initial and on-going formation (Catechesis) and in the celebration of the Liturgy. In order to redress this situation, it is proposed that formation and training in general should be redefined. To achieve this, Animators, Catechists, Religious and Priests should be re-trained. Besides, new ecclesial movements and communities need to be encouraged to enhance the evangelization mission of the Church. The social doctrine of the Church needs to be known. The roles of Chaplains as they accompany the faithful should be streamlined and as part of strengthening the formation, the Diocese should establish Retreat Centres in order to provide for spiritual nourishment and guidance.

Strategic Objectives
i. To promote the reading, sharing and studying of the Bible.
ii. To review and define the content of the initial and on-going formation.
iii. To provide quality formation and training of Catechists and Animators.
iv. To deepen the understanding and proper celebration of the Sacred Liturgy.
v. To promote ecclesial movements and communities in fostering Christian formation.
vi. To promote Prayer Companionship for spiritual guidance of the faithful.
vii. To encourage individual commitment to preaching and witnessing to the Word of God.
viii. To make the Social doctrine of the Church as part of Christian formation.
ix. To identify, train and actively involve Chaplains in service institutions.
x. To establish Retreat Centres with presence of Priests, Religious and Laity to care for the spiritual needs of all.

Key Results
• Qualified and competent agents of Evangelization.
• Availability of support structures and personnel.
• A well informed Laity with access to Church documents.
• Well-formed Catholics who are able to live and share their faith with conviction.
• Pastoral Director
• Vicar Forane
• Parish Priests

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