Nairobi (Kenya) 19/05/13. Salesian Theological College receives 14 confreres to the order of diaconate. The deacons where ordained by bishop Clement Mulenga of Kabwe diocese in Zambia. Among the ordained was our very own Macarious Mpundu sdb who originally comes from our Salesian parish in kabwe. The ordination was held at Utume in Nairobi on the 18th of May. We keep our brothers in prayers as they begin their proper service in the church as deacons.
Lufubu (ZAMBIA).- The Salesian Mission Day for Children and Adolescents in Lufubu . The Salesian Community of St. Isidro (Lufubu) in co-operation with the Delegate for Mission Promotion in ZMB, Volunteers and Aspirants organised a series of conferences and other activities to commemorate the Salesian Mission Day 2013.
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Acolytes_ Mark, Peter, Alphoncious
Nairobi (Kenya) 01/05/13. As ZMB confreres here and back at home awaits the ordination to deaconate of Macarius on the 19th May; seven of its sons studying at Salesian Theological College – Utume – Kenya received ministries of lector and acolyte. The new acolytes of ZMB province origin are Aphoncious, Peter, Mark while Simba, Christopher, Martin and John received ministry of Lector. The provincial Fr. Roland Gianni (AFE) spoke at length on the importance of ministries in the Church more specifically as the steps in discovering and deepening ones vocation towards priesthood. He rightly said daily program is not formative enough to discern ones vocation hence Fr. Gianni highlighted five (5) brief conditions needed as given by the rector major: Refer http://utume.salesianszmb.org/
Lusaka – Bauleni (ZAMBIA) 27/04/2013. MEETING OF MEMBERS OF THE SALESIAN FAMILY WITH FR JOSE PASTOR & PROMOTION TEAM. Community of Bauleni was the venue for the meeting of the members of the Salesian in the south cone. Daughters of Mary Help of Christians, Salesians of Don Bosco and Salesian Cooperators gathered at Bauleni community to study the Chart of the Salesian Family helped by Fr. Jose Pastor SDB, the World facilitator of the Salesian Family. Fr. Pastor came to Zambia accompanied by Sr. Lesley and Fr. Giuseppe S. from the Formation & Promotion Team of the Salesian Family. Continue reading Salesian Family — Formation Meeting
Lusaka (ZAMBIA) 18/04/2013.- The VII Provincial Chapter comes to an end. The Provincial Superior of ZMB Vice-Province, Fr. George Chalissery SDB has formally concluded the VII Provincial Chapter. In his concluding speech Fr. George thanked all participants to the Chapter for their valuable contributions to the life of the vice-province and reminded all that changes begin with each individual’s desire to be holier and more committed to the mission. Continue reading VII Provincial Chapter Ends
Don Bosco at Tangaza
Nairobi (Kenya) 17/04/13. As ZMB province is locked up in the PC VII the community at Utume in Nairobi are celebrating after their successful defense of the Tangaza Basketball Trophy. Don Bosco like in any other year went [...]
Lusaka (ZAMBIA) 14/04/2013.- VII PROVINCIAL CHAPTER OF ZMB KICKS OFF. The provincial Superior of ZMB, Fr. George Chalissery has officially inaugurated the VII Provincial Chapter, which is celebrated in Lusaka in preparation for the 27 General Chapter of the Salesian Congregation. Fr. Chalissery welcomed and thanked all participants to the provincial chapter [...]
Lusaka (ZAMBIA) 10-14/04/2013.- ANNUAL RETREAT FOR SALESIANS PARTICIPATING IN THE VII PROVINCIAL CHAPTER. Fr. Selvam Sahaya SDB from AFE Province has directed the first annual retreat of ZMB Vice-Province after an invitation from Fr. George Chalissery [Provincial Superior of ZMB]. The retreat took place at the provincial house in Lusaka.