Nsanje Parish to celebrate 100 Years of mission

Nsanje Parish to celebrate 100 Years of mission

Chikwawa diocese, through the office of the Pastoral Coordinator, has announced Centenary celebrations for Mbusa Wabwino Parish, Nsanje.

Through a written communique, the diocese has announced that Nsanje Parish will hold celebrations marking 100 years of its mission on 19th November 2022. The celebrations will be led by Bishop Peter Musikuwa.

As a way of marking the preparatory journey, and setting the mood for the big celebration the parish will hold a ceremony launching these celebrations.

“Meanwhile, the launch for the Centenary celebration will take place on Sunday, 29th May 2022. Holy Mass will start at 8:30 in the morning at Nsanje Parish also called Good Shepherd Parish and to be presided over by Rt. Rev. Peter Musikuwa.” Reads the statement.

Established in 1921, Nsanje parish is one of the oldest parishes in the diocese. It holds a very important position in the history of the Catholic Church in Malawi, mostly well known for being the entry point and hosting Montfort Missionaries as they came to Malawi through the southern tip of Nsanje and dedicated the parish to the Blessed Virgin Mary at the famous baobab tree.