The office of Pontifical Mission Societies in the Diocese of Dedza will receive visitors from Missio Slovakia between the 17th and the 21st of September 2022. The delegation is visiting to appreciate missionary activities that are being implemented in the Diocese of Dedza.
The delegation will arrive in Malawi on the 17th of September 2022.
On the 18th of September, they will attend the closing Mass of this year’s Diocesan Missionary day of children at St Mary’s (Nzama) parish. Children from all the parishes in the Diocese of Dedza are expected to be part of this important function. After Mass, the children together with the visitors will visit Nzama Health Centre to appreciate the mattress project that was implemented by the Diocesan PMS office and also appreciate the services given to the patients especially children at the health centre.
On 19th September in the morning visitors will visit a tree project for children that was implemented in Tsangano Parish in the year 2019. In the afternoon of the same day, the delegation will visit the newly constructed Dedza church project that twice received funding from Propagation of Faith.
On the 20th of September, the visitors will celebrate Mass at Dowera, the outstation of St Joseph (Chiphwanya) Parish. The visitors will have a chance to appreciate the long distances people walk to receive social services like health services. Later that day, the delegation will visit Kanyama Health Centre.
On the 21st of September, in the morning visitors will visit Holy Childhood of Mua Parish. They will also be taken to Ku Ngoni Cultural Centre to appreciate Malawian culture.
The office of Pontifical Mission Societies in the Diocese of Dedza would like to express its thanks to the Bishop of Dedza Rt. Rev. Peter Chifukwa for allowing the important visit from Missio Slovakia. PMS would also like to thank Missio Slovakia National PMS director for coming to the Diocese of Dedza. Finally, PMS would like to thank the National PMS director in Malawi Fr. Vincent Mwakhwawa for facilitating this important missionary visitation.