The official opening of the Year Dedicated to Consecrated Life in the Archdiocese of Lusaka was celebrated at the Marian Shrine in close accord with the Zambian Association of Sisters (ZAS), the Association of Religious Men in Zambia (ARMZ), the Association of the Diocesan Priests of Lusaka (AZADCC), the National Council for the Laity, the Pastoral Coordination of the Archdiocese of Lusaka and the National Joint Committee (NJC).
The happening attracted over 800 Religious, women and men, Diocesan Priests and Laity from every corner of the Diocese of Lusaka. The Congregations display an exhibition showing their charism.
Four speakers elaborated the theme dedicated to Consecrated Life and Development. Those were Father Freeborn Kikombwe, Sister Nsofwa, Father Leonard Namuvumba and Mister Kusiyo Mbikusita Lewanika.
As proposed by our Pope Francis, we look to the past with gratitude, we live the present with passion and we embrace the future with hope.