25th anniversary of Kolibo Vocation Centre and end of 2015 candidacy course.


Dear Missionaries of Africa, Missionaries Sisters of Our Lady of Africa, M.Afr students and ex-students, MIMSAF members, parents and friends. 2015 marks the 25th anniversary of the existence of Kolibo Vocation Centre in Serenje. A special Mass was celebrated on the 14th June coinciding with the closing of the 2015 candidacy course which ended in …

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Kolibo Vocation Centre, Zambia


By Francis Kangwa, M.Afr – Zambia Kolibo Vocation Centre is a Pre-First Phase Centre based in Serenje, some 440 km North of Lusaka, Zambia. This Centre was opened in 1990 and it came about as a result of the growing numbers of young people who showed interest in the way of life of the Missionaries …

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Golden Jubilee of priesthood of Fr Piet van Heijst, M.Afr.


Fr Piet van Heijst celebrated his Golden Jubilee as a priest at St John the Baptist Catholic Church New-Kaloko in Ndola on August 27. The celebration took place in a joyful atmosphere led by the Parish-Priest Fr Francis Scszurek assisted by Fr Didasio Mwanza and the entire church council. A number of delegations came from …

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Present Magazine, December 2016 – A Newsletter for the Candidates and Students of the Missionaries of Africa, Zambia.


Greetings from Kolibo and may the Lord be with you always! Merry Christmas and a happy New Year 2017! Christmas is a time for us Catholics to rejuvenate and gain more strength to follow Christ the Saviour and the Redeemer of the world. Jesus, the Son of God, has come to free the world from …

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Present magazine September 2015


Kolibo Vocation Centre has reached 25 YEARS of existence. It is our joy to see that many things have happened during these passes years. A number of aspirants and students have passed in the centre. Amongst them, some are priests, civil servants, officers in various institutions, business men, professionals and others are still in formation. …

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