Death Announcement: Bishop Joseph Mukasa Zuza

Death Announcement Joseph Zuza Jan 2015The Catholic Secretariat of the Episcopal Conference of Malawi (ECM) regrets to announce the death of His Lordship Joseph Mukasa Zuza, Bishop for the Catholic Diocese of Mzuzu and Chairman for ECM. Bishop Zuza was involved in a road accident in Chikangawa and   passed on at Saint John Hospital on 15th January 2015.

Requiem mass for his repose shall be held on Monday, 19th January 2015, at St Peters Cathedral in Mzuzu, starting from 10.00 AM. Burial shall be held at Katoto, near the bishop’s house.

His   Excellency, The Most Reverend Archbishop Julio Murat, The Apostolic Nuncio for Malawi and Zambia will preside the Requiem mass.

Right   Reverend Zuza was born on 22 October 1955 at Malembo Village, T.A.  Chief Mbelwa, Mzimba District; ordained priest on 25 July 1982; appointed Bishop of Mzuzu on 9th March 1995 and consecrated on 6th May 1995.

Bishop Zuza has held several positions in the Church on local and regional (AMECEA) level. On local level, he once served as Vice Chairman of ECM; Chairman for Justice and Peace Commission (CCJP); Chairman for Education Commission; Chairman for the Mixed Commission. On regional level he once served as Malawi Delegate in the AMECEA Executive Board; Chairman of AMECEA Staffing Committee (2008 – 2011);

As   Chairman for   ECM Right Rev. Joseph Mukasa Zuza   has   died   while   serving as Chancelor of the Catholic University of Malawi (CUNIMA). On Saturday, 10th January, Bishop Zuza inaugurated the Jubilee Year for Kachebere Major Seminary.

Tragic death of Bishop Rt. Rev. Joseph Mkasa Zuza in Mzuzu, Malawi


Strengthening the Vision of Our Destiny – Malawi

Episcopal Conference Malawi LogoGeorge Buleya 1Rev. Fr. George Buleya, Secretary General of the Episcopal Conference of Malawi, is proposing a Lenten reflection aiming at guiding priests to prepare their sermons in view of the forthcoming Tripartite Elections in Malawi.
Find in the first PDF file the message of Fr. Buleya.
The second PDF file presents the guidelines for the first Sunday of Lent.
The third PDF file presents the guidelines for the second Sunday of Lent.
The document has three objectives. Firstly, it acts as an inspiration to the clergy as they prepare to disseminate God’s Word during this period of Lent and the celebration of Easter.  Secondly, it provides critical reflection notes and questions for discussion in such groups as the Small Christian Communities, Justice and Peace Meetings, Youth Groups, Lay movements, and various other Election discussion fora. Finally and above all, this document is intended to inspire people towards personal reflection, prayer and conversion in this Lenten and Easter Seasons. This is a pastoral initiative intended at motivating Christians during this period to think about their positive role and engagement in shaping the future of this nation.