Catholic choirs in the Diocese of Mangochi have been urged to preserve the identity of the Catholic Church whenever they are composing liturgical songs. Speaking at the end of the...Read More
Rt Rev Montfort Stima
Bishop of the Diocese of Mangochi
The Right Reverend Montfort Stima (DP) was ordained a priest on 3rd August 1986 at Limbe Cathedral in Blantyre. His Holiness Pope Francis appointed him Bishop of Mangochi Diocese on 6th December 2013.
Diocese of Mangochi
The Fort Johnston Apostolic prefecture was erected on 29th May 1969. By then it covered the then Fort Johnston and the larger part of Kasupe (Machinga) District North of Shire River. It was entrusted to the Italian Montfort Missionaries. The late Right Reverend Bishop Alessandro Assolari was appointed first Prefect Apostolic on 18th October 1969. The Prefecture Apostolic was then erected into a Diocese on 17th September 1973. Mangochi Diocese covers the area of Mangochi, Balaka and part of Machinga Districts.
News Updates from the Diocese
People from the area of Traditional Authority Kawinga in Machinga district have applauded different projects that the Catholic Development Commission in Malawi (CADECOM) in the diocese of Mangochi is implementing...Read More
On 23rd September, 2022, the Catholic Women Organization (CWO) of the Diocese of Mangochi had their Eucharistic celebration that marked the opening of the 3-day period of prayers, which was...Read More
Bishop Montfort Stima of the Diocese of Mangochi on Saturday, 13th August 2022, ordained Deacon Frank Chiwaula to priesthood during a solemn eucharistic celebration which took place at St. Marys...Read More