THEME: “MARY, FAITHFUL MOTHER HELP US TO PUT OUR FAITH IN ACTION” Each year the Diocese of Kokstad organizes a pilgrimage in Maria Telgte. This year, the weather condition was not suitable to begin the prayer at the right time. The rain started early before noon. This situation never stopped people to come in numbers […]
CHRISM MASS IN MATATIELE DEANERY ” Bishop Zolile P. Mpambani celebrated Chrism Mass in Matatiele Deanery. It was a day of joy. The Holy Mass started at 10h.00 in the morning with a big crowd around their shepherd”.
“The rite of election of candidates for RCIA took place on Sunday 5th March at 9h.30 in the morning at the Uganda martyrs parish in Bongweni and was presided over by Rt Rev Bishop Zolile Petros Mpambani of Kokstad diocese assisted by Fr V. Bwete, the parish priest of the Uganda martyrs church
BISHOP’S ZOLILE P. MPAMBANI’ 60th BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION AS WELL AS THE 30th ANNIVERSARY OF HIS PRIESTLY ORDINATION
On the 19th February a big crowd of faithful and invitees gathered in Kokstad for celebrating Bishop Zolile P. Mpambani’s 60th Year Birthday as well as his 30th Anniversary of his Priestly ordination. The Holy Mass was said for the two-fold celebration held at the St Patrick’s Cathedral in Kokstad at 11h.00am. The readings were […]
“Let the little children come to me, and do not stop them; for it is to such as these that the Kingdom of God belongs” ( Luke 18:16) Addressing the parents, teachers and the crowd at the graduation ceremony of the children in the Holy Trinity Hall in Matatiele, Bishop Zolile P. Mpambani reminded them […]
Theme: “MARY MOTHER OF OUR FAMILIES, TEACH US TO BE MERCIFUL LIKE THE FATHER”
This ceremony took place on the 17th April 2016 at Gogela village. Gogela outstation is found in Uganda martyrs’ catholic parish Bhongweni, in Kokstad Catholic Diocese. The main celebrant was, Bishop Zolile Petros Mpambani, SCJ the bishop of Kokstad. The co celebrant was the son of the village, the parish and the diocese, Bishop Xolelo […]
Welcome To The Diocese Of Kokstad
As the Bishop of the Diocese of Kokstad in South Africa, I welcome you to this website.
It is my hope that it will inform you and provide you with any information you may require regarding this segment of the Catholic Church.
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If you have discovered this page by accident, you are especially welcome and I hope you will find it of some value and maybe help you to understand how the Catholic Church in the Diocese of Kokstad is trying to serve the community and so bring it closer to the Lord.
With my very sincere and best wishes
+Bishop Zolile Petros Mpambani
BISHOP OF THE DIOCESE OF KOKSTAD