On the 17th March, a big crowd assembled at the Uganda Martyrs Parish in Bongweni for the diaconate ordination of Brother Phumlani Mbatha. It was a joyful event to the people from Bongweni and Kokstad Diocese at large. The Holy Mass began at 9h.00 in the morning. In his homily, the Bishop explained to the […]
On 10 November all pastoral workers including the Bishop attended the ” Caritas Food Packaging ” event in Kokstad with the aim to rise against hunger. The event was graced by two representatives from each Parish within the Diocese.
His Excellency Peter Wells, the Apostolic Nuncio to South Africa visited the Diocese of Kokstad from 22-26 November 2017. Among other things he visited different deaneries of the Diocese celebrating Holy Mass with the Christian faithful.
“On Saturday 21 October Bro Henry Zonwabele Mjoki from Mbizana was ordained Deacon by Rt Rev Bishop Z.P. Mpambani at the Holy Spirit Church in Flagstaf, Eastern Cape.”
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 […]
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As the Bishop of the Diocese of Kokstad in South Africa, I welcome you to this website.
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With my very sincere and best wishes
+Bishop Zolile Petros Mpambani
BISHOP OF THE DIOCESE OF KOKSTAD