On 17th May 1959, Pope John XXIII elevated all Vicariates in Nyasaland (now Malawi) to the rank of Dioceses. Zomba officially became a Diocese in that year comprising the current Zomba Diocese together with all parishes of the present Mangochi Diocese. Zomba Diocese is situated in the Eastern Region of Malawi and consists of Zomba and Machinga districts. The area for the Diocese is 3,522 Square Kilometres and has, according to the 2017 Diocesan Survey, over 233,000 Catholic Christians with 17 parishes.
Appointed by Pope Francis on 15th October 2015, the Feast of St.Teresa of Avila, and consecrated on 31st January 2016, Rt. Rev. George Desmond Tambala OCD is the incumbent Bishop of Zomba Diocese. His Motto is ‘Dives in Miseri-cor- dia,’ or God rich in mercy Eph2:4.
Starting time for Mass at Zomba Cathedral
English Mass - 06:30
Chichewa Mass - 08:30
Monday to Saturday
Chichewa Mass - 06:00
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