Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Lilongwe, His Grace George Desmond Tambala on 04th April 2023 presided over a Chrism Mass at Maula Cathedral in Lilongwe.
His Grace consecrated the holy oils used in the administration of some sacraments in the Church, including Holy Orders and Anointing of the sick.
At the same Mass all Priests who came for the function renewed their priestly vows.
In his homily, His Grace emphasized the need for the priests in the Archdiocese to remain united with Christ through prayer and he urged the faith to also remain united.
His Grace asked the priests not to fear telling themselves and the laity that the scriptures are meant for them today by citing the commandments of do not kill and do not steal from others.
His Grace further extended his exhortation to the national leadership especially those in high positions to compare what they are doing with what is expected of them.
Archbishop Tambala continued to ask everyone to pray for the sick and those who are affected by the cyclone Freddy in the Southern part of Malawi.
The Church commemorates the institution of the Holy Eucharist on Thursday of the Holy week, but the church of Lilongwe celebrates it on Tuesday.