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  • 15 June 2022

Installing the new parish priest for St. Barnabas parish, Fr. Kennedy Malemya

The new parish priest showing the letter of appointment

The new parish priest showing the key to the parish church

Radio Alinafe team at Chitowe stadium recording the event

Clergy at the procession at the opening of the new parish

His Grace handing the appointment letter to the new parish priest


His Grace, left and Fr. Augustine Kaliu at the unvailing site

His Grace, George D. Tambala

The decree with the protocol number, gdt/cal/pd/ba/2022/01 established the new parish in Matiki/Dwanga in Nkhotakota with the new Parish Priest, Fr. Kennedy Malemya, enthroned by His Grace, George Desmond Tambala.

The new parish has been partitioned from St. Paul, Nkhotakota Parish, established in 1978 by the Missionaries of Africa. With this new parish, the Archdiocese of Lilongwe has now 42 parishes, seven deaneries. The new parish is in Salima deanery.

Four other parishes: St. Philip – State of Utatu Woyera parish, St. Anthony of Kaggwa parish, St. Bernadetta – Chitula of Nambuma parish and Maria Gorretti – Manyani of Madisi parish will soon be launched.

The new parish has about four thousand christians.


His Grace unvailing the plague for the new parish at Matiki Centre

Catholic Women dancing for the new parish at the Chitowe stadium after the celebration of the launching Mass








His Grace cutting the ribbon at the opening of the new parish