25|05|2019. Lilongwe (Malawi). As the hymn goes, ‘Blessing after Blessing just keeps following me’, the Salesian province of ZMB has been receiving blessings from the Lord with new priests being ordained for the Province. Deacon Alexio Messi and Francios Rakotomalala was ordained priest on the 25th May 2019 at Don Bosco Lilongwe in Malawi. The solemn ceremony held in the open was attended by a large gathering of faithful from Malawi, Zimbabwe, Zambia and many young people from the youth center and the students from the college. The Bishop in his homily, delved on Father Alexio’s and François Ordination motto’s. The Ordination ceremony of Father François and Alexio was however all a Salesian affair. The liturgy was well conducted with a team of Salesians and the melodious choir that enlivened the celebration. The Archbishop during his homily strove to blend the themes of Father François . Father Provincial thanked both the families for generously offering their sons to the Church in the Salesian Congregation. After the ceremony a short felicitation program was held in the Salesian residence.
Solemn Blessing of the Deacons