Bishop Martin Mtumbuka of the Diocese of Karonga has today 30th October, 2017, officially opened St. Ignatius Secondary School in Nthalire.
The Bishop has encourage the pioneering students at the school to always place their trust in God for everything in their lives. ‘Dont let anything, be it poverty or riches, separate you from your God. He is the source of true happiness’ said Bishop Mtumbuka.
The Bishop also expressed his gratitude to all people who made the building of the school a success such as, the the donors and government.
In his remarks, the chairperson of the main funding institution Mr Markus Schwabe expressed thanks to the Bishop for the welcome and a nice school that has been built. Mr Schwabe called for partnership and friendship and said that the building of this school was just the beggining of this relationship.
Represeting government, the EDM expressed government satification with what the Catholic Church is doing in Malawi in supporting government in its development agenda.
The opening ceremony was colorfully organised, opening with a tour of the campus, a holy mass, speeches and artistic performances by the learners.
St Ignatius Secondary School opened in September 2017 and has 106 learners