The installation of the new Superior and council of the Oblate Missionaries of Mary Immaculate (OMI) Zambian Delegation will take place February 17, 2017.
This is according to a statement published on the OMI United States province website and signed by Oblate Provincial of the United States Fr. Bill Antone, OMI. The statement has further stated that OMI is very grateful to Fr. Freeborn Kibombwe and his Council for their excellent service of leadership during his tenure office for the last 6 years. “There is much to celebrate in the Delegation and I commend each and every member of the Zambian Delegation for their missionary Oblate life. I am confident that the new leadership and the membership will continue to great work of the Delegation” said Fr. Antone. The Zambia Delegation of the Oblates have had the election to usher in new leadership. Fr. Vincent Sakala will serve as Superior while Frs. Chishimba Peter Chibesa, Barnabas Simatende, Lewis Chilembwe Sauti and Nebby Chanda Mutale will serve as Councilors.