The Association of Consecrated Women in Eastern and Central Africa (ACWECA) has urged the Zambia Association of sisterhood (ZAS) to strengthen and embrace their mission in youth and family ministries. ACWECA General Secretary, Sr. Enelesi Chimbali has also encouraged the sisters to embrace the Holy Father’s encyclical “Laudato sì -On Care for Our Common Home” and include it in their educational ministry.

As reported by Vatican news,  Sr. Enelesi Chimbali remarked that “I want to congratulate ZAS especially for the different programmes that they are running which involve many sisters including those outside Zambia. I encourage you to continue carrying out your mission and giving hope to the people you serve. In your mission as sisters, include the ministry of the youth, families and the encyclical of the Holy Father.”

Sr. Enelesi who is visiting ZAS ahead of their Diamond Jubilee also praised the role of ZAS within ACWECA. ZAS is celebrating its Diamond Jubilee under the theme; “Celebrating with Gratitude God’s Faithfulness and Embracing the Future with Confidence” on Saturday, 17th November 2018  at Roma’s Assumption Parish in Lusaka, Zambia.