Montligeon missions in Africa

30 September 2022

Don Paul Denizot
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The chaplains of the shrine regularly go and visit the Fraternity of Our Lady of Montligeon Prayer Groups in Africa. Find out more about the mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (Feb. 24-March 8, 2022) and that in Cameroon (July 20-24, 2022).

About the mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (Feb. 24-March 8, 2022)

Fr. Paul Denizot relates.

With the Archbishop of Kinshasa, Fridolin Cardinal Ambongo

We talked about the Fraternity of Montligeon, its mission of prayer for the deceased” relates Fr. Paul Denizot, “and of announcing Christian hope, and of service in Kinshasa, in the Congo and in the world. The Cardinal generously encouraged us to diffuse the apostolate of Montligeon in his diocese.”

From left to right: Fr. Nazaire Mabanza (in charge of the Montligeon Secretariat for Africa), Fr. Paul Denizot (rector of the shrine of Montligeon), Fridolin Cardinal Ambongo (Archbishop of Kinshasa), Fr. Jean-Paul Kele (chaplain of Montligeon in Kinshasa) and Fr. Guillaume d’Anselme (chaplain of Montligeon).

With Msgr. Bernard-Emmanuel Kasanda, bishop of Mbuji-Mayi

Avec Monseigneur Léonard KASANDA, évéque émérite du diocèse de Luiza (RDC)
From left to right: Fr. Justin Kalonji, priest of Mbuji-Mayi in Kinshasa, Fr. Nazaire Mabanza, Monsignor Bernard Emmanuel Kasanda, bishop of Mbuji-Mayi, Fr. Paul Denizot and Fr. Guillaume d’Anselme.
Celebration with the Boma Fraternity of Montligeon.

Fr. Jean-Paul Kele, chaplain for the Fraternity of Montligeon in Kinshasa

Fr. Paul Denizot meets Fr. Jean-Paul Kele, chaplain of the Fraternity of Montligeon in Kinshasa.

Interviews by Sabin Misakabu
and Raphael Kongolo

Arrival in the diocese of Mbuji-Mayi on March 5, 2022.
On the 2nd day in the diocese of Mbuji Mayi.
Welcome by the young people of the parish of Saint Marie of Ville-Miba.
At Saint-Achille’s parish in Mbuji-Mayi, on March 5, 2022.
Prayer vigil with the Saint-Achille’s parish in Mbuji-Mayi.
At the Marian shrine of Bena Kalongo.

Mission of Montligeon in Cameroon (July 20-24, 2022)

Fr. Guillaume d’Anselme went on to Camroon, from 20 au 24 juillet 2022. he attended and certified the election of the new National Bureau of the Oeuvre of Montligeon, supported by Fr. Nazaire Mabanza in charge of the Montligeon Secretariat for Africa.

The first prayer group of Montligeon in Cameroon was established in 1957. Nowadays, they amount to 160.

Fr Guillaume d’Anselme with members of the Our Lady of Montligeon Fraternity in Cameroon.
Fr. Nazaire Mabanga, Msgr. Joseph Atanga, Archbishop of Bertoua, and Fr. Guillaume d’Anselme.

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