Kachebere Major Seminary – Grandeur on the border
Sitting at the foot of Kalulu hills in Malawi – Zambia border district of Mchinji is Kachebere Major Seminary, a Roman Catholic philosophical training college.
The Catholic White Fathers established a mission at Kachebere in 1903 which developed into an institution for pastoral education in Central Africa. Kachebere Major Seminary opened its doors on October 10, 1939 and will be celebrating its 80th birthday later this year.
The seminary’s alumni include Zambia’s late Cardinal Medardo Mazombwe, ex-Archbishop Emmanuel Milingo, late Archbishop Mutare, Malawi’s late Archbishop James Chiona, late Bishop Patrick Kalilombe of Missionaries of Africa, late Bishop Felix Mkhori, Archbishop Tarcizio Ziyaye, Archbishop Thomas Luke Msusa, Bishop Peter Musikuwa, Late Bishop Joseph Mukasa Zuza, Bishop Dr. Mtumbuka and Bishop Montfort Sitima.