Today, Sunday 20th September 2020, the Catholic community of Basankusu, DR Congo, joyfully celebrated the priestly ordination of Patrick Lonkoy Bolengu MHM together with diocesan candidate Sillas Bangamba Bondola by the local ordinary, bishop Joseph Mokobe Ndjoku. The ordination took place at the Cathedral of St Peter and Paul in Basankusu, DR Congo.
Two local candidates were ordained deacons at the same ceremony.
Fr Marius Tapang Tendongue MHM who attended the ceremony managed a live stream broadcast on FB of the proceedings of which the video below is a partial record.
Patrick Lonkoy Bolengu MHM is the fourth Mill Hill Missionary originating from the Diocese of Basankusu, DR Congo.
He has been appointed to serve at the Mill Hill Missionary parish of Bita in the archdiocese of Kinshasa, DR Congo.