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Saturday, October 24, 2015
RIP Father Edward Alfred Masauko - Popular Catholic Priest in #Malawi
A well-known Catholic priest, social activist, and author. Father Edward Alfred Masauko of the Blantyre Archdiocese has died. According to the Episcoporal Conference of Malawi (ECM), Fr Emmanuel Chimombo explained Father Masauko died at Mwaiwathu Hospital in Blantyre on Friday "after a short illness." On Sunday, October 25 at there will be a night vigil in Limbe Cathedral starting with a requime mass at same Cathederal on Monday at 10am to be followed by burial at Limbe Cathedral Cemetery.
He was born on March 1 1960 at Likhomo Village, T/A Mkanda in Mulanje District.
Fr. Edward was ordained to priesthood on July 21 1985 and was still part of the Limbe Cathedral during the time of his illness and death.