The installation of Bishop Xolile Thaddaeus Kumalo as the Bishop of witbank will take place on Saturday 20 March 2021, at Maria Trost Pastoral Center in Lydenburg (Mashishing) at 10am. Bishop Kumalo took possession of the Diocese in January 2021 but due to the covid-19 restrictions the installation could not take place earlier. The bishop will be installed by the Apostolic Nuncio, Archbishop Peter Wells, and the main concelebrants will be Archbishop Buti Tlhagale of the Metropolitan Province of Johannesburg which includes Witbank Diocese, and Bishop Graham Rose of Dundee.
There will also be a Mass of the Possession of the Cathedral on Sunday at 10am at the Cathedral of Christ the King, Witbank. Bishop Kumalo was appointed the Bishop of the Diocese of Witbank from the Diocese of Eshowe on the 25th November 2020.