Kabati Parish is one of the 6 parishes in the central Deanery of the diocese of Kitui. Other parishes are Mulutu, Muthale Mutune, Boma (cathedral) and Mbitini. It was established in 1981. Its headed by Rev. Fr.Charles Kitheka by Fr. Patrick Mwavu
The parish has an estimated population of 100,000 people, whereby, 25% of this populace is Catholics.
The church groups in the parish are active, main ones being: Catholic Women Association, Catholic Men Association, Youth (including Young Christian Students (YCS). In fact, the parish has been winning the diocesan Executive trophy since 2008 and also National musice festivals in the national class since 2009 except in 2013 when the choir was disqualiefied.