The Lenten season is a time to observe a period of fasting, repentance, moderations, self-denial and spiritual discpline. The Purpose is to set aside a  time for reflection on Jesus Christ-his suffering and his sacrifice, his life, death, burial and ressurection. Wishing you a prayerful lenten season>>> 

Catechetical programe

This programme is the heart of the Pastoral Office. Its meant to teach faith and doctrines of the church, as well as to prepare the faithful for Sacramental life. Catechists have a central role in this and in helping the priests in evangelization work.

Formation of catechists is done at Bikira Maria Catechetical training centre Mbitini in the neighbouring diocese of Machakos. This year we were able to sent Five catechists to the same institution.  However as a way of cutting costs and increasing the number of trained volunteers catechchists in the diocese, a new in service training programme has been developed in the pastoral programme whereby up to now 225 volunteer catechists have been trained. The training takes duration of 9 weeks (three phases), in April, August and December. Upon successful completion of the training, the graduates are issued with certificates.

The programme is supported by our friends of Kitui, Nairobi group. This is a group of professionals from our Diocese who work in Nairobi, who have come together under the umbrella of Friends of Kitui to prop up our pastoral ministry.

This programme is facilitated by competent priests and trained catechists. This programme targets catechists from all over the diocese, with parish based training programmes being conducted on the request of a particular parish.

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  • Bishop Muheria Launches Diocesan Lenten Campaign

    Bishop Muheria Launches Diocesan Lenten Campaign

    Monday, 06 March 2017 11:30

    Published in News

  • Youth Converge in Nairobi to celebrate National Mass

    Youth Converge in Nairobi to celebrate National Mass

    Monday, 06 March 2017 11:10

    Published in News

  • Bishop reiterates Popes message to Kenyans

    Bishop reiterates Popes message to Kenyans

    Friday, 03 March 2017 11:29

    Published in News

  • A family in Kisasi gets a new house through 2016 Lenten Campaign contribution

    A family in Kisasi gets a new house through 2016 Lenten Campaign contribution

    Friday, 03 March 2017 11:00

    Published in News

  • Residents of Sosoma receive donations from Caritas Kenya

    Residents of Sosoma receive donations from Caritas Kenya

    Friday, 03 March 2017 10:42

    Published in News

  • Artistic Murals in Kabati and Mutune Parishes

    Artistic Murals in Kabati and Mutune Parishes

    Tuesday, 28 February 2017 13:00

    Published in News

  • The Church in Kenyan mourn Bishop Colin Davies

    Friday, 13 January 2017 13:10

    Published in News

  • Give dialogue a chance, Catholic Bishops appeal

    Wednesday, 11 January 2017 13:49

    Published in News

  • Youth as agents of Mercy

    Wednesday, 21 December 2016 09:05

    Published in News

  • Bishop Muheria Launches Media Campaign

    Bishop Muheria Launches Media Campaign

    Wednesday, 21 December 2016 06:11

    Published in News

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