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06 May

official opening of St. Andrews Kwa vonza parish.

The parish was officially opened on 5/5/2019 by His Grace Anthony Muheria. Rev. Fr. Francis Ngungu (former director St. John Paul 2 Institute) was appointed as the Father in charge & Rev. Fr. Boniface Mutisya (former curate Boma) as the assistant parish priest. This is the 29th parish in the Diocese of Kitui and it […]

06 May

Pope Francis to appoint new bishops in Kenya

By Rose Achiego The Holy Father Pope Francis has encouraged the new Apostolic Nuncio to find new bishops as soon as possible to fill in vacancies in dioceses without bishops. Speaking at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) during his arrival to Kenya on 4th, May, 2019, The Apostolic Nuncio to Kenya and South Sudan, His […]

21 Mar

92 couples tie knot in mass wedding 

Joy! Dance! Songs! Jubilations! is what was witnessed at St. Patrick’s Mutune on Sunday 17, March 2019 as 92 couples said I do in presence of thousands of faithful and also the family members who were present to witness the beautiful moments in the lives of their loved ones. The couples included the young and […]

14 Feb

Church to celebrate 100th anniversary of Pope Benedict XV’s Apostolic Letter on missions

By Rose Achiego October 2019, the Church will mark the 100th anniversary of Pope Benedict XV’s Apostolic Letter Maximum Illud,issued at the end of the First World War. The Holy Father described the war as a useless venture that divides, destroys and devastates humanity calling upon the Church at that time to become missionary by spreading out […]

12 Feb

2019 Lenten Campaign Launch

Launching of Diocesan Lenten campaign 2019 on 10th February 2019 at Christ the King Parish, Kamuw’ongo. The Lenten Campaign was officially launched by His Grace Anthony Muheria, Archbishop of Nyeri and Apostolic Administrator Catholic Diocese of Kitui. Echoing this year’s Lenten theme, Archbishop Muheria urged all to respect the rule of law, stand firm in […]

12 Feb

Holy Ghost Fathers takes over Pastoral care of Kamuw’ongo parish

Christ the King Parish, Kamuw’ongo which is in the northern deanery of the diocese is now under the pastoral care of Holy Ghost Fathers. Holy Ghost fathers is a congregation of priests in the Catholic Church. They are also referred to as congregation of Holy Spirit or Spiritans. Christ the King Parish Kamuw’ongo was started […]

29 Jan

“Leadership is not about the display of power, it’s about empowering others” says the education secretary

The diocesan Education secretary Rev. Fr. Julius Muthamba has urged all the student leaders to empower other students especially leading by examples and through character formation. Addressing more than one thousand and seven hundred student leaders from the Catholic Sponsored Secondary school, Kitui County gathered at St. Charles Lwanga School for the annual Student leaders’ […]

28 Jan

Pope Francis challenges youth to cultivate love

By Rose Achiego In his speech during the 34th World Youth Day (WYD) in Panama City, Central America, attended by thousands of young pilgrims, the Holy Father Pope Francis shared his vision of a Church that dreams, and loves. The Pope’s reflections with young people on 24th, January, 2019, was dedicated to a definition of […]

Bishops message of hope and solidarity with victims of DusitD2 Hotel Terror attack

MESSAGE OF HOPE AND SOLIDARITY WITH VICTIMS OF THE DUSITD2 HOTEL ON THE 14 RIVERSIDE DRIVE TERROR ATTACK ON 15TH JANUARY 2019 “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God” (Mt. 5: 4-9). We, the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops, offer our sincere consolation and condolences to families who have lost their loved […]

17 Jan

DIOCESE OPENS A NEW PARISH

Catholic Diocese of Kitui celebrated notable growth in faith on 13/1/2019 through the opening of Christ the King parish Katutu. Christ the King parish is now the 28th Parish in the diocese of Kitui and it’s curved from Kabati, Mulutu and Muthale parishes. In his homily, his Grace Anthony Muheria, Archbishop Archdiocese of Nyeri and […]