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21 Sep

Upcoming Diocesan events

Greetings and peace of Christ. I take this opportunity to thank you all for your support during my Episcopal ordination. As we now settle for work, I wish to inform you some important dates ahead of us.   29th September 2020 Meeting of parish priests and parish chairpersons   1st October Final profession of Sr. […]

03 Sep

Rt. Rev. Joseph Mwongela consecrated as the new bishop of Kitui

Rt. Rev. Joseph is now the new shepherd of the Catholic diocese of Kitui after a colourful consecration and installation ceremony held at St. Charles Lwanga Secondary School Grounds. Bishop Mwongela was installed in a ceremony presided over by the Apostolic Nuncio to Kenya Archbishop Hubertus Matheus Maria van Megen, assisted by His eminence John […]

23 Aug

Bishop Elect, Msgr. Joseph takes oath of office

Sunday, 23rd Aug. 2020 the Bishop Elect Kitui Diocese Msgr. Joseph Mwongela has took oath of office as the incoming Bishop of Kitui Diocese, by professing his Catholic Faith & Taking vows before His Grace Anthony Muheria The Kitui Apostolic Adm. & Nyeri Archbishop Witnessed by Rt. Rev. James Maria Wainaina The Bishop Murang’a Diocese […]

17 Mar

Pope Francis appoints Very Rev. Fr. Joseph Mwongela as Bishop of Kitui

By National Communications Network News Team, Tuesday, 17/03/2020 The Holy Father Pope Francis has appointed Very Rev. Fr. Joseph Mwongela as the Fourth Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Kitui. The news of the appointment of Bishop-Elect Joseph Mwongela was officially made public in Rome on Tuesday 17th, March 2020 at Noon, Rome Time (2.00 […]

08 Jun

More servants in the vineyard of the Lord from Mutomo parish

Congratulations to the newly ordained deacons from Holy Family parish, Mutomo; Rev. Deacon Amos Musingila and Rev. Deacon Duncan Mwanzia Mwangangi. Hundreds of Christians from across the Diocese congregated at Our Lady of Mercy Mutomo Girls secondary school to witness the rare June event at Southern Deanery. The ordination was graced by His Grace Anthony […]

06 Jun

Principals from Catholic sponsored schools gives out support for Museve shrine pews

Principals from Catholic Sponsored Schools and former CASPA principals giving out their contribution to His Grace Anthony Muheria at His residence in Kitui in support of buying pews for Our Lady of Protection Shrine, Museve. Led by the Education Secretary Rev. Fr. Julius Muthamba, they have managed to give out a dummy cheque of kshs […]

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 […]