Congregation of the Holy Spirit

Bishop John Mbinda presenting the Book of the Gospels to newly ordained Deacons. Credit: ACI Africa

Let’s Be “professional” in Preparing Homilies: Catholic Bishop in Kenya to New Deacons

Sep 17, 2023

There is need for members of the Clergy to prepare their homilies, handling their ministry in a “professional” way as they feed the people of God with the word of God, Bishop John Mbinda of Kenya’s Lodwar Diocese has said. 

Members of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit (Holy Ghost Fathers/Spiritans/CSSp.) in Kenya with Lay Associates and partners during the annual fund drive popularly known as Spiritan Family Day at  St. Austin’s Msongari Parish of the Catholic Archdiocese of Nairobi. Credit: ACI Africa

“Do not get tired of supporting us”: Spiritan Superior in Kenya to Partners at Fund Drive

Jun 17, 2023

The leadership of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit under the protection of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (Spiritans/Holy Ghost Fathers/CSSp.) in Kenya is appealing to entities and individual persons who have partnered with the Congregation, the country’s oldest missionary Order, in facilitating the realization of its mission to continue the partnership.

Felix Maiyo,  Deputy Governor (DG) of Baringo County in Kenya. Credit: ACI Africa

Kenyan County Leader Lauds “spirit of collaboration” at Launch of Catholic Health Facility

Jun 8, 2023

The realization of the Good Samaritan Catholic Mission Hospital Tangulbei in the Diocese of Nakuru in Kenya is a manifestation of collaboration that the Catholic Church has continued to spearhead in Baringo County, the Deputy Governor (DG) of the Kenyan County has said.

Archbishop Hubertus van Megen and Bishop Cleophas Oseso Tuka officially open the Good Samaritan Catholic Mission Hospital Tangulbei in the Catholic Diocese of Nakuru. Credit: ACI Africa

“A good relief”: Catholic Bishop on Launch of Spiritan-initiated Health Facility in Kenya

Jun 6, 2023

The launching of the Good Samaritan Catholic Mission Hospital Tangulbei in the Catholic Diocese of Nakuru is “a good relief” for the people of God in area served by members of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit (Holy Ghost Fathers/Spiritans/CSSp.), the Local Ordinary of the Kenyan Diocese has said.

Fr. Chinedu Nwadike. Credit: Spiritan University Nneochi (SUN)

Spiritan Priest, Seminarian Freed after Abduction from Okigwe Catholic Diocese in Nigeria

Aug 15, 2022

A member of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit (Holy Ghost Fathers – Spiritans) and a seminarian kidnapped from the Catholic Diocese of Okigwe in Nigeria on August 12 have been freed.

Kenyan-born Spiritan Fr. John Munjuri, Parish Priest of St. Mary's Mukuru Parish, Archdiocese of Nairobi, who has facilitated a feeding program on Fridays under the auspices of St. Vincent de Paul Group / St. Mary's Mukuru Parish, Nairobi Archdiocese

Oldest Missionary Congregation in Kenya Igniting Hope Among Poor Slum Dwellers

Dec 31, 2020

The marram road that leads to St. Mary’s Catholic Parish in Mukuru Kwa Njenga, a sprawling informal settlement located on the fringes of Nairobi, the capital of Kenya is lined with tiny single-roomed corrugated iron shacks that provide home to thousands of slum dwellers in one of the most deprived areas of the East African country.

Some Lay Spiritan Associates in Kenya pose with Spiritan priests at the end of Holy Mass at St. John the Evangelist Parish in Nairobi, the venue of their official commissioning on February 29, 2020 / Joseph Tuck, Spiritan seminarian

Kenya’s Oldest Missionary Order Commissions First Lay Associates

Mar 2, 2020

The first Catholic missionaries to evangelize the East African nation of Kenya, the Congregation of the Holy Spirit (Spiritans), Saturday, February 29 commissioned the first Kenyan lay associates after years of orientation, with those behind the initiative expressing the hope that the new members will help foster the charism of their 317-year-old worldwide religious order among their various relations.