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Congregation of the Holy Spirit

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.