Diaconate Ordination

Fr. Waran Charles Joseph and Deacons Emmanuel Konga Kenyi and Joseph Unzi. Credit: Yei Diocese

“Say it the way it is”: Bishop in South Sudan Urges New Clergy to Preach Truth of Gospel

Oct 12, 2023

The Catholic Bishop of South Sudan’s Yei Diocese has called upon the newly ordained Priest and Deacons to be courageous in their ministry, preaching the truth of the Gospel.

Screengrab of Bishop Victor Phalana during the Diaconate ordination of Mr. Mitchum Ruthman at St. Joseph’s Catholic Hall of the Diocese of Klerksdorp. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Put Church’s Needs First, South African Bishop to Permanent Deacon at Ordination

Dec 19, 2021

The Catholic Bishop of South Africa’s Klerksdorp Diocese has urged the Diocese’s newly ordained Deacon to prioritize the needs of the Church through “the sign of faithful love and also ministerial service”.

Bishop Sanctus Lino Wanok and examining the ordinands during the Priestly and Diaconate ordination in the Catholic Diocese of Lira, Uganda. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Free Deacons, Priests to Serve “without any hindrance”: Ugandan Bishop to Parents, Family

Sep 3, 2021

A Catholic Bishop in Uganda has urged parents and family members of the newly ordained Deacons and Priest to exercise detachment and allow the new members of the Clergy to serve the people of God “without any hindrance”.

Bishop Joseph Obanyi Sagwe during the Priestly Ordination of Priestly ordination of Deacon Reuben Kemei in Kenya's Bungoma Diocese/ Credit: Courtesy Photo

Kenyan Catholic Bishop Faults Government for Suspending Public Worship in Parts of Country

Jun 18, 2021

The Bishop of Kenya’s Kakamega Diocese has faulted the government for suspending public worship in parts of the country, a move that seems to undermine, the Bishop says, the role of the Inter-faith Council.

Bishop David Kamau lays hands on one of the Deacons during the ordination Mass at St Joseph and Mary Shauri Moyo parish of the Archdiocese of Nairobi, Sunday, October 25. / St. Joseph's Missionary Society/Capuchin Tv

Do Not Introduce Your Own “fashion” to the Church: Kenyan Prelate at Ordination

Oct 26, 2020

The multi-national candidates for Priestly and Diaconate Ordination at a Parish of Kenya’s Archdiocese of Nairobi over the weekend were cautioned against introducing their own ways of life in the Church as they prepare to begin carrying out their ministry as ordained men of God.