Holy Ghost Fathers

Parishioners of St. Austin's Catholic Church of Kenya's Archdiocese of Nairobi pause to reflect on a Station of the Cross at the Subukia Shrine in the Diocese of Nakuru. Credit: ACI Africa

Pilgrims Share Stories of Conversion and Healing at National Marian Shrine in Kenya

Sep 25, 2023

The steep hill, marked with the Stations of the Cross, leads to a spring of water believed to offer miraculous healing to those who visit Subukia National Marian Shrine in Kenya’s Catholic Diocese of Nakuru.

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.

The four Priests belonging to the Congregation of the Holy Spirit (Spiritans) ordained May 7 at St. Austin’s Parish of Nairobi Archdiocese.

Missionaries of Kenya’s Oldest Order Lauded for “planting seed” that Continues to Flourish

May 9, 2021

The first missionaries of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit (Spiritans) to arrive in Kenya have been applauded for “planting a seed” that continues to thrive through many Kenyan natives who continue to join the Religious Order that is the oldest in the East African country.

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.

The Late Fr. Frank Caffrey, Irish Spiritan Priest who served in Kenya for decades after he had been expelled from Nigeria during the Biafran war. / Congregation of the Holy Spirit – Irish Province

Irish Spiritan Cleric Who Served in Kenya and Nigeria Buried after Succumbing to COVID-19

Apr 19, 2020

The Irish Spiritan Priest, Fr. Frank Caffrey, who served in Kenya for decades after he had been expelled from Nigeria during the Biafran war, was laid to rest in Ireland Saturday, April 18 after succumbing to COVID-19.