Nairobi, 25 September, 2019 / 2:47 am (ACI Africa).
Catholic families from Kenya living in the United Kingdom (UK) are seeking to continue practicing their faith the same way their African counterparts do, being part of Small Christian Communities (SCCs) and forming relevant associations, Alice Muchiri who recently addressed members of Catholic Women Association (CWA) UK branch testified to ACI Africa.
“The first gathering that I joined was a Small Christian Community Mass,” Ms. Muchiri told ACI Africa in an exclusive interview Tuesday.
“I was so impressed because to them (Kenyans in UK) a Small Christian Community is a gathering of Kenyan families with the unique attendance of all family members including spouses and children both young and teenagers,” Ms. Muchiri explained, appreciating the inclusive nature of SCCs formed by Kenyan Catholics living in the UK.
A parishioner of St. Michael the Archangel Parish, Langata in Nairobi and a commissioned member of CWA, Ms. Muchiri was invited to the UK to give a talk to already commissioned members of CWA UK branch and 48 others who would be commissioned on September 21.
The one-day seminar, which took place in the city of Coventry focused on the origin of CWA and its evolution, the character of a Catholic woman, her role in the Church, in the family and in the society.