As a Priest, he served as an Assistant Parish Priest, Vice Rector, and Rector of National Major Seminaries in Kenya.
The Archbishop-elect is the current Vice Chairman of Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) and Principal Administrator of the Catholic Secretariat in Kenya.
He has previously served as the Chairman of KCCB Commission for Education and Religious Education (CERE), part-time National Executive Secretary for KCCB Commission for Doctrine and chairperson of the Council of the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA).
He holds a licentiate and a doctorate in philosophy from the University of Santa Croce in Rome.
Once installed, the 53-year-old Archbishop-elect is expected to serve as the Local Ordinary of the 4,616 square kilometer Archdiocese located in Western Kenya. The Archdiocese has an estimated population of 1,586,232 Catholics, according to 2020 statistics.
Magdalene Kahiu is a Kenyan journalist with passion in Church communication. She holds a Degree in Social Communications from the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA). Currently, she works as a journalist for ACI Africa.
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