Archdiocese of Nairobi

Some of the Guests at the one day concert held at St. Mary's auditorium in Nairobi. Credit: ACI Africa

How Youth at Kenyan Catholic Parish are Supporting Needy Colleagues in Twinning Initiative

Dec 4, 2023

Members of the Kings and Queens youth group of St. Austin’s Catholic Parish of Nairobi Archdiocese in Kenya are reaching out to their needy colleagues in a first evangelization context in the country’s Nakuru Diocese in a twinning initiative that started seven years ago.

Bishop John Mbinda presenting the Book of the Gospels to newly ordained Deacons. Credit: ACI Africa

Let’s Be “professional” in Preparing Homilies: Catholic Bishop in Kenya to New Deacons

Sep 17, 2023

There is need for members of the Clergy to prepare their homilies, handling their ministry in a “professional” way as they feed the people of God with the word of God, Bishop John Mbinda of Kenya’s Lodwar Diocese has said. 

A poster announcing Family Day in the Catholic Archdiocese of Nairobi in Kenya. Credit: Nairobi Archdiocese

Church Not a Company, Goes Beyond “administrative grouping”: Kenyan Archbishop

Aug 12, 2023

The definition of the Church as the family of God goes beyond an “administrative grouping” and does not operate as a company, the Archbishop of Kenya’s Catholic Archdiocese of Nairobi has said.

The Kenya Prisons Service Principal Chaplain, Fr. Peter Kimani speaking on Tuesday, August 1 during the Prize Giving Ceremony at St. Jude Donholm School in Kenya’s Catholic Archdiocese of Nairobi. Credit: Capuchin TV.

Catholic Chaplain at Kenyan Prison Blames Moral Decay on Parental Absence

Aug 5, 2023

The principal chaplain at the Kenya Prisons Service has urged parents in the East African country to show their children direction in life, and blamed deteriorating morals among the youth in the country on parental absence.

The Shrine of Mary Help of Christians, Don Bosco Upper Hill, Nairobi, venue for the Marian Congress. Credit:Salesian Missions

Planned Marian Congress to Make Salesian Shrine “heart of Marian devotion in East Africa"

Jun 23, 2023

The Marian Congress that members of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) in the East Africa Province (AFP) are organizing is to culminate in having their Nairobi-based shrine “the heart of Marian devotion in East Africa," the Salesian Communication Delegate for the four-day has said.

Archbishop Hubertus van Megen officially opens the door of the St. John the Evangelist Holy Ghost Parish of the Catholic Archdiocese of Nairobi in Kenya on 13 May 2023. Credit: St. John the Evangelist Holy Ghost Parish

“A Holy space”: Nuncio at Kenyan Church Consecration, Cautions against Politics in Church

May 14, 2023

The representative of the Holy Father in Kenya has underscored the need to respect Catholic church buildings, and cautioned against using the “holy space” for politics.

St. John the Evangelist Holy Ghost Parish. Credit: Magdalene Kahiu/ACI Africa

Scheduled Consecration of Kenyan Church to be “a memorable event”: Parish Priest

May 11, 2023

The consecration of St. John the Evangelist Holy Ghost Parish of the Catholic Archdiocese of Nairobi in Kenya planned for Saturday, May 13 will be “a memorable event for parishioners”, the Parish Priest has said.

“Such a positive experience”: Parent on Pioneer Children Holiday Camp at Kenyan Parish

May 2, 2023

The pioneer children holiday camp, which St. Austin’s Parish of the Catholic Archdiocese of Nairobi organized was “a positive experience” for participants, a parent at the Catholic Parish has said. 

Archbishop Kivuva with three FSP members after taking perpetual vows outside Consolata Shrine. Credit: ACI Africa

Pauline Sisters Keeping “church on toes” Through Media: Catholic Archbishop in Kenya

Apr 16, 2023

The Catholic Archbishop of Kenya’s Mombasa Archdiocese has lauded members of the Pious Society of the Daughters of St. Paul (FSP/Pauline Sisters) for keeping the people of God in Kenya “on toes” through media apostolate. 

A poster announcing the final profession of three members of the Pious Society of the Daughters of St. Paul (FSP). Credit: Paulines Publication Africa

Catholic Bookshops “our pulpit”: Kenyan Pauline Sisters ahead of Perpetual Profession

Apr 12, 2023

Not everyone who steps into a bookshop is interested in buying books. This is what three members of the Pious Society of the Daughters of St. Paul (FSP) have observed while working at Catholic bookshops under the auspices of their Religious Order in various African countries.

Archbishop Philip Anyolo of Nairobi Archdiocese (right) and John Cardinal Njue (Left) during the launch of PMC theme of 2023 on Saturday, February 18 at St. Mary's ground. Credit: ACI Africa.

“Under-representation of boys”: PMC Animators in Kenyan Archdiocese on Membership

Feb 20, 2023

Animators of the Pontifical Missionary Children (PMC) in the Catholic Archdiocese of Nairobi in Kenya have, in separate interviews with ACI Africa, highlighted a challenge in the membership, which they say has significantly more girls than boys.

Archbishop Hubertus van Megen. Credit: KCCB

Deepen Relationship with God “step by step, patiently”: Nuncio in Kenya to Seminarians

Jan 29, 2023

Strive to deepen your personal relationship with God in steps, exercising patience, the representative of the Holy Father in Kenya has told Major Seminarians in the East African nation.

Bishop John Oballa of Kenya's Ngong Diocese. Credit: Nairobi Archdiocese

Let’s Embrace “collaborative ministry” for Church’s Progress: Catholic Bishop in Kenya

Jan 7, 2023

The Bishop of Ngong Diocese in Kenya is calling upon the Laity and Clergy in the East African nation to foster togetherness in realizing the mission of the Church.

John Cardinal Njue. Credit: Nairobi Archdiocese

Cardinal in Kenya Lauded for Defending Human Life, Family in 50 Years of Priestly Ministry

Jan 6, 2023

In his 50 years of Priestly Ministry, John Cardinal Njue was committed to defending human life and safeguarding the “family as the basic unit of society”, members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) have said.

Fr. Lawrence Njoroge, author of the book, "Beyond the Century of Endeavour: History of Catholic Church in Kenya” during the November 19 Book Launch. Credit: ACI Africa

How Catholic Priest “collected material” for Book on History of Catholic Church in Kenya

Nov 22, 2022

A member of the Clergy of Kenya’s Nairobi Archdiocese has recounted how he gathered content for his new book about the history of the Catholic Church in Kenya that Paulines Publications Africa published.

Archbishop Philip Subira Anyolo during Confirmation Mass at St Ignatius of Loyola Kenya Prisons Chaplaincy of the Archdiocese of Nairobi on 7 October 2022. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Kenyan Archbishop Urges Environmental Conservation, Says “bad” Nature Breeds Human Evils

Oct 8, 2022

There is an urgent need to conserve the environment by undertaking deliberate initiatives to “take care of nature”, the Archbishop of Kenya’s Catholic Archdiocese of Nairobi has said.

Fr. Boniface Kariuki, Spiritual Director Legion of Mary Nairobi Archdiocese. Credit: Archdiocese of Nairobi

Legion of Mary Can Be “breeding ground” for Consecrated Life: Catholic Priest in Kenya

Oct 6, 2022

Making known the Legion of Mary across Kenya and having the people of God in the East African nation embrace the lay Catholic movement can foster vocations to Consecrated Life, the Spiritual Director of Marian movement has said. 

Archbishop Philip Anyolo of Nairobi Archdiocese flanked by John Cardinal Njue (left) during the memorial Holy Mass of the Servant of God, Maurice Michael Cardinal Otunga celebrated at the Resurrection garden, Karen, Nairobi on 6 September 2022. Credit: Catholic Archdiocese of Nairobi/Facebook

Kenya’s First Cardinal Headed to Sainthood Hailed as “a great gift to the Church”

Sep 6, 2022

Kenya’s first Cardinal, the Servant of God, Maurice Michael Cardinal Otunga, who is being considered for Sainthood, has been hailed as “a great gift to the Church” in the East African country and the world.

Archbishop Philip Subira Anyolo of Nairobi Archdiocese. Credit: ADN

Life Has to Continue after General Elections: Catholic Archbishop to Electorate in Kenya

Aug 8, 2022

The Local Ordinary of Nairobi Archdiocese in Kenya has urged voters in the East African nation to be prepared to accept the outcome of the Tuesday, August 9 general elections because life has to continue after the polls.

Archbishop Philip Anyolo of Nairobi Archdiocese with the four Sisters of daughters of St. Paul who took their final religious profession. Credit: ACI Africa.

“Serve now and serve permanently”: Archbishop in Kenya to Nuns at Perpetual Profession

Jun 19, 2022

The Archbishop of Nairobi has urged the four members of the Institute of Daughters of St. Paul (FSP) who made their perpetual profession Friday, June 17 to embrace the spirit of service in the Church, and to do so all the days of their lives.