Chrism Mass 2024

Bishop Christian Carlassare of Rumbek Diocese, South Sudan, during 2024 Chrism Mass at Holy Family Cathedral of Rumbek Diocese on 27 March 2024. Credit: Fr. Luka Dor/Rumbek Diocese

Let’s Strive for “well-formed will, after the example of Christ”: Catholic Bishop in South Sudan in 2024 Easter Message

Mar 31, 2024

Bishop Christian Carlassare of the Catholic Diocese of Rumbek in South Sudan has emphasized the need to look to Jesus Christ for inspiration in determining the directions of our respective lives through our wills.

Bishop Melchisedec Sikuli Paluku of the Catholic Diocese of Butembo-Beni in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Credit: Radio Moto

Live Your Priestly Lives “in favor of the needy”: Catholic Bishop of Butembo-Beni, DR Congo, to Priest at Chrism Mass

Mar 29, 2024

Bishop Melchisedec Sikuli Paluku of the Catholic Diocese of Butembo-Beni in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has challenged Priests ministering in his Episcopal See to be pastors with the smell of the sheep they shepherd.

Bishop Lucio Andrice Muandula of Mozambique’s Catholic Diocese of Xai Xai. Credit: Catholic Diocese of Xai Xai

Catholic Bishop in Mozambique Emphasizes Priests’ Mission as “envoys to those who walk in affliction and pain”

Mar 29, 2024

At the anticipated Chrism Mass in his Episcopal See, Bishop Lucio Andrice Muandula of Mozambique’s Catholic Diocese of Xai Xai has emphasized the mission of Priests as God’s “envoys” to the afflicted.

Bishop Cleophas Oseso Tuka of Kenya’s Catholic Diocese of Nakuru during the 26 March 2024 Chrism Mass. Credit: Radio Amani/Catholic Diocese of Nakuru

Priests “also need our prayers”, Catholic Bishop in Kenya Says, Recognizes Sacrifices of Priests in Hardship Areas

Mar 29, 2024

The Bishop of Kenya’s Catholic Diocese of Nakuru has highlighted the need to pray for Priests as essential, even as people reach out to Priests to pray for them.

Bishop John Baptist Attakruh of Ghana’s Sekondi-Takoradi Diocese . Credit: Sekondi-Takoradi Diocese

Priests Should Prioritize “spiritual and pastoral needs of their flock”: Catholic Bishop in Ghana

Mar 27, 2024

The pastoral and spiritual needs of the people need to be prioritized in Priestly ministry, Bishop John Baptist Attakruh of Ghana’s Sekondi-Takoradi Diocese has said.

Bishop Stephen Dami Mamza with members of the Clergy of Nigeria’s Catholic Diocese of Yola. Credit: Yola Diocese

At Chrism Mass, Catholic Bishop of Yola, Nigeria, Urges Priests “never to relent” in Ministry amid Persecution

Mar 27, 2024

Bishop Stephen Dami Mamza of Nigeria’s Catholic Diocese of Yola has urged Priests in his Episcopal See to remain relentless in their Priestly ministry despite security challenges due to “activities of terrorists”. 

Archbishop Mathew Man-Oso Ndagoso of Nigeria’s Kaduna Archdiocese. Credit: Kaduna Archdiocese

At Chrism Mass, Catholic Archbishop in Nigeria Emphasizes Priests’ Role as “ministers of hope, divine assurance”

Mar 26, 2024

The Catholic Archbishop of Nigeria’s Kaduna Archdiocese has highlighted the place of Priests among the people of God, emphasizing the role of giving hope and “divine assurance” inspired by the Gospel.