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Be Guided by “that little word called conscience”: Attorney to Graduates at Nairobi-based Catholic Philosophy Institute

May 18, 2024

The conscience plays a critical role in human life, Fred Ngatia, a Kenyan criminal justice attorney and Senior Counsel has told the latest graduates from Consolata Institute of Philosophy (CIP), the Nairobi-based learning institution under the auspices of the Institute of Consolata Missionaries (IMC).

Oldest Consolata Missionary Eulogized in Kenya as Priest Who “built his life in Eucharist”, Loved “without segregation”

Apr 23, 2024

Fr. Antonio Bianchi, reportedly the oldest member of the Institute of Consolata Missionaries (IMC), who “passed away in his sleep” at the Consolata Regional House in Westlands in the Catholic Archdiocese of Nairobi (ADN) has been remembered as a Priest with passion for the Eucharist and love for “people without segregation”.

A portrait of Fr. Josiah Asa K’Okal during the requiem Mass at Divine Shepherd Cathedral of Tucupita Apostolic Vicariate in Venezuela. Credit: Archdiocese of Caracas via Seed Consolata

Sombre Mood as Kenyan Catholic Priest Who Died in Venezuela is Laid to Rest

Jan 9, 2024

A sombre mood engulfed Divine Shepherd Cathedral of Tucupita Apostolic Vicariate in Venezuela where the requiem Mass of Fr. Josiah Asa K’Okal was held on Monday, January 8 before the Kenyan-born member of the Institute of Consolata Missionaries (IMC) who is said to have died in unclear circumstances was laid to rest.

Our Lady of Assumption Cathedral in Swaziland.

Bishop in Swaziland Suspends Public Liturgies amid Upsurge in COVID-19 Reported Cases

Jan 10, 2021

The Bishop of Manzini, the lone Catholic Diocese in Swaziland has resuspended the celebration of public Liturgies in line with the government’s ban on all forms of gatherings following an increase in reported cases of COVID-19.

The Ethiopian flag. / lkpro/Shutterstock.

Consolata Missionaries in Africa Express Solidarity with Church in Ethiopia amid Crisis

Dec 18, 2020

Members of the Consolata Missionaries ministering in Africa have expressed their solidarity with the people of God in Ethiopia amid the ongoing crisis in the Horn of Africa nation’s Tigray region.

Bishop Virgilio Pante, IMC with the graduates of St. John Paul II Sabbatical Program. / ACI Africa

Kenyan Sabbatical Program Lauded for “ongoing transformation” of Clergy, Religious

Dec 8, 2020

A sabbatical program undertaken at a Kenyan Diocese has been lauded for facilitating the “transformation” of members of the Clergy and women Religious who participate in the four-month renewal course.

From left to right, Seminarians José Jaime Changa Meque, Stivini Elias and Rachide Lazaro Zacarias.

Grim Future for Mozambique’s Seminarians as Bishops Cancel 2020 Academic Year

Sep 28, 2020

When Bishops in Mozambique announced the cancellation of the academic year 2020 in all Major Seminaries countrywide, sending seminarians in all the 12 Dioceses of the country back home, Stivini Elias, a third-year philosophy student in St Charles Lwanga Seminary in Nampula in Mozambique thought fast on how best he was going to use his time away from the Seminary.

Late Bishop Emeritus Silas Silvius Njiru of Kenya's Meru Diocese. He succumbed to COVID-19 on Tuesday, April 28 in Italy, aged 91.

Retired Kenyan Bishop, Second African Prelate to Succumb to COVID-19

Apr 28, 2020

The Bishop Emeritus of Kenya’s Meru Diocese, Bishop Silas Silvius Njiru succumbed to COVID-19 in the early hours of Tuesday, April 28 in Italy where he has been residing. He was 91.