Homabay Diocese

Credit: St. Joseph's Mission Hospital, Migori School of Nursing

Practice Your Nursing Profession “from the Catholic ethical point of view”: Catholic Bishop to New Nurses

May 17, 2024

New nurses, who graduated from St. Joseph's Mission Hospital, Migori School of Nursing under the auspices of Kenya’s Catholic Diocese of Homa Bay have been called upon to practice their nursing profession in line with Catholic values.

Bishop Michael Odiwa of Kenya's Homa Bay Diocese during the world Day for the Sick. Credit: Sr. Irene Muhanga

Kenya Government’s “mess with” Health Insurance Fund Harming Healthcare Provision: Bishop

Feb 20, 2024

The current state of the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF), Kenya’s parastatal that provides universal health coverage (UHC) to citizens through a medical insurance cover, is harming the provision of healthcare to citizens of the East African nation, the Catholic Bishop of the country’s Homa Bay Diocese has said.

Bishop Michael Cornelius Odiwa and religious leaders after Holy mass. Credit: Homabay Diocese

Christian Unity “must be understood to be another aspect of prayer”: Bishop in Kenya

Jan 25, 2023

The unity of the followers of Jesus Christ is “another aspect of prayer” and needs to be understood as such, Bishop Michael Cornelius Odiwa of Kenya’s Catholic Diocese of Homa Bay has said.

Bishop Michael Odiwa of Kenya's Homabay Diocese. Credit: Courtesy Photo

“Let’s pray for truth, justice”: Bishop in Kenya after Presidential Petition is Filed

Aug 23, 2022

A Catholic Bishop in Kenya has invited Kenyans to prayer “for the truth and justice to prevail” after petitions challenging the declaration of the country’s Deputy President, Dr. William Ruto, winner of the Presidential election, was filed in the Supreme Court.

Bishop - Odiwa Michael / Courtesy Photo

At Episcopal Ordination, Kenya’s Newest Bishop Recalls Reaction to His Appointment News

Feb 9, 2021

The newly ordained Bishop of Kenya's Homabay Diocese has, during his maiden speech, recounted his reaction when the news of his episcopal appointment was broken to him.

Fr. Michael Otieno Odiwa, appointed by Pope Francis as Bishop pf Kenya's Homabay Diocese.

Clergy, Religious, Laity in Kenya’s Homabay Diocese Elated at New Bishop’s Appointment

Nov 30, 2020

Members of the Clergy, Religious men and women serving in Kenya’s Homabay Diocese and Lay faithful have expressed their jubilation at the news of the appointment of a new Bishop for the Diocese.

Late Bishop Linus Okok Okwach who died September 13 at St. Monica’s hospital, Kisumu in western Kenya.

Late Kenyan Bishop Eulogized as Educationist, Great Example of Humility

Sep 14, 2020

Kenyans from all walks of life have paid tribute to the late Bishop Linus Okok Okwach, the emeritus and founding Bishop of Kenya’s Homabay Diocese, terming the Prelate who died Saturday, September 12 as a true example of faith with deeds, an educationist and an epitome of humility.