The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Lodwar in Kenya has hailed parents in the East African country for struggling to keep their children in school during harsh economic times in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Catholic Bishop of the Diocese of Lodwar in Kenya has called upon the government of the East African country to increase the presence of security officers in parts of his Episcopal See that are witnessing insecurity.
The newly ordained Bishop of Lodwar Diocese in Kenya, the first-ever Kenyan member of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit (Spiritans) to be consecrated Bishop, has been urged to exercise patience in his Episcopal Ministry, striving to “learn the ways of the people” of God in his Diocese.
The representative of the Holy Father in Kenya has cautioned the newly ordained Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Lodwar against the temptation of “routine” characterized with "blindly following” the beaten path of traditions.
The member of the Congregation of the Holy Ghost Fathers (Spiritans) who has been appointed Bishop for the Catholic Diocese of Lodwar in Kenya has said he looks forward to exercising servant leadership “as Christ offered Himself”.
Growing up, Fr Michael Mutai always wanted to become a Priest of the Catholic Church. It is this deep desire that steered the Kenyan Catholic Priest against all odds including abject poverty, an illness and discouragement to eventually realize his long-term dream.
The collaboration between the Catholic Church in Kenya and the Government was a key highlight during the installation of Bishop Dominic Kimengich as the Local Ordinary of Kenya’s Eldoret Diocese, with various political leaders, including the President and his Deputy promising to foster Church and State partnership.
Pope Francis has appointed Kenyan Bishop Dominic Kimengich who has been the Local Ordinary of Kenya’s Lodwar diocese the new Bishop of Eldoret diocese in the Western region of the East African country.