The steep hill, marked with the Stations of the Cross, leads to a spring of water believed to offer miraculous healing to those who visit Subukia National Marian Shrine in Kenya’s Catholic Diocese of Nakuru.
For a long time, residents of Wenje, a town in the coast region of Kenya served by the Catholic Diocese of Garissa traveled over 50 kilometers to access medical services at a government hospital.
Bishop Maurício Agostinho Camuto of Caxito Diocese in Angola has faulted citizens of the Southern African nation who downplay the education and health facilities in the countries.
The leadership of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit under the protection of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (Spiritans/Holy Ghost Fathers/CSSp.) in Kenya is appealing to entities and individual persons who have partnered with the Congregation, the country’s oldest missionary Order, in facilitating the realization of its mission to continue the partnership.
The realization of the Good Samaritan Catholic Mission Hospital Tangulbei in the Diocese of Nakuru in Kenya is a manifestation of collaboration that the Catholic Church has continued to spearhead in Baringo County, the Deputy Governor (DG) of the Kenyan County has said.
The launching of the Good Samaritan Catholic Mission Hospital Tangulbei in the Catholic Diocese of Nakuru is “a good relief” for the people of God in area served by members of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit (Holy Ghost Fathers/Spiritans/CSSp.), the Local Ordinary of the Kenyan Diocese has said.
The newly commissioned Lay Associates of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit (Holy Ghost Fathers/Spiritans/CSSp.) in Kenya, the country’s oldest Missionary Order, have been called upon to participate in the “apostolic life” of the 320-year-old Congregation, availing themselves “for the service of the Gospel”.
Pope Francis has lauded the rich history of the members of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit under the protection of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (Spiritans/Holy Ghost Fathers) that is being realized in some 60 countries across five continents.
Inside Our Lady of Victories Gerihun Parish of the Catholic Diocese of Bo, Sierra Leone, a six-year-old boy marks time, waiting for the Irish Priest presiding over Holy Mass to give the final blessing before he falls into the Priest’s steps, begging to visit the Parochial house.
Members of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit (Spiritans) who participated in a two-day safeguarding conference in Nairobi, Kenya, have lauded the program, noting that it is eye-opening for them in how they interact with minors and vulnerable groups.
Members of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit (Spiritans) have been equipped with safeguarding skills to deal with abuses of minors and vulnerable adults in their Priestly ministry, including “fear about false allegations”.
A member of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit (Holy Ghost Fathers – Spiritans) and a seminarian kidnapped from the Catholic Diocese of Okigwe in Nigeria on August 12 have been freed.
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”.
The election of Fr. Alain Mayama from Congo Brazzaville as the new Superior General for the Congregation of the Holy Spirit (Spiritans) not only testifies that Africa is becoming the axis of Catholicism. It also fulfils a deep desire that one of the Congregation’s founders harbored to have a black man become the first Superior General of the Missionary Religious Order.
The first missionaries of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit (Spiritans) to arrive in Kenya have been applauded for “planting a seed” that continues to thrive through many Kenyan natives who continue to join the Religious Order that is the oldest in the East African country.
Br. Sebastian Oteng’ele, a nurse at Tangulbei Divisional Medical Programme (TDMP), remembers several instances seven years ago when he was presented with very sick patients, some on the verge of death, at the Clinic that members of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit (Spiritans) oversee within Kenya’s Diocese of Nakuru.
As the Catholic Church all over the world continues to observe the Year of St. Joseph, which Pope Francis declared on 8 December 2020, the representative of the Holy Father in Kenya has called upon male parents in the East African country to emulate the father of Jesus and to be good examples to their children.
The Apostolic Nuncio in Kenya, Archbishop Bert van Megen, has lauded members of the Religious Missionary Congregation of the Holy Spirit (Spiritans) ministering in a remote settlement in Kenya’s Catholic Diocese of Nakuru for their selflessness and for choosing to go and serve the poorest of the poor “where other people would not go.”
The marram road that leads to St. Mary’s Catholic Parish in Mukuru Kwa Njenga, a sprawling informal settlement located on the fringes of Nairobi, the capital of Kenya is lined with tiny single-roomed corrugated iron shacks that provide home to thousands of slum dwellers in one of the most deprived areas of the East African country.