On 9th June 2017,the Catholic Diocese of Nakuru celebrated Education Thanks giving day.The event organized by CDN Education Department was held at Christ the King Academy.Present were Education stakeholders from schools in the diocese.Mass was Celebrated by Rt.Rev Maurice Muhatia -Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Nakuru.
In his homily, the Bishop emphasized on the need for wholistic formation in Catholic institution which includes spirit,intellect,body and interaction with others.He also encouraged the need for public and private partnership in the education sector.The bishop said that schools have been set up to take children through education so that they experience true liberation which means respect for other people and not taking advantage of other people due to system and structures of the society.
The bishop referred to Christ the Teacher as the model of catholic institutions.He recognized the importance of agents of evangelization in schools who include brothers,sisters,priests and laity.He thanked them for the good work done.The Bishop appealed to the school heads to consider helping students from areas still high in illiteracy within the diocese.
The bishop also asked the school heads to give equal opportunity to all children.He noted that for a long time the boy child has been forgotten and the girl child supported.
Addressing the students the Bishop said he expected responsible citizens and patriots who love their country.He also urged them to work hard and being disciplined which is the true representation of Catholic schools.