Monthly Archives: August 2017

ROSA MYSTICA -NEW BLOCK AT ST MARYS PASTORAL CENTRE

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Rosa Mystica which translate into Waridi lenye Fumbo in swahili is the  name of the new block at St Marys Pastoral Centre-Nakuru.Rosa Mystica block has  50 rooms( six Executive and 44 standard rooms).At an affordable price people from all walks of life are invited to Rosa Mystica for  Retreat,conferences,team building and leisure.for more information Kindly contat Mrs. Lilian Omwoyo  the Manager on   0728906742 or 0716607995

 

The event started with mass which was presided by the Rt Rev Maurice Muhatia -Bishop of Nakuru and priests from the diocese.in attendance were the Christians and stakeholders.The Director of st Marys Pastoral centre  Fr Joseph Wainaina introduced the board members while  Fr Kamau the financial Administrator gave the financial report.Mr Julius Matasyo the diocesan Architect introduced the team he work with to make the building a success.

 


CDN EAST POKOT EDUCATION INITIATIVE

Category : GENERAL

Led by the Bishop East Pokot Education Initiative (EPEI) fundraising  took place on 26th August 2017 at  Claude Academy -Chemlingot. The event brought together stakeholders and Christians from Nakuru Diocese  to fund raise for this noble programme.

The East Pokot Education Initiative  was launched in the year 2015 with a focus of annually fundraising through the diocesan institutions,friends,pokot community and individuals to educate the children of pokot. The scholarship gives hope to children  to children who would have been at home with no one to help them build a future.

 

 


BE INSTRUMENTS OF PEACE -NAKURU DEANERY MASS

Category : GENERAL

“Peace perfect peace is the gift of Christ our lord” in his homily  the bishop started with this  hymn which was  written by Bishop Edward Henry Bickersteth. Encouraging the faithful to keep the peace that  God has granted. By mentioning the names of the christians present  from different tribes the Bishop said that “This represent the diversity of   Nakuru and so together we should build our country”.The bishop encouraged  the christians to say never again to violence. Referring to  the first reading of the day  he said that “we shall love the lord your God with all your heart with all your soul with all your mind with all your neighbour”.

The Bishop was pleased that the Nakuru Deanery mass came   after the general election hence the christian should pray for the country and each other . The Bishop said that there  can only be  one president at a time,he  encouraged the christians of Nakuru Deanery to  be signs of peace and be example to others.He warned those  who celebrated the election results  not to provoke those that did not  celebrate.He also said”lets accompany each other in building the nation,the  ladder to God calls for unity. Referring to the gospel of the day the Bishop encouraged the faithful to move  mountains that were  separating them  -Mountains of tribalism.He encouraged the Christians not to forward messages that were not authentic and that could cause division.

Talking to elected leaders the bishop encouraged them  to preach peace and also lead with  responsibility  accountability and development.He also thanked the priests, leaders  and the Christians for their active participation and example.Nakuru deanery consists of the following parishes -kiamunyi ,Milimani, St Joseph the Worker,Hekima,Cathedral,Holy Cross,St Francis -Kiti and St Monicah.

 


GOLDEN JUBILEE FOR RELIGIOUS AND CLERGY

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“we are in celebration we look back with gratitude and look forward in hope”Those were the words of His Lordship Maurice Muhatia Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Nakuru during the Golden Jubilee Celebration for the Religious and the Clergy on 28th July 2017 at Christ the King Cathedral. The Bishop encouraged the Priest,Sisters and Brothers present to take the Jubilee Celebrations in the diocese as a time for reflection on what the God has done.in his homily he said it is a time of acknowledgement that everything comes from God and everything has to be taken back to God  in gratitude – “we belong to God and therefore should give ourselves wholeheartedly to God”.The Bishop said that there was still more to be done by Priests,Sisters and Brothers who are agents of evangelisation “we have not done enough so many people need us we should spread out to see it  that many people receive the light of the Gospel”.The Bishop also noted that since the beginning of the diocese the number of vocations in the Diocese has greatly increased.

The day started with a Marian Procession from the Holy Rosary Catholic Church to the Cathedral. Enthronement of the bible was done facilitated

by the Daughters of St Paul followed by Adoration. The mass started at 10 am.


HOLY CROSS