Theme :Reconciliation for Peaceful Coexistence and National Integration, Justice for All.
After the launch of the National Lenten campaign yesterday in Kisumu Arch -Diocese.The catholic Diocese of Nakuru Launched its lenten campaign at the Cathedral church of Christ the king.The main celebrant was Bishop Maurice Muhatia assisted by Fr Waweru (CJPC) Frs Kogo,Kulei and Mark.Also present were CJPC commissioners from different Deaneries.
Touching on the theme of this year which is “Reconciliation for Peaceful Coexistence and National Integration, Justice for All.” the Bishop encouraged the faithful to love each other beyond tribal boundaries by shunning negative ethnicity.He also reminded the Christians on the important of prayer and meditation on the themes given for the five weeks of lent.
The Lenten Campaign is based on weekly themes; week one focuses on Good Governance and how to address incompetence and corruption in the counties and the country as a whole. It emphasizes that with good governance, citizens receive satisfactory services from their National and County Governments.
The second week talks about Reconciliation. There is need to create a reconciled community. Archbishop Kivuva stresses that to have reconciliation, children must be raised in a reconciled environment.
The third week focuses on Youth and Development. It spells out how the youth can be empowered and how to create opportunities for them.
The fourth week is concerned with Security and examines how security can be enhanced in the community.
The last week focuses on Child Protection and examines how to ensure that the fundamental rights of children are respected.