FEAST OF THE PRESENTATION OF THE LORD
Category : RELIGIOUS
NAKURU DIOCESE CELEBRATE RELIGIOUS DAY.
“Do not Quit ” Bishop Maurice Muhatia to the Religious during the feast of the presentation of the Lord.
At the Cathedral church of Christ the king priest,religious brothers and sisters gathered to celebrate Religious day.
The mass Was Led by Bishop Maurice Muhatia assisted by Very Rev Fr Mbogo(Vicar General) and Very Rev Fr Nyamweya (Episcopal Vicar).
In his homily,the bishop encouraged the religious not to quit but remain firm in their vocation despite the challenges.The bishop said that Jesus presentation in the temple was a moment of disconnect from his parent to a commitment of serving his father.He therefore said that religious life is self giving and a commitment.As the parents and community of believers introduced their children to the church through baptism,the religious are presented to the Lord to serve him.
The bishop acknowledged the religious who had done their first vows,final vows,Silver Jubilee,Diamond Jubilee and Ordinations in the year 2018.He also welcomed Religious and priests who were transferred into the Diocese.
Very Rev Fr Nyamweya encouraged the religious in the diocese to be more active and united in activities.The vicar general also encouraged the religious to participate in Deanery masses and other activities so that through collaboration the work of Christ maybe done.
After mass the religious gathered for Lunch and entertainment at the Cathedral grounds.