CONSECRATION OF ST DANIEL COMBONI PARISH -HEKIMA
Category : BISHOP
The consecration of St Daniel Comboni parish(Hekima) was done on 3rd February 2019 by Bishop Maurice Muhatia ,assisted by Fr Mbogo(Vicar General) Fr chepkuto(Parish priest),Fr Muraya,Fr Mureithi senior,Fr Camir and Fr Francis Mumo.
In his homily the bishop thanked the Christians for their efforts and commitment in building the church.The bishop also recognized and thanked all the priests who had worked in St Daniel Comboni. He reminded the Christians that the church will be a place of prayer where the word of God will be proclaimed and a place where sacraments will be celebrate .The Bishop told the Christians that they are the church because the building cannot exist without them.He also encouraged the Christians to begin their journey in the church through baptism and end it in the church during the requiem mass.The bishop ended by asking St Daniel Comboni to intercede for the parishioners and all their needs.
After mass men were received to the Catholic Men Association (CMA) and women had their Catholic Women Association (CWA) head scarfs blessed.Fr Francis Chepkuto and the parish chairman thanked all the people who had supported the parish.
St Daniel Comboni parish(Hekima) was initially an outstation of Cathedral Church of Christ the King.It became Quasi parish with Fr Benjamin Njuguna being the Fr in-charge.
It was declared a parish territory in July 17th 2016 with Fr Francis Mureithi (Senior) being the Parish Priest.Fr Francis Chepkuto is the current parish priest.
The parish has one outstation namely St Ambrose.Three priests are from this parish the priests are Fr George Maingi,Fr Casmir Odundo and Fr Francis Mumo.The parish also have sisters and a seminarian by the name Patson Mwangi.
The sisters of Mary Immaculate -Nyeri serve in the parish at different ministries.
St Daniel Comboni – pray for us.