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CHRISM MASS

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“Let us revive the teaching of the church on the priestly ministry”bishop Muhatia to the the priests during chrism mass at the Cathedral Church of Christ the King.

Chrism mass was led by Rt Rev Maurice Muhatia bishop of Nakuru assisted by priest from the Diocese. The mass was also attended by religious and the laity.

The Bishop wished all the priests a happy feast day. referring to the reading of Isaiah reminded the priests to

a)Bring good tidings to the afflicted by preaching the gospel in good times and bad times.(prophetic mission of the church)”The call of the priest is to preach the word of God in season and out of season”he said. he also encouraged the priests to prepare the faithful on the word of God.

b)he has send me to bind up the broken hearted(priestly mission of the priest) The bishop reminded the priests on the importance of being available to the faithful through the sacraments and catechism.

C)To proclaim liberty to captives(kingly office of the priest)The bishop told the priests that they are spiritual kings and therefore should fight spiritual wars against Satan for the people. He reminded the priests that theirs is a kingship of Liberation.

In this mass the bishop also remembered and prayed for the priest that passed on I.e Fr Mungai,Fr Simon and Fr Derry (SPS).The bishop also encouraged the lay faithful to approach the priests for prophetic,priestly and kingly mission as he explained in his homily.”Help us to serve you as laity and religious may the Lord God bless us in this essential role given to us”.


LATE FR WAMBUGU IS BURIED

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It was a solemn occasion as priests,sisters,brothers and lay faithful  filled the Cathedral church of Christ the King to pay a send off to Fr Wambugu. The mass was led by the Bishop assisted by the clergy.

In his homily the Bishop remembered Fr Simon as a hardworking priest.Fr Omondi from the Arch diocese of Mombasa represented his classmate to pay tribute to the Late Fr Wambugu he said”Our condolences to Fr Simon’s family and relatives you have lost an illustrious son.Our condolence to all his friends.you have lost a worthy companion.Our condolence to the priests and religious of the catholic Diocese of Nakuru. you have lost a brother who meant much to you.Our condolence to the Bishop of and the entire Diocese of Nakuru. You have lost a brilliant and dedicated priest”

 

A representative of the family read the tribute”To you our loving son,brother ,Uncle Fr Simon Wambugu.it is with such pain you have left us.no any way can express our loss,you are our role model,our spiritual father and our most great friend .you are a blessing to our entire family.All of your time,you were mindful about each and every member of our family and kept us in your daily prayers”.

The Bishop of Muranga Rt Rev James Maria Wainaina also send sent his condolence. Before his death Late Fr Wambugu was at  St John Paul II Sabbatical centre in Muranga .Members of the centre present and read their tribute.

The entire Diocese mourn this great priest ever smiling and available for others.His absence will be felt greatly. Eternal rest grant to him o lord and let your perpetual light shine upon him.May he rest in peace Amen.

 


CDN CHRISTIANS AND FRIENDS MOURN THE LATE FR SIMON

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The late Fr Simon Wambugu Mugwe funeral mass will be held  at the cathedral church of Christ the king    on 19th February 2018 at 10am. This will be followed by the burial ceremony  at the Diocesan cemetery (St Augustine’s parish -Bahati).CDN Christians and friends have eulogized Fr Simon on various social media platforms as follows.

Sam Wahome …………..You given my life meaning.. All i can say is glory be to God.. Rest in peace my brother

Anthony Mburu May our Heavenly Dad rest your soul in eternal peace. You were a great orator and preacher who touched the lives of many. You lived your priestly call to the end. You shall forever remain embedded in my life for your intellectual and well researched sermons at Cathedral church of Christ the King. Your friendly gestures and overtures will forever be imprinted in my soul. Soon we shall be together. You have only gone before us.

Karanja Michael  So sad rising up to the news of your demise classmate.May you rest in peace in the Kingdom of God our Father.Peace and consolation to the entire family

Sammy Maiyo My condolences to the Rt Rev.Maurice M. Makumba, priests, family, relatives and friends of Fr. Simon. May his soul rest in eternal peace

Sam S Nganga In the good hands of our maker. May his soul rest in eternal peace.

David Mwakio I join all the faithfuls of the Catholic Church to pray for the Soul of one of ours. Despite the distance, your spirit will ever remain leading us to eternity. RIP Fr.

Milka Chebet Eternal rest, grant to him ooh lord and let your perpetual light shine upon them, may he rest in peace. amen

Waumini Sacco Society Ltd      May his Soul RIP. Shine on your way Rev Fr Simon Wambugu Mugwe.

Anna Warui May he rest in eternal peace. Poleni watu Nakuru Diocese for the loss

Francis Akamais OH HEAVENLY FATHER !!!! rest his soul in eternal place !!! He loved st Teresa Omando church wholeheartedly!!!!

Margaret Were Promoted to Glory fare thee well father, Jesus whom you served faithfully may receive you in heaven amen

Isabella Maleso May you rest in peace Fr. Simon until we meet again

Peter Munyali Condolence to Catholic fraternity of Nakuru Diocese be strong & may Almighty God grant Fr….Eternal res

Omudi Vidali I wish I could give you many more years. I wish I could erase away all of your tears.
I want to take away all of your pain. I want to give you sunshine in the rain.
May each new day be a perfect gift. May love surround you, may your spirits lift. If someone had to describe you so many words come to mind. Beauty and grace, a heart so kind. You radiate warmth like a blazing fire. You are courage and wisdom. You truly inspire. You attract like a magnet beautiful things. You sparkle and shine like a diamond ring.
You light up a room when you walk in. If someone feels sad you can make them grin.
You are elegant and charming. You know right from wrong. You are the melody from a beautiful love song.
You are a breath of fresh air on a hot summer’s night. When there is darkness you turn on the light. I do not want these words to make you cry. I do not want to ever say goodbye.
I believe miracles really do come true. No one deserves one more than you.
Please know how many lives you touch. These words are my present. You are loved so much FR. Simon and I will personally miss you so much.

    


REST IN PEACE FR MUNGAI

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Rev Fr Peter Mungai  passed on on 27th November 2017 and was buried on 4th December 2017 at the Diocesan Cemetery at St Augustine’s Parish Bahati. The requiem mass was held at the Cathedral Church of Christ the King.The mass was attended by the priests,religious and Christians from CDN. Also present at the mass was His Grace Peter Kairo and Bishop Dominic from Lowdar Diocese.

Until his demise Late Fr Mungai was the parish priest of St Peters Elburgon and the dean of Njoro Deanery. He had also served at different parishes in the diocese and also at the secretariat. May he rest in peace.

 


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