The Office of the Lay Apostolate in the Diocese was officially started in 1995 by the then Bishop Rt. Rev. Raphael Ndingi Mwana a’ Nzeki (Archbishop Emeritus of Nairobi).

The current Coordinator is Mr Ronald  Sunguti

Mr Ronald Sunguti -Lay Apostolate Coordinator


To empower the lay people in the Church with skills that will enable them take an active role in the affairs of the Church.

Its primary functions are to:

  • Facilitate full participation of the laity in the Church ministry,
  • Assist the laity to fulfil the Apostolic roles as taught by the Catholic Church,

Develop capacity building strategies designed to strengthen the role of the laity so as to facilitate and promote self-reliance within the different levels of the church structure.


The lay congregations (Catholic Women, Catholic Men, Young Catholic Christians, Devotional groups in the Catholic Church, The Choir, and others).


  • Training of Parish Pastoral Council leaders.
  • Training of Devotional Group leaders and other associations in the Church.

Organizing for spiritual activities