Kenya: Ngong Diocese Launches Year of St.Joseph

Nearly a month after Pope Francis issued a decree proclaiming a special year dedicated to Saint Joseph the spouse of the Virgin Mary and also to mark the 150th anniversary of the saint as patron of the Universal Church, Kenya’s Ngong Diocese has launched a year-long celebration for St. Joseph with monthly reflections for Christians to understand the role of the foster-father of Jesus the Christ in the Church.

“The year of St. Joseph is an opportune moment to make the role of St. Joseph visible and more pronounced,” The Local Ordinary of Ngong Diocese Bishop John Oballa Owaa said during the launch on Sunday, January 17 and disclosed, “There will be monthly reflections and prayers to assist Christians internalize the role of St. Joseph.”

Source: ACIAfrica

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