Synodal Pathway: A Mill Hill Lay Missionary Responds
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Synodal Pathway: A Mill Hill Lay Missionary Responds

Jacinta van Luijk MHM: I have been a Mill Hill missionary since 1982, including a period from 2001 to 2009 with the Medical Missionaries of Mary (MMM), and ‘permanent missionary worker’ with the WNM (Week Nederlandse Missionaris – ‘Dutch Missionary Council’) since 2010. My first ministry was from 1982 – 1998 in the urban apostolate…

Malindi, Kenya: Mission on the Go
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Malindi, Kenya: Mission on the Go

On the 25th of February 2022, Mill Hill Missionaries i.e members of St Joseph’s Missionary Society and the Franciscan Missionaries of St Joseph working in the Catholic Diocese of Malindi in Kenya gathered In Witu Parish. This coming together was to revive a tradition that existed amongst Mill Hillers in Malindi diocese where members come…

East Africa: The Story of Swahili
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East Africa: The Story of Swahili

Once just an obscure island dialect of an African Bantu tongue, Swahili has evolved into Africa’s most internationally recognised language. It is peer to the few languages of the world that boast over 200 million users. Over the two millennia of Swahili’s growth and adaptation, the moulders of this story – immigrants from inland Africa,…

Bungoma, Kenya: Ordination Bishop Mark Kadima
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Bungoma, Kenya: Ordination Bishop Mark Kadima

The representative of the Holy Father in Kenya has cautioned against “clericalism” which he said he had noted from his interactions with the people of God in the East African country including Priests and Bishops as they participate in the ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality.  In his homily during the Episcopal Ordination of the Bishop…

Kenya:  Mill Hill Missionary Theology Student Reports on Annual Event of Catholic Women’s Association
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Kenya: Mill Hill Missionary Theology Student Reports on Annual Event of Catholic Women’s Association

On the 5th of February 2022, the Catholic Women Association (CWA) here in Kenya resumed their annual day of prayer at the Serene Marian shrine of Our Lady at Subukia off Nakuru City, over hundred kilometers away from Nairobi City. The usually annual event which was put on hold due to Covid-19 for the last…

Kenya: Call for Prayer for Pioneer Missionaries
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Kenya: Call for Prayer for Pioneer Missionaries

In a statement shared with ACI Africa ahead of the annual World Day for Consecrated life marked on February 2, the chairperson of RSCK, Fr. Robert Karanja, says that those who pioneered missionary work in Kenya faced many challenges to bring good news to Kenyans. “In our celebrations, let us pray for the consecrated persons who were…

Kenya: Loreto Sisters Centenary Fete
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Kenya: Loreto Sisters Centenary Fete

A member of the Institute who has served in Kenya for close to six decades has shared with ACI Africa what she calls their “biggest and absolute joy” ahead of the Centennial Celebration scheduled for Saturday, January 29 at Loreto Convent Msongari in Nairobi. Sr. Caitriona Kelly, a native of Ireland, looks back at the…

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity – Tangaza University College Joins in
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Week of Prayer for Christian Unity – Tangaza University College Joins in

As part of its activities to mark the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (WPCU), the leadership of Kenya-based Tangaza University College (TUC) has planned for an ecumenical prayer service during which the unity of believers is to be emphasized, a Catholic Priest involved in the initiative has told ACI Africa.  Scheduled for Tuesday, January 25, the event that…

Witu-Kipini, Kenya: Visit General Superior
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Witu-Kipini, Kenya: Visit General Superior

The Rt Rev Fr Michael Corcoran, the Mill Hill Missionaries’ General superior, is visiting Witu-Kipini parish. On his arrival on the 18th of January 2022, he immediately visited Kakathe Mission station.  Kakathe is the last mission in Witu  bordering Boni Forest and Pandanguo. Boni forest has been known for terror group Al Shaabab related activities….

East Africa Assembly: Mill Hill Missionaries Celebrate Diamond Jubilee of Fr Folkert Kruis MHM
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East Africa Assembly: Mill Hill Missionaries Celebrate Diamond Jubilee of Fr Folkert Kruis MHM

This evening on the second day of Our East Africa Assembly, we shared a beautiful moment with our brother Fr Folkert Kruis MHM who is celebrating his 60th year of priestly ordination. In the vide highlights of the celebration. (Alexander Kimbi mhm)