Homabay, Kenya: Bishop Michael Odiwa Recalls Reaction to Appointment
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Homabay, Kenya: Bishop Michael Odiwa Recalls Reaction to Appointment

Recalling that he “prayed and prayed” after the news, Bishop Odiwa highlighted the Psalm that kept lingering in his mind, “Psalm 46:10 kept coming to my mind as the prayer I needed at that time – be still and know that I am God.” “I realized, then, that the Holy Father’s request was for me…

Baswar, India: Ordination of Indra Kumar Parwar MHM
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Baswar, India: Ordination of Indra Kumar Parwar MHM

On December 30th the ordination of Indra Kumar Parwar took place at Baswar mission in the diocese of Ambikapur. Bishop Patras Minj SJ of the diocese of Ambikapur was the ordaining minister

Kroonstad, South Africa: ‘Cultivate a Big Heart’ – Bishop Holiday to Newly Ordained
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Kroonstad, South Africa: ‘Cultivate a Big Heart’ – Bishop Holiday to Newly Ordained

During the Saturday, December 5 ordination event, Bishop Peter John Holiday of South Africa’s Kroonstad Diocese urged Deacon Thabang Shilane who was being ordained a Priest to “be outward looking” and to foster good interpersonal relationships no matter people’s culture. “Pope Francis calls on the Church and the Priests as shepherds to be outward looking and…

Capiz, Philippines: Ordination of Glenn Dumali MHM
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Capiz, Philippines: Ordination of Glenn Dumali MHM

The guests and friends of Fr. Glenn Dumali arrived early in the morning of October 28, 2020, at the Parish of Saint Joseph the Worker in the town of President Roxas, Capiz, Philippines to attend and to witness his ordination to the Order of Priesthood. When the celebration was about to begin, the frontliners in…

Some Gems from Bishop Kamau’s Homily at Nairobi Ordinations
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Some Gems from Bishop Kamau’s Homily at Nairobi Ordinations

“The Church has been there, you don’t come with your own gospel, your own Canon Law,” Bishop Kamau said during the Sunday, October 25 ceremony. “You build what has already been started by your elder brothers. Don’t bring your own fashion but build on what your elders have built.” Source: ACIAfrica Read more

Mill Hill Missionary Formation, Kenya: ‘Three Day Rollercoaster of Joyful Celebrations’.
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Mill Hill Missionary Formation, Kenya: ‘Three Day Rollercoaster of Joyful Celebrations’.

Perpetual Oath and Ordinations 2020 Mission is at the heart of our Society and mission defines us as Mill Hill Missionaries. By God’s grace and favour, we celebrated over the weekend this year’s Perpetual Oaths and Ordinations in Second Cycle, Nairobi. These were profoundly significant celebrations of commitment to mission as we wrap up the…

Cameroon: Ordination of Blaise Forbi Manjong MHM
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Cameroon: Ordination of Blaise Forbi Manjong MHM

Fr Richard Njoroge MHM writes: Warm Greetings from Bamenda where we are still in shock following the heinous massacre of innocent school children in Kumba! I write to forward to you ordination photos for Blaise Forbi Manjong, mhm who was ordained a week ago but our internet connection has been having issues and it was…

Nairobi, Kenya: Mill Hill Missionary Ordinations to Diaconate and Priesthood
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Nairobi, Kenya: Mill Hill Missionary Ordinations to Diaconate and Priesthood

Today, Sunday 25 October 2020, took place at the parish of St Joseph and Mary Shauri Moyo the ordination to the diaconate of six young Mill Hill Missionary members, And the priestly ordination of Herman Menjuan MHM The Rt Rev David Kamau, auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Nairobi, was the ordaining bishop. To view…

Basankusu DR Congo: Ordination Patrick Lonkoy Bolengu MHM
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Basankusu DR Congo: Ordination Patrick Lonkoy Bolengu MHM

Today, Sunday 20th September 2020, the Catholic community of Basankusu, DR Congo, joyfully celebrated the priestly ordination of Patrick Lonkoy Bolengu MHM together with diocesan candidate Sillas Bangamba Bondola by the local ordinary, bishop Joseph Mokobe Ndjoku. The ordination took place at the Cathedral of St Peter and Paul in Basankusu, DR Congo. Two local…

Tobin, Cameroon: Ordination Patrick Bongmoyong Ndzedzeni MHM
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Tobin, Cameroon: Ordination Patrick Bongmoyong Ndzedzeni MHM

Patrick Bongmoyong  Nzdezdeni was ordained by Bishop George Nkuo of Kumbo diocese in his home Parish of Tobin, Kumbo. Fr. Parick has  been appointed for a mission to the Archdiocese of Kisumu in Kenya.  Richard Njoroge mhm View additional pics on FLICKr

Priestly Ordination of Patrick Ndzedzeni MHM at Tobin Parish, Kumbo Diocese, Cameroon
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Priestly Ordination of Patrick Ndzedzeni MHM at Tobin Parish, Kumbo Diocese, Cameroon

‘New Priests Sign of Hope for the Church’: Bishop Shukardin, Hyderabad, Pakistan
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‘New Priests Sign of Hope for the Church’: Bishop Shukardin, Hyderabad, Pakistan

Karachi (Agenzia Fides) – “A young priest is always a gift for the People of God, chosen as the prophets and apostles to bring people closer to God. It is the priest’s responsibility to serve people and accompany them to live a life of holiness. This is a day to celebrate and rejoice: let us…