Malindi, Kenya: Newly Appointed Bishop Willybard Lagho Getting Smell of the Sheep
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Malindi, Kenya: Newly Appointed Bishop Willybard Lagho Getting Smell of the Sheep

For over three years, the Catholic Diocese of Malindi waited on Pope Francis to give them a new shepherd to head the diocese. Following Bishop Emmanuel Barbara, OFM Cap’s demise, in 2018, Right Reverend Fr. Albert Buijs MHM has been the Diocesan administrator for Malindi Diocese. It is marvelous to see the work he did…

Shauri Moyo, Kenya: A Personal Testimony of Growth in Mission
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Shauri Moyo, Kenya: A Personal Testimony of Growth in Mission

Shauri Moyo urban parish apostolate makes the presence of Mill Hill Missionaries in Nairobi concrete. I had the privilege of serving in this parish for the last seven and half years. More precisely I got my appointment from the then Superior General Rev. Tony Chantry on 20/7/12 approximately 4 months after my perpetual oath. He…

Kinshasa, DR Congo: Initiating Pastoral Care for Couples
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Kinshasa, DR Congo: Initiating Pastoral Care for Couples

He will feed his flock like a shepherd, he will gather the lambs in his arms, he will carry them in his bosom, and gently lead those that are with young, (Is 40:11). This passage has been our (Marius Tapang et Patrick Lonkoy) driving force as we continue to practice our missionary charism. We are…

Year of St. Joseph: Prominent Role of Catholic Men in Diocese of Kumba, Cameroon
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Year of St. Joseph: Prominent Role of Catholic Men in Diocese of Kumba, Cameroon

Members of the Catholic Men Association (CMA) in Cameroon’s Diocese of Kumba are expected to coordinate initiatives marking the year of St. Joseph, the Local Ordinary has told ACI Africa in an interview. In the Tuesday, February 23 interview, Bishop Agapitus Nfon said, “I have entrusted the activities of the Year of St. Joseph to…

Philippines: Basic Christian Community Shows Way to Survive Pandemic
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Philippines: Basic Christian Community Shows Way to Survive Pandemic

Members of the Basic Ecclesial Community in the Parish of San Vicente de Paul in the Philippine capital share stories of struggle as they faced challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic. Source:Licas News

Year of St. Joseph: Diocese of Nakuru, Kenya – Promote Participation of Men
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Year of St. Joseph: Diocese of Nakuru, Kenya – Promote Participation of Men

The leadership of Kenya’s Nakuru Diocese is planning to use the Year of St. Joseph to have the participation of men church activities improved, the Pastoral Director of the Diocese has told ACI Africa.  “Our plan this year is to see that men grow in Christian faith and participate in church activities. They are actually our target,”…

Year of St Joseph: Children get Involved in Uganda
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Year of St Joseph: Children get Involved in Uganda

As the Church continues to celebrate the special year of Saint. Joseph, Sunday school Children in Uganda’s Kampala Archdiocese have organized programs to help mark the year and understand the role of St. Joseph in the Church, the Sunday school teacher of Uganda Martyrs Minor Basilica, Namugongo Ms. Dorothy Atuhaire Ssonko has shared with AMECEA online. Pope Francis…

SECAM’s Jubilee ‘Kampala Document’
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SECAM’s Jubilee ‘Kampala Document’

In his address at the launch of the Kampala Document, Bishop Gabriel Edoe Kumordji, Interim Treasurer of SECAM who gave the exhortation as contained in the document, said that knowing Jesus more closely would enable Christians in Africa to receive fullness of life. “We are to live our Christian life or vocation without reducing its meaning to…

‘Priest’ – Documentary on Life of ‘Ordinary Priest’ in England
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‘Priest’ – Documentary on Life of ‘Ordinary Priest’ in England

“I think people have a sort of rather narrow view of the priesthood and that it’s you know they they do Mass a few times week that’s about it – maybe they’ll take the odd confession and stuff like that – but generally speaking, it’s a relatively easy job and everything is alright with them…