THE ARCHDIOCESE OF NAIROBI CELEBRATES WORLD DAY OF CONSECRATED LIFE
The Emeritus Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Nairobi, his Eminence John Cardinal Njue has urged all the religious men and women to remain united in God. This he said during the Eucharistic celebration of the World Day of Prayer for Consecrated life held at the Holy Family Basilica on 6th February 2021.
“My dear friends, I am happy when we meet like this, when we come together to pray, we don’t come just like anybody else, we come following that identity given to us as consecrated people. Let a day like this be of renewal and thanksgiving. We are in a journey that has ups and downs and for us to be able to maneuver through it, let us remain united with the one who has called us.”
In the colorful Mass attended by approximately 700 religious men and women serving in the Archdiocese, in his homily Bishop David Kamau who is the Apostolic Administrator of the Archdiocese of Nairobi called to all the religious men and women to draw their love and strength in God through prayer in order to be able to help others, quoting St Augustine “you cannot give what you do not have.”
Sr. Joan Mukhwana the KCCB-National Executive Secretary in the Commission for Clergy and Religious Liaison Committee, thanked his Eminence John Cardinal Njue and Bishop David Kamau for their coordination of religious men and women working in the Archdiocese. She further reiterated the Cardinals call for unity by urging the religious to come together for a mutual collaboration between the clergy, religious and the local Ordinary.