BRAVO OUR PRIESTS FOR THE GREAT ACT OF MERCY
The Archdiocesan Facebook page was lit with comments after the Archdiocesan communications team posted the generous acts by the Archdiocesan clergy towards the late Fr. Nicholas Munai’s family.
Following the demise of Fr. Nicholas Munai Mutua on 30th October 2021, the priests of the Archdiocese of Nairobi through their annual charity works have gifted the family of the late cleric a house, an act that has left Christians in the Archdiocese fascinated.
The blessing and handing over of the house in Kantafu, Machakos County was marked with a Eucharistic Celebration led by Archbishop Philip Anyolo and scores of priests, a representation of the clergy in the Archdiocese.
Fr. Martin Kimama the chairman of the diocesan clergy shared the concept of the noble act: “This idea came after we buried Fr. Nicholas, it was a very touching moment being the first time we have lost a very young priest. After the burial, we felt we had to do something. We consulted the members of his class and got to learn of this piece of land he had bought. We as the priests agreed to build the parents a place they can call home.”
Fr. Kimama explained the process of building the house had barely taken three months to erect. A team was put in place to oversee the construction under the coordination of Fr. Peter Kiguru.
The cleric further explained the contribution was done by the willingness of individual priests as an act of charity. His words to the family, “Take courage, and you have many sons in our midst and anytime you need our support, feel free to call us and we will assist where we can.”
Fr. Nicholas Munai is the youngest priest to die in the Archdiocese of Nairobi. He is the son of Fidelis Mutua Musati and Agnes Kalekye Mutua. Brother to Mary Mbatha Mutua and Daniel Ndambuki Mutua. He was ordained a priest on Friday, 29th November 2019 and before his demise, he was serving at St. Anne Mataara parish. He passed away on 30th October 2021 at the Mater Hospital.