ARCHDIOCESAN P.M.C MASS CELEBRATED AT MSONGARI GROUNDS
Over 50,000 members of the Pontifical Missionary Society (PMC) drawn from the 115 parishes gathered at the St. Mary’s Msongari grounds for their annual Mass led by Archbishop Philip Anyolo.
The Mass was celebrated with great enthusiasm and devotion, as members of the PMC sang hymns and offered prayers of thanksgiving for the blessings they have received throughout the year as they also launched their 2023 theme; Communion is the fruit of sacramental life.
The Homily delivered by Fr. Martin Njihia who is the parish priest of St. Joseph Freinademetz parish, Ruai, sensitized on children being a force in the church that is visible through deeds. He reminded them that their faith should be reflected in their actions and that they should always strive to make a positive impact on the world around them.
“We are called to be a force of goodness to the world,” said Fr. Njihia. “Not only should it be visible through our deeds, but strive to make a positive impact on the world around us.”
The annual Mass was a testament to the strength and unity of the PMC, and to its commitment to promoting social justice, and spiritual growth. The movement has become a powerful force in the archdiocese with its members determined to continue making a positive impact on the communities and the parishes they serve.
The Archbishop of Nairobi, Philip Anyolo, while making his remarks reminded the children of the light, they carry urging them to live out their lives as Christ did in His youthful days and observe the sacraments of the Church.
The new PMC coordinator, Sr. Catherine Kaua who replaces Sr. Rose Mwangi was also introduced to the PMC members.