Our Vision

A united Catholic community actively living the Gospel values.

Our Mission

To holistically empower all people through evangelization and sustainable human development.

Our History

Historical Detail

Catholic Hierarchy


The Archdiocese of Nairobi covers two counties - the City of Nairobi (Nairobi county) and Kiambu county. It covers an area of 3,721sq. Km and is divided into fourteen deaneries.

There are 115 parishes with over 4,000 Small Christian Communities.The Archdiocese serves an estimated population of well over 7.1 million people where 4.03 million are Catholics.

This population is highly cosmopolitan due to the fact that Nairobi city is the capital of Kenya with people from all communities in Kenya and the world at large. Thika municipality is an industrial centre ranking approximately 5th or 6th largest towns in Kenya. Other urban centres within the Archdiocese of Nairobi include Kiambu, Ruiru, Juja, Kikuyu, Karuri and Limuru.

Currently, the Archdiocese is under Archbishop Philip Anyolo,  The Auxiliary Bishop Rt. Rev. David Kamau Ngang a, Archdiocesan Secretary, Procurator, Consultors, Senate of Priests, Finance Committee, Trustees, Tribunal and Deans.

It has 235 diocesan clergy, 230 religious institutes and congregations for women, 90 religious institutes and congregations for men, 8 University level institutions, 11 Major seminaries, 1 minor seminary, 30 Catholic lay movements and associations, 15 spiritual retreat centres, 9 catechetical, pastoral.

The Archdiocese is the seat of Metropolitan Province of Nairobi.

Our Core Values

Our Goals

Our Objectives