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 114 parishes with over 4,000 Small Christian Communities.The Archdiocese serves an estimated population of well over 4 million people where 1.6 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 ordinary of the Archdiocese of Nairobi is His Eminence, John Cardinal Njue assisted by Rt. Rev. David Kamau Ngang a, Archdiocesan Secretary, Procurator, Consultors, Senate of Priests, Finance Committee, Trustees, Tribunal and Deans.

It has 194 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 seminaries, 30 Catholic lay movements and associations, 15 spiritual retreat centres, 9 catechetical, pastoral.

The Archdiocese is the seat of Metropolitan Province of Nairobi. The local ordinary is the chairman of Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB).

Our Core Values

  • Catholic faith
  • Christian witness
  • Stewardship
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Equity and Inclusiveness
  • Professionalism and Governance

Our Goals

  • New Evangelization and Ongoing Formation
  • Governance and Management
  • Technology
  • Resource Mobilization and Utilization for Sustainability

Our Objectives

  • Strengthening evangelization endeavours within the Archdiocese.
  • Strengthening and supporting effective ongoing faith formation activities.
  • Recognizing and supporting the participation of strategic groups in the spiritual growth and development of the members.
  • Ensuring that the Archdiocese is effectively and efficiently governed and managed.
  • Ensuring Archdiocesan institutions are well governed and managed.
  • Ensuring Archdiocesan institutions are well governed and managed.
  • Mainstreaming use of Information Communication Technology (ICT) in service delivery.
  • Establishing a strong and sustainable financial base.
  • Acquiring, developing, motivating and retaining high quality human resources.