We were just barely settling down from the recent attack on the Kenyan Police Station in Pandanguo village, about 15km from Witu Center, Lamu county, Kenya, which left 3 police…
On Saturday 19th May eight young Mill Hill Missionary temporary members made their life long commitment to mission by taking the Perpetual Oath. The following day, May 20th, they were ordained to the transitional diaconate by the Rt Rev John Obala, bishop of the diocese of Ngong.
Sorry to announce the death of Dr. Maria Schiestl early this morning at Nairobi Women’s hospital.
In school one of the most precious times apart from classtime is the breaktime. Breaktime is a time to refresh and re-energise; it is a time to refill as does the traveller who runs into a fuel station with an empty tank and leaves assured that the journey will proceed smoothly. Apart from refilling and refreshing, breaktime is also a time to take stock, evaluate and refocus. It was in this light that the “young” young members (under two years of appointment) from Kenya and Uganda, gathered in Kampala for three full days to refresh, re-energise, evaluate and refocus on their mission, the mission of Christ to preach Good News to all and welcome all to the kingdom.
In the book How to get my life right, J. M. Roca makes the question of what our vocation may be in this life a grave concern for whoever has struggled with the search for meaning in his or her life. He starts by asserting that the whole of humanity is on a journey towards an end. And the end in view is a life of unity with God who created each and every one of us, for a purpose. Because God created each one of us different from any other person and for a task particular to each one of us, the route to this end will always be particular to each; though with the same end in view.
Promoting new and deeper evangelization through revitalization and utilization of Small Christian Communities (SCC) as a model of evangelization at the grassroots level is one of the goals of AMECEA 10-Year Pastoral Strategic Plan for 2014-2024. And among the strategies proposed towards the realization of this goal is the training of personnel to run SCC, develop material for use by SCC, creating desk and operation structure of SCC at national conference and Diocesan levels.
This is the Spring 2017 edition of the Friends of Mill Hill Magazine, East Africa