News from Kenya
Bishop Fellay's visit to Kenya
On 18th September 2016, the Priory of Nairobi was honoured with the presence of His Excellency Bishop Fellay, Superior General of the Society of St Pius X.
After the Solemn Mass, His Excellency discovered with great satisfaction the progress of the construction of Holy Cross Academy. The parishioners welcomed him will all the honour due to his condition.
He spent most of his time at the Missionary Sisters' convent in Karen, where he has appointed a new religious Superior, and also a new Novice Mistress.
End of school year 2016
This 27th October was graduation day and the end of the school year 2016! Many pupils have won prizes! But above all, they have expressed their gratitude to their teachers and parents with a beautiful show!
This was a good occasion for a big community photograph, together with the pupils, the teachers and the workers who are building the future school! A very big Thank You to all our benefactors!
Now it is pupil's time for holyday. As for the Missionaries, it is time for even more intensive work in order to complete the construction building and to prepare the opening of the next school year starting in January.
Missionary Sisters' Taking of Habit
This 21st November 2016 was a special day for the Society of St Pius X in Kenya. Five young ladies, originally from Uganda, Switzerland and France received their religious habit, while Sister Mary Josephine, from Nigeria, pronounced her first religious Vows.
Several priests came to attend the ceremony in Nairobi. Fathers Schreiber, Rostand and Stephan Pflüger came from Switzerland. Father Pius Nanthambwe came from Nigeria, and Father Prudent Balou from Gabon (more pictures here).
Now the congregation of the Missionary Sisters of Jesus and Mary have 7 professed Sisters, 8 novices and 2 postulants.
Holy Cross Academy project
Thank you very much to all the benefactors who are sponsoring Holy Cross Academy project. The Kenyan faithful have raised a large contribution during a very successful Harambee held on 6th November.
The progress of the construction is very good and very fast, so that we shall open six new classrooms in January 2017 for the new school year. The number of pupils will also grow drastically: they were 91 at the end of 2016, they will be between 120 and 150 in year 2017, with a staff of 9 teachers.
(Source : http://sspxkenya.blogspot.fr - DICI dated December 09, 2016)