Challenges and Accomplishments During Covid

The past three years have been filled with challenges, but we managed to make significant progress during the Covid pandemic.  In particular, we finished the temporary convent and welcomed our first group of postulants and novices there, along with two … Read More

New Members for the Development and Oversight Committee

At a recent meeting of the Priests of the Same Diocese, Rt. Rev. Bishop Rogath Kimaryo appointed new member to the Sisters of Mater Dei Africa Oversight and Development Committee.  Those new members are: Fr. Phamphil Mbwambo Fr. Jonathani Mkwizu … Read More

Update on Temporary Convent

Construction of the temporary convent for the formators from the Sisters of Mary of Kakamega (SMK) continues. Much of the old structure was torn down and a new roof was recently added. The sitting room and the dining room were … Read More

New Candidates Join the Sisters of Mater Dei Africa

Four new candidates are joining the Sisters of Mater Dei Africa this year. Their names are: Sesilia James MdeeYasinta Emanuel MkumbwaTheodora Margnus MvungiAnna Anaely (not shown) They left early this month to stay in Dar es Salaam in the convent … Read More

Introduction and Development Committee

Yesterday, Fr. Setonga officially introduced the Sisters of Mater Dei Africa to all the Priests of the Same Diocese at a meeting held at the Cathedral of Jesus the Good Shepherd in Same. After the presentation, an inter-diocesan committee was … Read More

Temporary Convent for Kakamega Formators

Early this month we began renovation of a house in Same to serve as a temporary convent for use by the visiting Sisters of Mary of Kakamega (SMK) until a permanent convent can be built. The project is being managed … Read More

Fr. Setonga Visits Kakamega

From December 14th to December 18th Fr. Setonga visited the Sisters of Mary of Kakamega’s Mother House in Mukumu, Kakamega, Kenya. While there he talked in depth with the Mother Superior, her Vicaress, and the Coordinator of Formation for the … Read More

New Candidates Sent to Kakamega

Today we sent two new candidates on their way to Kakamega, Kenya to begin formation with the Sisters of Mary of Kakamega.  Safari njema, Stella and Magreth, and go with our blessings!  

Several Updates in March

We continue to progress in our efforts.  Here are a few brief updates: Two new candidates are leaving for Kenya on April 2nd and joining the Sisters of Mary of Kakamega for formation. We are currently developing construction plans for … Read More

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