St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, Kitisuru
Announcements for Sunday 3rd October 2021
27th Sunday in Ordinary Time
 

1. Today is the 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time. We thank CWA and CWA who were on duty.
2. Next Sunday 10th October 2021 will be the 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time. The groups on duty shall be Young Adults during the 8.00 a.m. mass, PMC during the 10.00 a.m. mass and CMA during 12.00 noon.
3. Next Sunday 10th October 2021 will be the second Sunday of the month and our Tithe Sunday. Let us prepare to present our tithes.

4. New Mass Schedules
All Christians are informed that with effect from next Sunday, 10th October 2021 there shall be new mass schedules as follows;
8.00 a.m. - English
10.00 a.m. - English
12.00 noon - Kiswahili

In the following week starting on 11th October 2021, the weekly masses shall begin at 6.00 p.m. while adoration which takes place every Thursday will begin at 5.00 p.m. Public Holiday Mass remain the same 10.00am.
Once again we request the groups on duty to usher Christians into the Church while observing the liturgy requirements and coordinate offertory as guided last Sunday.

5. October is the month of the Holy Rosary. We are all encouraged to pray the Holy Rosary at home, in Small Christian Community and privately. Here in our church we shall be praying the Rosary daily before evening Mass at 6.00pm and on Saturday at 7.00am. All are welcome

6. Last Sunday we had our month of September mini-harambee where St. Michael prayer group were the guest of honor. On behalf of PPC, we thank St. Michael Prayer Group and all Christians for your continued support. Our next mini harambee shall be held on Sunday, 31st October 2021 and our Guests of Honor shall be St. Jude SCC. Let us all prepare to ̍sindikiza̍ them. (I welcome the Parish Treasurer Mrs. Christine Mwangi to tell us the total raised so far in our mini-harambee`s)
 

7. Main Harambee
Our main harambee towards finishing our Church construction for the year 2021 will be held on 12th December 2021. We continue to appeal to parishioners willing to be guests of honor during this harambee to forward their names to either; the Parish Pastoral Council (PPC) Moderator Engineer Kiragu or the Parish priest, Fr. Mulu or the Chair of the Fundraising Committee Mrs. Rose Githaiga.

As the Community of St. Catherine of Siena, we are reminded to pray for the success of this event in light of the challenges we continue to experience as a Church, let us come prepared on that day to honor our long standing tradition of `sindikizaring` our Chief guests.

Meetings
⦁ All ecclesial groups shall meet today after the 10.00 a.m. Mass in their designated areas as guided by the Moderators.

⦁ Next Sunday, 10th October 2021 PPC shall have their October meeting in the Makuti Church after the 10.00 a.m. mass. All members are requested to prepare to attend.

8. Self Help Group
St. Catherine of Siena Self Help Group Annual General Meeting is scheduled for this coming Saturday, October 9th 2021 in the parish Makuti church after the 7.30am Mass. Members are expected to attend the Morning Mass.

Agenda will be: The audited financials for 2020, Declaration of surplus, Election of officials, and Approval of 2021/2022 Budget. Members are welcome to know how their Group finances faired in 2020.
All members, kindly collect your letter at the Desk at the church entrance after this mass. Non-members can attend as observers. (I now welcome Mr. Mwangi the Vice Chair to expound on this).

9. Attached Marriage Bann to be announced.

10. Radio Maria Announcement
The Dominicans will be presenting a program on Radio Maria 107.3 FM every Wednesday between 4.30pm - 5.30pm. Kindly tune in to listen.

11. Saints of the Week
Date Feast/Solemnity
Monday, 4th October 2021 St. Francis of Assisi
Tuesday, 5th October 2021 St.Faustina Kowalska
Wednesday, 6th October 2021 St.Bruno
Thursday, 7th October 2021 Our Lady of the Rosary
Friday, 8th October 2021 Sts Felix, Sergius and Hugo
Saturday, 9th October 2021 Sts Denis and Companions, Marytrs and John Leonardi, Priest
 


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St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, Kitisuru
Announcements for Sunday 26th September 2021
26th Sunday in Ordinary Time
 

1. Today is the 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time. We thank St. Elizabeth SCC and the Youth who were on duty.
2. Today we have our month of September mini - harambee where the guests of honor are St. Michael prayer group. Allow me to invite Mr. Kimani to officiate the harambee. Let us all prepare to `sindikiza` them.

3. Next Sunday 3rd October 2021 will be the 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time. The group on duty shall be CWA during both Masses 8.00 a.m. and 10.00a.m.

4. New Mass Schedules
All Christians are informed that with effect from 10th October 2021 there shall be new Mass schedules as follows;
8.00 a.m. - English
10.00 a.m. - English
12.00 noon - Kiswahili

In the following week starting on 11th October 2021, the weekly masses shall begin at 6.00 p.m. while adoration which takes place every Thursday will begin at 5.00 p.m.
Once again we request the groups on duty to usher Christians into the Church while observing the liturgy requirements and coordinate offertory as guided last Sunday.

5. Catechism classes:
⦁ Those who were confirmed on 22nd August 2021 resumed mystagogical classes last Sunday. The classes will take place after the Second Mass. Mystagogical classes are post catechumenate or ongoing formation which is mandatory.

⦁ Those who have registered for catechism classes, (baptism & 1st Holy Communion) started their catechesis last Sunday after the Second Mass. We encourage the Christians who wish to prepare for baptism and 1st Holy Communion to register with the Catechist / Parish priest today.

⦁ Confirmation classes started last Sunday and are taking place after the Second Mass.

⦁ Infant Baptism classes will begin today after the 2nd Mass.

6. Main Harambee:
Our main harambee towards finishing our church construction for the year 2021 will be held on 12/12/2021. We appeal to parishioners willing to be guests of honour at this harambee to forward their names to either the parish pastoral council (PPC) Moderator Mr Kiragu, the parish priest Fr. Mulu or the chair of the fundraising committee Mrs. Githaiga. We are also reminded to continue to pray for the success of this event in light of the challenges we continue to experience as a church and let us all come prepared on that day to honour our long standing tradition of "sindikisharing" our guests of honour.

7. Meetings:
St Claire SCC shall have their September meeting today after the 10.00 a.m. mass outside the Church entrance opposite the Makuti Church. All Jumuia members are requested to attend.

8. Self Help Group:
St. Catherine of Siena Self Help Group Annual General Meeting is scheduled for Saturday, October 9th 2021 in the Parish Makuti church starting at 9.00 am after 7.30 a.m mass.

Agenda will be: The audited financials for 2020, Declaration of surplus, Election of officials, and Approval of 2021/2022 Budget. Members are welcome to know how their Group finances faired in 2020. Non-members can attend as observers.

9. Saints of the Week:
Date Feast/Solemnity
Monday, 27th September 2021 St. Vincent De Paul, Priest
Tuesday, 28th September 2021 St. Wenceslas, St. Lawrence Ruiz and Companions
Wednesday, 29th September 2021 Sts. Michael, Gabriel, Raphael Archangels
Thursday, 30th September 2021 St. Jerome, Priest and Doctor
Friday, 1st October 2021 St. Theresa of the Child Jesus, Virgin and Doctor
Saturday, 2nd October 2021 The Holy Guardian Angels
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St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, Kitisuru
Announcements for Sunday 19th September 2021
25th Sunday in Ordinary Time
 

1. Today is the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time. We thank St. Claire SCC and Young Adults who were on duty.

2. Next Sunday 26th September, 2021 will be the 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time. The groups on duty shall be St.Elizabeth SCC during the 8.00 a.m. mass and the Youth during the 10.00 a.m. mass

3. The Church mini - harambee shall be held next Sunday 26th September, 2021 and the guests of honor shall be St. Michael SCC. Let us prepare to sindikiza them.


4. Catechism classes:
⦁ Those who were confirmed on 22nd August 2021 will resume mystagogical classes today after the Second Mass. Mystagogical classes are post catechumenate or ongoing formation which is mandatory.

⦁ Those who have registered for catechism classes, (baptism & 1st Holy Communion) will start their catechesis today after the Second Mass. Registration can be done through the catechist or the Parish Office.

⦁ Confirmation classes will start today after the Second Mass.

⦁ Infant Baptism classes will begin soon. Today is the last day for registration. Registration can be done through the catechist or Parish Office.

Meetings
5. St. Theresa shall have their September meeting next Sunday 26th September 2021 after the 10.00 a.m. mass in the tent outside the Church compound. All members are requested to prepare to attend.

6. Saints of the Week
Date Feast/Solemnity
Monday, 20th September 2021 St. Andrew Kim Taegon and Companions, Martyrs
Tuesday, 21st September 2021 Feast of St.Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist
Wednesday, 22nd September 2021 St.Maurice and Companions, Martyrs
Thursday, 23rd September 2021 St. Pius of Pietrelcina, Priest
Friday, 24th September 2021 St. Pacificus
Saturday, 25th September 2021 St. Aurelia

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St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, Kitisuru
Announcements for Sunday 12th September 2021
24th Sunday in Ordinary Time
 

1. Every Second Sunday of the month we normally offer our Tithe. Today being the Second Sunday of the month, we invite you to bring your tithe.
Apart from cash, tithe can also be offered through our pay bill number or bank account as displayed on the banner. (invite the priest to bless the people).

2. Today is the 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time. We thank CMA and PMC who were on duty.

3. Next Sunday 19th September, 2021 will be the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time. The groups on duty shall be St. Claire SCC during the 8.00 a.m. Mass and Young Adults during the 10.00 a.m. mass
4. The next Church mini - harambee shall be held on Sunday 26th October, 2021 and the guests of honor shall be St. Michael. Let us prepare to ̍sindikiza̍ them.

5. Catechism classes:
⦁ Those who were confirmed on 22nd August 2021 will resume mystagogical classes from next Sunday 19th September 2021 after the Second Mass. Mystagogical classes are post catechumenate or ongoing formation which is mandatory.

⦁ Those who have registered for catechism classes, (baptism & 1st Holy Communion) will start their catechesis next Sunday 19th September 2021 after the Second Mass. Registration can be done through the catechist or the Parish Office.

⦁ Those who were not confirmed will start catechism afresh next Sunday 19th September 2021 after the Second Mass.

⦁ Infant Baptism classes will begin soon. Kindly register with the catechist or Parish Office.

6. Death Announcement
We are saddened to announce the death of Lucy Owen Burke which occurred while undergoing treatment in hospital on September 6th 2021. Lucy was a parishioner of our Church, the Vice Moderator of the Church Choir and an active member of CWA and St. Claire SCC.
The late incurred a hospital bill of KES. 3 million which is still unsettled. As a result of this, the CWA with the permission of the Fr. in Charge requests for your support to offset this medical bill. We are going to have a second collection but assistance can also be send to the CWA treasurer Mrs. Philomena Jasho (phone number 0722704258).
May she rest in eternal peace.
7. A message of gratitude from the family of late Joseph Ndegwa Duncan.
The family of *Joseph Ndegwa Duncan* extend sincere gratitude and appreciation to the Parish Priest, the Dominican fraternity, the CWA, the Choir, the CMA, the youth, and the entire St. Catherine of Siena family for your support as we laid Dad to rest. You stood in the gap and became our prayer warriors, you stood in the gap and assisted financially, you stood in the gap and supported emotionally, and for that we are grateful.
May He who is the giver of all good things visit you and your families and leave abundance in them.

8. Meetings
⦁ PPC shall have their September meeting today after the 10.00 a.m. mass at the makuti church. All members are kindly requested to prepare to attend and be punctual.

9. Saints of the Week

Date Feast/Solemnity
Monday, 13th September 2021 St.John Chrysostom, Bishop and Doctor
Tuesday, 14th September 2021 Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross
Wednesday, 15th September 2021 Our Lady of Sorrows
Thursday, 16th September 2021 Sts Cornelius, Pope and Cyprian, Bishop, Martyrs
Friday, 17th September 2021 St. Robert Bellamine, Bishop and Doctor
Saturday, 18th September 2021 St. Joseph Cupertino


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St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, Kitisuru
5th September 2021, 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time
 

1. Today is the 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time. We thank St. Therese SCC and Choir/St. Michael Prayer Group who were on duty.
2. Yesterday, we had a successful priestly ordination of Fr. Dennis Malanga Wataka, OP and Fr. Benedict Musaasizi, OP officiated by Most Rev. Hubertus Matheus Maria Van Megen, Apostolic Nuncio to Kenya and South Sudan. We take this opportunity to congratulate Frs. Benedict & Wataka and pray for God̍s continued blessings in their service to the Church.

3. Last Sunday we had the month̍s mini harambee where St. Vincent De Paul were the Guests of Honor.
We take this opportunity to thank St. Vincent De Paul and all parishioners for the support to the Church Project. The next mini harambee shall be held on Sunday 26th October, 2021 and the guests of honor shall be St. Michael and Choir.

4. Next Sunday 12th September, 2021 will be the 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time. The groups on duty shall be CMA during the 8.00 a.m. mass and PMC the 10.00 a.m. mass.

5. Next Sunday will be the Tithe Sunday kindly prepare.

Meetings:
6. All ecclesial groups shall meet today after the 10.00 a.m. mass in their designated areas as guided by the moderators.

7. PPC shall have their September meeting next Sunday 12th September 2021 after the 10.00 a.m. mass at the makuti church. All members are kindly requested to prepare to attend and be punctual.

8. Saints of the Week
Monday, 6th September 2021 St. Zachariah
Tuesday, 7th September 2021 St. Regina
Wednesday, 8th September 2021 Feast of the The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Thursday, 9th September 2021 St. Peter Claver, Priest
Friday, 10th September 2021 St. Nicholas of Torento
Saturday, 11th September 2021 Sts Protus and Giacinto
 

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St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, Kitisuru
29th August 2021, 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time
 

1. Today is the 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time. We thank St. Jude SCC and St. Rose SCC who were on duty.

2. Today we have this months̍ mini-harambee. Our guests of honor are Vincent De Paul SCC. I take this opportunity to invite Mr. Kimani to lead the harambee. Let us prepare to ̍sindikiza̍ them.

3. Next Saturday 4th September 2021 we shall have Priestly Ordination at the Parish from 10.00 a.m. All parishioners are invited. CWA shall be on duty on that day.
4. Next Sunday 5th September, 2021 will be the 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time. The groups on duty shall be St. Theresa SCC during the 8.00 a.m. Mass and Choir and St. Micheal during the 10.00 a.m. Mass

5. The PMC children and their parents shall visit the Tumaini Children̍s Home in Gathiga on their Charity event today after the Second Mass.

6. Deacon Wataka, OP will be celebrating his first Mass as a Priest next Sunday in both Masses 8.00am and 10.00am here at St. Catherine of Siena and Deacon Benedict Musaasizi, OP will Celebrate his Masses at St. Martin de Porres- Kibagare. Kindly attend and receive blessings of the newly Ordained Priests.

7. Meetings:
All Ecclesial groups will be meeting next Sunday after the 10.00am Mass.

8. Saints of the Week

Monday, 30th August 2021 St. Felice
Tuesday, 31st August 2021 St. Aristide
Wednesday, 1st September 2021 St. Giles
Thursday, 2nd September 2021 St. Elpidius
Friday, 3rd September 2021 St. Gregory the Great, Pope and Doctor
Saturday, 4th September 2021 St. Rosalia
 

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St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, Kitisuru
22nd August 2021, 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time
 

1. Today is the 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time. We thank St. Vincent De Paul SCC and St. Elizabeth SCC who were on duty.
2. Next Sunday, 29th August 2021 will be the 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time. The groups on duty shall be St. Jude SCC during the 8.00 a.m. mass and St. Rose SCC during the 10.00 a.m. mass.

3. This months̍ mini- harambee will take place next Sunday, August 29th 2021. The Guests of Honor shall be Vincent De Paul SCC. Let us prepare to ̍sindikiza̍ them.

4. The PMC children and their parents shall visit the Tumaini Children̍s Home in Gathiga on their Charity event next Sunday 29th August 2021 after the Second Mass.

5. Deacons Benedict Musaasizi, OP and Dennis Wataka, OP will be Ordained to priesthood on 4th September 2021. You are all welcome.

Meetings
1. St. Claire SCC will have their monthly meeting today after the 10.00 a.m. mass.
All members are requested to attend.

2. St. Vincent De Paul SCC shall have their monthly meeting on Thursday 21st August 2021. Members of the Jumuiya are requested to attend.

3. The members of the Ordination Committee will have a physical meeting next Saturday 28th August 2021 at 8.00am immediately after the morning Mass.


Saints of the Week
Monday, 23rd August 2021 St. Rose of Lima, Virgin
Tuesday, 24th August 2021 Feast of St.Bartholomew, Apostle
Wednesday, 25th August 2021 St. Loise, St.Joseph Calasanz
Thursday, 26th August 2021 St. Alexander
Friday, 27th August 2021 St. Monica
Saturday, 28th August 2021 St. Augustine, Bishop and Doctor
 

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St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, Kitisuru
15th August 2021, Solemnity of the Assumption of the
Blessed Virgin Mary.


1. Today is the 20th Sunday, Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. We thank St. Claire SCC and Youth and Young Adults who were on duty.
2. Next Sunday, 22nd August 2021 will be the 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time. The groups on duty shall be St. Vincent De Paul SCC during the 8.00 a.m. mass and St. Elizabeth SCC during the 10.00 a.m. mass.

3. Next Sunday 22nd August 2021 during the 10. 00 am mass, Bishop David Kamau will be present to celebrate the Sacrament of Confirmation for our Catechumen. Those who were successful in their evaluation should prepare themselves well. Rehearsal will be done at 8.30 am on Sunday.

4. This month`s Mini- Harambee will take place on Sunday, August 29th 2021. The Guests of Honor shall be Vincent De Paul SCC. Let us prepare to `sindikiza` them.

5. The PMC children and PMC parents shall visit the Tumaini Children`s Home in Gathiga/their Charity event on Sunday 29th August 2021 after the second mass. We request the parents to support the children.

Meetings
1. St. Theresa SCC shall have their monthly meeting today after the 10.00 o`clock mass in the tent.
Saints of the Week
Monday, 16thAugust 2021 St. Stephen of Hungary
Tuesday, 17th August 2021 St.Hyacinth
Wednesday, 18th August 2021 Bl.Victoria Rasoamanarivo
Thursday, 19th August 2021 St.John Eudes, Priest
Friday, 20th August 2021 St. Benard, Abbot and Doctor
Saturday, 21st August 2021 St .Pius X, Pope
 

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St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, Kitisuru
18th Sunday in Ordinary time, 1st August 2021

 

1. Today is the 18th Sunday in Ordinary time. We thank CMA and St. Jude SCC who were on duty.

2. Last Sunday we had the mini harambee for the month of July where St. Claire SCC were guests of honor. We thank St. Claire and all the Christians for the generosity. We shall update you on the totals once the amount is reconciled. The next mini harambee shall be on 29th August, 2021 and St. Vincent De Paul SCC shall be the Guests of Honor. Let us prepare to 'sindikiza' them.
3. Next Sunday, 8th August 2021 will be the 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time. The groups on duty shall be St. Therese SCC during the 8.00 a.m. mass and Lay Dominicans at the 10.00 a.m. mass.

4. Next Sunday will be our tithe Sunday. Kindly prepare.

5. Today all the Ecclesial Groups are having meetings in their designated venues as communicated by their moderators.

6. The Parish is considering to introduce a third mass which shall be in Kiswahili. We invite all parishioners to participate in the survey. You can either pick and fill a form at the entrance or use the link shared by your moderator. The survey shall close on Thursday 5th August 2021. Let us all participate in order for PPC to make an informed decision.

Parokia yetu inaweka mikakati ya kuongeza misa ingine ambayo itakuwa ya Kiswahili. Hivyo basi wakristu wanaombwa wajaze fomu hapo nje wakitoka kwa kanisa ili kubaini masaa kamili ya misa hiyo. Unaweza jaza hiyo fomu kupitia kwa mtandao kama ilivyotumwa na moderator wa jumuiya ama kikundi chako.

Meetings
1. Next Sunday 8th August 2021, PPC will have its meeting in the Makuti Church after the 10.00 a.m. mass. All members are requested to attend.

Saints of the Week
Monday, 2nd August 2021 Sts. Eusebius of Vercelli, Bishop and Peter Julian Eymard, Priest
Tuesday, 27th July 2021 St. Lydia
Wednesday, 28th July 2021 St. John M. Vianney, Priest
Thursday, 29th July 2021 The Dedication of the Basilica of St.Mary Major
Friday, 30th July 2021 Feast of The Transfiguration of the Lord
Saturday, 31st July 2021 Sts. Sixtus II Pope and Companions

 

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St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, Kitisuru
17th Sunday in Ordinary time, 25th July 2021
 

1. Today is the 17th Sunday in Ordinary time. We thank St. Rose SCC and the Choir / St. Jude SCC who were on duty.
2. Today we have our mini harambee for the month of July. I call upon Mr. Kimani to come and coordinate the fundraiser. Our Guests of honor are St. Claire SCC. Let us prepare to 'sindikiza' them.
3. Next Sunday, 1st August 2021 will be the 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time. The groups on duty shall be CMA during the 8.00 a.m. mass and St. Jude SCC at the 10.00 a.m. mass.

4. Next Sunday is also the day for all the Ecclesial Groups meeting. All Ecclesial groups' leaders are advised to arrange for venues and agenda for their groups.

Meetings

1. St. Claire SCC will have their monthly meeting today after the 10.00 o'clock mass. All members are requested to attend.

2. The Parish Priest and the CMA moderator are inviting all men of St. Catherine of Siena for the monthly mbuzi on Friday 30th July, 2021 beginning with mass at 6.30 pm in the church compound. The purpose of this mbuzi is to organize among others the ordination of our deacons, visit by the bishop in August and visit by the Nuncio in September. All men are requested to attend.
3. The Choir will have their Mbuzi on Saturday, 31st July 2021 at the Church grounds. We take the opportunity to welcome those who wish to join the Choir. Our practice days are Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays.

4. The Self Help Group has embarked on a month long awareness and marketing exercise among parishioners. The S.H.G. Management officials will be available to guide and respond to your questions on the self-help program and the group's operations, besides transactions for those already registered. Members and any interested parishioner, kindly feel free to visit the group's desk outside the church after mass for further assistance. This awareness exercise will be conducted every Saturday including today, through the month of July. You are welcome.


Saints of the Week
Monday, 26th July 2021 Sts. Joachim and Anne, parents of Blessed Virgin Mary
Tuesday, 27th July 2021 St. Natalia
Wednesday, 28th July 2021 St. Victor I, Pope and Martyr
Thursday, 29th July 2021 St. Martha
Friday, 30th July 2021 St. Peter Chrysologus, St.Justin De Jacobis
Saturday, 31st July 2021 St. Ignatius of Loyola, Priest
 

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St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, Kitisuru
16th Sunday in Ordinary time, 18th July 2021

1.Today is 16th Sunday in Ordinary time. We thank St. Elizabeth SCC and the Choir / St. Michael Prayer Group who were on duty. 

2. The next mini harambee shall be held next Sunday, 25th July 2021 and St. Claire SCC shall be the guests of honor. Let us prepare to ‘sindikiza’ them. 

3. Next Sunday, 25th July, 2021 will be the 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time. It will be the first World Day fior Grandparents and the elderly.The groups on duty shall be St. Rose SCC during the 8.00 a.m. mass and PMC at the 10.00 a.m. mass. 

4. The PMC children will have their commissioning next Sunday, 25th July 2021 during the second mass. Rehearsals for the commissioning will be on Saturday 24th July 2021 from 2.00 p.m. 

5. The PMC animators will have a deanery seminar at Don Bosco Youth Center, Karen on Saturday 31.7.21. The animators are requested to plan to attend the seminar. Those who wish to join the team of animators should see Fr. Emmanuel, OP. 

6. On 7th August, 2021 we will be contacting evaluation for the Catechumens preparing for confirmation. The program indicating the time for each candidate will be communicated via the Catechism WhatsApp group. 

7. Tuesday being a public Holiday, mass will be at 10.00 am. 

8. The Parish Priest and CMA Moderator are inviting all men of St. Catherine of Siena for the monthly Mbuzi on Friday 30th July, 2021 beginning with mass at 6.30 pm in the church compound. The purpose of the mbuzi is to organize among others the ordination of deacons, visit by the bishop in August and visit by the Nuncio in September. All men are requested to attend. 

9. Announcement from the Ministry of Health. See attachment… 

10. Announcement from Loreto Convent Msongari School. See attachment…. Meetings 1. St. Theresa SCC will meet today after the 2nd mass in the tent next to the adoration Chapel. All members are invited to attend. 

2. The Self Help Group has embarked on a month – long awareness and marketing exercise among parishioners. The S.H.G. Management officials will be available to guide and respond to your questions on the self-help program and the group’s operations, besides transactions for those already registered. Members and any interested parishioner, kindly feel free to visit the group’s desk outside the church after mass for further assistance. This awareness exercise will be conducted every Saturday including today, through the month of July. You are welcome. 

3. The Young Adults of the Church will have an excursion to the Ngong Hills on Saturday, 24th July 2021. The purpose of the excursion is to motivate the team to work together and develop their strengths. 

For the purpose of expanding the group, the Young Adults leadership, on behalf of the Father in charge, Fr Mulu and their chaplain, Fr Charles Kato, call on all the young adults of St. Catherine of Siena to join them in the excursion as well as be part of the Young Catholic Adults Ministry in our Church. 

The Office of Young Adult Ministry exists to serve and support all Catholic young adults aged 25-40, both single and married, in their desire to enter more deeply into a relationship with Christ through fellowship, service, formation and worship in and through the Catholic Faith. 

Goals for Young Adult Ministry: 

Goal 1: Connecting Young Adults with Jesus Christ. 

Goal 2: Connecting Young Adults to the Church. 

Goal 3: Connecting Young Adults with the Mission of the Church in the World. Goal 4: Connecting Young Adults with a Peer Community 

4. Saints of the Week 

Monday, 19 July 2021 St.Macrina 

Tuesday, 20th July 2021 St. Apollinaris of Ravenna Bishop and Martyr 

Wednesday, 21stJuly 2021 St. Lawrence of Brindisi, Confessor and Doctor 

Thursday, 22nd July 2021 Feast of St.Mary Magdalene 

Friday, 23rd July 2021 St.Bridget of Sweden, Mystic and Founder 

Saturday, 24th July 2021 St.Sharbel Makhlouf, 


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St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, Kitisuru
15th Sunday in Ordinary time, 11th July 2021

 

 

 

1. Today is 15th Sunday in Ordinary time. We thank St. Vincent De Paul SCC and St. Claire SCC who were on duty.

2. Today is the second Sunday of the month and thus our Tithe Sunday. We invite Father for blessing as we prepare to present our tithes.

3. The next mini harambee shall be held on 25th July 2021 and St. Claire SCC shall be the guests of honor. Let us prepare to `sindikiza`them.
4. Next Sunday, 18th July, 2021 will be the 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time. The groups on duty shall be St. Elizabeth SCC during the 8.00 a.m. mass and Choir/St. Michael SCC at the 10.00 a.m. mass.

5. Next Saturday 17th July, 2021 we shall have the sacrament of reconciliation/confession in the church from 5pm to 6pm.

6. The youth had a successful workshop yesterday in the parish. We had 48 youths who attended. We thank the parents and guardians for allowing them to participate. We encourage all the youth aged between 18 and 26 to join the group.

7. Death Announcement

We announce the passing on of Philister Mgambo, mother to Mr. John Magambo, the moderator of the Dominican Laity. The requiem mass will be held here in the parish, St. Catherine of Siena on Thursday 15th July, 2021 at 2.30 pm. The burial will be held in her rural home in Siaya on Saturday 17th July, 2021. May her soul rest in eternal peace.

Meetings

1. Today the PPC will have its July meeting. All members are invited to attend immediately after the 10.00 a.m. mass at the Makuti Church

2. The Self Help Group has embarked on a month long awareness and marketing exercise among parishioners. The S.H.G. Management officials will be available to guide and respond to your questions on the self-help program and the group`s operations, besides transactions for those already registered. Members and any interested parishioner, kindly feel free to visit the group`s desk outside the church after mass for further assistance. This awareness exercise will be conducted every Saturday including today, through the month of July. You are welcome.


3. Saints of the Week
Monday, 12th July 2021 St. Fortunatus
Tuesday, 13th July 2021 St. Henry
Wednesday, 14th July 2021 St. Camillus de Lellis, Priest
Thursday, 15th July 2021 St. Bonaventure, Bishop and Doctor
Friday, 16th July 2021 Our Lady of Mt. Carmel
Saturday, 17th July 2021 St. Marcelina
 


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St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, Kitisuru
13th Sunday in Ordinary time, 27th June 2021
 


1. Today is 13th Sunday in Ordinary time. We thank Youth/Young Adults and Lay Dominicans who were on duty.
2. Today we have our June Mini Harambee where St. Rose SCC are the Guests of Honor. (Invite the Mr. Kimani from Fundraising Committee to guide the process)

3. Next Sunday, 4th July, 2021 will be the 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time. CWA shall be on duty during both masses at 8.00 a.m. and 10.00 a.m. masses

4. Registration for new catechumens (those preparing for baptism and first Holy Communion) is ongoing. Kindly register with the catechist after the mass.

5. Infant baptism will be on 10th July, 2021 at 10 am in our church. Those who have registered their infants are requested to meet the catechist after mass to arrange for preparation classes.

Meetings
1. St. Claire SCC will have their June meeting today after the 10 am mass in the Church compound. All members are kindly requested to attend. St. Claire SCC comprises of all Christians who are not within then neighborhood of St. Catherine of Siena. The meeting will take place in the tent outside the main entrance of the church.

2. The PMC parents' are meeting today after the 10 am mass in the Makuti Church.

3. All Ecclesial groups will be meeting next Sunday after the 10 am mass. The respective leaders are requested to arrange for their venues and agenda.

4. Marriage Banns (See attachment)

5. School Announcement (See attachment)

6. Announcement from the Ministry of Health: Next Sunday there will be vaccination against measles for all children between 9-59 months. It will be administered outside the church.

7. Saints of the Week
Monday, 28th June 2021 St. Irenaeus, Bishop and Martyr
Tuesday, 29th June 2021 Solemnity of Sts Peter and Paul the Apostle
Wednesday, 30th June 2021 First Martyrs of the Holy Roman Church
Thursday, 1st July 2021 Blessed Anthony Rosmini
Friday, 2nd July 2021 St.Martinian
Saturday, 3rd July 2021 Feast of St.Thomas, Apostle

 


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St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, Kitisuru
12th Sunday in Ordinary time, 20th June 2021
 


1. Today is 12th Sunday in Ordinary time. We thank St. Theresa SCC and St. Jude SCC who were on duty.

2. Next Sunday, 27th June, 2021 will be the 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time. The following groups will be on duty.
8.00 a.m. Mass: Youth/Young Adults, and
10.00 a.m. Mass: Lay Dominicans.

3. The June Mini Harambee shall be held next Sunday, 27th June 2021 and the Guests of Honor will be St. Rose SCC. All Christians are encouraged to prepare to
'sindikiza' during the harambee.

4. Registration for new catechumens (those preparing for baptism and first Holy Communion) is ongoing. Kindly register with the catechist after the mass.

5. Infant baptism will be on 10th July, 2021 at 10 am in our church. Those who have registered their infants are requested to meet the catechist after mass to arrange for their classes.
 


Meetings


1. St. Vincent De Paul SCC will have its June meeting today in the Makuti Church after the 8.00 a.m. mass. All members are requested to attend as we welcome new members who wish to join the group. St. Vincent de Paul SCC comprises the neighborhoods of Lower Kabete Road and Part of Ngecha Road.

2. St. Elizabeth SCC will also have their June meeting today after the 8 am mass in the tent (near the main entrance) outside the church. All members are welcome together with those who would wish to join. St. Elizabeth SCC comprises of Kitisuru, Mwimuto and Thigiri Ridge neighborhoods.

3. The Youth will visit Martha Care Children
's Home in Gathiga after the 10.00 a.m. mass. All the Youth are encouraged to participate in this charity event. Parents are also requested to permit them.

4. Next Sunday, St. Theresa will have their June meeting after the 2nd mass in the Church compound. All members are kindly requested to prepare to attend. St. Teresa SCC comprises Gachie, White Cottage and some parts of Gathiga neighborhoods.

5. The PMC parents' meeting will be held on Sunday 27th June 2021 after the 10 am mass in the Makuti Church.

6. Marriage Banns (See attachment)

7. School Announcement (See attachment)


8. Saints of the Week
Monday, 21st June 2021 St.Aloysius Gongaza Religious
Tuesday, 22nd June 2021 Sts Paulinus of Nola, Bishop and Thomas More, Martyrs
Wednesday, 23rd June 2021 St.Joseph Cafasso
Thursday, 24th June 2021 Solemnity of The Nativity of St. John the Baptist. It is a day of obligation.
Friday, 25th June 2021 St. William of Montevergine
Saturday, 26th June 2021 St. Josemaria Escriva

Lastly, we continue to encourage each other to be hopeful amidst the pandemic. God is in control.

 

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St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, Kitisuru

SOLEMNITY OF THE BLOOD AND BODY OF CHRIST, 6th JUNE 2021

 

1.       Today is the Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi). We thank CMA and PMC who were on duty.

 

2.      Today, all ecclesial groups have their meetings after the 10.00 a.m. mass. These groups are; PMC, MYM, Youth, Young Adults, CWA and CMA. These groups will meet in the venues communicated by their respective Moderators/Leaders.

3.      Next Sunday, the 13th June 2021 will be the 11th Sunday in Ordinary Time.  The following groups will be on duty.

8.00 a.m.  Mass:  St Elizabeth SCC, and

                    10.00 a.m. Mass:  St. Rose SCC

 

4.       Next Sunday will be the 2nd Sunday of the month and our Tithe Sunday.  Christians are encouraged to collect Tithe envelopes as you exit the Church in readiness for tithing.

 

5.      We take this opportunity to thank St. Elizabeth and all Christians for their generous contribution during the mini harambee last Sunday. May God bless you all

 

6.      The June Harambee shall be held on Sunday 27th June 2021 and the Guests of Honor will be St. Rose SCC.  All Christians are encouraged to prepare to 'sindikiza' during the harambee. 

 

7.      PPC will have their June meeting next Sunday, 13th June 2021 after the 10.00 a.m. mass in the Makuti Church.  All members are requested to be punctual.

 

8.      Marriage Banns (See attachment)

 

9.      Ordination Banns (See attachment)

 

10.   Saints of the Week

Monday 7th June 2021

St. Robert

Tuesday 8th June 2021

St. James Berthieu

Wednesday 9th June 2021

St. Ephrem, Deacon & Doctor

Thursday 10th  June  2021

St. Maurinus

Friday 11th  June 2021

Solemnity of The Most Sacred Health of Jesus

This is a day of obligation for all Christians to attend mass

Saturday 12th  June 2021

Memorial of the Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary

 

Lastly, we continue to encourage each other to be hopeful amidst the pandemic. God is in control.

 

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           THANK YOU FOR WORSHIPPING WITH US AND FOR YOUR

           SUPPORT TO OUR CHURCH.

 

 

 

St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Parish
SOLEMNITY OF MOST HOLY TRINITY, 30th May 2021
 

1. Today is the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity. We thank St. Vincent De Paul SCC and St. Claire SCC who were on duty.

2. 1st June will be a public holiday. We shall have one mass at 10.00 a.m.
3. Next Sunday, the 6th June 2021 will be the Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ. We shall have two masses at 8.00 a.m. and 10.00 a.m. There shall be no procession with the Blessed Sacrament after mass but we shall have brief adoration after every mass. The following groups will be on duty.
8.00 a.m. Mass: CMA, and
10.00 a.m. Mass: PMC

4. Next Sunday is the first Sunday of the month. All Ecclesial groups will have their meetings after the 10 am mass. These are PMC, MYM, Youth, Young Adults, CWA and CMA. The leaders of these groups will organize the meeting venues and the agenda.
Note: There will be no other meetings during these meetings.

5. Marriage Banns-See attachment

6. Ordination Banns-See attachment

Saints of the Week
Monday 31st May 2021 Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Tuesday 1st June 2021 St. Justin Martyrs
Wednesday 2nd June 2021 Sts.Mercellinus and Peter, Martyrs
Thursday 3rd June 2021 St. Charles Lwanga and Companions, Martyrs
Friday 4th June 2021 St. Clothida
Saturday 5th June 2021 St.Boniface, Bishop and Maryr
 

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St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Parish
PENTECOST SUNDAY, 23 rd May 2021
 

1. Today is Pentecost Sunday. We thank St. Jude SCC, Choir & St. Michael SCC who were on duty.
2. Next Sunday, 30th May will be the Feast of The MOST HOLY TRINITY.The following groups will be on duty.
8.00 a.m. Mass: St. Vincent De Paul SCC, and10.00 a.m. mass: St. Claire SCC
3. Next Sunday also we shall have Our Mini Harambee for the month of May.The Guests of honor shall be St. Elizabeth SCC. We request Christians to kindly prepare to 'Sindikiza' during the harambee.
4. We are reminded that we are in May the month of the Blessed Virgin Maryand that all Christians are encouraged to pray the Holy Rosary daily. St.Catherine of Siena has organized the Rosary prayer to be prayed 30 minutesbefore every mass (both on Sundays and weekdays) at the parish during thismonth. You are all welcome.
5. Meetings:
St. Claire SCC will have their meeting today at the Makuti Church after the2 nd mass.
6. Self Help Group: We are pleased to inform you that members' savings areongoing through the usual pay bill number, and receipts issued by the clerk atthe desk outside the Church every Sunday. Kindly avoid dormancy becauseyou lose all privileges and eventually membership.
All loanees are reminded of their obligation to repay the borrowed moneywithin the agreed timelines and amount. Delayed repayments attracts penalties. Kindly visit the clerk's desk to confirm the status of your loan toavoid being penalized.
7. The parish Priest, the PPC and the entire Community of St. Catherine ofSiena Parish congratulate the newly baptized, and those who received the First Holy Communion yesterday. We thank all those who were involved in theirpreparation and formation.
8. Marriage Banns (See attachment)
9. Priestly Ordination Banns (See attachment)


Saints of the Week
Monday 24 th May 2021 The Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the
Tuesday 25 th May 2021 St.Bede the Venerable, priest and Doctor
Wednesday 26 th May 2021 St. Philip Neri Priest
Thursday 27 th May 2021 St. Augustine of Canterbury Bishop
Friday 28 th May 2021 Sts. Emilius and Ignatius
Saturday 29 th May 2021 St. Paul VI, Pope
 


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St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Parish
Solemnity of Ascension of the Lord, 16th May 2021
 

1. Today is the Solemnity of Ascension of the Lord. We thank St.Rose and St.Theresa Small Christian Communities who were on duty.
2. Next Sunday, the 23rd of May will be PENTECOST Sunday. We shall have two masses at 8.00 a.m. and 10.00 a.m. The following groups will be on duty.
8.00 a.m. Mass: St. Jude SCC
10.00 a.m. Mass: St. Michael SCC and Choir

3. Our Mini Harambee for the month of May shall be held on Sunday 30th May 2021. The Guests of honor shall be St. Elizabeth SCC. We request Christians to kindly prepare to 'Sindikiza'during the harambee.

4. We are reminded that being the month of May and the month of the Blessed Virgin Mary, all Christians are encouraged to pray the Holy Rosary daily. St. Catherine of Siena has organized the Rosary prayer to be prayed 30 minutes before every mass (both on Sundays and weekdays) at the parish during this month. You are all welcome.

5. The parish has organized baptism and First Holy Communion on Saturday 22nd May, 2021 at 10 am. Parents whose children will receive the First Holy Communion on Saturday 22nd May, 2021 are advised to bring the original baptism card for their children to the parish office by Wednesday 19th May, 2021.


6. Meetings:
(a) St. Rose SCC will have their meeting today at the Makuti Church after the 1st mass.
(b) CWA will have their meeting today after the second mass at the Makuti Church.
7. Self Help Group: We are pleased to inform you that members' savings are ongoing through the usual paybill number, and receipts issued by the clerk at the desk outside the Church every Sunday. Kindly avoid dormancy because you lose all privileges and eventually membership.
All those who have been loaned are reminded of their obligation to repay the borrowed money within the agreed timelines and amount. Delayed repayments attract penalties. Kindly visit the clerk's desk to confirm the status of your loan to avoid being penalized.

8. The following Christians are requested to collect their letters from the parish office during the week days; Mr. John Mwangi Wanja and Agapetus Matthew Wamalwa.

9. Marriage Banns (See attachment)

Saints of the Week
Monday 17th May 2021 St. Pascal Babylon

Tuesday 18th May 2021 St. John 1, Pope and Martyr

Wednesday 19th May 2021 St. Celestine

Thursday 20th May 2021 St. Bernardine of Siena

Friday 21st May 2021 St. Christopher Magallanes and Companions

Saturday 22nd May 2021 St. Rita of Cascia

 


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St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Parish
Announcements: 6th Sunday of Easter, 9th May 2021

 

1. Today is the 6th Sunday of Easter. Being the second Sunday of the month, it is our Tithe Sunday. We invite Father to give a blessing as we prepare to present our Tithes.

2. We thank the Lay Dominicans, the Youth and the Young Adults who were on duty today.

3. Next Sunday will be ASCENSION OF THE LORD. We shall have two masses at 8.00 a.m. and 10.00 a.m. The following groups will be on duty.
8.00 a.m. Mass - St. Rose SCC
10.00 a.m. Mass - St. Theresa SCC

4. Our Mini Harambee for the month of May shall be held on the Sunday of 30th May, 2021 and the Guests of honor will be St. Elizabeth. We request Christians to kindly prepare to `Sindikiza` during the harambee.

5. The Month of May is the month of the Blessed Virgin Mary. All Christians are encouraged to pray the Holy Rosary daily during this month. St. Catherine of Siena Parish has organized the Rosary prayer to be prayed 30 minutes before every mass (both Sundays and Weekdays) in the parish during this month. You are all welcome.

6. The Parish Pastoral Council (PPC) will have its monthly meeting today Sunday 9th May, 2021 after the 10 am mass. The meeting will be held physically in the Makuti Church. All Covid-19 protocols shall be adhered to strictly. Members are reminded to be punctual.
7. The Parish Priest and the PPC take this opportunity to appreciate St. Catherine of Siena and St. Martin`s Kibagare Youth for their kindness in cleaning the compound around the church yesterday. We also thank the parents and guardians who allowed their youth to attend to this important function. May God bless you all
8. The catechumens who are preparing for baptism and first Holy Communion will meet on Saturday 15th May, 2021 at noon here in the church. Baptism and the First Holy Communion is scheduled for Saturday 22nd May, 2021 at 10 am.
9. There will be confessions in the church next Saturday 15th May, 2021 at 5pm.
10. Marriage Banns (See attachment)

Saints of the Week
Monday 10th May 2021 St. Fabius
Tuesday 11th May 2021 St. Ignatius of Laconi
Wednesday 12th May 2021
Sts Nereus and Achilles, St.Pancras Martyr
Thursday 13th May 2021 Our Lady of Fatima
Friday 14th May 2021 Feast of St. Matthias, Apostle
Saturday 15th May 2021 St. Isidore the Farmer


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St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Parish
A
nnouncements 5th Sunday of Easter, 2nd May 2021
 


1. Today is the 5th Sunday of Easter. We thank all those who have assisted to make the celebration of the mass successful.

2. Today we also have second collection for Vocations. This collections assists in the formation of priests especially in mission lands (choir lead us with a song)
3. Next Sunday will be the 6th Sunday of Easter. We shall have two masses at 8 am and 10 am. The groups on duty will be:
8 am mass- The Dominican Laity
10 am Mass- Young adults and the Youth

4. Next Sunday 9th May, 2021 shall be our tithe Sunday. You can pick tithe envelopes from the church.

5. The weekday masses will resume from tomorrow Monday 3rd May, 2021 at 6.30 pm daily from Monday to Friday and on Saturday at 7.30am.

6. The Parish Pastoral Council (PPC) will have its monthly meeting Next Sunday 9th May, 2021 after the 10 am mass. Members are requested to prepare and be punctual. The meeting will be physical.

7. St. Catherine of Siena and St. Martin`s Kibagare Youth will be assisting to clean the compound around the church on Saturday 8th May, 2021 from 9am. This is humble request to the parents to allow them to attend to this important function.

8. Today is the last day of live streaming for our Sunday masses until otherwise advised. We wish to thank our live stream team-`Mainswitch`. We hope to work with you again and again. We also thank all the Christians who have been following us live.

9. We also express our Development Committee and all the Christians for your generosity during our mini Harambee last Sunday where we managed to raise over KES 300,000.00. We shall update you one we get the total figure. May God bless you.
10. Lastly, we welcome all the Christians back to the church. We however encourage all of us to take care since Covid-19 is still with us. Let us observe social distance, wash our hands with soap, sanitize and wear masks properly. For the elderly, the sick and those with pre-existing conditions we encourage you to receive the Eucharist outside mass especially on Sundays.


Saints of the Week
Monday 3rd May 2021 Feast of Sts. Philip and James Apostles
Tuesday 4th May 2021 St. Ada and Antonia
Wednesday 5th May 2021 St. Irene
Thursday 6th May 2021 St. Dominic Savio
Friday 7th May 2021 St. Rosa Venerini
Saturday 8th May 2021 St. Victor the Black

 


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St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Parish
Announcements for the 3rd Sunday of Easter, 18th April 2021
 

1. Today is 3rd Sunday of Easter. We thank all those who have assisted to make the celebration of the mass successful.
2. Next Sunday will be the 4th Sunday of Easter. We shall have one mass at 10 am which will be live streamed through our YouTube Link. We kindly ask all the Christians to follow us on this link during our live stream.
3. Holy Communion: As public worship remains prohibited, the parish office wishes to notify the parishioners that any Catholic wishing to receive the Holy Communion during the week (outside mass) and has prepared themselves can visit the office and will be attended by the available priests.
4. The Parish is requesting for foodstuff and old newspapers to support the needy in our community. Donations may be dropped at the Parish office any day of the week.
5. Our third Mini - Harambee towards finishing our church is scheduled for Sunday, 25th April, 2021. The Guests of Honor will be members of the Development Committee. Kindly let us prepare to support them.

We continue to pray for our country and for the whole world that God may rescue us from Covid-19. Let us not fear, God is in control.

 

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HAVE A BLESSED WEEK!

 

St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Parish
Announcements for Easter Sunday April 4th, 2021

1. Today is the Easter Sunday, the Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ. We thank the Lay Dominicans, the Youth and Young Catholic Adults who were on duty today.

2. Next Sunday will be the 2nd Easter Sunday of Easter or Divine Mercy Sunday. We shall have one mass at 10 am which will be live streamed through our YouTube Link. We kindly ask all the Christians to follow us on this link during our live stream.

3. Next Sunday will also be our tithe Sunday. Kindly collect the tithe envelopes from the church or the parish office. Your tithe can be dropped in the parish office, send via the Parish pay bill-997866 or the Parish bank account-St. Catherine of Siena Parish as it appears on the screen (read the pay bill number and the name of the bank account twice each)

4. Tomorrow Monday 5th April, 2021, will be Easter Monday. Mass will be at 10.00 a.m. It will also be streamed live form our Church. St. Elizabeth will be on duty.

5. The Parish Priest, the Parish Pastoral Council and the entire family of St. Catherine of Siena take this opportunity to appreciate the Fundraising Committee for their commitment and setting the pace in our mini harambees. Thank you for the contributions of last Sunday and may God bless you for your generosity.

6. Our third Mini - Harambee towards finishing our church is scheduled for Sunday, 25th April, 2021. The Guests of Honor will be members of the Development Committee. Kindly let us prepare to support them.

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St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Parish
Announcements for Sunday March 28th, 2021

PALM SUNDAY

1. Today Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord.
We thank St. Jude and St. Claire who were on duty today.

2. Next Sunday will be Easter Sunday. We shall have one mass at 10 am which will be live streamed through our YouTube Link.
The Lay Dominicans, the Youth and the Young Catholic Adults will be on duty.

THE HOLY WEEK PROGRAM:

3. Thursday 1st April, 2021, will be Holy Thursday.
The Evening Mass of The Lord's Supper will be at 5.00 p.m. This mass will be streamed live form our Church. Liturgy and St. Elizabeth SCC will be on Duty.

4. Friday 2nd April, 2021, will be Good Friday.
⦁ We shall have the Celebration of the Passion of our Lord at 3.00 p.m. which will be streamed live form our Church.
⦁ We shall have a collection for the Holy Land.
⦁ Liturgy and St. Teresa will be on Duty.

5. Saturday 3rd April, 2021, will be Holy Saturday. The Easter Vigil Mass will start at 5.00 p.m. This mass will also be live streamed from our Church.
⦁ Liturgy and St. Vincent de Paul will be on Duty.
⦁ Since public worship is prohibited, baptism for candidates from both the parish and Kibagare is postponed until further notice.

6. Monday 5th April, 2021, will be Easter Monday. Mass will be at 10.00 a.m. It will also be streamed live form our Church.
⦁ St. Elizabeth will be on duty.

7. Fundraising Committee:-
Our Second Mini - Harambee towards finishing our church is scheduled for today, Sunday, 28th March 2021. The Guests of Honor are members of the Fund Raising Committee group 2.
We welcome Viola, Vice Moderator of the Development Committee to give a brief on the project then she will invite Mr. Kimani who will lead us through the fundraiser.
You can support our Church through the following ways:
a. By cheque payable to "St. catherine of Siena Parish"
b. By Mpesa Paybill Number: 997866
Account: Tithe, Charity, Sadaka/offertory, Church Construction, Others (specify)
c. By dropping your contribution at the parish office.

THANK YOU FOR WORSHIPPING WITH US AND FOR YOUR SUPPORT TO OUR CHURCH. HAVE A BLESSED HOLY WEEK


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St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Parish
Announcements for Sunday March 21st, 2021
 

Today is the Fifth Sunday of Lent

1. All Sundays of Lent we shall have a second collection for Lenten Campaign. It will be done immediately after Sadaka. (Announce before offertory).
2. We thank St. Elizabeth and Choir/St. Michael who were on duty today. Next Sunday, 28th March 2021 will be the Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord. St. Jude will be on duty at 8 am Mass and St. Claire at 10 am Mass respectively.

3. We have the Way of the Cross every Friday from 5.30pm followed by Holy Mass. St. Claire will lead the stations on Friday, 26th March 2021.St. Claire are requested to be in the church by 5.00pm to prepare. All Christians are encouraged to participate in the way of the cross.

4. Today we shall have the official launch of ″the Year of St. Joseph″ in our Parish.
5. Corona virus ″Third Wave″ is with us. We are urged to continue adhering to the directives of the Ministry of Health to protect ourselves and our loved ones by observing social distance, washing our hands regularly or sanitizing and wearing masks properly.
6. Fundraising Committee:-
⦁ During our last month Mini-Harambee hosted by Fundraising Committee group 1 we raised Kshs. 655,790.00. We shall post the amount raised through pledges once we receive them.
⦁ Our Second Mini - Harambee towards finishing our church will be held next Sunday, 28th March 2021 the Guests of Honor shall be members of the Fund Raising Committee group 2. Kindly note that we shall resume regular Mini Harambees in the coming months. Parishioners have already been advised accordingly by their Small Christian Communities (SCC). Those who do not belong to any SCC are encouraged to support our Mini Harambees through our long standing tradition of "sindikisharing" our guests of honour or in any other possible way.

7. Meetings
⦁ There will be a CWA formation classes today after the second Mass at Makuti Church. Those who have registered for Formation One are requested to attend the classes. Registration for the same is ongoing and ladies willing to join the CWA can meet Christine Mwangi or Margaret Kabiru.
⦁ St. Teresa will have their monthly meeting today after 10.00am Mass in the Church compound.
⦁ We shall have a Recollection for all Christians of St. Catherine of Siena Parish next Saturday 27th March 2021 here in the Parish from 8 am. This will be a day of prayer and fasting for our parish. Mass will be celebrated at 4pm.
Theme: ″I abandon myself into thy hands, O Lord″. We are all encouraged to attend
⦁ St. Claire will have their monthly meeting next Sunday, 28th March 2021 in the Church compound.
⦁ Catechism classes for students who are have been in school will start on 5th April, 2021. Kindly register.
8. SAINTS OF THE WEEK
Date Feast/Solemnity

Monday -22nd March, 2021 St. Lea
Tuesday - 23rd March, 2021 St. Turibius of Mogrovejo, Bishop
Wednesday-24th March, 2021 St. Catherine
Thursday - 25th March, 2021 The Annunciation of the Lord, L.H.P
Friday - 26th March, 2021 St. Emmanuel
Saturday - 27th March, 2021 St. John of Egypt

9. The Parish Priest, all clergy, the PPC and entire community of St. Catherine of Siena Parish wish the Standard Eight and Form Four candidates success in their examinations. We kindly request them to come forward for blessings.


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St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Parish
Announcements for Sunday March 14th, 2021

Today is the Fourth Sunday of Lent

1. Today is the Second Sunday of the month which is our Tithe Sunday. We invite Father to pray for us before tithing then the choir will lead us with a song.

2. We thank CMA and PMC who were on duty today. Next Sunday, 21st March 2021 will be the Fifth Sunday of Lent. St. Elizabeth will be on duty at 8 am Mass and Choir/St. Michael at 10 am Mass respectively.

3. We have the Way of the Cross every Friday from 5.30pm followed by Holy Mass. St. Elizabeth will lead the stations on Friday, 19th March 2021. All Christians are encouraged to participate in the way of the cross.

4. Next Sunday we shall have the official launch of ’the Year of St. Joseph’ in our parish. We shall also have the scrutiny of the candidates who are preparing for baptism during the 10 am mass.

5. The farewell Mass for the Archbishop Emeritus of Nairobi, John Cardinal Njue was held yesterday at St. Mary’s Msongari. We thank all those who had the opportunity to attend and all the Christians for your contribution towards the same last Sunday.
6. Corona virus ’Third Wave’ is in the Country. We are urged to continue adhering to the directives of the Ministry of Health to protect ourselves and our loved ones by observing social distance, washing our hands regularly or sanitizing and wearing masks properly.
7. There will be an Interview for St. Agnes Primary School, Baricho, Kirinyaga County for the Grade 4 and Std. 5 & 6. St. Agnes is a Girls Boarding Public Primary run by Sisters of Mary Immaculate of Nyeri. The interview will be on Friday, 26th March 2021 at 9.00am. For more information visit our Church notice board.

Meetings
8. The PPC shall have its monthly meeting today 14th March 2021 at the Makuti Church immediately after the 10.00am Mass. All PPC members are requested to be punctual.
9. All CMA members are invited for St Joseph Patron Day next Saturday on 20th March 2021 at Queen of Apostles Seminary Grounds, Ruaraka from 8.00am to 1.00pm.
10. We shall have a Recollection for all Christians of St. Catherine of Siena Parish on 27th March 2021 here in the Parish. Kindly plan to attend.
11. Our second mini harambee towards finishing our church will be held on 28/03/2021, the guests of honor shall be members of the fund raising committee group 2. Let us prepare for it. In relation to fundraising, I wish to invite Mr. Magambo to say something about Men Under the Tree.

12. SAINTS OF THE WEEK
Date Feast/Solemnity

Monday :15th March, 2021 St. Zacharia
Tuesday :16th March, 2021 St. Eusebia
Wednesday:17th March, 2021 St. Patrick, Bishop
Thursday :18th March, 2021 St. Cyril of Jerusalem, Bishop and Doctor
Friday :19th March, 2021 St. Joseph, Spouse of the B.V.M
Saturday :20th March, 2021 St. Claudia

(Lenten campaign presentation)

Find these Announcements on our Parish Notice Board & Website:-
https://stcatherineofsiena.co.ke/
THANK YOU FOR WORSHIPPING WITH US AND FOR SUPPORTING OUR CHURCH.
HAVE A BLESSED WEEK!

 

St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Parish
Announcements for Sunday March 7th, 2021


1.Today is the Third Sunday of Lent. All Sundays of Lent we shall have a second collection for Lenten Campaign. It will be done immediately after Sadaka. (Announce before offertory).

2. The farewell Mass for Cardinal John Njue will be next Saturday, 13th March 2021 at St. Mary’s Msongari. Today we shall have a second collection for the Cardinal’s gift. (choir to lead with a song)

3. We thank CWA who were on duty today. Next Sunday, 14th March 2021 the Fourth Sunday of Lent. Next Sunday CMA will be on duty at 8 am Mass and PMC at 10 am Mass respectively.

Next Sunday will also be our Tithe Sunday. Kindly pick the tithe envelopes from the boxes at the church pillars.

4. We have the Way of the Cross every Friday from 5.30pm followed by Holy Mass. CMA will lead the stations on Friday, 12th March 2021.

5. Today we shall have meetings for all Ecclesial groups after the 10 am Mass that is CMA, CWA, Youth, PMC, Young Adults & MYM at the Makuti Church.

6. The Youth & Young Adults will have visitors who will be talking to them today during their meeting.

7. Next Sunday there will be PPC meeting after the 10 am Mass. All PPC members are reminded to prepare.

8. We shall have a Recollection for all Christians of St. Catherine of Siena Parish on 27th March 2021 in the Parish. You are all invited to attend.

9. We thank you all for your contribution during last Sunday’s Mini-Harambee. The next Mini-Harambee will be on 28th March 2021 kindly prepare.

10. SAINTS OF THE WEEK
Date Feast/Solemnity

Monday – 8th March, 2021 St. John of God, Religious
Tuesday – 9th March, 2021 St. Frances of Rome, Religious
Wednesday-10th March, 2021 St. Victor
Thursday – 11th March, 2021 St. Constantine
Friday – 12th March, 2021 St. Innocent
Saturday – 13th March, 2021 St. Roderick

Find these Announcements on our Parish Notice Board & Website:-
https://stcatherineofsiena.co.ke/
THANK YOU FOR WORSHIPPING WITH US AND FOR SUPPORTING OUR CHURCH.
HAVE A BLESSED WEEK!

 

St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Parish
Announcements for Sunday February 28th, 2021

1.Today is the 2nd Sunday of Lent All Sundays of Lent we shall have a second collection for Lenten Campaign. It will be done immediately after Sadaka/offertory. (Announce before offertory)

2. Today will be our first Mini Harambee towards finishing our church, the guests of honour shall be members of the Fund Raising Committee. We welcome the Moderator of Development Committee to give us a brief on the project.
3. We thank St. Vincent, Youth and Young Adults who were on duty today. Next Sunday, 7th March 2021 the 3rd Sunday of Lent. CWA will be on duty at 8 am Mass and also at 10 am Mass respectively.

4. We have the Way of the Cross every Friday from 5.30pm followed by Holy Mass. CWA will lead the stations on Friday, 12th March 2021.

5. Next Sunday, 7th March 2021 we shall have a meetings for all Ecclesial groups after the 10 am Mass that is CMA, CWA, Youth, PMC, Young Adults & MYM.

6. Bible classes are ongoing every Saturday at 9.00am.

7. There will be a Holy Mass on Tuesday, 2nd March 2021 at 5.30pm for the Second Anniversary of Rev. Fr. Fred Mvumbi, OP. This Mass will be presided over by Very Rev. Fr. Ferdinand Lugonzo, The General Secretary Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB). All Parishioners are welcome.

8. The farewell Mass for Cardinal John Njue will be on Saturday 13th March 2021 at St. Mary’s Msongari, we shall have a second collection next Sunday 7th March 2021 for the Cardinal’s gift.

9. We shall have a Recollection for all Christians at St. Catherine of Siena Parish on 27th March 2021 in the Parish. You are all invited to attend.

10. We welcome all those who are worshiping with us for the 1st time to our Parish.

11. Meetings:
⦁ St. Claire will have their monthly meeting today after 10.00am Mass in the Church compound.
⦁ St. Rose will hold their meeting at the house of Mr. & Mrs Opondo on 3rd March 2021.
12. SAINTS OF THE WEEK
Date Feast/Solemnity

Monday – 1st March, 2021 St. David
Tuesday – 2nd March, 2021 St. Simplicianus
Wednesday-3rd March, 2021 St. Marinus
Thursday – 4th March, 2021 St. Casimir
Friday – 5th March, 2021 St. Virgilio
Saturday – 6th March, 2021 St. Colette Boylet

 Find these Announcements on our Parish Notice Board & Website:-
https://stcatherineofsiena.co.ke/
THANK YOU FOR WORSHIPPING WITH US AND FOR SUPPORTING OUR CHURCH.
HAVE A BLESSED WEEK!

 

St. Catherine of Siena Parish
Announcements for Sunday February 21st, 2021


Today is the 1st Sunday of Lent
⦁ All Sundays of Lent we shall have a second collection for Lenten Campaign. It will be done immediately after Sadaka/offertory. (Announce before offertory)

⦁ We thank St. Teresa and St. Claire who were on duty today. Next Sunday, 28th February, 2021 the 2nd Sunday of Lent.

⦁ St. Vincent will be on duty at 8 am Mass and Youth/Young Adults at 10 am Mass respectively.

⦁ We have the Way of the Cross every Friday from 5.30pm followed by Holy Mass. St. Vincent, Youth and Young Adults will lead the stations on Friday 26th February 2021.

⦁ Bible classes are ongoing every Saturday at 9.00am

⦁ There will be a Holy Mass on Tuesday, 2nd March 2021 at 5.30pm for the Second Anniversary of Rev. Fr. Fred Mvumbi, OP. This Mass will be presided over by Very Rev. Fr. Ferdinand Lugonzo, The General Secretary Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB). All Parishioners are welcome.
⦁ Next Sunday, 28th February, 2021 will be our first Mini Harambee towards finishing our church, the guests of honour shall be members of the Fund Raising Committee. Kindly note that we shall resume regular Mini Harambees in the coming months and parishioners shall be advised accordingly by their Small Christian Communities (SCC). Those who do not belong to any SCC are encouraged to support our mini harambees through our long standing tradition of "sindikisharing" our guests of honour.

⦁ There will be a farewell Mass for Cardinal John Njue on Saturday 13th March 2021 at St. Mary’s Msongari, will have a second collection on Sunday 7th March 2021 to fund the event.

⦁ There will be a Recollection for all Christians of St. Catherine of Siena Parish on 27th March 2021 in the Parish. You are all invited to attend.

⦁ There will be Sacrament of Confirmation at the Parish on 2nd May 2021. Confirmation classes are ongoing every Sunday after second Mass.

Meetings:
⦁ There will be a CWA formation classes today after the second Mass at Makuti Church. Those who have registered for Formation One are requested to attend the classes. Registration for the same is ongoing and ladies willing to join the CWA can see Christine Mwangi or Margaret Kabiru.
⦁ St. Teresa will have their monthly meeting today after 10.00am Mass in the Church compound.
⦁ St. Claire will have their monthly meeting next Sunday, 28th February 2021 in the Church compound.

11. SAINTS OF THE WEEK
Date Feast/Solemnity

Monday – 22nd February, 2021 The Chair of St. Peter Apostle
Tuesday – 23rd February, 2021 St. Polycarp, Bishop and Martyr
Wednesday-24th February, 2021 St. Sergius
Thursday – 25th February, 2021 St. Ceasarius of Nazianzus
Friday – 26th February, 2021 St. Alexander of Alexandria
Saturday – 27th February, 2021 St. Gabriel of Sorrows

12. I, Now invite Moderator of CJPC for Lenten Campaign Briefings.

 

 Find these Announcements on our Parish Notice Board & Website:-
https://stcatherineofsiena.co.ke/
THANK YOU FOR WORSHIPPING WITH US AND FOR SUPPORTING OUR CHURCH.
HAVE A BLESSED WEEK!

 

 

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