The Apostolic Administrator of Nairobi Archdiocese, Rt. Rev. David Kamau on Saturday, November 13 urged the Catholics to remain strong in the faith despite the many challenges facing them.
He reminded the faithful at All Saints Catholic Church in Komothai Parish, Kiambu County that the Bible was full of many challenges the people of God faced, but managed to come out, successfully.
“It is out of this that I urge you to make the Bible the centre of reference when it come to our faith,” he emphasized.
The Bishop was presiding over a Confirmation ceremony, where over 300 Catholics were confirmed.
The confirmed Catholics were drawn from nine sub-parishes of Komothai Parish.
He reminded that the Church was holy place and that the likes of politics should not be entertained.
“It is on this that the recent advice of our Shepherds to the effect that politics should not be entertained in the Church and its com pounds,” stressed Bishop Kamau.
The Bishop thanked the local Christians for their commitment to bringing the pastoral development in the locality.
The Confirmed Catholics were both young and old.
Bishop Kamau reminded the Confirmed Christians that they had now graduated in their faith.
“From here, the Church expects you to be adults, spiritually. You are now ‘adults’ in the faith,” emphasized Bishop Kamau.
The Father in Charge of Komothai Parish Father Michael Mungai said the high number of young people confirmed was due to many primary and secondary schools within the parish.