Synod Proceedings

Written By Communication team Posted 18 Jun 2019

The Catholic Diocese of Kakamega Diocesan Synod entered it’s third day on Wednesday 12th June 2019.

Among the topics discussed by the plenary assembly were;

1. Liturgy and Discipline of the sacraments

  • Need to have uniformity in the activities of the Diocese and Parishes.

  • Diocese to come up with liturgical commission to evaluate and give direction on issues of liturgical inculturation within the Diocese.

2. Ecumenism and inter religious dialogue

  • Respect and amicable relationships to be enhanced by the Diocese with other denominations and people of different faith.

  • Clergy to embrace formal code of dress.

3. Small Christian Communities

  • Priests and Sisters to become members of Small Christian Communities.

  • Come up with Small Christian Communities for young people or bible study groups.

4. Missionary consciousness

  • To have Diocesan Missionary Day

  • Encourage Fidei Donum Priests and invite missionaries to work in the Diocese.

  • Have Mill Hill day and honour other missionaries who have worked in the Diocese.

5. Identity, discipline and welfare of clergy and religious

  • The Diocese to come up with mechanism to enhance the social, spiritual, psychological and material welfare of Priests.

6. Promotion of vocations

  • Formation of an all inclusive Diocesan vocations promotions team to include clergy, religious and laity.

  • Create mechanisms where Christians support formation houses for our Clergy and religious.