By Arnold Neliba
This year, the Brothers of St. Joseph of Nyeri, the oldest indigenous religious brothers’ congregation in Kenya, marks 75 years since its founding. This diamond jubilee comes at a time when the Church the world over is celebrating the year of St. Joseph, their patron saint. A traditional horn was blown on May 1 at the congregation’s motherhouse in Mweiga to commence the year-long celebrations.
The founding of the congregation goes back to the time of Second World War (1939-1945), when all Italians in Kenya were arrested and taken into detention in South Africa. This included <Read more>