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Kenyan bishops urge calm as opposition rejects early results

Kenyan bishops urge calm as opposition rejects early results

| Fredrick Nzwili | August 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Catholic bishops in Kenya called for calm in the East Africa nation, as pockets of violent postelection protests left at least five dead in opposition strongholds.

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Delegates to Kitui say cultural exchange, faith sharing are partnership’s benefits

Delegates to Kitui say cultural exchange, faith sharing are partnership’s benefits

| June 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

“The people of the Diocese of Kitui that we meet have tremendous faith [and] have tremendous capacity to build their own future,” said Mike Haasl, the Center for Mission’s global solidarity coordinator, who led the delegation.

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Kenyan priest visible link of faith, friendship in Kitui partnership

Kenyan priest visible link of faith, friendship in Kitui partnership

| Susan Klemond | July 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Father Mutui, 53, arrived on his fourth visit to the Twin Cities in November. He is the first participant in a personnel exchange between Minnesotans and Kenyans in the nearly 12-year-old diocesan partnership involving growing friendships and correspondence, regular delegation visits and developing water resources for the semi-arid area of Kitui.

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Kenyan priest to serve in archdiocese

Kenyan priest to serve in archdiocese

| December 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Father Robert Mutui from the Diocese of Kitui, Kenya, is here for his fourth visit to the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis as part of the partnership between the archdiocese and Kitui.

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Kitui, Kenya partnership Q & A

Kitui, Kenya partnership Q & A

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Julie Woodruff, a parishioner of St. Joseph in Red Wing, visited Kitui, Kenya, during a previous diocesan global solidarity partnership trip. She will co-lead the 2014 delegation with Mike Haasl. Woodruff answered questions from The Catholic Spirit about the partnership:

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Local delegation headed to Kenya, will mark anniversary

Local delegation headed to Kenya, will mark anniversary

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Nienstedt among group to celebrate 10-year partnership with Diocese of Kitui

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‘Living Water’ for Kenya

‘Living Water’ for Kenya

| April 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

“Why can’t we just send them some of our water?”

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Pastor writes icon to nourish bodies, souls in Kenya, here

Pastor writes icon to nourish bodies, souls in Kenya, here

| February 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

When parishioners at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton in Hastings walk into the office of their pastor, Father James Perkl, for the sacrament of reconciliation, they can’t help but notice walls filled with icons he has written

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Doctor brings wife, seven kids to serve in Africa

Doctor brings wife, seven kids to serve in Africa

| February 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

‘I will marry you if you come to Africa with me. . . .’ And, he said, ‘Sure.’ That’s how Mark is. He’ll try anything.”

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Letter from Kenya: ‘We slept like that’

Letter from Kenya: ‘We slept like that’

| Peter Kimeu | September 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

I can’t count the number of days when “I slept like that,” or describe the feeling of going to sleep hungry knowing I’d wake up and there would still be no food for breakfast.

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Visitation students learn from Kenya mission trip

Visitation students learn from Kenya mission trip

| July 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

“Our school motto is Non Scholae, Sed Vitae — ‘Not for school, but for life,’” Arnstein wrote. “Every day, I saw our students live out this motto in the way they opened their minds and hearts to what was, in many ways, a challenging experience.

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In Kenya, Bishop Piché ordains deacon, confirms

In Kenya, Bishop Piché ordains deacon, confirms

| July 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

It was a dream come true for Bishop Lee Piché.

As a boy, he imagined visiting the exotic places captured on National Geographic’s glossy pages.

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