Masses across East Africa on the occasion of the feast of St. Josemaria

St. Josemaría was canonised in 2002 and his feast day is 26 June. Information about his life, and favours granted through his intercession, are available here( To mark the occasion, Masses will be celebrated in different cities and towns across East Africa. In many of these Masses, priests will be available for Confessions half an hour before the beginning of Mass. Mass details are given below.

Opus Dei - Masses across East Africa on the occasion of the feast of St. Josemaria

Those who would like to organise a Mass of St. Josemaria in their parishes, there are Mass kits available at Fontana Bookshop (in Strathmore University). You may contact Mr. John Njenga (0713 236 277) for more detail.

A Mass kit contains a copy of The Way, three booklets: Homilies on the Eucharist by St. Josemaria, a short biography of St. Josemaria and one on Opus Dei. There is also contained references to the Mass readings and the proper prayers of the Mass. A Mass kit goes for Kes 1,660/-

Masses in East Africa organised for 2019 are as follows:

City/Town Date/time Venue and Main Celebrant
Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) 22nd June, 10.00am St. Peter’s Church
Eldoret 15th June, 1.00pm St. Mary’s – Yamumbi
Eldoret 8th June, 1.00pm Sacred Heart Cathedral
Kakamega 6th July, Early Mass Cathedral
Kampala (Uganda) 26th June, 6.00pm St. Augustine Church
(Makerere University)
Main Celebrant: Archbishop
Paul Bakyenga (of Mbarara Diocese)
Kigali (Rwanda) 28th June 5pm Cathedral
Kitengela 8th June, 10.00am St. Monica’s Church
Kisii 26th June, 10.00am Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Ichuni
Kisii Town [TBC], 10.00am Charles Lwanga Cathedral
Kisii (Rongo) [TBC], 10.00am Emmaus Catholic Church
Kisii (Tabaka M) [TBC], 10.00am Our Lady of Heaven and Earth
Kisumu 22nd June, 10.00am St. Joseph’s Church Milimani
Machakos 15th June, 10.30am Our Lady of Lourdes Cathedral
Meru 13th July, [TBC] St. Joseph’s Cathedral
Mombasa 6th July, 10.00am Holy Ghost Cathedral
6th July, 10.30am Cathedral
Nairobi 22nd June, 10.00am Holy Family Basilica
Main Celebrant:Bishop Joseph Obanyi (of Kakamega Diocese)
Nairobi 26th June, 5.30pm St. Jude, Doonholm
Nakuru 6th July, 10.00am Christ the King Cathedral
Main celebrant: Bishop Maurice Muhatia (of Nakuru Diocese)
Nyeri 6th July, 10.30am Our Lady of Consolata Cathedral
Ongata Rongai 13th July, 10.30am St. Mary’s
Thika 6th July, 10.30am St Patrick’s Thika