Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) General Secretary Very Rev. Fr. Vincent Wambugu goes for sabbatical leave from August 15, 2014.
Information received from Waumini Communication Office said Fr. Wambugu who has served the conference for thirteen years leaves for the United States of America where he got full scholarship to further his studies in Theology at Oblate School of Theology in San Antonio Texas and later to consider registering at Notre-Dame University in order to take his management studies to the next level.
Speaking during the celebration of Holy Mass in honor of the outgoing Secretary General at Waumini house, Westland -Nairobi on August 13, 2014, KCCB Chairman, His Eminence John Cardinal Njue thanked Fr. Wambugu for the steps he has made in improving Kenya Catholic Secretariat, revealing that there has been tremendous change since 2001 when he took over the administration of the Secretariat.
Cardinal Njue called on the employees of the Secretariat to be united, cooperative and to work as a team, in order to continue the good work that has been largely appreciated by the Bishops, adding that it is time to re-dedicate and utilize values for the good of the church in Kenya.
During his Homily, the KCCB Principal Administrator and the Bishop of Homa-bay Rt. Rev Philip Anyolo appreciated Fr. Wambugu’s wisdom, humility and dedication which he says has put the Secretariat on high gear.
The Holy Mass was concelebrated by AMECEA General Secretary Very Rev Fr. Ferdinand Lugonzo, Deputy General Secretary Very Rev. Fr Daniel Rono, Rev. Fr. Kizito, a formator at St. Thomas of Aquinas Major Seminary, Pontifical Missionary Director Rev. Fr. Celestino Bundi and National Executive Secretary for Commission for Pastoral and Lay Apostolate Rev. Fr. Charles Odira.
Fr. Wambugu takes four months break and during his absence KCCB Deputy General Secretary Very Rev. Fr. Daniel Rono takes charge of the day to day running of the Secretariat.
SOURCE: By Rose Achiego; Waumini Communications -KCCB