Happy birthday Archbishop Maurice Muhatia Makumba


TODAY Let’s Celebrate and Pray for ARCHBISHOP MAURICE MUHATIA MAKUMBA of Kisumu Metropolitan Sea Who is celebrating his Birthday.

Archbishop Muhatia was born on 19th May 1968, in Lirhanda village, under St. Joseph the Worker Parish in Shibuye, Kakamega County, Catholic Diocese of Kakamega.

After completing secondary school at St. Charles Lwanga, he joined St. Mary’s Major Seminary where he studied spirituality and introduction to seminary life. He studied philosophy at St. Augustine Major Seminary and theology at St. Thomas Aquinas Major Seminary.

He was ordained a priest for the Catholic Diocese of Kakamega on 15th October 1994.

He then went to Rome, Italy, where he obtained a bachelor’s Degree at Urbaniana Pontifical University and a master’s degree and Doctorate in philosophy at Pontifical Holy Cross University.

He was Appointed Archbishop of KISUMU Archdiocese on 18th February 2022 at 12-noon Rome time and 2.00 p.m. Kenyan time and officially installed as the Archbishop of Kisumu on 19th March 2022.

Until his appointment, he was the Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Nakuru, a position he has held since 19th December 2009.

He is currently the Chairman of Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) .


As reported by Marcello Omuttaha

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