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Ggaba Pastoral Institute

The AMECEA Pastoral Institute (API) offers a unique opportunity for pastoral agents in AMECEA to renew themselves for the Church of tomorrow.

API is the only Institute of its kind in the AMECEA region, which provides ongoing formation and renewal in a supportive setting enriched by dialogue among lay persons, religious men and women and clergy. The genesis of this institute (API) dates back in 1967 ….(Read More )

Ggaba Publications

AMECEA Ggaba Publications is a department of AMECEA Pastoral Institute (API/Ggaba) in Eldoret, Kenya. It was founded in December, 1967, at Ggaba -Kampala (Uganda) and later was forced to move  to Kenya together with API. …..(Read More )

Blessed Bakanja AMECEA College (BBAC)

The College was established in August 1998. It is a Regional theology Seminary cum house of formation for seminarians drawn from the eight AMECEA Countries. All the seminarians study Theology at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA) with the intention of becoming Diocesan Priests. …..(Read More )

Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA)

The Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA) commenced as a graduate school of theology known as the Catholic Higher Institute of Eastern Africa (CHIEA) in 1984. The Institute was founded after a thorough research of the possibility of having a Higher Theological Institute in Africa. The Kenya Episcopal Conference had earmarked and donated 15 acres of land to AMECEA ………(Read More )

 Small Christian Community

This is a brain child of the Bishops of AMECEA. Small Christian community is a group of people of one faith (or who believe and go to one church) Meeting together in other communities and share the word of God, help each other, eat together etc.

1969 (Tanzania): There was a seminar organized in Tanzania. During the seminar the concept and praxis of SCCs, then called “local Church communities,” were first articulated as a priority in both rural and later urban parishes. See articles in Service published by the now called TAPRI (Tanzanian Pastoral and Research Institute)…….(Read More )