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    ".. Forming the Laity for the Church and society Today.."

Philothea Missionary Sisters - PMS

Philothea missionary Sisters are called to an “active missionary apostolate” of formation and education of Christ’s Faithful. Inspired by the writings and teachings of St. Francis de Sales under the guidance of our Founders (Rev. Fr. George Kocholickal and Rev. Sr. Florence Kabbalah), we strive to form and educate Christ faithful through our daily contemplative prayer life, formation programmes, education, Catechetical programmes, seminars, retreats for both adults and youth, vocation promotion, Marriage and Family Programmes, counselling, publications and any other service that meets the needs of Church in our times.

Our Charism

The special charism of the Philothea Missionary Sisters is an interior discipline expressed primarily through the practice of two virtues: “Love” and “Holiness” lived in gentleness. Our motto is “Love and love alone is the hallmark of our spirituality” – St. Francis de sales

To become a Philothea Missionary Sister

For one to be a Philothea Missionary Sister, she should have completed at least her Secondary School studies with a mean grade of C and above. She should have done at least a basic certificate course/training in any of the human development programmes such: Education, Catechetics, IT, Communications, Book-keeping, catering, counselling, dress-making etc. She is also required to present a letter of recommendation from her parish priest, medical certificate and a letter of permission from her parents. If the application is favourably considered by the Vocation Directress and the Mission Council then she will undertake various formations programmes in accordance with the directive of the Canon Law and the Constitution Philothea Missionary Sisters. There is a one week vocation camp or “come and see” for those who are in the process of Inquiry.

N/B: One can also join Philothea Missionary sisters from any other Philothea groups provided she meets the above requirements and her request approved by the Mission Council in liaison with formation Director and Spiritual Director.

Join Us

Are you a young lady?
Are you a committed Catholic Christian?
Have you completed your Secondary Education and done a short course?
Do you wish to work as a missionary religious sister?

Then write to us:

The Vocation Directress
Philothea Missionary Society
P.O. Box 27707 – 00506
Nairobi - Kenya
TEL: 0725075566; 0735363923
Email: philotheacentre@yahoo.com

Prayer support

We believe that God’s work grows and prospers with prayer. If you wish to be support this Mission with your prayer and sacrifices please write to us.

Vocation Promotion

“The harvest is rich but the labourers are few, so ask the Lord of the harvest to send labourers to do his harvesting” (Lk 10:2). If you wish to be part of the Mission by sharing in the work of the formation of the laity please write to us.

Financial contribution

If you wish to support financially this work of God for the Christian formation of the laity please write to us (philotheacentre@yahoo.com). We shall inform you on how to channel your contributions.