Who we are
Philothea Missionary Society is a public association in the Church consisting of priests, religious sisters, lay missionaries (consecrated and non-consecrated), Jesus Youth, Friends of Philothea, St. Joseph Ministry, St. Rita Ministry, St, Jane de Chantal Ministry and other Associates.
Following the spirituality of St. Francis de Sales, Philothea Missionary Society is founded in Kenya by - Rev. Fr. George Kocholickal and Rev. Sr. Florence Philothea Kabbalah, with His Lordship Rt. Rev. Maurice MuhatiaMakumba as the Patron Bishop.
The special charism of the Philothea Missionary Society is 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
We are here for the Christian formation, education and transformation of Christ Faithful. Philothea means “Lover of God,” and is the title that St Francis de Sales used to refer to all Christian faithful. We carry out our mission through our various apostolates:
- Active and Contemplative life
- Faith Formation programmes
- Tertiary Education
- Catechetical programmes
- Marriage and Family life programmes (For priests, Catechists and couples)
- Seminars & Retreats (for youth and adults)
- Bible Studies
- Vocation promotion
- Counselling services
- Any other service that meets the needs of Church in our times
Are you a young man or lady?
Are you a committed Catholic Christian?
Have you completed your Secondary Education?
Do wish to work as a missionary priest or a religious sister?
Then write to us:The Vocation Director/Directress
Philothea Missionary Society
P.O. Box 27707 – 00506
Nairobi - Kenya
TEL: 0725075566; 0735363923