Church Schedule


Day Mass Schedule Confessions Office Hours
Monday – Friday   6.30am, 7.15am, 1.15pm & 5.15pm  4.00pm – 5.15pm 8.00am – 5.00pm

Note: On FRIDAY Confesions takes place at

6.00am – 8.00am, 12.00pm – 1.00pm & 4.00pm – 5.15pm

Saturday 7.15am, 12.30pm & 6.00pm (Vigil) 10.00am – 12.30pm & 4.00 pm – 6.00pm Closed

7.00am-Kiswahili Mass

8.00am-English Mass

9.30am-Kiswahili Mass

11.00am-English Mass

12.30 pm-English

5.30pm-English Mass

Mass for PMC 10.00 am-Suspended
Timetable for Masses in Nairobi

Dates to Note

Baptism for infants, every last Saturday of the month, preceded by four sessions of baptism instructions for parents and Godparents every Thursday, visit the parish office to register
Meetings for different JUMUIYA’s- Every Sunday in their respective halls
2nd and 3rd Sunday of the Month: Youth sports- St. Mary’s Msongari
2nd Sunday of the month: Catholic Women Association meeting
Meeting halls available: Capacity 20, 30, 40, 50, 90, 100, 400: Monday-Friday 5pm-8.00 pm; Saturday 8.00 am-4.00pm, Reservation done at the Parish office
Legion of Mary group meetings: Every Tuesday 5 pm, Small Hall
Bible study-Monday 5 pm; Large hall
Mondays 5.00 P.M; Tuesday 12 noon- Alcoholic Anonymous (AA) group meeting-Small Hall
Charismatic renewal group meetings: Friday 5 P.M, Large hall


1 Rev. Fr. Simon Peter Kamomoe – Fr. Incharge
2 Rev. Fr. Simon Ng’ang’ a
3 Rev. Fr.Fredrick Chege
4 Rev. Fr. Nyagilo Calisto
5 Rev. Fr. David Mbugua Kinyanjui
6 Rev. Deacon Charles Wachira
7 Seminarian Boniface Mburu

Welcome to Holy Family Basilica

The holy Family minor basilica parish is the cathedral of the Archdiocese of Nairobi. The current church as it stands was built in the 1940s and 1950s, with interruptions during the country’s liberation struggle for independence. The story of the construction of the church goes back to 1899, where the once tiny rail workers camp was growing in leaps and bounds. This impromptu settlement of the swampy plain (Nairobi), was an opportunity for the Catholic Church to cater for the religious needs of the community…

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