Church Schedule


Day Mass Schedule Confessions Office Hours
Monday – Thursday 6.15am, 7.15am, 1.15pm & 5.15pm 4.00pm – 5.15pm 8.00am – 4.30pm
Friday 6.00am – 8.00am, 12.00pm – 2.00pm & 4.00pm – 5.15pm
Saturday 7.15am, 12.30pm & 6.00pm (Vigil) 10.00am – 12.30pm & 4.00 pm – 6.00pm 9.00am – 12.30pm.
Sunday 7.00am, 8.30am, 10.00am, 11.30am & 6.00pm  
Timetable for Masses in Nairobi

Dates to Note

Saturday, 25th November 2017, Central Deanery Family Day and mass wedding
Catholic Archdiocese of Nairobi Ordination, Friday 1 December, 2017, St. Mary’s Msongari grounds at 10.00 pm
The thanksgiving mass for the uniformed disciplined forces and their families will be celebrated on Sunday12 November by Bishop Selesius Mugambi at 2 pm.
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
Saturday 28th October 2017, 19th Annual General Meeting for Basilica Self Help Sacco at 9.00 a.m, Large hall-preceded by Holy mass
Every third Sunday of the month – Family life talks from 11.30 am in the 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 Deacon Samuel Ndotono

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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