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Dr. Wilhelm von Trott zu SolzOur presence in Kenya is a living expression of the good diplomatic relations that exist between the Sovereign Order of Malta and the Republic of Kenya. The Order of Malta is engaged in constantly improving the livelihood of men, women and children. Our activities in all countries throughout the world are especially centred on the needs of the poor and handicapped people, regardless of race, religion or gender.

We welcome guests to our website and invite them to help us and our relief organisation to make this world a better place, for the benefit of the needy and the poor, the sick and the handicapped.

Stay together with us in this country of diversity, of wildlife heritage and of breathtaking landscapes and enjoy the warm welcome of its people.

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Lourdes Pilgrimage

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Jun 19, 2014
Rachel and Daniel, the children, and Lucy and George, the  caregivers, from The Nest Home, left Nairobi for Lourdes feeling very joyful, excited and most privileged.  At Milan Malpensa Airport they were warmly met by Princess Tana and together they proceeded to Lourdes where they were made to feel most welcome.  Princess Tana was able to introduce them to the Grand Master of the Order of Malta, Fra’ Matthew Festing, who was delighted to see a delegation from Kenya.  He gave each participant a badge of the Order.  

The children also had the honour of meeting H.E. the Cardinal who presented them with rosaries that he had personally blessed.  They attended a special children’s Mass presided over by His Eminence who, in his homily, used child friendly language, giving illustrations that were easily understood by Rachel and Daniel.

For the four pilgrims it was truly a once in a lifetime spiritual experience that they will never forget.  Daniel continues to narrate his visit to Lourdes with a lot of enthusiasm.  The theme of the pilgrimage was the “Joy of Conversion” and for the four participants from The Nest Home this was most appropriate as they experienced a significant moment of literally turning towards God. They will also remember forever the Healing Baths in the water of Lourdes that were so renewing.