Eldoret’s new Roman Catholic Bishop Rt. Rev. Dominic Kimengich is set to be installed on 1st February 2020. This is according to a letter dated 20th November, 2019 addressed to all priests by Rt. Rev. Bishop Maurice Crowley who is the Apostolic Administrator of Eldoret Diocese.
A ceremony is scheduled at the Cathedral of Sacred Heart of Jesus in Eldoret for Bishop Kimengich, who previously was Bishop of Lodwar.
The Eldoret Diocese includes nearly 890,000 Catholics and 61 parishes and encompasses the entire counties of Uasin Gishu, Elgeyo Marakwet and Nandi.
Pope Francis named the 58-year-old Kimengich to replace the late Bishop Cornelius Korir who died in October, 2017.