Latest news today. Residents of Ikinu, Githunguri, and Kiambu County were astonished on a Sunday when they witnessed an unusual wedding ceremony.
A Catholic priest made a commitment to marriage on the same day he was ordained.
Reverend Father Edwin Gathang’i Waiguru, who had defected to the Catholic Charismatic church,
A Roman Catholic splinter group, married Margaret Wanjira Githui.
Additionally, he was consecrated as a Roman Catholic priest simultaneously.
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Waiguru explained in an interview with Nation TV that his decision to marry was a divine calling—a dream he had nurtured for many years.
He expressed his gratitude to his wife for embracing this calling,
stating that it was a way to demonstrate that it’s possible to serve God and have a family.
He emphasized that this choice aligns with the belief that God created man and woman not to be alone.
The uniqueness of the occasion was noted by many attendees, who had never witnessed both a wedding and an ordination occurring concurrently.
Waiguru recounted his faith journey, which began in 2003. He detailed his travels to the United States for missionary work and to Haiti for similar purposes before returning home.
Bishop Patrick Mulinge, who had ordained Waiguru to the priesthood in 2003, shared his thoughts on this extraordinary event.
He expressed his appreciation to the bishop because he accepted the divine call to ordain him
He considered it a sign that God had chosen him to bring something new into the world.