Don Bosco Parish – Makuyu


Patron Saint: St. John Bosco

Postal Address: P.O. Box 158 – 01020 – Kenol – Makuyu, Kenya

Email Address:

Telephone Numbers: Office +254-60-2031469 House. 060 –2031408   Fax 060-2031468

Parish Priest: 0724 770 609; 0788404421

Secretary: 0716875502


Parish Priest:    Fr. Abel Njeru SDB

Assistants:       Fr. Ruggieri Bruno SDB

Fr. Adiroobanathan Mariasusai SDB

Fr. Denis Manwa Bisonga SDB


Brief information about the parish

Don Bosco Mission was officially started on 31 January, 1988 when the then Bishop of Murang’a, Mons. Peter Kairo, invited the Salesians of Don Bosco to the Diocese. On 1st January 1989 the Bishop entrusted to the Salesian Congregation the new Don Bosco Parish of Makuyu. The new parish territory was curved out of Sabasaba parish and was consisting of 8 outstations. The first parish priest was Fr. Felice Molino SDB. Now the Parish consists of 16 Local Churches, with three of them in the process of acquiring title deeds for their land so that they may construct permanent places of worship. The parish celebrated the silver jubilee of its existence on the 2nd of February, 2014, on the occasion of the parish Family Day.

Religious Congregations present in the Parish

  1. Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB)
  2. Daughters of Mary Help of Christians (FMA) – (also known as Salesian Sisters of Don Bosco)
  3. Catechism Sisters of Mary Immaculate (SMI)

Local Churches

  1. St. John Bosco – Makuyu
  2. St. Vincent de Paul – Pundamilia
  3. St. Stephen – Karung’ang’i
  4. Mary Help of Christians – Thangira
  5. St. Francis of Assisi – Marema
  6. St. Teresa – Mugira
  7. St. Dominic Savio – Mihang’o
  8. St. Joseph the Worker – Ndera
  9. St. Charles Lwanga – Doromo Falls
  10. St. Monica – Sisal
  11. St. Paul – Gikono
  12. St. Mazzarello – Gathungururu
  13. St. Cotolengo – Kambiti
  14. Sts. Peter and Paul – Gathaite
  15. St. Joseph Cafasso – Maranjau
  16. St. Peter – Kihara






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