305th Anniversary of Claude Poullart des Places

Today we are commemorating the 305th anniversary of Claude François Poullart des place; priest and founder of the congregation of the Holy Ghost fathers. My presentation touches on the history of his life, mission and the idea of founding a congregation. Poullart was born in February 26th, 1679 at Rennes France, a privileged son of […]

Life at the Spiritan Missionary Seminary (Philosophical Institute).

Spiritan Missionary Seminary is a philosophical institution established by the congregation of the Holy Ghost fathers. The seminary comprises of many students of different religious orders and dioceses from all over Africa The students come from all over Africa with different cultures and different backgrounds, giving rise to a nourishing spiritual, social growth and rich […]

SPORTS: The Hallmark of Our Human Formation

Larger than life, that is the phrase that best describes the reality of Sport in life. Sport is a cultural phenomenon of the world in part due to its undeniable prowess to bring people together. This is a relatively new view that has propelled me to write this. I do not ordinarily have particular interest […]


On the 2nd of October we celebrated, the feast of Claude Poullart des Places, the First Founder of the Congregation of The Holy Ghost Fathers (SPIRITANS). Mahatma Gandhi once said “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself.” This statement captures the impact of the life of Claude Poullart des Places. What he […]

Cultural Day

OUR CULTURE, OUR PRIDE, OUR IDENTITY Drums in the plays, steps of stylish dances, faces behind crude but stunning masks, whistles and shouts of joy, and a tantalizing aroma of traditional dishes all made the long awaited Cultural Day beautiful, colorful and exceptional. The Spiritan Missionary Seminary Community celebrates the Cultural Day. This is evident of […]