Simon Mwenda

Simon Mwenda

Education Background

Catholic University of Eastern Africa – Kenya
Yr: Aug 2017 .....
Sacred Theology Doctorate (STD) – Dogmatic (in progress)

KU Leuven - Belgium
Yr: 2015 – June 2017
STL and Research Master in advanced Studies of Theology and RS (Systematics)

Duquesne University (Pittsburgh, PA, USA)
Yr: 2013
Award: Master in Theology

Catholic University of Eastern Africa
Yr: 2009 – 2013
Award: Baccalaureate in Sacred Theology (BA- equivalent)

Urbaniana Pontifical University
Yr: 2006 – 2009.
Award: BA – Philosophy.

The Kenya Polytechnic University College: Yr: Dec: 2000 – Dec: 2002.
Award: Diploma – computer science/studies.

St. Cyprian Boys High School:
Yr: 1995 – 1998.
Award: KCSE Certificate: (Grade B-).

Kamanoro Primary school:
Yr: 1985 – 1994.
Award: KCPE certificate: (Grade A-).


Work and Leadership Experiences:

Yr: 1994
Kamanoro Primary School – Meru County Standard

Eight Class Prefect (Elective Position)

Jan 1995 – Sept 1996
St. Cyprian Boys’ High School – Meru County
Class Prefect – Form one and Form two (Elective Position)

Feb 1997 – Feb 1998
St. Cyprian Boys’ High school – Meru County
Young Christian Students’ Movement – Secretary General (Elective Position)
Dormitory Captain (Senior Prefect) (Appointed Position)

Mar 1999 – Feb 2000
Catholic Diocese of Meru
Limbine sub-Parish Youth Chairman (Elective Position)

Yr: 1999.
Plan International (Non Governmental Organization) - Meru.

Voluntary Community Development Facilitator

Yr: 2000.
Watoto wa Lwanga Projects – Gatwekera Centre – Nairobi.

Guidance and counseling, teaching: mathematics, science and agriculture.

Jan 2002 – Dec 2002
The Kenya Polytechnic University College (Department of Computer Studies)

Students’ Representative in the Student’s Union (Elective Position)

Feb 2003 – may 2004.
Abonyahi Traders and Services CO. LTD

Computer/accounts Trainer, Computer Technician

June 2004 – Jan 2005.
Kajiado Hill Girls Academy

Teacher cum Computer Technician/administrator

Aug 2006 – Aug 2010.
Dominican Friars (Kenya) - St. Dominic House

Computer Administrator/technician

Sept 2009 – Sept 2010
Dominican Friars (Kenya) - St Dominic House

Student’s dean (Elective Position)

Sept 2011 – Sept 2012
Catholic Justice and Peace Commission (CJPC) – Tangaza University Chapter

CJPC Vice – Chairperson (Tangaza University Chapter) (Elective Position)

April 2013 – Sept 2015.
University of Nairobi - School of Business – LK Campus

Assistant Catholic Chaplain - Pastoral Care and education of students and staff

Dominican Friars – Vicariate of Eastern Africa
Secretary to the Vicar Provincial and Property Administrator


1) Mwenda Simon, “A Letter from Africa: The Church must be a sign of Contradiction”, The Catholic World Report, 29th Oct 2014.
2) Mwenda Simon, “Peace as a Gift of God”, New People Magazine, Mar 2016.
3) Mwenda Simon, “The Growing of Militant Atheism in Kenya is not spontaneous”, New People Magazine, June 2016.
4) Mwenda Simon, “The Mess of Prosperity Gospel Need to be Resisted”, New People magazine, Jan 2017.
5) Mwenda Simon, “The Kenyan Christian and Politics of Ethnicity”, New People Magazine, Aug 2017.