Meru Diocese is located in the Eastern Province of Kenya. It is one of the 26 Catholic Diocese in Kenya. The Bishop of Meru is Rt. Rev. Saleius Mugambi. There are a total of 146 priests most of them serving in the 55 parishes of the Diocese and several Catholic institutions within the Diocese. A few others are serving as 'fidei Donum' in other dioceses.They live within rugged hills with land that ranges from heavy virgin forests above 8,000 feet elevation to semi-arid desert at less than 3,000 feet elevation. The Ameru are generally part of the “Eastern Bantu" who have been native to the Mt. Kenya area for many years before colonization of Kenya by Great Britain in the 19th Century. The people of Meru are now predominantly Christian.
" To work for the salvation of humanity through diversified quality and sound management of Pastoral and Social Development with special emphasis to the poor, marginalized and the oppressed.."
" A Diocese that is united, committed and has capacity to propagate the Gospel and the human values. "