Meet our Parish Priest: Fr. Arbogast Lekule
Fr Arbogast (Arbo) Lekule, was born on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania.
His priestly formation started with the society of the White Fathers (Missionaries of Africa) first in Tanzania, then Zambia, Nigeria, and concluded with his theology at the Missionary Institute London.
He has been privileged to minister in Nigeria, Tanzania, England and recently in Florida USA. Since July 2021, he has been serving at St Anselm’s Church Tooting Bec until his current appointment to Sittingbourne which started in August 2022. Post-ordination studies, include Masters in Science MSc at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) London.
In 2006, Fr Arbo and friends founded the charity You Touch Africa in memory of his mum. He enjoys cycling, swimming, nature walks, and celebrating with the Gunners!
A Faith Worshipping Community in Christ, in Church and Family
We, the Parish community of the Sacred Heart, nurtured by the presence of God, and empowered by the Spirit of servant leadership, are committed to grow as a living Church of the poor responding to the spiritual and temporal needs of people to attain the fullness of life.
The Sacred Heart Parish, Under The Guidance Of The Sacred Heart Of Jesus, Her Patron, Is A Vibrant Community Of Faith, Hope And Charity, Ever Growing With Clear And Effective Programmes To Enhance The Spiritual And Temporal Lives Of Its Parishioners, Especially The Poor.