Acts 4:32–34 On Communal Living Among Religious Sisters at The Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA), Nairobi –Kenya
Abstract: This study aimed to explore Acts 4:32 –34 on communal living among religious student sisters in CUEA. The study made use of Ludwig Bertalanffy system theory, and adopted a qualitative research paradigm. The target population were all the undergraduate and post-graduate student religious sisters in CUEA and the sample size were 15 participants. Random-sampling and convenience-sampling procedures were used to select the faculties and the participants respectively. Qualitative data were collected using interview and focus group discussion guide. Data analyses were carried out using thematic analysis, transcription, codification, which were presented into narrative form.The findings established that communal living is the act of total sharing among people, united in mind and heart. It revealed that some challenges might affect the practice of communal living among religious student sisters. Finally, the findings showed that organized programmes could take into consideration the spiritual, moral, physical, educational, and psychological needs of student sisters.
Keywords: Communal Living, Community, Religious Life, Religious Student Sisters