15 Novices have this year missed the perpetual profession to be consecrated into the congregation of Missionary Sisters of Mary Mother of the Church.
Founded in 1970, the Institute has since its foundation recruited 365 religious Sisters involved in Pastoral and social activities, done through different ministries aimed at improving the livelihood of the people in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, South Sudan and Italy.
They provide medical, education, Social Communication, Social Action and Catechesis services.
Annually on January 1, the congregation consecrates not less than 15 novices making perpetual vows to become members who will serve the church for eternity.
However, this year only two candidates; Sr. Emily Natukunda from Kabale and Sr. Mereciane Nambooze from Masaka Diocese who are professional teachers were consecrated.
The two renewed their faith yesterday and made a vow to chastity, poverty, and obedience.
Addressing the congregation shortly after taking her vows, Sr. Emily Natukunda thanked their parents and leaders of the congregation for supporting them to ensure that the mission is accomplished.
Sr. Emily thanks parents….
In his homily, Bishop Sanctus Lino Wanok of Lira Diocese tasked the sisters to respect their vestments and to always use them to announce the presence of God and spread the gospel. Bishop Wanok speaking…
Bishop Sabino Ochan Odoki from Arua Diocese asked for the deployment of sisters to help spread the gospel among refugees in the Arua Diocese. END.