Twelve Deacons have today been ordained priests and four Samarians ordained deacons by the Bishop Diocese of Kasese Rt. Rev. Francis Aquirinus Kibira Kambale, with a call on the new priests to always seek God’s wisdom and guidance in their ministry.
Among the twelve ordained priests at St. John’s Minor Seminary Kiburara in Kisinga sub-county during a scientific Holy Mass were first twin brothers to be ordained priests, Fr. Peter Isingoma and Fr. Andrew Kato.
Others are, Fr.Joackim Kihembo and Fr. Francis Mwanji Kasanga Parish, Fr. Alfred Masereka and Fr. Julius Bwambale Kasese Parish, Fr. Clement Masereka- Kakone Parish, Fr. Cosmas Asaba- Bukangara Parish, Fr. Edward Muhindo- Kyalhumba Parish, Fr. Brian Masereka- Nsenyi Parish, Fr. ANyesio Mbusa from Ibanda Parish and Fr. Godwin Mumbere Kitabu Parish.
The deacons are, Dn. Godwin Kibaba from Kasanga parish, Dn Baluku John Isebayanda-Kitabu parish, Dn.Mariko Bwambale –Bukangara parish and Dn.Nobert Muhindo Kabuyiri shrine.
The ordinary of Diocese of Kasese, Rt. Rev. Francis Kibira encouraged the new ordained priests to have confidence in God who called them to do his ministry and always seek for his wisdom through the intercession of Mother Mary.
Bishop Kibira asked them to deepen their love for Christ as they pray for the gift of humility and patience. Bishop Kibira speaking ……
Bishop Kibira reminded ordained priests that they were created like other human being in soil and dust and chosen purposely to serve him saying every priest should constantly seek God’s divine through prayers and offering sacrament in order to fulfill their vows. Bishop Kibira speaking 2 ……
Kibira, requested lay Christians to support him spiritually, economically and financially since the number of priests in the diocese has increased to 69.
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The bishop later appointed all ordained priests pastoral roles as follows, Fr. Alfred Masereka as Curate Hima Parish, Fr. Peter Isingoma as Curate Ibanda Parish, Fr. Andrew Kato as Curate Kanone Parish, Fr. Brian Masereka Curate Kasanga Parish, Fr. Clement Masereka Curate Nsenyi Parish, Fr. Cosmas Asaba Curate Kyalhumba Parish, Fr. Edward Masereka and Fr. Francis Mwanji as teachers at St. John’s Minor Seminary-Kiburara, Fr. ANyesio Mbusa as the Assistant Director Caritas Kasese, Fr. Joackim Kihemo curate Katwe Parish and Fr. Julius Bwambale Tsangamubiri as vice rector St. Michael Divine Mercy Kabuyiri.
Representing the newly ordained priests and deacons, Rev Fr. Alfred Masereka thanked God for the grace and care that has enabled them reach this rare occasion.
Fr. Alfred Speaking ;……
Mr. Mwanji Joseph who represented parents of the priests and deacons pledged to continue with their parental role of praying for them during this ministry.
Mr. Mwanji Joseph speaking;…..
The Kasese District Woman MP, Hon. Winfred Kiiza pledged to cement the relationship between church and government. Hon. Kiiza on Ordination;…
The Incumbent Member of parliament for Bukonzo County west Hon.Atikens Godfrey Katusabe urged believers in Christ to cooperate with priests irrespective of their different religious denomination. Hon Katusabe speaking;…..
Kasese Municipality MP elect Mr. Ferigo Kambale and the incumbent district chairperson, Mr. Geoffrey Bigogo were opportumistic that the ordained priests will spiritually guide electorates. Mr. Ferigo and Bigogo speaking;….
Details will come in our subsequent news broadcast. END.