Rt. Rev. Egidio Nkaijanabwo, the Bishop Emeritus Diocese of Kasese has urged believers in Christ and Namugongo pilgrims from Diocese of Kasese to carry with no hesitation the mission of Christ despite the deadly challenges they may encounter.

According to this year diocese of Fort Portal is the host, the foot pilgrim’s coordinator, Rev. Fr. Titus Winyi said foot Pilgrims from the Fort Portal and other neighboring dioceses including Diocese of Kasese shall be flagged off for their nine days journey to Namugongo on 23rd May, by Bishop Robert Muhirwa at 3pm at Virika Cathedral.

In his homily while Presiding over Holy Mass for closing five days conference and blessing both those who shall travel by vehicles and diocesan foot pilgrims at Uganda Martyrs Nyakasanga Catholic Church in  Kasese town this morning, Bishop Egidio asked Christians to die for the truth of Christ through emulating the earthly life of the Uganda Martyrs whom he said fulfilled their obligation of spreading Christianity in Uganda. Bishop Egidio speaking …….    


The representative of Kasese Cathedral Parish Priest, Rev. Fr. Godwin Bwambale said over sixty foot pilgrim in the diocese of Kasese have been registered and shall be led  by Rev. Sr. Evelyn Tumusiime from the congregation of Sisters of Good council. Fr. Godwin speaking ……..


Sr. Evelyn Tumusiime one of the foot pilgrims her walk to Namugongo is to thanks God for the gift of religious life following her first profession vows.

Sr. Evelyn speaking ……


The Kasese diocesan “Bakaiso” Gild President, Ms Bellah Kabugho warned those walking on foot to walk with a purpose and equipped with all the necessity for the journey. Ms Bellah speaking …… 


Uganda Martyrs day at Namugongo shall be celebrated on 3rd March in Holy Mass animated by Fort Portal diocese with the theme “Baptized and sent to witness Christ with love and hope”.

During Mass Bishop Egidio was also assisted by the diocesan Education Secretary, Rev. Fr. Joseph Mbusa. END.


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