Jinja, Uganda: Coping with Covid-19 in a Formation Setting
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Jinja, Uganda: Coping with Covid-19 in a Formation Setting

Warm greetings to you all from the Mill Hill Formation House, Jinja. It is my hope that you are all coping with the times and their challenges. As for us, at the Formation House, we are taking one day at a time, using common sense to respect the SOPS against COVID-19, and over and above…

Busaana, Uganda: a Recent Mill Hill Missionary Outreach
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Busaana, Uganda: a Recent Mill Hill Missionary Outreach

It is now about two years since the mission of Busaana was officially opened on 23rd May 2019 and handed on to the care of the MILL HILL Missionaries. Sixteen outstations that were part of the Kayunga parish constituted the new Busaana parish. The dominant community in Busaana are the Baganda. The Baganda as a…

Karamoja, Uganda: Experience of Visiting a Homestead
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Karamoja, Uganda: Experience of Visiting a Homestead

A homestead is the name of the homes in which the Karamojong live either as families or as clans. During the course of my Mission Experience Program in Kotido Diocese, Loyoro, Karamoja, I came to learn that there are many values depicted by the homestead in Karamoja. The homes of the Karimojong are constructed with…

Unpacking my Packed Luggage: How Covid-19 Affected my Appointment to Lemek, Kenya
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Unpacking my Packed Luggage: How Covid-19 Affected my Appointment to Lemek, Kenya

“[The Lord] will rebuild the ancient ruins, [he] will raise up the former devastations; and [He} will repair the ruined cities; the desolations of many generations (Isaiah 61:4).” This message of the prophet Isaiah to the exiled Israelites is what the world is longing to hear when all hope seems to be shattered in this…

Magazine: East Africa
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Magazine: East Africa

Kampala, Uganda: Archbishop Cyprian Lwanga Dies Suddenly
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Kampala, Uganda: Archbishop Cyprian Lwanga Dies Suddenly

“With deep sorrow, I hereby inform you that our beloved Shepherd, the Archibishop of Kampala Archdiocese, His Grace Dr Cyprian Kizito Lwanga has been called to the House of the Lord. The Archbishop was found dead in his room this morning. We pray that the Almighty and Merciful God may grant him eternal rest,” said…

Outreach – Magazine of the Mill Hill Formation Community at Jinja, Uganda
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Outreach – Magazine of the Mill Hill Formation Community at Jinja, Uganda

Mill Hill Assembly East Africa: Society Representative’s report
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Mill Hill Assembly East Africa: Society Representative’s report

I bring you greetings of peace and once again belated happy new year wishes. I welcome each and everyone to this our Assembly of 2021. It is unfortunate that we cannot be together as the whole of East Africa during this time because of the effects of the Pandemic. But we thank God for protecting…

Year of St Joseph: Children get Involved in Uganda
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Year of St Joseph: Children get Involved in Uganda

As the Church continues to celebrate the special year of Saint. Joseph, Sunday school Children in Uganda’s Kampala Archdiocese have organized programs to help mark the year and understand the role of St. Joseph in the Church, the Sunday school teacher of Uganda Martyrs Minor Basilica, Namugongo Ms. Dorothy Atuhaire Ssonko has shared with AMECEA online. Pope Francis…

Uganda Elections: Multiple Calls for Peaceful Process
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Uganda Elections: Multiple Calls for Peaceful Process

“We may not have violence on election day itself. But depending on how the Uganda Electoral Commission handles the process of releasing election results – this is where the tensions will be.” Despite the seeming tension, the CJPC director says, “People are expected to go and vote, and voter slips are currently being issued to…

Kenya, Uganda: Human Trafficking Returnees Tell Their Stories
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Kenya, Uganda: Human Trafficking Returnees Tell Their Stories

Juanita Ndagire was sure that she had a well-paying receptionist job waiting for her at a hotel in Dubai when she left home in Uganda in search for greener pastures. This was, however, a lie that the agents she was working with invented to sell her into slavery thousands of miles away from home. Arrangements…

Uganda: Bishops Weigh in on Electoral Process
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Uganda: Bishops Weigh in on Electoral Process

Ahead of general elections in Uganda slated for January 14, Catholic Bishops in the country have, in their latest Pastoral Letter, highlighted 13 issues that “could taint the credibility of the electoral process and outcome of the polls if not addressed urgently.” In their Pastoral Letter sent to ACI Africa Tuesday, January 5, the members…