Jinja, Uganda: PCJ Voices – The Magazine of the Philosophy Centre Jinja
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Jinja, Uganda: PCJ Voices – The Magazine of the Philosophy Centre Jinja

Mill Hill Missionary Formation Jinja, Uganda: Outreach Magazine
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Mill Hill Missionary Formation Jinja, Uganda: Outreach Magazine

Celebrating Uganda Martyrs Day – June 3rd – amid Covid-19 Restrictions
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Celebrating Uganda Martyrs Day – June 3rd – amid Covid-19 Restrictions

“In the Archdiocese of Kampala, celebrations involving a few chosen people will be held at the Uganda Martyrs’ Shrine, Namugongo on Wednesday 3rd June 2020. Mass will begin at 10.00 a.m.,” Archbishop Cyprian Kizito Lwanga said in his May 24 statement. He added, “The celebrations will be broadcast on various social and electronic media platforms in…

Karamoja, Uganda: A Student’s Experience in a Traditional Pastoralist Environment
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Karamoja, Uganda: A Student’s Experience in a Traditional Pastoralist Environment

The Parable of the Good Shepherd Read in the Karimojong Cultural Context During my Mission Experience Program in  Kotido Diocese- Loyoro Parish  I learned a unique thing about  cattle. Among the Karamojong culture cattle have a central place in the life of the people. This importance goes back to their history and way of life:…

Karamoja, Uganda: Young People Learn to Care
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Karamoja, Uganda: Young People Learn to Care

The Pontifical Missionary Childhood active in Loyoro, Karamoja, Uganda Working with young members of the Pontifical Missionary Childhood was a great opportunity for me to experience the love of Christ through the missionary activities of children. Some of the activities of this missionary group of children were: leading prayers in Small Christian Communities, visiting and…

East Africa: Floods on Top of Coronavirus and Malaria
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East Africa: Floods on Top of Coronavirus and Malaria

“The rains have destroyed key infrastructure restricting access to schools and health facilities and follow a period of prolonged drought. The rains are severely disrupting the current planting season and destroying crop fields. The number of people affected is expected to increase as heavy rains continue through May in the region,” Bunkers told Crux. Authorities are…

Uganda Martyrs Day – June 3rd – ‘Postponed’
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Uganda Martyrs Day – June 3rd – ‘Postponed’

Bishops in the East African nation of Uganda have postponed indefinitely the celebrations of the Martyrs’ Day that had been scheduled for May 29 and June 3 due to the COVID-19 restrictions put in place by the government including public gatherings. The deferment was announced April 30 by the President the Uganda Episcopal Conference (UEC),…

Karamoja, Uganda: A Student’s Experience
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Karamoja, Uganda: A Student’s Experience

During Missionary Experience Program in Uganda- Kotido Diocese , I was always amazed at the active participation of the Christian  during celebrations either in church or in the community. In every celebration in Loyoro parish, both in church and in the village, I was always struck by the interior, external, and material elements that characterized…

Apostles of Jesus: Congregation Emerges from Suspension by Vatican
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Apostles of Jesus: Congregation Emerges from Suspension by Vatican

AJ, the first religious missionary congregation to be founded in Africa, had its activities suspended by the Vatican, through a decree issued by the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life dated June 21, 2018, placing the society under a Pontifical Commission of inquiry. The Vatican-based Dicastery, which took over all duties…

Uganda Martyrs: Plans for This Year’s June 3rd Event Revealed
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Uganda Martyrs: Plans for This Year’s June 3rd Event Revealed

The climax will be marked in two separate days, May 29 for the pupils and students in schools and June 3 for the adults, a move the Ugandan Prelate has said is “born out of the concern for the children in and out of school so as to give them a chance to participate fully…

Buluba, Uganda: Beatification of the Mother to the Lepers, Dr Wanda Błeńska
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Buluba, Uganda: Beatification of the Mother to the Lepers, Dr Wanda Błeńska

The Congregation for the Causes of Saints has given permission to start the process of beatification of the Polish doctor and missionary, Wanda Błeńska, also known as “the Mother to Lepers”, who spent 40 years in Uganda caring for lepers. “What she saw in the lepers was not just the disease. She saw the entire…

Buluba, Uganda: The Amazing Story of Doctor Wanda Błeńska, the ‘Mother of Lepers’.
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Buluba, Uganda: The Amazing Story of Doctor Wanda Błeńska, the ‘Mother of Lepers’.

Doctor Wanda Błeńska is a Polish lay missionary, the foundress of the medical centre for the treatment of leprosy at Buluba, diocese of Jinja, Uganda. Recently her amazing story appeared in the international magazine  Miłujcie się! (Love One Another! )  . A process of beatification has recently been started by her home diocese of Poznań…