Mulajje Parish celebrates 107 years in style
KASANA-LUWERO: It was a joyful day at Mary Mother of Divine Shepherd Mulajje Parish in the Diocese of Kasana-Luwero as the Parish celebrated 107 years of existence.
Despite it’s scientific nature, the function was enormously interesting. Rt Rev Bishop Paul Ssemogerere led the celebration which was televised on Ugandan Catholics Online YouTube and Uganda Catholic Television.
Bishop Paul welcomed all Christians who attended the Mass and thanked God, the area leadership that allowed the celebration to take place amidst all situations of covid19.
Bishop Paul Ssemogerere used the occasion to comment on covid19 situation.
“Covid19 has come with alot of challenges but also advantages, we have learnt how to save and help others, ” Bishop Said.
The reigning ordinary of the Diocese, Bishop Paul Ssemogerere asked the Christians to prepare for Christmas.
“We are waiting for the Birth of Jesus. Let us prepare ourselves for the coming of the Lord by purifying our hearts, not only looking at Alcohol and food”, he said.
The Parish Priest also announced up to 3 new sub parishes , one of them ‘St Theresa’ will be constructed on the land contributed by the community.
The Diocese of Kasana-Luweero was erected on 16th December 1996. Dr. Cyprian Kizito Lwanga was its first Ordinary.
Kasana-Luweero Diocese was erected on the 30th November 1996 by His Holiness Pope John Paul II. He detached it from the former Archdiocese of Kampala.
It covers an area of 8,539 km and comprises of three Civic Districts of Luweero, Nakaseke and Nakasongola. On the 1st March, 1997 the Diocese was officially inaugurated and on the same day His Eminence Emmanuel Cardinal Wamala ordained Msgr. Cyprian K. Lwanga, the first Bishop of this Diocese. After the transfer of Rt. Rev. Bishop Cyprian K. Lwanga to Kampala Archdiocese as new Archbishop of Kampala Archdiocese, the Diocese was put under the Diocesan Administration of Msgr. Matthias Kanyerezi until His Holiness Pope Benedixt XVI appointed its second Bishop the Rt. Rev. Paul Ssemogerere.