Ugandan-Born, “a Bishop in South Africa” arrives in Uganda ahead of Kampala Archdiocesan Day
Today the Ordinary of Aliwal Diocese Bishop Joseph Mary Kizito touched down at Entebbe airport as he comes into the country to join the faithful in celebration of the Kampala Archdiocesan day 2021
Bishop Joseph Mary Kizito a Ugandan born in Lubaga Parish Wakaliga will grace this year’s Kampala Archdiocesan day having been ordained Bishop of recent and this will be his first pastoral visit since his Episcopal ordination.
On his arrival at Entebbe airport, he thanked the Archdiocese of Kampala for the invitation but also said he had brought greetings at the same time condolence message from the Diocese of Aliwal to the Faithful in Uganda for the loss of the religious notably Archbishop Cyprian, Bishop Kaggwa among others.
He wished the people of Kampala Archdiocese A happy and fruitful celebrations on Sunday and promised to always pray for them for God’s blessings.
WHO IS BISHOP JOSEPH MARY KIZITO?
As a young lad now Bishop was born in Wakaliga Kampala suburbs, Natete, Lubaga Division in the Archdiocese of Kampala. He had is basic education in Uganda and later enrolled as an alternative several at Achilet Banakololi Brothers’ School and became a youth leader at Rubaga Cathedral by then.
Bishop J.M. Kizito was incardinated in Aliwal North at his diaconate ordination and later ordained priest in September 1997.
Msgr Kizito was last year November appointed as. Bishop of Aliwal North Diocese part of South Africa’s Ecclesiastical Province of Eastern Cape by Pope Francis.
Later on, Monsignor Joseph Mary Kizito on 15th February 2021 was ordained Bishop of South Africa’s Diocese of Aliwal North in a most graced ceremony that took place at Sauer Park Stadium, South Africa. Amongst the congregants were The Chairman Uganda Episcopal Conference, Bishop Anthony Zziwa of Kiyinda- Mityana Diocese, the Late Archbishop Cyprian Kizito Lwanga former Archbishop Kampala Archdiocese, Bishop Serverus Jjumba of Masaka Diocese among other faithful people of God.