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Church to Celebrate 50 years of Uganda Martyrs' Canonisation
The Catholic Church in Uganda will, next year, 2014, celebrate 50 years (Golden Jubilee) since the canonisation of the Uganda Martyrs.
The Catholic Church in Uganda will, next year, 2014, celebrate 50 years (Golden Jubilee) since the canonisation of the Uganda Martyrs.\r\nPope Paul VI canonised the 22 Uganda Martyrs on October 18, 1964 at St. Peter's Basilica in Rome. \r\nThe celebrations spearheaded by the Archbishop of Kampala, Dr. Cyprian Kizito Lwanga will begin with a congress, "Uganda Martyrs Guild Congress" scheduled for October 16 to 18, 2013 at Pope Paul VI Memorial Hotel. \r\nThe theme of the congress is: "You will be my witness", and the speakers will include; Fr. Joseph Mukasa Muwonge (promoter of the devotion to the Uganda Martyrs), Bro. Fr. Anatoli Wasswa, Fr. Joseph Luzindana, Msgr. Waynand Katende, Prof. Peter Kaseenene and Fr. Lazarus Luyinda among others.\r\nthe Main Celebrants will include; His Eminence Emmanuel Cardinal Wamala, His Grace John Baptist Odama, Chairman of Uganda Episcopal Conference and His Grace Dr. Cyprian Kizito Lwanga, the host.\r\nAccording to steering team/committee headed by Msgr. Lawrence Ssemusu, many other activities aiming at promoting the devotion to Uganda Martyrs are to be organised throughout the jubilee year (October 2013 - October 2014).\r\nthe Climax of the celebrations will be on October 18, 2014.\r\n\r\nHoly Martyrs of Uganda, pray for us\r\n
 

Posted by: Francis Muwonge on 2013-10-08 12:26:39

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