Bishop Serverus Jjumba, the ordinary of Masaka Diocese while leading mass during the commissioning of the facility, observed that it will greatly help in restoring hope among many people who are faced with misery.
Pankalasio Barigye, the Chairperson of the guild of married men in Masaka Diocese, says that it’s high time the Church considered extending an olive branch to some couples cohabiting couples as opposed to completely locking them out as unholy.
Bishop Severus Jjumba, Ordinary of Masaka Catholic diocese, was coincidentally admitted to Bukakalasa Minor Seminary by Monsignor Kyabukasa, whom he describes as a great instructor who had rare attributes of humanity.
According to Bishop Jjumba, embracing the use of backcloths in the burial of priests will emphasize the existing interrelation between the Church and Ganda traditions, which has been misconstrued by many people who perceive culture as devilish.
In a homily during a funeral Mass at Ntale Village in Kalungu district, the Bishop Emeritus John Baptist Kaggwa complained about the security forces executing their duties with a lot of biasness, which he says negates the principles of democratic political participation in the country.
The Diocese was set to ordain a new set of 18 priests as well as graduating several other candidates to the various orders of priesthood in early august. But the Masaka diocesan Catholic Bishop Serverus Jjumba who by authority performs the ordination ceremony of the priests, says that he is not certain that diocese’s 107th priestly ordination ceremony will take place as planned.
Bishop Serverus Jjumba of Masaka Diocese says the Museum is a collection of significant items and moments in the life of Cardinal Wamala, which will help priests and ordinary Christians to reflect on how to live purposeful lives filled with great contributions to the society.
Bishop Serverus Jjumba on Sunday led thousands of the Catholic faithfuls for pilgrimage at Ssanje deanery Parish in Kakuuto sub-county, Kyotera district; the area of origin for John Mary Kiwanuka Muzeeyi, one of the Catholic martyrs from Masaka diocese.
Using the analogy of security officers who are required to put on distinctive uniforms attached to their respective units, Bishop Jjumba instructed both newly ordained and old priests to stick to their clerical attires for easy identification and easy policing.
Bishop Jjumba explains that the agriculture training center for the diocese will help to equip youth with survival skills, as well as building a new foundation towards reviving farming; the main economic activity that spurred development in the area.