According to Fr. Kimbowa, who also doubles as the Mijeera Parish
Priest in Nakasongola, the initial budget was more than Shillings 2bn, but they have now revised it to slightly more than Shillings 700m.
From [L-R] Fr. Pontian Ssonko [Diocesan Treasurer General], Rt. Rev. Paul Ssemogerere, Bishop of Kasana-Luweero Diocese & Fr. Dr. Lawrence Kizito Kimbowa in a chat after attending the opening of the Priests' workshop.
Kasana-Luweero Catholic Diocese is hunting for over
Shillings 700 million for its Silver Jubilee Celebrations. The Diocese that was
established on November 30, 1996, will celebrate 25 years of existence come Sunday, March 6, 2022.
About two years ago,
the diocese embarked on preparations for massive projects to coincide with the
However, the project suffered a setback in 2019 when the diocese
was assigned to host the Annual National Youth Conference from December 10-15,
After the conference, the diocese resumed preparations for the
Silver Jubilee, but it was affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020.
result, most of the planned activities such as the construction of a Museum
& a radio station among others were suspended due to difficulties to raise
Now, with only a year left to the climax of the celebrations, the Organizing
Committee chairperson, Rev. Fr. Dr. Lawrence Kizito Kimbowa, says they have scaled-down on the activities.
According to Fr. Kimbowa, who also doubles as the Mijeera
Parish Priest in Nakasongola, the initial budget was more than Shillings 2bn, but they
have now revised it to slightly more than Shillings 700m.