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Christians mark beginning of Lent

By Juliet Lukwago

Added 1st March 2017 02:36 PM

He was assisted by Parish Priest Fr. Joseph Ssemanda. The first mass was celebrated by Vicar General of Kampala Archdiocese, Msgr Charles Kasibante.

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He was assisted by Parish Priest Fr. Joseph Ssemanda. The first mass was celebrated by Vicar General of Kampala Archdiocese, Msgr Charles Kasibante.

Emmanuel Cardinal Wamala marks a sign of the cross with ash on a Christian’s forehead to symbolize beginning of Lent at St Peter’s Catholic Parish Nsambya on Ash Wednesday, March 1, 2017. Photos by Juliet Lukwago

Catholics world over have started the lent period. At St Peter's Church Nsambya, the Ash Wednesday mass was led by Emmanuel Cardinal Wamala.

 
He was assisted by Parish Priest Fr. Joseph Ssemanda. The first mass was celebrated by Vicar General of Kampala Archdiocese, Msgr Charles Kasibante.

 
Cardinal Wamala said that liturgical season of lent begins on Ash Wednesday.

He urged Christians to shun evil in the Lenten season.

 

 

 

 

 

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