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In pictures: Catholic Eucharistic 138th anniversary

By Mathias Mazinga

Added 27th June 2017 01:41 PM

The celebrations took place at Saint John the Baptist Catholic Church, Mapeera Nabulagala (in Rubaga Division)

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Archbishop Lwanga gives Holy Communion to children during the celebrations at Nabulagala on Sunday. Photos by Mathias Mazinga

The celebrations took place at Saint John the Baptist Catholic Church, Mapeera Nabulagala (in Rubaga Division)

The Catholic Church on Sunday (June 25) marked 138 years of the first Catholic Eucharistic celebration in Uganda.

The celebrations took place at Saint John the Baptist Catholic Church, Mapeera Nabulagala (in Rubaga Division) where the first mass was celebrated by the White Fathers led by Monsignor Livinhac and Fr Simeon Lourdel Mapeera on June 25, 1879.  

 he hoir from ulago atholic hurch animates mass  The Choir from Mulago Catholic Church animates mass 

 
Pilgrims from various parts of the country graced the function, during which the parish of Nabulagala also marked 10 years of its inception.

 he ery ev r ichard nyombi delivers his speech The Very Rev Fr. Richard Nnyombi delivers his speech.

 



The celebrations were led by the Metropolitan Archbishop of Kampala, Dr Cyprian Kziito Lwanga. He was assisted by the Very Rev Fr Richard Nnyombi, a senior priest of the missionary society of White Fathers, Fr Bernard Choma, the parish-priest of Nabulagala, and several other priests.

 

 rchbishop wanga with children who received 1st oly ommunion Archbishop Lwanga with children who received 1st Holy Communion.

 

 hristians praying before the statue of r ourdel apeera at t ohn the aptist atholic hurch abulagala Christians praying before the statue of Fr. Lourdel Mapeera at St John the Baptist Catholic Church Nabulagala

 

 rchbishop wanga prays with hristians in front of the statue of r ourdel apeera Archbishop Lwanga prays with Christians in front of the statue of Fr. Lourdel Mapeera

 

 rchbishop wanga blesses hristians during the celebrations at abulagala atholic hurch Archbishop Lwanga blesses Christians during the celebrations at Nabulagala Catholic Church

 

  hildren doing a liturgical dance during the celebrations for the commemoration of the first atholic mass at apeera abulagala Children doing a liturgical dance during the celebrations for the commemoration of the first Catholic mass at Mapeera Nabulagala

 

 he choir from ulago atholic hurch during the liturgical procession The choir from Mulago Catholic Church during the liturgical procession

 

  riests during the iturgical procession Priests during the Liturgical procession.

 

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