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Tuesday,October 16,2018 16:42 PM

The 330km journey starts

By Hudson Apunyo

Added 16th May 2018 07:30 PM

Foot pilgrims from Lira leave the Uganda Martyrs Cathedral Lira Ordination Ground for the to Namugongo in Wakiso this Thursday morning.

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Foot pilgrims from Lira leave the Uganda Martyrs Cathedral Lira Ordination Ground for the to Namugongo in Wakiso this Thursday morning.

The pilgrims from Lira to Uganda Martyrs Shrine Namugongo for this year estimated to be over 750 with about 30 others riding bicycles.

They gathered at Uganda  Martyrs Cathedral Lira Ordination Ground for a retreat and final preparations for the long walk

The pilgrims leave Lira Midnight Thursday morning.

The Uganda martyrs' Day is celebrated every June 3 in commmoration of the martyrs who were killed for their belief in 1880s.

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