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Through The Lens: Martyrs Day activities

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Added 31st May 2018 03:14 PM

Many of the pilgrims have trekked from upcountry and others from neighbouring countries ahead of the annual celebrations

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Many of the pilgrims have trekked from upcountry and others from neighbouring countries ahead of the annual celebrations

Pilgrims from all over the country are gathering at Namugongo ahead of this weekend's Martyrs Day celebrations.

Many of the pilgrims have trekked from upcountry and others from neighbouring countries ahead of the annual celebrations.

Here are pictures of some of the pilgrims who are still making their way to Namugongo and those who have arrived.

 

 loysius ikwasize 81 uuomirie tanansi alyabata 84 and ederi abiroko 78 lead pilgrims from ushanga in barara rchdiocese at aya along asaka oad on their way to amugongo he team of 69 pilgrims started their journey on ay 21 hoto by uliet ukwago(L-R) Aloysius Bikwasize, 81, Buuomirie Atanansi Balyabata, 84, and Federi Kabiroko, 78, lead pilgrims from Mushanga in Mbarara Archdiocese at Maya along Masaka Road on their way to Namugongo. The team of 69 pilgrims started their journey on May 21. Photo by Juliet Lukwago

 

nthony umuhwekyi and atherine irungi 12 arrive at apeera akateyambas home at alukolongo on their way to amugongo hoto by uliet ukwagoAnthony Tumuhwekyi and Catherine Birungi, 12, arrive at Mapeera Bakateyamba's home at Nalukolongo on their way to Namugongo. Photo by Juliet Lukwago

 

nalongo alumba gives water to pilgrims making their way to amugongo hoto by uliet ukwagoNnalongo Kalumba gives water to pilgrims making their way to Namugongo. Photo by Juliet Lukwago

 

ilgrims from ikane arish in barara rchdiocese at pigi on their way to amugongo hoto by uliet ukwagoPilgrims from Kikane Parish in Mbarara Archdiocese at Mpigi on their way to Namugongo. Photo by Juliet Lukwago

 

 

ome pilgrims from azo arriving at apeera akateyambas home in alukolongo hoto by ulet ukwagoSome pilgrims from Kazo arriving at Mapeera Bakateyamba's home in Nalukolongo. Photo by Julet Lukwago

 

ilgrims from barara district arrive at the shrine in amugongo hoto by ilfred anyaPilgrims from Mbarara district arrive at the shrine in Namugongo. Photo by Wilfred Sanya

 

 

ilgrims from oima district relaxing at amugongo artyrs hrine hoto by ilfred anyaPilgrims from Hoima district relaxing at Namugongo Martyrs Shrine. Photo by Wilfred Sanya

 

 

ilgrims from ackwach and ebbi districts celebrate arriving at amugongo after trekking for 394km hoto by ilfred anyaPilgrims from Packwach and Nebbi districts celebrate arriving at Namugongo after trekking for 394km. Photo by Wilfred Sanya

 

 

pio harity from ebbi district shops for mementos hoto by ilfred anyaApio Charity from Nebbi district shops for mementos. Photo by Wilfred Sanya

 

  worker cleaning the water at amugongo artyrs shrine hoto by ilfred anya A worker cleaning the water at Namugongo Martyrs shrine. Photo by Wilfred Sanya

 

 

ilgrims from yamuhanga arish in barara rchdiocese on inja oad as they head to amugongo hoto by onnie ijjambuPilgrims from Kyamuhanga Parish in Mbarara Archdiocese on Jinja Road as they head to Namugongo. Photo by Ronnie Kijjambu

 

 

 

raffic olice in a meeting at the atholic shrine hoto by oderick himbazweTraffic Police in a meeting at the Catholic shrine. Photo by Roderick Ahimbazwe

 

 

askezia atabaguza from abale iocese registers upon arrival at the atholic shrine hoto by oderick himbazwePaskezia Katabaguza from Kabale Diocese registers upon arrival at the Catholic shrine. Photo by Roderick Ahimbazwe

 

 pilgrim draws water at the atholic shrine hoto by oderick himbazweA pilgrim draws water at the Catholic shrine. Photo by Roderick Ahimbazwe

 

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