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Pope Benedicts hails Ugandan Nun

By Vision Reporter

Added 9th January 2012 04:58 PM

POPE Benedict XVI has hailed a Ugandan Nun for serving the Catholic Church and playing big role in the education sector.

Pope Benedicts hails Ugandan Nun

POPE Benedict XVI has hailed a Ugandan Nun for serving the Catholic Church and playing big role in the education sector.

By Nicholas Kajoba      

 POPE Benedict XVI has hailed a Ugandan Nun for serving the Catholic Church and playing big role in the education sector.

 Sr. Immaculate Leticia Nabukalu, the headmistress of Namilyango Junior boys has served the church and education sector for the past twenty five years.

Bishop of Lugazi diocese, Mathias Ssekamanya handed over the acknowledge letter to Nabukalu during her silver Jubilee celebrations at Namilyango Junior boys school on Sunday.

 “His holiness Pope Benedict XVI cordially imparts the requested apostolic blessings Sr. Immaculate Leticia Nabukalu of Little sisters of St. Francis congregation and Invoke an abundance of divine grace on the occasion of silver Jubilee of your religious profession and educating role, “the letter that was framed stated.

 Nabukalu is among 23 Nuns who celebrated Silver and Golden Jubilee last week at Nkokonjeru, Buikwe district. At-least 6sisters among them celebrated silver Jubilee.

 Nabukalu thanked God and his parents for helping her nourish her vocation for the past 25 years.

“My late mum Rosemary Nnanozi was my hero. I am happy that she taught me to be responsible girl at an early age. And to all my beloved sisters I met later in my life they have played big role of imparting and nurturing life into me, “she said.

Bishop Ssekamanya advised parents to send their children to join religious congregations in order to serve their country. 

The Superior General of Little Sisters of Saint Francis congregation (LOSF), Sr. Anne Nasimiyu Wasike, said that the celebrants have played big role in imparting religious norms and skills among the young generations.

She commended the sisters for working hard and serves God for the past twenty five years of their religious life.

Nabukalu studied at St. Kalemba secondary school, Mt. St. Mary’s Namagunga for A-level and later went for further studies at University College, Dublin, Ireland. She worked previously as teacher at St. Joseph’s, Nsambya, and headmistress of St. Maris boarding primary school, Nsuube.
 
 

 

Pope Benedicts hails Ugandan Nun

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