Thousands Throng to mark Uganda Martyrs Catholic Parish-Buseesa’s silver jubilee, New Church opened
Written by Kato Joseph on 05/07/2022
Thousands of Christians and non-Christians from in and out of Kibaale District, today thronged Busesa to mark the silver jubilee of Uganda Martyrs Catholic Parish Buseesa, in Matale Sub County.
They also witnessed the opening of the newly multi-million constructed Church.
The colorful function started with the blessing of the newly constructed Church led by the Rt. Rev. Vincent Kirabo, the Bishop of Hoima Catholic Diocese following a procession headed by the Uganda police Brass band.
Under Hoima Catholic Diocese its inception was on 26th February 1997 by his Lordship the late Bishop Deogratias Byabazaire after being curved out of Bujuni Catholic Parish.
In his Homily, Bishop Vincent Kirabo asks Christians to be Godly in their hearts by their deeds thereafter he congratulated Buseesa Christian Community for realizing such a big success urging them to use the newly constructed church to achieve God’s blessings.
Officiating as the chief guest, Minister of Finance, Matia Kasaija who doubles as Buyanja County MP urged Church leaders to preach love, unity and harmony in the communities and also encourage the public to utilize the available government initiatives for poverty eradication.
Different dignitaries including Buyanja East MP Dr Emely Kugonza praised Rev. Fr. Godfrey Kisembo the parish priest of Buseesa Parish for his tireless efforts towards the construction of a modern church and for exhibiting a balanced and exemplary leadership whom he pledges to always support.
For his part, Rev Fr Godfrey Kisembo Tuhairwe says the construction of Buseesa Parish Church that started in 2012 has cost over 1.3 billion shillings a point where he broke down in tears thanking the Christian community, leaders and donors for their support to realize the project success.
The function was graced by the Executive Secretary DAPCB George William Bizibu, the Kibaale NRM Chairman Fred Matovu, DPC Kibaale among others.