Mapeera Nabunnya Pilgrimage Center

(1876) Departure from England of the first group of 8 Protestant Missionaries of the C.M.S. destined for Uganda. Two of them, Shergold-Smith and C. T.

25 June

(1876) Departure from England of the first group of 8 Protestant Missionaries of the C.M.S. destined for Uganda. Two of them, Shergold-Smith and C. T.

: Annual Pilgrimage to Nabulagala in memory of the First Mass in Uganda (1879). Theme: “Stand firm in the Faith, That we have been taught.” (Colossians 2: 7) Beginning of the “Novena with Pioneer Missionaries. The Joyful Mystery of the Visitation” which will end on the 2nd July at Lubaga Cathedral, 10.00am Mass. On that day, we will rededicate our Country Uganda to Mother Mary in commemoration of what the Pioneer Missionaries did on the same date in 1879 at Lubya-Nnabulagala. Novena Daily Masses will be at Nabulagala at 5.30pm.

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02 July Closed

: (1879) At Nabulagala, the pioneer missionaries consecrated their lives, mission and country Uganda to the Blessed Virgin Mary. +This year 2017, there will be a renewal of this act in Lubaga Cathedral during the Mass of 10.00am. The main celebrant will be His Eminence Emmanuel Cardinal Wamala. There will be a procession with the Statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary from Mapeera-Nnabunnya Pilgrimage Centre to Lubaga Cathedral at 9.00am

03 July Closed

: (1852) Birth of Bro. Amans Delmas at Palmas in the district of Rodez in France.

09 July Closed

: (1944) Death of Nsingisira Joseph one of the survivors of Namugongo Holocaust. Together with Denis Kamyuka, they were present at the beatification of the Uganda Martyrs in Rome on the 6th June 1920.

12 July Closed

: Monthly Mass at Mapeera-Nabunnya Pilgrimage Centre at 6.00pm.

13 July Closed

: (1846) Birth of Mgr Leon Livinhac, at Buzeins in the district of Rodez in France. He was the first bishop of Uganda and baptised the first Uganda Catholics.

14 July Closed

: (1885) Mapeera, Amans and Fr. Pierre Giraud founded Nalukolongo mission. : (1896) Death of Bishop Antonin Guillermain at Villa Maria. His successor was Bishop Henri Streicher.

15 July Closed

: (1926) Birth of Mgr Adrian Ddungu at Ssango in Rakai district. He was the successor of Mgr Joseph Kiwanuka in Masaka Diocese in 1962.

17 July Closed

: Monthly Mass at Nabulagala Parish and Namugongo Martyrs’ Shrine at 6.00pm.

21 July Closed

: (1887) Alexander Mackay expelled from Buganda by Kabaka Mwanga. He never came back. He died on the 8th February 1890 at Usambiro in Tanganyika. His remains were brought back in Uganda in 1927 and interred at Namirembe.

22 July Closed

: Feast of St. Mary Magdalene, Apostles of the Apostles.