KASESE – Rev. Andrew Kato Katuramu and his twin brother Rev. Peter Isingoma Katuramu were among 12 deacons who were ordained priests in Kasese Catholic Diocese on Saturday, February 6, 2021.
The 12 priests included Rev. Alfred Masereka, Rev. Anyasio Mbusa, Rev. Brian Masereka, Rev. Clement Masereka, Rev. Cosmas Asaba, Rev. Edward Muhinde, Rev. Francis Mwanje, Rev. Godwin Mumbere, Rev. Joachim Kihembo and Rev. Julius Bwambale Tsangamubiri.
Mary Nyangoma, the mother of Rev. Isingoma and Kato says she was pleased to dedicate her two sons into serving the Lord for eternity. She believes it’s a blessing to have children who want to serve God.
Four were ordained deacons and they are Rev Godwin Kibaba, Rev. John Baluku Isebayanda, Rev. Mariko Bwambale and Rev. Nobert Muhindo.
Rt. Rev. Francis Aquirinus Kibira, the Bishop of Kasese Diocese who led the function told the newly ordained clergymen to be messengers, watchmen and stewards of the Lord, to teach and practice what they teach. He says the new stewards will enrich the spread of the gospel in the diocese.
Bishop Kibira encouraged Christians to continue supporting more of their children to enroll in the seminary so that they can add more people into the ministry of God.
The ordained were awarded certificates of completion and given appointment letters to their respective parishes. Ordination is a dedication and commissioning of individuals who are set apart and elevated from laity to clergy.