Category Archives: SAINTS

St. Joseph: Just and Patient

St. Joseph: Just and Patient The definition of patience seems to fit well with the character and personality of St. Joseph, the foster father of Jesus and the spouse of Mary. Patience can be defined as ‘The ability to suppress … Continue reading

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St. Josephine Bakhita: A Fortunate Slave (Published in Leadership magazine, Uganda, February 2017) Josephine Margaret Bakhita, was born in 1869 in the western Sudanese region of Darfur; in the village of Olgossa, west of Nyala and close to Mount Agilerei … Continue reading

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St. Thomas Becket: Guardian of his flock

St. Thomas Becket: Guardian of his flock (1118-1870, Feast day: 29 December) Thomas Becket was born in London in 1119 to Gilbert and Mitilda Becket. The family came to live in England from Normandy in today’s France and they were … Continue reading

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St. John of the Cross: Mystic, Poet and Reformer

St. John of the Cross: Mystic, Poet and Reformer (Published in Leadership magazine, Uganda, January 2017) Often situations that we experience in our family and early years in life shape us into what we would be in the future. It … Continue reading

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St. Lawrence: A Model in Service and Self-donation

(Published in Leadership magazine, Uganda – July 2016) Martyrs’ death often astonish us. They continue to inspire us. That is why thousands and millions walk to Namugongo martyrs shrine, in Uganda, East Africa make pilgrimage to venerate our own martyrs. … Continue reading

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St. Daniel Comboni: A missionary of mercy

(Published in Leadership magazine, Uganda – October 2016) On 4 September 2016 Pope Francis canonized Mother Theresa of Calcutta. It became a world event that attracted believers and non-believers, Christians and non-Christians. There is something common in all the saints … Continue reading

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IMMACULATE CONCEPTION OF MARY: Beginning of God’s Redemptive Plan

Incarnation­­−God becoming a human being like us is the most basic faith concept that Christianity is build upon. It has been the most debated dogma, a matter of faith that Christian scholars argued about from the beginning of the Church. … Continue reading

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Mother Theresa, a gift to humanity

(Published in Monitor newspaper in Uganda on 5th September 2016) Mother Theresa is undoubtedly one of the greatest human being and a Christian witness in our time. She was born on August 26, 1910 in Skopje in former Yogoslavia and … Continue reading

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Mother Theresa: A gift to humanity

Mother Theresa is undoubtedly one of the greatest human being and a Christian witness in our time. She was born on August 26, 1910 in Skopje in former Yugoslavia and went to India as a missionary nun in 1929 and … Continue reading

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St. Martha: Sanctity through Service

Saints are models for Christian life and ministry. Every saint stands for a particular aspect of sanctity that we can emulate. We have canonized saints who went through a rigorous process of beatification and canonization, a practise that began in … Continue reading

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