Category Archives: EDUCATION

Education to Love and Responsibility

Education to Love and Responsibility Dear Young Friends, Talking, sharing, encouraging and sometimes putting young people to task gives joy in my ministry. Here I have put into the words of “Innocent” what many youngsters have told me in the … Continue reading

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Racism: Inhuman and Unchristian

(Published in Leadership magazine, Uganda, March 2017) “No one is born hating another person because of the colour of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they … Continue reading

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Need to teach Catechism

Need to teach Catechism Apostles began their ministry by teaching catechism. It is rudiments of faith instructed in a simple way for one to know, understand and live. Among them St. Paul was an ardent teacher of faith. He was … Continue reading

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Making Vocational Education Attractive

Making Vocational Education Attractive (Published in New Vision, national newspaper in Uganda – 31 January 2017) On 16 November 2016 New Vision published the article “Where did 1.2 million pupils go?” giving an alarming statistics on primary school dropouts. The … Continue reading

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Smartphone Addiction

Smartphone Addiction Nothing is more annoying than to be seated with a friend or spouse who ignores your presence and keeps scrolling through Smartphone updating facebook timeline, replying whatsapp messages or engrossed in some internet sites. It is a kind … Continue reading

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Violence becoming to common

The world, it seems, is falling to pieces. Each day brings ever worsening reports of war, violence, and devastation. Coup attempts, protests, riots, bombings, beheadings, rapes, kidnappings, assassinations, persecutions—the list goes on and on. In Uganda we should also add road … Continue reading

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Talent-based hands-on training to tackle unemployment

(Published in New Vision, national newspaper in Uganda, 23 October 2016) The world never had so many young people as it does today. The youth population, according to the United Nations is estimated to be at 1.8 billion now. A … Continue reading

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IS FREE MARKET CAPITALISM A BETTER OPTION?

(Written in a form of a letter to a friend) Dear Dominic K., Thank you for your thought provoking email. I am happy that you are doing well in the course you have taken – Majoring in Economics and Sociology. … Continue reading

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Parents as first evangelizers to children

“Matha, Pitha, Guru, Deivam”—the four common Indian words make a saying, proverb or phrase. It is the first proverb taught to children in school. Matha is mother, Pitha is father, Guru is teacher, and Deivam is God. In order one … Continue reading

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Growing Prom Culture in Our Schools

(Published in New Vision, newspaper in Uganda on 24 August 2016) Prom culture is fast catching up in Uganda, though the word “Prom” itself is not much used. But everything that is done in economically developed western countries in the … Continue reading

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