Category Archives: SPIRITUALITY

St. Camillus de Lellis: Soldier turned Healer

St. Camillus de Lellis: Soldier turned Healer Camillus de Lellis was born in Italy in 1527. His father was a soldier and an adventurer. He fought for various imperial powers and he even fought against Rome. As a carrier soldier … Continue reading

Posted in SAINTS, SPIRITUALITY | Leave a comment

St. Joseph Cafasso: A Social Saint

St. Joseph Cafasso: A Social Saint Pope Benedict XVI in his weekly catechesis on saints called St. Joseph Cafasso as one of the “Social Saints” of 19th Century. He is a patron of prisoners and Spiritual Direction. The century was … Continue reading

Posted in SAINTS, SPIRITUALITY | Leave a comment

SACRED HEART OF JESUS: Loves and Saves

SACRED HEART OF JESUS: Loves and Saves The image of the physical heart tickles everyone. Universally, the heart is the symbol of love, tenderness, affection, friendship and all the synonyms of the word—love. But we all know that the emotion … Continue reading

Posted in SAINTS, SPIRITUALITY | Leave a comment

St. Catherine of Siena: Mystic and Reformer

St. Catherine of Siena: Mystic and Reformer (Feast day: April 29) Catherine was born in Siena, Italy in 1347, into a very large family, she died in Rome in 1380. In this short life of just 33 years this young women … Continue reading

Posted in SAINTS, SPIRITUALITY | Leave a comment

Cross: The Summit of Love

Cross: The Summit of Love (Sermon delivered in Alokulum National Seminary on Good Friday, 14 April 2017) They will look up the one whom they have pierced… Have a look at the cross for two minutes. 1. What are the … Continue reading

Posted in SPIRITUALITY | Leave a comment

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

Posted in SAINTS, SPIRITUALITY | Leave a comment

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

Posted in SAINTS, SPIRITUALITY | Leave a comment

Earth cries out for mercy

Earth cries out for mercy Pope Francis has been labelled as Pope of Mercy. He has woken up the church and the world with the thought of mercy; he calls us to show mercy not only towards each other but … Continue reading

Posted in SPIRITUALITY, THEOLOGY OF MINISTRY | Leave a comment

Martyrs and US

Martyrs and Us (Letter to the Editor, Leadership Magazine, Uganda) Dear Editor, The article “The youth question in the Catholic Church is wailing” by Joseline Byakatona was spot on. It is the most practical lesson I have ever read on … Continue reading

Posted in SPIRITUALITY | Leave a comment

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

Posted in SAINTS, SPIRITUALITY | Leave a comment