Category Archives: SPIRITUALITY

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

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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

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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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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

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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

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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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Come Lord Jesus, Maranatha

PREPARE THE WAY FOR THE LORD: God’s grace and mercy is always within our reach, it is only up to us to reach out and take it. Even though the sun is brightly and warmly shinning outside, we have to … Continue reading

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How much Catholic is “Charismatic”?

(Published in New Vision newspaper in Uganda on 6 December 2016, page 16) “Charismatic” ideology, the ways of worshiping and believing have always been a bit of controversy in the Catholic Church. It has been so from the apostolic times. … Continue reading

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CHRISTIAN SEX: A theology of the Body

(Programme presented in Catholic Radio, Gulu, on 25 November 2016) Highlights from St. Pope John Paul II’s document Love and Responsibility Practiced in Freedom, Love, and Joy –  “Take away from love the fullness of self surrender, the completeness of … Continue reading

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