Category Archives: THEOLOGY OF MINISTRY

Not Counting Women and Children: Evangelizing Boys and Young Male Adults

“Not counting women and children, there were about five thousand men…” (14:21) reports Evangelist Matthew about the attendance of MEN at Jesus’ pastoral ministry events. This seems not the case in our current pastoral situation especially in rural Uganda. If … Continue reading

Posted in THEOLOGY OF MINISTRY, YOUTH MINISTRY | 2 Comments

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

Posted in EDUCATION, THEOLOGY OF MINISTRY, YOUTH MINISTRY | 2 Comments

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

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

Posted in SPIRITUALITY, THEOLOGY OF MINISTRY | Leave a comment

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

Posted in SPIRITUALITY, THEOLOGY OF MINISTRY | Leave a comment

Increasing Youth Population and Meeting their Needs

Today’s population growth is rightly called ‘Population Explosion.’ An explosion is a sudden outburst that often gets people by surprise and over which there is no control. Between 1959 and 2000, the world’s population increased from 2.5 billion to 6.1 … Continue reading

Posted in THEOLOGY OF MINISTRY | 5 Comments

Review of Charismatic Ministry

(Presented in Radios from Gulu, Uganda, 15 November 2016) Define: Charismatic It is having a charm or special appeal. Charismatic is used to describe Christian religious groups whose members believe that they can communicate directly with God to receive help … Continue reading

Posted in THEOLOGY OF MINISTRY | Leave a comment

Celebrating Matrimony: Church’s Urgent Task

(Published in New Vision, newspaper in Uganda, 13 October 2016) I was in a discussion with a group of students from several countries attending a course on pastoral studies. We had to share on a significant pastoral challenge from the … Continue reading

Posted in THEOLOGY OF MINISTRY | Leave a comment

One Hundred Years of the Social Teaching of the Church

INTRODUCTION: Rerum Novarum, the Curtain-Raiser of Church’s Social Teaching Even a mediocre Catholic will agree that the Church has cared for the poor and has been involved in the social development of its faithful right from its origin. We have … Continue reading

Posted in THEOLOGY OF MINISTRY | Leave a comment

CONCEPT OF THE HUMAN PERSON

The soul searching question to Jesus, “Who is my neighbor?” has gifted the humanity the immortal story of The Good Samaritan. This story is often quoted in the Theology of Liberation as an inspiration. Through this story Jesus invites us … Continue reading

Posted in SPIRITUALITY, THEOLOGY OF MINISTRY | Leave a comment