Category Archives: YOUTH 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

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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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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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Legalizing Abortion Causes Wounds

(Published in Munno Voice, Newspaper, Uganda, 04 October 2015) Since the legalization of abortion in the USA since January 22, 1973 it is estimated that at least 57,762,169 unborn children have been aborted. That is, approximately 1.6 million children killed … Continue reading

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Pornography hinders integral growth

Pornography hinders integral growth (Handout for power point) • David & Pornography • Idleness and Abuse of Power: One spring day, during the time of year when kings go off to war, David sent out Joab, along with his personal … 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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Cohabitation deprives you of marital blessings

Cohabitation deprives you of marital blessings By Fr. Lazar Arasu  in Monitor newspaper in Uganda on THURSDAY MARCH 20 2014 It is a fact that cohabitation is a mutinous behavioural trend threatening the institution of marriage. Loose civil laws, shallow … Continue reading

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‘What’ and ‘How’ of Youth Ministry?

What is the meaning of being young today? How are the needs of the young met today? What is the best thing you can offer to youth? How best you can give it? What kind of God/Jesus they are looking … Continue reading

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