Category Archives: YOUTH MINISTRY

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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Youth Ministry, A Challenging Ministry

My weekend pastoral work takes me to remote villages along river Nile in Kamuli district. On a typical Sunday I fail to find even one teenage boy or an young male adult in the church. When I asked the mothers … Continue reading

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Making Weddings Simple and Meaningful

(Published in Monitor newspaper in Uganda, 13 June 2016) “Short-term preparations for marriage tend to be concentrated on invitations, clothes, the party and any number of other details that tend to drain not only the budget but energy and joy … Continue reading

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Mercy Aids Justice

“Where you find the laws most numerous, there you will find also the greatest injustice,” said philosopher Arcesilaus. Abraham Lincoln would put it in simpler words, “I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.” Justice is … Continue reading

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Pornography Causing Virility

Pornography is a modern day addiction that has gripped numerous people, both young and old. Like the other addictions such as drugs and alcohol, addiction to porn creates setbacks on the victims in many ways. The uncontrolled presence and usage … Continue reading

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Modesty is an Attitude

The Beat pull-out of New Vision May 13, 2016 lamented the indecent dressing that is becoming more and more prevalent in our city roads. When the paper asked few individuals for their answers to the question: What they think about … Continue reading

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Pope Francis on Sex Education… Education to Love

When Pope Francis spoke on the issues of sexuality people in popular media pushed him aside and asked him to concentrate on issues of the church rather than issues of bedroom. But sexuality is not merely a bedroom issue. It … Continue reading

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