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ASSUMPTION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY CELEBRATIONS AT KIWAMIREMBE ON THE 15TH AUG 2017 HAS BEEN BLESSED BY HIS EXCELLENCY PRESIDENT YOWERI MUSEVENI AND THE ARCHBISHOP OF KAMPALA HIS GRACE DR. CYPRIAN KIZITO

Today, the holy Catholic Church commemorates the Assumption of the Virgin Mary to Heaven, this is a special day at Kiwamirembe Catholic Shrine. The preparations started with a Novena that started on 6th Aug 2017 led be the Vicar General who represented His Eminence Cardinal Emmanuel  Wamala together with Ndeeba Parish which was centred on praying for Peace in Uganda and the World.

Then the vigil on  August 16, 2017, Children of Mother Mary  gathered to stay in anxious waiting, praying and confessing their sins to be ready celebrate the day with clean and repentant hearts

His-Excellency-the-president-Yoweri-Kaguta-Museveni-Visit-to-kiwamirembe-catholic-shrineThe Assumption day celebrations has started with thorough security checks around  the shrine as His excellency  the president was to bless the celebration. The celebrations started on time with procession and the receiving of his excellency the president  who went to give his precise and concise speech than usual which speech he appreciated the role Kiwamirembe hill played in the in the liberation war and as way to contribute to the redevelopment of this area,  he pledged Ugs. 80 million and went on to ask Rt Hon. Dr.  Margret Zziwa to remind him to make sure the Road to Kiwamirembe is worked upon.His-Excellency-the-president-visits-Kiwamirembe

  

After his speech, the holy sacrifice Mass  commenced led by His Grace the Archbishop of Kampala Archdiocese Dr. Cyprian Kizito Lwanga Liturgy-on-assumptiontogether with his chancellor and the Vicar General and other priest from other parts of Uganda and many countries like Australia Kenya and Tanzania.

The First Reading

The reading was taken from the book of Revelations (Rev: 11, 19a, 12, 1-6. 10b)

The Second Reading

The reading from th first letter of St. Paul to the Corinthians (15:20-27) read by Rt. Hon Dr. Margret Zziwa

The Holy Gospel

The Holy gospel  according to Luke (1:39-56)

 

The Homily By His Grace Dr Cyprian Kizito LwangaArch-Bishop Kizito Lwanga

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His gave us the challenge to emulate the Christ who suffered not over look for miracles. In his words he said “ if the church you are  in is for miracles only then you are in a wrong church.”

The Intercession prayers By Rev. Fr Luzindana

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The ChoirChoirmaster-Mr-Vianny-doing-his-thing

The Carmelites youth choir from  the youthful community of Our lady of Mt. Carmel church Kansanga magnificently animated mass 

Video of the Offertory Song

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The Offertory sessions

Offertory

Different Precise Speeches and Introductions

Rt.-Hon.-Dr.-Margret-Zziwa

Group Photo taken After MassArch-Bishop-and-Hons

Blessing and Laying of the Pilgrims Hostel Foundation stone by His Grace the Archbishop Dr. Cyprian Kizito LwangaBlessing-and-Laying-the-The-Pilgrims-Hostel-by-His-Grace--the-Archbishop

Blessing-and-Laying-the-The-Pilgrims-Hostel-by-His-Grace-Archbishop

 Luncheon
Luncheon

Conclusive Remarks

The Chairman of  the executive committee, Dr. Kasozi made a humble request to the children of Mother Mary to support the works of the construction of the Hostel as it will generate revenues to make Kiwamirembe financially stable and  provide physical and spiritual comfort to pilgrims.






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