Mapeera Nabunnya Pilgrimage Center


About us

Mapeera-Nabunnya Pilgrimage Centre (MNPC) was officially inaugurated by the Vicar General of Kampala, Mgr Charles Kasibante, on the 20th December 2015. The event coincided with the 162nd birthday anniversary of the Apostle of Uganda, Fr. Simeon Lourdel Mapeera.

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Objectives of the Centre

  • The beatification of the pioneer Catholic Missionaries in Uganda, Fr. Simeon Lourdel Mapeera and Bro. Amans Delmas.
  • To make these missionaries and their spiritual sons, the Uganda Martyrs, more known, loved and taken as models of Christian commitment.
  • To make known the history of the Catholic Church in Uganda as a source of inspiration for Christian witness today.
  • To spread the Glory of God and to build His Kingdom.

Activities

  • TOrganise seminars and workshops the life and works of Mapeera, Amans, the Uganda Martyrs and the history of the Catholic Church in Uganda.
  • Make available to the public writings and other articles (e.g., photos, badges, stickers, T-Shirts, etc.), about Mapeera, Amans, the Uganda Martyrs and the history of the Catholic Church in Uganda.
  • Run a library focusing on the same above subjects.
  • Prepare special prayers, novenas, retreats and pilgrimages in the course of the year related to the life of Mapeera, Amans and the Uganda Martyrs.
  • Organise pilgrimages to key places linked to Mapeera, Amans and the Uganda Martyrs.

Motto of the Centre: "For the Glory of God and His Kingdom"


News & Events

01 January Closed

Feast of Mary Mother of God. World Day of Peace. : (1890) At the beginning of January, Mgr Leon Livinhac together with Fr. Jules Chantemerle and Bro Amans Delmas, started the mission of Bugoma which was dedicated to “Our Lady of Good Help” (Notre Dame de Bon-Secours)

12 January Closed

: Mapeera and Amans monthly Mass at Nabunnya Pilgrimage Centre, 5.30pm

15 January Closed

(1889) Mapeera and Amans started the mission of Nyegezi for the refugees from Buganda. They dedicated it to “Our Lady of the Exiles”.

17 January Closed

: Mapeera and Amans monthly Mass at Nabulagala & Namugongo, 6.00pm