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.Read More
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)
: Mapeera and Amans monthly Mass at Nabunnya Pilgrimage Centre, 5.30pm
(1889) Mapeera and Amans started the mission of Nyegezi for the refugees from Buganda. They dedicated it to “Our Lady of the Exiles”.
: Mapeera and Amans monthly Mass at Nabulagala & Namugongo, 6.00pm
(1895) Death Anniversary of Bro. Amans Delmas. He died at Bagamoyo (Tanzania) where he was buried until 1974 when his remains were transferred to Uganda and are now buried at Nabulagala. : Special Mass at Nabulagala in remembrance of Bro. Amans.
(1879) Fr. Simeon Lourdel and Bro. Amans Delmas left Kageye (Mwanza-Tanzania) for Buganda where they arrived on the 17th February 1879. The other three companions: Frs Leon Livinhac, Leon Barbot and Ludovic Girault stayed behind waiting for the news from Kabaka Muteesa I.
(1892) War between Catholics and Protestants broke out. Lubaga mission was all destroyed. It had just been transferred here from Nabunnya (downhill) at the end of 1891.
(1887) Martyrdom of Yowanna Maria Muzeeyi at Jugula (Mengo). Pilgrimage and Mass at the site.
(1892) The Protestant troops attacked the Catholics who had taken refugee on Bulingugwe Island. Many were killed or drowned as they tried to flee. The missionaries were captured and taken to Captain Lugard at the capital. Mgr. Hirth and Kabaka Mwanga escaped to Ssese Islands and later to Kiziba (Tanganyika). : Nonviolence International Day