Mapeera Nabunnya Pilgrimage Center

: Dedication of Lateran Basilica (Rome)

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02 February Closed

: Feast of the Presentation of the Lord in the Temple. World day for Consecrated Life. : In 1875 in Algiers, Fr. Simeon Lourdel made his missionary oath, committing himself for life to serve the Lord in Africa.

03 February Closed

: Day of Consecrated Life – Archdiocese of Kampala. Mass at Lubaga Cathedral at 10.00am.

07 February Closed

:(1993) Pope John Paul II made a pilgrimage to Namugongo and on that occasion elevated the Uganda Martyrs’ Shrine to the level of a “Minor Basilica Church”.

08 February Closed

: Feast of St. Josephine Bakhita, patron saint of the victims of slavery. International Day of Prayer and Awareness against human trafficking. Theme of this year: “Together against human trafficking” :(1890) Death of Alexander Mackay at Usambiro, Tanganyika. In 1927, his remains were brought to Uganda and buried in the cemetery at Namirembe.

08 February Closed

08 – 16: Novena in preparation for the commemoration of the arrival of the pioneer Catholic Missionaries, Mapeera and Amans, in Uganda at Kigungu. Theme: “Remember, Rejoice, Renew starting afresh from Christ.” Masses at Kigungu, see programme

10 February Closed

: Pilgrimage to Bugoma (Ssese Islands) in remembrance of the night stop-over of Mapeera and Amans at this port on the 15th Feb. 1879. Mass starts at 10.00am.

11 February Closed

: Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes. International Day for the Sick. : (1968) Consecration of the Memorial Church of the Uganda Martyrs of Mityana, by Bishop Josef Stimpfle of Augsburg (Germany).

12 February Closed

: Monthly Mass at Nabunnya at 5.30pm

16 February Closed

: (1977) Archbishop Janani Luwum Day. He was assassinated on this day in 1977 together with two government ministers, Erinayo Wilson Oryema and Charles Oboth Ofumbi.

17 February Closed

: (1879) 140th Anniversary of the arrival of the first Catholic Missionaries in Uganda. Pilgrimage on this day to Kigungu; the Eucharist starts at 9.30am. The theme of this year’s pilgrimage will be: “Remember, Rejoice, Renew starting afresh from Christ”. The main celebrant will be Archbishop Dr. Cyprian Kizito Lwanga.

18 February Closed

: Pilgrimage to Kisubi (Mapeera Tree) in remembrance of the night that Mapeera and Amans spent at this place on 19th Feb. 1879. Mass at 10.00am. : Monthly Mass at Nabunnya at 5.30pm

18 February Closed

18 – 20 : Triduum in preparation for the Pilgrimage to Kitebi. Mass at 5.00pm.

21 February Closed

: Pilgrimage to Kitebi in remembrance of the arrival and stay (for 15 days) of Mapeera and Amans (1879) at this place in the home of Amir Ssekikubo. The Eucharistic Celebration starts at 10.00am.