: International Day of Older Persons; Feast of St. Teresa of the Child Jesus, patron saint of the Mission.
: Feast of the Guardian Angels International Day of Non-Violence. Anniversary of the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948), the Apostle of Non-violence. “Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind. It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction devised by the ingenuity of man.”
: Beginning of the Synod on the Youth up to 18th . Topic: “Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment”.
: Feast of St. Francis of Assisi
: World Teachers’ Day
: Our Lady of the Rosary
: (1894) Bro Amans together with Fr. Henri Gaudibert founded the parish of Kasozi (Kooki). After few days (12), he fell sick and was asked to go back to Europe for treatment; he died on the way at Bagamoyo (19 January 1895).
: (1962) 56th Anniversary of the Independence of Uganda : (1884) Death of Muteesa I at Kasubi Nabulagala and was buried on the 19th October.
: Feast of St. Daniel Comboni. Founder of the Comboni Missionaries (male and female), pioneer evangelisers in Northern Uganda.
: International Day of the Girl-Child : Feast of St. John XXIII
: Mapeera and Amans monthly Mass at Nabunnya Pilgrimage Centre, 5.30pm
: Canonisation of Pope Paul VI. He died in 1978; beatified on 19th Oct. 2014.
: International Day of Rural Women
: Mapeera and Amans monthly Mass at Nabulagala & Namugongo, 6.00pm
: (1964) 54th Anniversary of the canonisation of the Uganda Martyrs. : Feast of St. Luke the Evangelist. : (1888) Expulsion of the Missionaries, both Catholics and Protestants, from Buganda. : (1899) Arrival of the first Missionary Sisters of Our Lady of Africa (White Sisters) at Lubaga. These were the first female religious in Uganda. : 1930: Death anniversary of Mother Marie Salome, co-foundress of the Missionary Sisters of Our Lady of Africa (White Sisters) at the age of 83. She is buried in the Basilica of Our Lady of Africa, Algiers, Algeria. : Closing of the Synod on the Youth.
: (1879) 139th Anniversary of the perpetual missionary oath of Bro. Amans Delmas. It was at Nabulagala. NB: The Annual pilgrimage on this day to Nabulagala in remembrance of this event has been postponed to the 8th November 2018. : (1868) 150th Anniversary of the foundation of the Society of the Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers) in Algiers, Algeria. : (2014): Beatification of Pope Paul VI by Pope Francis. Pope Paul VI canonised the Uganda Martyrs in 1964 and visited Uganda in 1969 (31st July - 2nd August). He is given the title of “The Pilgrim Pontiff”.
: (2002) Beatification of Daudi Okello and Jildo Irwa, two Ugandan Catechists killed in Northern Uganda (Paimol, Gulu) in 1918. This year we celebrate the CENTENARY of their martyrdom. They were beatified by Pope John Paul II in Rome.
: Mission Sunday. Theme: “Together with young people, let us bring the gospel to all.” (Pope Francis) : Feast of St. John Paul II. : Fundraising for Muteesa I Catholic Memorial Museum at Lubaga, after 10.00am Mass.
: Kampala Archdiocesan Day celebrated at Lubaga Cathedral.
: Feast of the Apostles Simon and Jude.
: (1966) Episcopal ordination of Mgr Emmanuel K. Nsubuga, being the first Archbishop of Kampala Archdiocese.
: (1925) Consecration of Lubaga Cathedral. In that year, the Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers and White Sisters) were celebrating the centenary of the birth of their founder, Cardinal Charles Lavigerie who was born on this date in 1825.