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January 25, 2018January 25, 2018by
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Comboni Missionaries Reach Uganda

The successors of Bishop Comboni as Vicar Apostolic of Khartoum were Mgr. Francis Sogaro (1882-1894); Mgr Anthony Roveggio (1894-1902) and Mgr Francis Xavier Geyer (1903-1922). Mgr Roveggio applied for permission to enter Uganda in 1900 but Entebbe refused. Mgr Geyer applied to enter Uganda through the north. Permission was given in 1906. Due to lack...

October 20, 2017October 20, 2017by
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The Mehdia and the Missions of Comboni

The intervention of Cardinal Lavigerie was providential because the institutes of Comboni suffered a serious setback in Sudan. Bishop Comboni died in the first stages of the revolution of the religious and political leader Muhammad Ahmad al-Mahdi. On 29th June 1881, he proclaimed he was the expected Mahdi and urged his countrymen to join him...

October 20, 2017October 20, 2017by
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Pro-Vicar Apostolic

The two institutes which Comboni started were a direct result of a challenge which a Cardinal in charge of Propaganda Fide, the Department in Rome which dealt with the Missions, had put to Comboni when he expressed the desire to go back to Central Africa. The Cardinal told him: “Either bring a medical certificate that...

October 20, 2017October 20, 2017by
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Evangelisation

FIRST STAGE North Africa, including Egypt and Sudan, had seen Christian missionaries since the time of Christ and the Roman Empire. Although they travelled some way up the River Nile, penetration deep into the interior was too much of a challenge.The modern evangelization of Africa started in the XIX Century along the coastal regions of...

October 20, 2017October 20, 2017by
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Rev. Fr. Larem

Fr. Larem has lived and worked in Uganda for over 52 years and his love for missionary work began at a tender age. At the age of 10, Fr. Larem had already become an altar boy at Cadorago Parish in Italy and it was at this time that he felt the zeal of serving the...

October 20, 2017October 20, 2017by
Fr. Achilles Kiwanuka
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Fr. Achilles Kiwanuka

Fr. Achilles, the new Provincial Superior of the Comboni Missionaries, Uganda Province, took over office on January 1st 2017. He is bracing himself for the challenges that come with the office of the Provincial Superior. He says, the greatest tools he will use while in office are: listening and learning. “It’s a challenging responsibility, I...

October 20, 2017February 14, 2018by
Comboni Missionary Sisters
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Comboni Missionary Sisters

Comboni Missionary Sisters: women consecrated to God for the mission ad gentes. We came into being in 1872 as an exclusively missionary institute and as a result of the prophetic inspiration of Daniel Comboni. He was a missionary who was passionate about Christ and about Africa and who always and everywhere gave priority to the...

October 19, 2017April 16, 2018by
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Priests & Brothers

The Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of Jesus (mccj), faithful to the vocation they received are committed to the Church’s mission, and endeavor to be witnesses of the Gospel through an attitude of collaboration and dialogue with other cultures and religions. In this way, we are promoters of a world that is more just and fraternal....

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