The Brothers who pronounced their first Vows, together with Bro Miguel Aristondo, Assitant general and Bro Casio Aizire, Provincial.
A passage to the New Year full of promises! On December 31st, The Brothers of Christian Instruction of St Teresa of the Child Jesus Province, Uganda, attended at Kisubi the entrance of 9 to the Novitiate and 12 Novices for their First Profession. The following day, 6 Jubilarians celebrated, including Bro Arsen Kwebihan, 75 years of Religious life: the first time for a Brother from Africa to celebrate! Presentation of these three events.
Novitiate. Nine Postulants admitted to the Novitiate are: Kamoga Joseph Mary, Kamugisha Alex, Kanyesigye Godwin, Kisekka Remegious, Madotkwo Festo, Mulindwa Spelto Valentino, Ndawula Robert, Timuzigu Allan and Tumusiime Francis.
1st Religious Profession. On the same date, 12 Novices Pronounced their First Vows.
Among the Brothers who made their First Vows, six are from Uganda, four Brothers from Kenya-Tanzania and two from Rwanda. Their vows were received by Brother Miguel Aristondo Assistant General, Delegate of the Superior General.
There was the Renewal of Temporary Vows on the same day.
Six Jubilarians, including Bro Arsen Kwebiha: 75 years of Religious Life
On 1st January, Saint Teresa of the Child Jesus Province also Celebrated and Congratulated the Silver, Golden and Platinum Jubilees. The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass was presided by Archbishop Paul Ssemwogere of Kampala. Bro Miguel Aristondo, Assistant General, represented the Superior General.
1st Platinum Jubilee in Africa and in the history of the Province
The four Silver Jubilarians are; Brothers Barnabas Magambo Tumuheise, Damian Byarugaba, Raymond Tumwesigye and Simon Bamugaya.
The Golden Jubilarian is Brother Anthony Musisi.
The Platinum Jubilarian is Brother Arsen Kwebiha. He is the first Brother of Christian Instruction of Saint Teresa of the Child Jesus Province of Uganda and of all Africa to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee. We Thank and Praise God for this.
Reported by: Bro Mathias SENFUKA