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17 Priests and 21 deacons ordained at Villa Maria

The Bishop of Masaka Diocese, Rt. Rev. Serverus Jjumba ordained 17 priests and 21 deacons who were successfully nominated to receive the sacrament of Holy Orders on Saturday 6th August 2022. Holy Orders refers to leadership within the church. Those who perform this sacrament become deacons, priests and bishops, and they are responsible for preaching, counseling and otherwise spiritually guiding their communities. Although this sacrament is considered ongoing, a ceremony called the Rite of Ordination signifies its start and is marked by prayer, song and anointment.

To see a list of candidates for the sacrament of Holy Orders, click on the button below.

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