By; Jjunju Francis
The Archbishop of Kampala Dr. Cyprian Kizito Lwanga has in his Lenten message for 2018 called on Christians sent to observe it under the Theme: Remember, Rejoice, Renew
He says the lent season should remind Christians to prepare to celebrate the paschal mystery of our Lord’s death and resurrection that gave new life to humanity.
In rejoicing Dr. Lwanga borrowed Pope Francis’ message that emphasizes joy that must be present in each person’s life in spite of any trials.
He says the very act of fasting weakens individual tendency to violence and Greed for money the major cause of all evil”.
He called for special dedication to prayer, charitable works, and fasting. He also announced the following Churches;
- Lubaga Cathedral Church
- Namugongo Martyrs Shrine
- Munyonyo Martyrs Shrine
- Bugonga Parish Church
- Mitala-Maria Parish Church
- Wakiso Parish Church
- Y.E.S Centre Nsambya
They will be open 24 hours on March 9th -10th for people to take perpetual adoration.