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Welcome to Kasana-Luweero Diocese.

Welcome to the diocese of Kasana-Luweero! Find on this website information about the history of the diocese, its bishop, the main functions in the diocese, diocesan statistics, religious communities of men and women with their respective addresses, other institutions including seminaries, catechetical centre, hospitals and health centres, parishes, centres with resident priests, diocesan and relgious priests with their dates of ordination

Brief History

The Diocese of Kasana-Luweero was erected on 16th December 1996. Dr. Cyprian Kizito Lwanga was its first Ordinary.

Kasana-Luweero Diocese was erected on the 30th November 1996 by His Holiness Pope John Paul II. He detached it from the former Archdiocese of  Kampala.

It covers an area of 8,539 km and comprises of three Civic Districts of Luweero, Nakaseke and Nakasongola. On the 1st March, 1997 the Diocese was officially inaugurated and on the same day His Eminence Emmanuel Cardinal Wamala ordained Msgr. Cyprian K. Lwanga, the first Bishop of this Diocese. After the transfer of Rt. Rev. Bishop Cyprian K. Lwanga to Kampala Archdiocese as new Archbishop of Kampala Archdiocese, the Diocese was put under the Diocesan Administration of Msgr. Matthias Kanyerezi until His Holiness Pope Benedixt XVI appointed its second Bishop the Rt. Rev. Paul Ssemogerere.

Rt. Rev. Paul Ssemogerere

He was born on 30th June 1956, at Kisubi in the Archdiocese of Kampala. He was ordained a priest on 3rd June 1983. Appointed the second Bishop of Kasana–Luweero on 4th June 2008. Ordained a Bishop and installed on 23rd August, 2008 at Kasana-Luweero by Archbishop Cyprian Kizito Lwanga

Statistics

 

Description Name
Area  
Population 
Catholics 
Parishes 
Priests
Diocesan priests
Active in the Diocese
Active on outside assignment
Active on study
Incardinated elsewhere 
Seminary 
Catechists
Health Service Institutions
: Dispensaries
Diocesan Private Schools/Institutions:
                   Nursery schs 
                   Primary Schs 
Secondary schs 
8,539 Sq. Km
682,874
209,792
16
39
36
28
5
3
3
1
332
Health Service Institutions
11

27
136
12

 

Functions

Main Functions In The Diocese:

   
Vicar General
Chancellor
Archivist
Secretary to the Chancery  
Treasurer General  
Vice Treasurer General 
Financial Administrator 
Pastoral Co-Ordinator 
Ass. Pastoral Co-Ordinators/ Deans:

 
 

Education Secretary
Religious Education Advisor 
Lay Apostolate Coordinator 
Vocations Director 
Youth Chaplain 
Social Services & Devt. Coordinator 
Medical Services Coordinator  
Director- Pontifical Missionary Societies:
Catechists' Coordinator   
Communications & Information Sec
Women's Coordinator
Episcopal Vicar for the Religious 
Censor Librorum 

Msgr. Matthias Kanyerezi
Fr. Cyril Kasigwa
Fr. Cyril Kasigwa
Fr. Pontiano Ssonko
Rev. Fr. Vincent Kisenyi Byansi
Mr. Kizito Katureebe
Fr. Augustine Mpagi

Fr. Joseph Nsereko
Fr. Joseph Kyeyune AJ.
Fr. Achilles Ssemakula
Fr. John Chrysostom Wakube AJ. (Acting)
Fr. Ssebbowa Polycarp
Fr. Godfrey Sserulangira 
Mr. Charles Nsereko
Fr. Emmanuel Sita
Fr. Hilary Muheezangango
Fr.Vincent Kisenyi Byansi
Sr. Rosemary  
Fr. Gabriel Mpamibwe
Mr. Lwevuze Joseph
Mr. Isanga Anthony
Mrs. Florence Nassanga,     Aliraba Musoke
Fr. Leo Bagenda Imc.
Rt. Rev.Paul Ssemogerere

 

BOARD OF CONSULTORS
Msgr. Matthias Kanyerezi
Fr. Pontiano Ssonko
Fr. Joseph Kakooza-Nnyanzi
Fr. Augustine Mpagi
Fr. Emanuel Sita
Fr. Joseph Nsereko
Fr. Joseph Kyeyune, AJ.
Fr. Achilles Ssemakula
Fr. John Chrysostom Wakube AM.(by invitation)

 

Parishes

KAKOOGE: St. Jude (1999)
Nakasongola, Kakooge
P.O Box 303,
LUWEERO

KASANA Cathedral Parish: Mary Queen of Peace (1997)
Luweero Town Council
P.O Box 303,
LUWEERO
Diocesan Priests, Brothers of Amans
Missionary Sisters of Mary Mother of the Church,

KASAALA: Our Lady of Annunciation (1945)
Luweero, Butuntumula
P.O Box 25,
LUWEERO
Comboni Missionaries (Verona Fathers),
Daughters of Mary (Bannabikira)

KATIKAMU: St. Joseph the Worker (1964)
Luweero, Katikamu
P.O Box 48,
Wobulenzi
Diocesan Priests

KAPEEKA: (Our Lady of Consolation) 2005
Nakaseke, Kapeeka
P.O Box 303,
LUWEERO


KIJAGUZO: Our Lady of Epiphany (1937)
Nakaseke, Ssemuto
P.O Box 7034, KAYUNGA or
P.O.Box 303
LUWEERO
Diocesan Priests, Sisters of Mercy of the Holy Cross

KIKYUSA: St. Bruno Sserunkuuma (1996)
P.O Box 303,
LUWEERO
Luweero, Kikyusa
Diocesan Priests, Sisters of Mercy of the Holy Cross

MULAJJE: Mary Mother of the Divine Shepherd (1914)
Luweero Bamunanika
P.O Box 604,
BAMUNANIKA
Diocesan Priests, Daughters of Mary (Bannabikira)

Migyera: (St. Anthony) 2007
Nakasongola, Nabiswera
P.O.Box 206
LUWEERO

NAKASEKE: St. Kizito (1988)
Nakaseke
P.O Box 303,
LUWEERO
Apostles of Jesus,
Sisters of St. Joseph of Tarbes

NAKASONGOLA: (Our Lady of Lourdes) 1940
Nakasongola Town Council
P.O.Box 277
LUWEERO
Diocesan Priests,
Daughters of Mary (Bannabikira Sisters),
Brothers of Amans


NAMALIGA: Our Lady Queen of Martyrs (1981)
Luweero, Bombo Town Council
P.O Box 10117,
KAMPALA
Salesian Fathers,
Franciscan Sisters

NANDERE: Our Lady of Grace 1899
Luweero, Nyimbwa
P.O Box 130 BOMBO, or
P.O.Box 303 Luweero
Diocesan Priests,
Daughters of Mary (Bannabikira),
Brothers of Amans

NATTYOLE: St. Kizito (1967)
Luweero, Kalagala
P.O Box 35,
BOMBO
Diocesan Priests, Sisters of St. Joseph of Tarbes

NGOMA: St. Cyprian (2000)
Nakaseke, Ngoma
P.O Box 303, LUWEERO
Apostles of Jesus

ZIROOBWE: Holy Trinity (1998)
Luweero, Zirobwe
P.O Box 303, LUWEERO
Diocesan Priests

Priests

DIOCESAN PRIESTS

 

Fr. Angirio Joachim ...................................................10/08/96
Fr. Byansi K. Vincent ......................................... ......08/12/91
Fr. Byekwaso Celestine ....................................... ...18/07/82
Fr. Dude Stephen ............................................. ......20/08/05
Fr. Jjooga Matthias ........................................... ......24/08/03
Fr. Kabagambe Evarest ..................................... .....24/08/03
Fr. Kakooza Nnyanzi Joseph ....................................27/07/85
Fr. Kasigwa Sunday Cyril .........................................24/09/05
Fr. Katamba John Chrysestom .................................16/12/84
Fr. Katende Kiwanuka Achilles............................. ....12/12/76

Fr.Vincent Karatunga...............................................19/04/98
Fr. Kiggundu Joseph ............................................ ...08/07/90
Fr. Kimbowa Kizito Lawrence ...................................18/08/01
Fr. Luntamye Denis ............................................. ....26/08/80
Fr. Luyinda Lazarus ............................................ ....08/11/97
Fr. Lwanga Ssenkungu Charles ...............................06/02/99
Fr. Magembe Expedito ........................................ ....07/12/73
Fr. Masembe Jude ............................................ ......18 /08/07
Fr. Mpagi Augustine ........................................... .....29/06/75
Fr. Mpanga Francis Xavier ........................................10/08/96
Fr. Mpoza John Mary ................................................30/07/94
Msgr. Matthias Kanyerezi ................................... ....14/12/69
Fr. Muheezangango Hilary ................................... ...04/08/07
Fr. Mukasa Muwonge Joseph ..................................15/08/84
Fr. Mukasa Wamala Henry .................................. ....08/07/90
Fr. Nsereko Joseph ................................................. 09/12/73
Fr. Ntume Charles .............................................. .....27/08/05
Fr. Ssebbowa Polycarp........................................ ....15/08/97
Fr. Ssegujja Joseph .................................................10/12/63
Fr. Ssemakula Achilles Kiwanuka .............................18/12/01
Rt. Rev. Paul Ssemogerere [Ordinary] .................... 26/08/79
Fr. Ssenyondo Kaboyi Charles .................................24/08/03
Fr. Sserulangira Godfrey ..........................................14/10/06
Fr. Ssesanga Simon Peter ..................................... .26/08/79
Fr. Ssonko Pontian ..................................................24/08/02
Fr. Wamala Gerald ............................................... ...24/08/02

MISSIONARY PRIESTS:

Comboni Fathers:
Fr. Andriollo Dominic
Fr. John de Bernardi
Fr. Twinemigisha Remigius

Salesians of Don Bosco:
Fr. Gianni Uboldi
Fr. Lazar Arasu
Fr. Devasia Manatharana

Franciscan Conventuals:

Fr. Dabrowski Boguslaw Kalungi
Fr. Piotr Tymko Katongole
Fr. Stanislaw Zacórski Ssonko
Fr. Wysoczanski Jaroslaw Kizito


Apostles of Jesus:

Fr. Kyeyune Joseph
Fr. Rugabanomwe Adrian
Fr. Mpamibwe Gabriel
Fr. Mugabe Anacletus
Fr. Ngoo Bonus
Fr. Ntambaazi Richard
Fr. Watikha Patrick

Consolata:
Fr.Leonard Bagenda
Fr.Peter Ssemwezi

Bannakarooli brothers
Bro. Maxensio Osinde
Bro. Felix Mukwaya

Salesian Brothers
Bro. Francis Chinnapan

Institutions

HEALTH UNITS:

Our Lady Health Centre -Nakasongola
P.O. Box 23,
Nakasongola

Good Samaritan Health Centre- Katikamu
P.O. Box 48, Wobulenzi

St. Mary’s Health Centre- Kasaala
P.O. Box 25, Luweero

St. Luke Health Centre -Namaliga
P.O. Box 10117, Kampala

Holy Cross Health Centre -Kikyusa
P.O. Box 303, Luweero.

Nandere Health Centre-Nandere
P.O. Box 130, Bombo

St. Matia Mulumba Health Centre-Lusanja (Nakaseke Parish)
P.O. Box 303, Luweero

Mulajje Health Centre-Mulajje
P.O. Box 303, Luweero

Bishop Caesar Asili Health Centre-Kasana
P.O. Box 168, Luweero

St. Theresa Health Centre-Kabogwe (Kapeeka Parish)
P.O. Box 303,
Luweero

St. Kizito Health Centre-Nattyoole
P.O. Box 303,
Luweero

Contacts

ADDRESS:

Bishop’s House
P.O. Box 303, LUWEERO
Tel: 0414-610196
Fax:  +256-0414-610130
Website : www.kasanaluweerodiocese.com
E-mail: kld@africaonline.co.ug