All Catholic Directory

  • LectioYouth.Net

    LectioYouth.Net is a Catholic program for systematic reading and study of the Word of God. It is intended for groups and individuals, particularly the youth in Africa and Madagascar. The primary goal of LectioYouth.Net is to facilitate the encounter with the word of God through Bible study groups, especially for Read more [...]

  • St. Gonzaga Gonza

    St. Gonzaga Gonza was a Musoga from Bulamoogi county. His parents are not known, though it is said in various writings that he belonged to Lion (Mpologoma) clan. He was a page of the private courts under Muteesa I and a page of the audience hall under Mwanga II. Gonza Read more [...]

  • St Denis Ssebuggwawo

    St Denis Ssebuggwawo was baptized on 16th November 1885 by Fr Simeon Lourdel. He was tortured and speared by King Mwanga II before handing him over to the executioner, Mpinga Kaloke, on the evening of Tuesday 25th May 1886. On Wednesday morning 26th May 1886, Mpinga ordered two men, Matembe Read more [...]

  • St Balikuddembe Market

    Place of Martyrdom of St. Joseph Mukasa Balikuddembe and St. Athanasius Bazzekuketta in St Balikuddembe Market (previously named Owino Market) in Nakivubo, Kampala.

  • St. Noe Mawaggali Cathedral

    Three Uganda Martyrs, St. Matia Mulumba, St. Luke Baanabakintu and St. Noah Mawaggali, came from this parish in Kiyinda-Mityana. St. Noe Mawaggali’s blood was shed from the place where the cathedral parish church was built.

  • Ngome Marian Shrine

    Mary has appeared at various times in Africa, calling us to return to God. The most well known are: Zeitoun (Egypt); Kibeho (Rwanda) and Ngome (South Africa). The Ngome Marian Shrine is located in the Eshowe diocese of northern Kwazulu Natal, South Africa. It is possibly the most popular Catholic Read more [...]

  • wiPolo shrine of the Paimol Martyrs

    Construction of the wiPolo shrine of the Paimol Martyrs was finished before the October 18th feast day celebration in the autumn of 2015. Paimol, known by the Acholi people to be the site of the martyrdom of Daudi Okelo and Jildo Irwa, has been the destination of the annual pilgrimage Read more [...]

  • Catholic Eparchy of Adigrat

    The Ethiopian Catholic Eparchy of Adigrat is a Catholic eparchy located in the city of Adigrat in the ecclesiastical province of Addis Abeba in Ethiopia. (Latin: Eparchia Adigratensis). On 25 March 1937, Pope Pius XI established the Prefecture Apostolic of Tigrai from the Vicariate Apostolic of Abyssinia. Blessed John XXIII Read more [...]

  • Namugongo Martyrs Shrine

    On 3 June 1886, 32 young Anglican or Catholic men – pages of the court of King Mwanga II of Buganda – were burned to death at Namugongo for their refusal to renounce Christianity. Annually on 3 June, Christians from Uganda and other parts of the world congregate at Namugongo Read more [...]

  • St. Matia Mulumba Church

    Saint Matiya Mulumba, also known as Matthias Murumba Kalemba (1836 – May 30, 1886), was a Ugandan Roman Catholic, one of the Martyrs of Uganda, who was martyred on or around May 30, 1886 at around the age of 50. Born 1836 Busoga, Uganda Died May 30, 1886 Old Kampala, Read more [...]

  • Munyonyo Ugandan Martyrs’ Shrine

    At Munyonyo, King Mwanga took the fateful decision to begin torturing and executing Christians. The blood of the Ugandan’s martyrs was shed on the very soil of Munyonyo. The first three Christians to render their lives for Christ’s sake after the King’s decision did so on 26 May 1886. They Read more [...]

  • Secam Secretariat

    The Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) was born out of the will of young African Bishops during the Second Vatican Council (1962-1965). They wanted to speak with one voice. The establishment of SECAM is therefore the result of the bishops resolution to build a continental structure Read more [...]

  • The Catholic News Agency for Africa (CANAA)

    The Catholic News Agency for Africa (CANAA) is being established as an editorially independent news service providing pastoral, socio-political, economic news stories, features, commentaries, analysis and multimedia content relevant to readers, listeners and viewers in Africa as well as Catholic media outlets in Africa and beyond. This continental communication initiative Read more [...]

  • Archbishop Ignatius Chama

    Archbishop of KASAMA – ZAMBIA Population of the Diocese: 1,190,692 No. of Catholics: 660,640 Parishes And Quasi-Parishes 26 Secular Priests Residents in the Diocese: 71 Religious Priests Residents in the Diocese: 19 Members of Non priests Men Religious: 16 Education Institutes: 60 Hospital & clinic 6 Home Based Care (HIV) Read more [...]

  • Radio Sapientia

    It started broadcasting officially on the 3rd June 2001. It is located, along Hanlon Road, within the Uganda Catholic Secretariat adjacent to St Francis Hospital, Nsambya. Radio Sapientia broadcasts from a 5KW transmitter, with its self-supporting tower. Radio Sapientia advocates for peace, justice, integral development, political maturity, viable economic strategies, Read more [...]