Ankole Diocese Headquarters

The diocesan headquarters are located at Ruharo 3 kilometers from Mbarara town on the Mbarara – Bushenyi highway.

Departments
  • Mission & Evangelism
  • Treasury & Finance
  • Planning & Development
  • Health Department
  • Education Department
  • Mothers Union
  • Fathers Union
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Welcome to Ankole Diocese

Praise God brethren “Mukama waitu asiimwe abaishemwe”. I take this opportunity to welcome you to Ankole Diocese. It has been seven years of ministry in Ankole Diocese since my enthronement in 2010. Me and my wife Maama Dr.Alice Mwesigwa and the entire family would like to appreciate the staff of Ankole Diocese headed by the Diocesan Secretary for a commendable job they are doing. I would also like to extend my appreciation to all the Archdeacons, clergy, lay readers, lay Canons, Emyomyo and  everyone that has helped us in all aspects. My appreciations also go to my advisors Canon George Mugisha, Canon Lydia Butagira, Dr.Andrew Ainomugisha and Canon Jane Kariisa.

Head of Laity Canon George Kaganzi ,  his deputy Canon Lydia Butagira and the Chancellor of the Diocese Canon Amb.Hon.Francis Butagira are all appreciated. All the political leaders and different religious leaders that have partnered with the diocese in various projects are appreciated very much. Read More…

Rt. Rev. Dr. Fred Sheldon Mwesigwa
Rt. Rev. Dr. Fred Sheldon Mwesigwa
The Diocese Vision, Mission, Core Values & Departments

Vision

We envision “A transformed and prosperous church that glorifies God”

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Mission

Our Mission Statement is: “Empowering people of God for holistic development through the great commission”

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Mission & Evangelism Dept.

Rev.Canon Newton Baryaija, Mission Coordinator
Rev .Canon Newton Baryaija, Mission Coordinator

Ankole Diocese values mission and evangelism as the major component of ministry to her people of all ages in order to fulfill the great commission of Jesus Christ. Read More…

Treasury & Finance Dept.

Mrs. Harriet Aligonza Natukunda, Diocesan Treasurer
Mrs. Harriet Aligonza Natukunda, Diocesan Treasurer

Ankole Diocese has experienced financial revival, principles of good governance among which is accountability, transparency equity financial planning and value for money. Read More…

Planning & Development

Rev. Sandra Mwebaze, is the DPDO (Diocesan Planning & Development Officer)
Rev. Sandra Mwebaze, Diocesan Planning & Development Officer

The Department of Planning and Development is composed of four units: Planning and Development, Lands, Estates, Water. There are four members of staff. Read More…

Health Department

Mr. Mpirwe Patrick, Diocesan Health Coordinator witnessing net distribution at Rwentanga Parish
Mr. Mpirwe Patrick, Diocesan Health Coordinator

Our Health Department sends you greeting in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. The department continues with Free Malaria program in homes, targeting 2020. Read More…

Mothers Union

Mothers Union Family Complex - Construction
Mothers Union Family Complex - Construction

Mothers’ Union in Ankole Diocese has continued to strengthen and preserve marriages and Christian Family Life. It has empowered and supported activities. Read More…

Fathers Union

Rev. Freddie Paddy Karugaba, Father’s Union Coordinator
Rev. Freddie Paddy Karugaba, Father’s Union Coordinator

Without heartfelt gratitude, once again we thank our Bishop, The Rt. Rev. Dr. Fred Sheldon Mwesigwa for his vision by giving men a platform to come together in the church. Read More…

Education Department

The Education Department consists of The Inspectorate, Schools Health Scheme, Children Ministry, Boys and Girls Brigade and Community Health empowerment (CHE), Ankole Diocese
Students, Mbara High School

Units in Education Dept.

The Education Department consists of five units, listed below;  It has a staff of ten people.  All the units work for the good of education of students in our institutions and mandated to have enlightened society.

  1. The Inspectorate,
  2. Schools Health Scheme,
  3. Children Ministry,
  4. Boys and Girls Brigade and
  5. Community Health empowerment (CHE)

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Social Media & Community Interactions
  • A mass wedding (49 Couples) at Rutooma C.O.U. We thank God for Rutooma CDC (Compassion) and Rutooma Archdeaconry for the organisation. Ephesians 5:22:33

    Nomutungi Dickson Mworeko
    Nomutungi Dickson Mworeko
    A mass wedding of 49 Couples
  • Our own Bishop Rt. Rev. Amos Magezi is now in Ibanda St. Paul's Cathedral!

    Jadrinne Oliipah Kamuhanda
    Ibanda St. Paul's Cathedral
  • Our own Bishop Rt. Rev. Amos Magezi is now in Ibanda St. Paul's Cathedral!

    Jadrinne Oliipah Kamuhanda
    Ibanda St. Paul's Cathedral
  • Thanks be to the Lord from Cannon to Lord Bishop, Alleluia, glory be to God!

    Mugeni Sidiba
    Glory be to God
  • His excellency Edward Ssekandi, the Vice president of Uganda visiting BSU exhibition stall during Ankole Diocese Golden Jubilee on July 23rd 2017.

    College & University in Mbarara
    College & University in Mbarara
    Bishop Stuart University