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

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Rt. Rev. Dr. Fred Sheldon Mwesigwa

Ankole Diocese @50 and the Church’s role in shaping society

The evolution of Church of Uganda’s Ankole Diocese, which covers the districts of Mbarara, Ibanda, Isingiro and part of Ntungamo with 17 archdeaconries and 107 parishes, is a product of a long history. The Diocese of Uganda was formed out of the Diocese of Eastern Equatorial Africa in 1897. In 1926, the Diocese of Upper Nile was created out of the Diocese of Uganda and thereafter in 1960 the...


Mrs. Harriet Aligonza Natukunda, Diocesan Treasurer

A good Return is based on a good Investment

Saving money is a convenient, easy, important and cost effective factor for development. However saving requires sacrifice. There are many things in life which are more important than money but most of them cost money. Money promotes development, builds a stable family, builds Church and can be used to glorify God. Therefore money should be carefully planned for. Who can save? Any one that does this level (i) equation of income + expenditure, is a right candidate to save. This...


Rt. Rev. Dr. Fred Sheldon Mwesigwa

Obutumwa bw’ekiro ky’okuzarwa kwa Mukama waitu Yesu Kristo n’omwaka omutsya 2017 aha bantu Boona

Nyowe n’omukazi wangye Maama Dr.Alice Mwesigwa, nitubeendeza ekiro kikuru ky’okuzarwa kw’omujuni Yesu ekirungi. Nitubeendeza n’omwaka mustya 2017 murungi. Nitubasiima ahabw’okutushabira n’okutukwatsa, ekiretire Obureeberezi bwaitu bw’Ankole bwaba ekyokureberaho omu mareeberezi agandi omukuburira enjiri, eby’obwegyese, ebya magara, entuguuka omumaka naha makanisa n’omu myooga endijo. Bimwe ebi Mukama atubasiise  kukora omu mwaka 2016: Enjiri y’okujunwa eburirwe kandi n’eyongyera kuburirwa omubureeberezi bwona. Abantu bingi  amagara gabo bagahongire Yesus Kristo nkomujuni waabo kandi bayeteisa n’ebibi. Habireho...


Rt. Rev. Dr. Fred Sheldon Mwesigwa

Joy and Sorrow of Refugees co-existing with citizens

On the eve of the World Refugee Day on June 20, I fulfilled my yearly calendar of visiting the Anglican Church of Uganda refugee camp parish at Nakivale in Insingiro District. The parish has a priest who is a refugee and he has served in the position for 17 years. The parishioners are mainly Rwandans, Burundians, Congolese and apparently Ugandans who live at the edge of the camp or...