September 2023 Senatus Meeting

In the Allocutio, Rev. Fr. William Ojulo, Spiritual Director of Tororo Comitium emphasised (basing on the booklet Some Handbook Reflections, Attendance at Council Meetings Pg 41) that every member of the Legion of Mary MUST belong to the Praesidium. Officers MUST fulfil their obligations of attending higher Council meetings and thus their meeting time must never collide with that of a higher Council. Members are also encouraged to attend the higher Council as they learn a lot, are able to take part in extension, and can be officers among others.

In the Correspondence received from Concilium, we were informed that this website is now listed on the Concilium Website. Let us always share the information here to help in learning about the Legion of Mary.

Legionaries from all the Praesidia in Uganda were thanked for generously contributing towards the success of the 11th National Spiritual Directors Conference. In total, 211 Spiritual Directors attended (including the Papal Nuncio to Uganda, H.E. Luigi Bianco and 4 priests from South Sudan), a religious brother and a nun.

The Pilgrimage to Kibeho, Rwanda was also a success with 93 pilgrims from Kampala and Masaka and others from Kabale, in total 203 pilgrims. The idea to have a pilgrimage for the youth was brought up and the details will be shared as soon as available.

Preparations are underway to celebrate 85 years since the first Legion of Mary Praesidium meeting in Uganda. Celebrations will be held in Nkokonjeru, Lugazi Diocese on 23rd September 2023 starting with the opening Prayers of the Legion of Mary at 9am. All Legionaries are encouraged to attend.

The Rosary Crusade with the aim of making Mother Mary and the Rosary known by as many people as possible has been organised by the Holy Cross Family Ministries in conjunction with the Legion of Mary, Senatus of Uganda. The Crusade will start on 6th October 2023 at 1pm at Our Lady of Fatima Parish, Nakulabye and an overnight till 7th October 2023, where a Marian Procession with a brass band and Image of Mother Mary will start from Nakulabye Parish through Town to Lubaga Cathedral for a climax celebration of Holy Mass at 2.00pm.

Sr. Nalongo Mbaine Joan was elected for her first term as the Senatus Treasurer to replace Sr. Helen Kisakye who completed her 2nd term. The Senatus was grateful to Sr. Helen for her dedicated service to the Legion.

In the meeting, we received reports from Tororo Comitium and Gulu tertiary Institutions Curia.

September 2023 Senatus Meeting

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