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Kampala Archdiocese’s longest serving priest dies at 69

The Catholic Archdiocese of Kampala on Friday June 12, 2020, announced the passing of one her Priest, Rev. Fr. Gerald JJuuko Sserwadda who has been serving at the Maleera-Nalukolongo Home.

“Dear people of God, with deep sorrow, the Archdiocese of late Fr. JJuuko Kampala announces the passing on of one of her priests, the Late Rev. Fr. Gerald JJuuko Sserwadda”, the Archdiocese disclosed.

Following the death of the Archdiocese’s longest serving Priest, arrangements have been made in a reserved manner for the priest due to COVID-19.

“Fr. Jjuuko will be laid to rest at Lubaga tomorrow (13th June 2020). The requiem Mass will be celebrated at the Cathedral at 1.00pm. However, due to the restrictions still in place, it will only be attended by a few selected people”.

Fr JJuuko was eulogized for his tireless service to the church in Kampala, with the Archdiocese and the entire Catholic community calling for a peaceful rest for his soul.

“We pray that the Almighty God may look upon the many years of Fr. Jjuuko’s tireless service, forgive him of any mishaps and grant him eternal rest in heaven”.

Biography of late Fr. Gerald JJuuko Sserwadda.

Born on 15th February 1951 and ordained to the priesthood on 28th August 1979, Fr. Jjuuko has served the People of God unreservedly in various capacities.
1979-1980: Teacher at Nswanjere Junior Seminary
1981-1985: Teacher at Kisubi Minor Seminary
1986-1990: Teacher at Nyenga Minor Seminary
1990-1997: Manager of the Kyankwanzi Priests’ Ranch
1997-1998: Curate at Ndeeba Parish
1998-2006: Parish Priest of Lweza Parish
2006-2008: Parish Priest of Jjinja – Karoli Parish
2009-2011: Curate at Ggombe Parish
2011-2014: Parish Priest of Kibanga Parish
2014-2016: Chaplain of the Good Samaritan Novitiate at Ttomi
2016-2020: Mapeera-Nalukolongo Home

Source: AGNUS-DEI MEDIA

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