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Welcome to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Masaka

Masaka Catholic Diocese is large and diverse, with a wide variety of ministries. These pages reflect the many ways in which we strive to serve God through service to His people. As you visit the various pages on this web site, the mission of the Diocese will become clear

“For thou shalt be His witness unto all men of what thou hast seen and heard” Acts 22:15.

To join us in our work, please visit one of our churches, or search for a school, or learn how you can support our Charitable, Educational, and Pastoral Mission.

BISHOP's MESSAGE

Welcome to the official website of Masaka Catholic Diocese in Uganda. You will find on this website information about different departments in Masaka including parishes, religious communities, clergy, institutions, among others; the different commissions, institutions, and departments of the Catholic Diocese, as well as important links to the Church universal and its organs. You can also read about the recent publications and press releases. We hope that you do enjoy your visit to the Diocese Website.

Masaka Catholic Diocese is composed of 63 parishes from 10 districts in the Greater Masaka Region of the Catholic faith in Uganda, constituted with the approval of the Holy See, through which the religious fathers, sisters, and brothers express their collegiate responsibility through collective action, to assure the progress of the Church and coordination of its social and pastoral ministry. It is headed by a Bishop who is elected by the Pope. He is assisted by an Executive Board, also chosen by the Bishop.

  • Location
  • General Information
  • History

The Diocese of Masaka is located in the Southern part of Uganda, South of the Equator. It covers an area of 21,229 Sq. Km. It covers the civic Districts of Bukomansimbi, Kalangala, Kalungu, Kyotera, Lwengo, Lyantonde, Masaka, Rakai and Ssembabule.

Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese

Elevated: 25th March, 1953

Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Kampala

Rite: Roman

Country: Uganda

Mailing Address: Bishop’s House, Kitovu, P.O Box 70, Masaka – Uganda (EA)

Dependent on: Congregation for the Evangelization of the Peoples.

Vicariate Apostolic of Masaka
Latin Name: Masakaensis
Erected Vicariate: 25th May, 1939

INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT MASAKA DIOCESE

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Newly Ordained Clergy 2022

DIOCESAN EVENTS GALLERY

LATEST DIOCESAN NEWS & EVENTS

Senior Six Candidates Blessed Before Sitting UACE Examinations

Senior Six Candidates Blessed Before Sitting…

The candidates of senior six at St. Charles Lwanga Senior Secondary School…

St. Lawrence Nursing School Sends Off Nursing Graduates

St. Lawrence Nursing School Sends Off…

St/ Lawrence Nursing Training School in Villa Maria passed out over 100…

Bishop Jjumba confirms over 1400 children in Kitovu Cathedral

Bishop Jjumba confirms over 1400 children…

Over 1490 young Christians have been confirmed into the Catholic Christian faith…

St. Kizito Technical Institute holds First Graduation

St. Kizito Technical Institute holds First…

St. Kizito Technical Institute in Kitovu held its first graduation ceremony for…

Obituary – Former Mother General Dies

Obituary – Former Mother General Dies

The Bishop of Masaka Diocese informs the clergy and laity of the…

Laity Commission Celebrates 3 Years of Service

Laity Commission Celebrates 3 Years of…

The Laity Commission of the Catholic Diocese of Masaka celebrated three years…

UPCOMING DIOCESE EVENTS

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Masaka Catholic Diocese appeals to all wellwishers to donate generously to the BISHOP's ANNUAL APPEAL FUND and other fundrasings in the Diocese