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Vicar General’s Office

MONSIGNOR DOMINIC SSENGOOBA 

Monsignor (Msgr) Dominic Ssengooba is the Vicar General of Masaka Diocese. On 26th August 1979 he was ordained priest. He served as a curate in Kitaasa Parish (1979) and Parish Priest in Kasozi Parish (1980), Kabuwoko Parish (1983) and Buyoga Parish (2006-2019). He was a lecturer of Pastoral Theology in St. Mary’s Ggaba National Seminary in 1986, 1993 to 2006. He was appointed Vicar General and Moderator of the Curia on 6th July, 2019.

According to the code of canon law, the bishop of each diocese must appoint one or more Vicars General who assist him in the governance of the diocese. A Vicar General possesses that delegated authority in a diocese which belongs to the diocesan bishop in law. That is, he possesses the power to place all administrative acts with the exception of those which the bishop has reserved to himself or which in law require the special mandate of the bishop.