YOUTH CAMP AT OUR LADY OF ASSUMPTIOM KIYUNGA CATHOLIC PARISH 10-12th January 2019
There was three days youth camp at Our Lady of assumption Kiyunga Catholic parish from 10th-12th January. The theme was “Be the light in faith and development to the nations”. The camp commenced with the Holy mass that was led by Rev. Fr. Baalaswaamy cmf the assistant parish priest and the youth chaplain of Our Lady of Assumption Kiyunga Catholic parish being assisted by Sem. Kyaligonza Bazilo cmf. The different animators educated and nourished the youth spiritually, economically socially and politically. The animators were the
DPC Luuka district on crime prevention and security, Rev. Fr. Jude Sekyanzi animated on spiritual and moral formation and the medical team from Luuka referral hospital sensitized on health related issues and awareness of various diseases and prevention. The program also involved in many activities like sports, music, dance and drummer and general cleaning of the parish premises and the surrounding areas which was aimed at talent development and physical fitness. There were 350 youth who participated. The program ended on 12th January with the Holy mass that was
celebrated by Rev. Fr. Paul Musana the vicar general of the Catholic Diocese of Jinja. He encouraged the youth to know that they are not journeying alone in the struggle to achieve their goal. The Catholic Church is in total support of the youth. He therefore argued them to remain focused and put into practice all that has been taught to them during the course of their youth camp. Special thanks to the parents who allowed their sons and daughters to participate in the program, the priests in charge of the parish ministry, Rev.Fr Baalaswami cmf, Rev. Fr. Joy Mampilikunel cmf , Br. Kyaligonza Bazilio cmf, the parish council exective and the youth leardership who put in efforts to ensure that the program is run succefuly and to meet the expectations of the youth.
Article by Br. Kyaligonza Bazilio CMF