No Greater Love

This story first appeared in Comboni Missions Magazine Spring 2019 An Extraordinary Story of Mission By: Kathleen M. Carroll June 3 is always remembered in central Africa as the Feast of the Ugandan Martyrs, when 22 young converts were executed by order of a particularly cruel king. The stories of the faith of

Light on, Doors Open

This story first appeared in Comboni Missions magazine Spring  2019. Honoring a Renowned Surgeon’s Tireless Service By: Kathleen M. Carroll Dr. Andrew Vuni was head surgeon at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Maracha, Uganda. The first bishop of Arua asked him to help the German doc­tors there in 1986. The institution is famous

Building a Priceless Education

While some families in the United States worry about the cost of expensive private schools, parents in Uganda are laying bricks to make sure their kids have a school to attend. At Immaculate Heart of Mary School in Ocodri Parish, Uganda there are enough classrooms for students through fourth grade. Every year,

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