Uganda Martyrs Saints Charles Lwanga and companions
Daily Mass: 7am and 6pmSUNDAY MASS at the Basilica: 7am (luganda), 9am, 11am, 12.30 and 6pm (all english)Infant baptism, every last Sunday of the month at 7am or 12.30 Mass
Adoration of The Blessed Sacrament every Thursday starting after 7am morning Mass until friday morning. Songs of Praise and Worship Thursday after 6pm Mass
devotions always after morning 7am MassMonday: procession to St. Andrew TombTuesday: procession to Martyrdom spotWednesday: Veneration of Relics of St. Charles and St. Matia
The day he met his death, he was arrested at his home and taken to Katikkiro (Chancellor) Mukasa who ordered the executioners to cut off his arm and take it to him before the Katikkiro could eat anything as a proof of Kaggwa's death. Kaggwa's arm was first cut off and taken to Mukasa before he was beheaded and hacked to pieces at Munyonyo. He died in the afternoon of Wednesday 26 May 1886.
He was tortured and speared by king Mwanga II before handing him over to executioner Mpinga Kaloke on the evening of Tuesday 25th May 1886. On Wednesday morning 26th May 1886, Mpinga ordered his two men; Matembe and Mulyowa to hack the boy of 16 years into pieces. Ssebuggwawo was first beheaded before he was hacked into pieces at Munyonyo.
He was speared to death a number of times by chief executioner, Mukaajanga. His head was cut off by the executioner, Ssittankya and other executioners hacked his body to pieces, which they scattered all over the place. He died on the evening of Wednesday 26th May 1886 at Ttaka Jjunge (Kyamula), near Munyonyo at the age of between 35 and 40.
Welcoming new year 2023! OVERNIGHT at Munyonyo Martyrs Shrine Grounds with Holy Mass Fr. Martin Ssemanda, praise&worship, adoration, fireworks and entertainment 7pm to 5am! Enter new your IN HIS PRESENCE!
Christmas Program at Munyonyo 2022: Saturday Vigil: 8pm (Fr. Martin Ssemanda) Sunday Christmas: 7am (luganda) 9am 11am 12.30 (english) – there will be no 6pm Mass Monday Boxing Day – only one Mass 10am (with baptisms) Wishing you a Merry Christmas!
MARTYRS NIGHT (VIGIL) ON 2nd JUNE AT MUNYONYO UGANDA MARTYRS BASILICA 5pm – Novena prayers, talk 6pm – Mass (Fr. Raymond Kalanzi) 8pm – praise&worship, 9pm – Fr. Martin Ssemanda 11.30- fireworks Midnight- Mass (Fr. Martin Ssemanda) Adoration until morning. On Friday, 3rd June we will have two Masses: 8am & 11am. After 11’o clock […]
After lockdown 2021 our Basilica and Shrine Grounds are open DAILY MASS: 7AM AND 6PM SUNDAY MASS: Uganda Martyrs Basilica: 7am (luganda) 9am, 11am, 12.30, and 5pm (english) —– St. Joseph Chapel (Buziga): 10am (lugbara) St. Denis Chapel (Pope Francis Road): 10am (latin) Confessions 20min before daily Mass (Monday to Saturday) Adoration of the Blessed […]
Holy Week and Easter at Munyonyo Holy Thursday No Adoration during the day. 6pm – Mass of the Supper of the Lord 1 hour adoration after Good Friday (day of fasting) 2pm – The Way of the Cross in the Basilica 3pm – DM Novena, Liturgy of Good Friday Saturday 6pm – Easter Vigil Mass […]
Join us for thanksgiving End of Year Mass on Thursday 31.12.2020 at 6pm (Praise&worship from 4pm). New Year (Solemnity of Mary Mother of God) on 1.1.2021 Mass at 8am Luganda and Mass 11am English. at 2pm Memoral Mass (late JD Ssemakula)
Christmas program at Munyonyo: 24.12.2020 Vigil Christmas 6pm – English & Luganda 25.12.2020 Christmas 7am – Luganda 9am, 11am, 12.30 – English 10am – Latin (St Danis Chapel) 26.12.2020 St.Steven – Boxing Day 10am – Mass with Infant Baptism 27.12.2020 Holy Family Sunday 7am – Luganda 9am – English 11am – Luganda, Archdiocesan Marriage Couple […]
New Sunday Mass Schedule at Munyonyo: 7am, 9am, 11am, 12.30 & 6pm ———————————————- from 22nd November 2020 * 7am Mass in Luganda, all other Masses are in English ** 11am Mass – additional translation to sign language Daily Mass 7am & 6pm Thursday Adoration 7.30am to 8.30pm, Thursday Praise and Worship 4.30pm ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: a. […]
CHURCH RE-OPENING Sunday Mass from 27.09.2020 Munyonyo Martyrs Shrine BASILICA 7am – Luganda (Marian Choir) no.1 8am – English (Marian Choir) no.2 9am – Luganda (San Damiano) no.3 10am – English (San Damiano) no.4 11am – English (St. Francis Ch) no.5 12pm – English (St. Francis Ch) no.6 6pm – English (St. Andrew Ch) no.7 […]