From The Archbishop

His Grace Archbishop Dr Cyprian Kizito Lwanga.


The Martyrs of Uganda gave a lasting example in witnessing to Christ which made the ultimate sacrifice to plant the seed of faith through Grassroot Evangelization in their respective communities. Read More

From The Shrine Rector

Quintus Septimius Florens Tertullianus, an ecclesiastical writer of the second century and Church Father once wrote that “the blood of Martyrs is the seed of the Church”, implying that the martyrs’ willingness to sacrifice their lives leads to the conversion of others. Read More

Brief Introduction

The Uganda Martyrs Shrine Namugongo is one of the largest Christian pilgrimage destinations in Africa dedicated to the 22 Martyrs and saints of Uganda who were martyred between 1885 and 1887 by the king of Buganda, Kabaka Mwanga II.

The Shrine is located in Kira Municipality, Wakiso District, in Central Uganda, approximately 15 kilometers (9.3 miles), by road, northeast of Kampala City.

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OFFICE HOURS AND CHURCH PROGRAMS

The parish offices are open on weekdays from 08:30 am to 05:00 pm (EAT). The pilgrims’ office and the souvenir shop are open daily from 08:30 am to 06:00 pm

Daily Masses

  • MORNING: 06:00 AM and 07:15 AM
  • EVINING: 06:00 PM

SUNDAY MASSES

06:30 Am- Luganda

08:30 Am- Luganda

10:00 Am-English

12:00 Am-English

05:00 Pm-Luganda

CONFESSIONS

ARE HELD AFTER DAILY MASSES

ADORATION

THURSDAY-08: OO AM TO 05: 00 PM

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