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Bishop Henry Ssentongo (1936-2019)

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The chairman of Uganda Episcopal Conference, Rt. Rev. Joseph Antony Zziwa, together with the Bishop of Moroto Diocese, Rt. Rev. Damiano Glulio Guzzetti, with deep sorrow announce the death of Rt. Rev. Henry Apaloryamam Ssentongo, Bishop Emeritus Moroto Diocese. Bishop Ssentongo passed on yesterday, Wednesday, 11th December 2019 at Nsambya Hospital in Kampala at about 11:00 pm.

Burial Arrangements:

Kampala Mass: Sunday 16th December, 2019

Time: 10:00 a.m

Venue: Bishop Ddungu Gardens, Nsambya, Behind Moroto House


Funeral Mass: Monday 16th December, 2019, at 11:00 am

Burial: 2:00 p.m

Venue: Bukalasa Minor Seminary Cementry, Masaka Diocese

Bishop Ssentongo was born on 30th November 1936 at Villa Maria, Masaka Diocese. He was ordained a priest on 21st December 1963, appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Masaka on 15th December 1988 and consecrated on 18th March 1989 at Kitovu Cathedral, Masaka. 

He was appointed as the Third Bishop of Moroto Diocese on 30th March 1992 and installed on 11th July 1992. He retired on 20th February 2014.

May God grant him the Glory of Heaven.

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