The Catholic Diocese of Lira has set 6th of August 2020 as a date in which three deacons will be ordained into the priesthood order. We have also learnt that one seminarian will also be ordained as a deacon.
The ordination is set to take place at Comboni Hall, Ngetta Mission 3 kms away from Lira Town. The holy event will be presided over by Rt. Rev Santus Lino Wanok, the Bishop of Lira Diocese.
In the recent years, deacons and seminarians were ordained into new orders at their ancestral parishes.
According ordination band that was released recently to the Catholic community of Lira Diocese by the Bishop, the deacons to be ordained into the order of priesthood include; Deacon Stephen Odwongo who hails from Lira cathedral parish but currently on pastoral experience at Aduku catholic parish, Deacon Daniel Olila of Aloi parish but currently working in Lira Cathedral and Deacon George Olwande Ochieng, Seminarian Aaron Okello will be ordained into the deaconate order.