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MARTYRS OF UGANDA
(† 1885-87)

 

[The baptismal names of the martyrs are given in Latin. The Luganda equivalent of these names are enclosed in brackets.]

     

               

[1]          CAROLUS LWANGA, MATTHIAS KALEMBA,

                AND 20 COMPANION MARTYRS OF UGANDA

       

       

15 November 1885 in Mengo, Mpigi (Uganda)

 

    1.        IOSEPHUS [YOSEFU] MUKASA BALIKUDDEMBE

                layperson of the apostolic vicariate of Uganda

                born: ca. 1859-60 in Mawokota Co. (presently Mpigi Prov., Uganda)

 

 

25 May 1886 in Munyonyo, Mpigi (Uganda)

  

    2.        DIONYSIUS [DENIS] SSEBUGGWAWO WASSWA

                young layperson of the apostolic vicariate of Uganda

                born: ca. 1870 in Bulemezi Co. (presently Luwero Prov., Uganda)

 

 

26 May 1886 in Munyonyo, Mpigi (Uganda)

 

    3.        PONTIANUS [PONSIANO] NGONDWE

                layperson of the apostolic vicariate of Uganda

                born: ca. 1846-51 in Kyaggwe Co. (presently Mukono Prov., Uganda)

   

     

26 May 1886 in Ttaka Jiunge, Mpigi (Uganda)

     

    4.        ANDREAS [ANDEREA] KAGGWA

                layperson of the apostolic vicariate of Uganda

                born: ca. 1856 in Bugangadzi Co. (presently Kibale Prov., Uganda)

   

     

27 May 1886 in Nakivubo, Mpigi (Uganda)

     

    5.        ATHANASIUS [ANTANANSIO] BAZZEKUKETTA

                young layperson of the apostolic vicariate of Uganda

                born: ca. 1866 in ?

     

 

27 May 1886 in Lubawo, Mpigi (Uganda)

 

    6.        GONZAGA GONZA

                layperson of the apostolic vicariate of Uganda

                born: ca. 1862 in Busoga Co. (presently Kamuli-Jinja Provs., Uganda)

   

     

30 May 1886 in Old Kampala, Mpigi (Uganda)

      

    7.        MATTHIAS [MATIYA] KALEMBA MULUMBA WANTE

                layperson of the apostolic vicariate of Uganda; married

                born: ca. 1836 in Busoga Co. (?) (presently Kamuli-Jinja Provs., Uganda)  

   

     

31 May 1886 in Mityana, Mpigi (Uganda)

       

    8.        NOË [NOWA] MAWAGGALI

                layperson of the apostolic vicariate of Uganda

                born: ca. 1851 in Ssingo Co. (presently Kiboga-Mubende Provs., Uganda)

   

     

03 June 1886 in Namugongo, Mpigi (Uganda)  

     

    9.        CAROLUS [KAROLI] LWANGA

                layperson of the apostolic vicariate of Uganda

                born: ca. 1861 in Buddu Co. (?) (presently Masaka-Rakai Provs., Uganda)

    10.      LUCAS [LUKKA] BANABAKINTU

                layperson of the apostolic vicariate of Uganda

                born: ca. 1851-56 in Gomba Co. (presently Mpigi Prov., Uganda)

    11.      IACOBUS [YAKOBO] BUZABALIAWO

                layperson of the apostolic vicariate of Uganda

                born: ca. 1856-61 in  Mawokota (presently Mpigi Prov., Uganda)

    12.      AMBROSIUS [AMBROSIO] KIBUKA

                young layperson of the apostolic vicariate of Uganda

                born: ca. 1868 in Ssingo Co. (presently Kiboga-Mubende Provs., Uganda)

    13.      ANATOLIUS [ANATOLI] KIRIGGWAJJO

                young layperson of the apostolic vicariate of Uganda

                born: ca. 1866 in ?

    14.      ACHILLES [ACHILEO] KIWANUKA

                young layperson of the apostolic vicariate of Uganda

                born: ca. 1869 in  Ssingo Co. (presently Kiboga-Mubende Provs., Uganda)

    15.      MBAGA TUZINDE

                young layperson of the apostolic vicariate of Uganda

                born: ca. 1869-70 in Busiro Co. (presently Mpigi Prov., Uganda)

    16.      MUKASA KIRIWAWANVU

                layperson of the apostolic vicariate of Uganda

                born: ca. 1861-66 in Kyaggwe Co. (presently Mukono Prov., Uganda)

    17.      ADOLPHUS [ADOLOFU] MUKASA LUDIGO

                layperson of the apostolic vicariate of Uganda

                born: ca. 1861-62 in Toro-Mwenge Co. (presently Kabarole Prov., Uganda)

    18.      BRUNO SERUNKUMA

                layperson of the apostolic vicariate of Uganda

                born: ca. 1856 in Buddu Co. (presently Masaka-Rakai Provs., Uganda)

    19.      GYAVIRA MUSOKE

                young layperson of the apostolic vicariate of Uganda

                born: ca. 1869 in Busiro Co. (presently Mpigi Prov., Uganda)

    20.      MUGAGGA LUBOWA

                young layperson of the apostolic vicariate of Uganda

                born: ca. 1869-70 in Mawokota Co. (presently Mpigi Prov., Uganda)

    21.      KIZITO

                child of the apostolic vicariate of Uganda

                born: ca. 1872 in Bulemezi Co. (presently Luwero Prov., Uganda)

   

     

27 January 1887 between Mengo and Namierembe Hills, Mpigi (Uganda)

      

    22.      IOANNES MARIA [YOHANA MARIA] MUZEYI

                layperson of the apostolic vicariate of Uganda

                born: ca. 1851-56 in Buddu Co. (presently Masaka-Rakai Provs., Uganda)

               

                competent forum: Kampala

                CCS protocol number: 616

                type of cause: martyrdom

                   

                opening of diocesan inquiry:

                closing of diocesan inquiry:

                decree on writings:

                introduction of cause: 14 August 1912

                decree « non cultu »:

                opening of apostolic process:

                closing of apostolic process:

                decree on validity of informative and apostolic processes:

                antepreparatory congregation:

                preparatory congregation: 08 July 1919

                general congregation: 10 February 1920

                promulgation of decree on martyrdom: 29 February 1920

                beatification: 06 June 1920

                    opening of diocesan inquiry on first miracle for canonization: 

                    closing of diocesan inquiry on first miracle for canonization: 

                    opening of diocesan inquiry on second miracle for canonization: 

                    closing of diocesan inquiry on second miracle for canonization: 

                    decree on validity of diocesan inquiry on miracles:

                    antepreparatory congregation on miracles:

                    preparatory congregation on miracles:

                    general congregation on miracles:

                    promulgation of decree on miracles:

                canonization: 18 October 1964

               

                information: Namugongo Martyrs’ Shrine, P.O. Box 2055, Kampala, UGANDA

                website: www.ugandamartyrsshrine.org.ug

   

        

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