By; Gideon Peter Ssebulime
18th October 2019
The Archbishop of Kampala Dr. Cyprian Kizito Lwanga has congratulated the Institute of the Religious Sisters of Immaculate Heart of Mary Reparatrix Ggogonya for successfully holding their 11th General Chapter that saw them with new leadership led by Sr. Prof. Sperenza Namusisi along with four council members.
The new leadership was sworn in last evening at the mother house Ggogonya in a Eucharistic celebration led by the Rector St. Mbagga Major Seminary Fr. Joseph Sserunjogi who represented the Archbishop.
He challenged the leaders to internalize the new resolutions from the chapter and domesticate them within the institute for all members to forge a united front against the prevailing environment full of problems that challenge their constitution and charisms as set by the founders.
The founders of the institute of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Reparatrix Ggogonya in 1948 are; Bishop Henry Streichter as the Charismatic founder, Sr. Magella Nambi as the feminine character and Archbishop Joseph Luis Cabana as the apostolic founder.
Sr. Dr. Speranza Namusisi encouraged fellow nuns to fulfill their obligations in line with the calling that they will contribute to what God requires them to do for the world.
Sr. Dr. Namusisi the dean of studies at the Institute of Languages and Communication studies at Uganda Martyrs University Nkozi the new Mother General has replaced Sr. Anne Christine Kizza who has served two terms of 6 years each since 2007 as mother general of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Reparatrix Ggogonya.
The resolutions from the chapter that ran from October 1st to 17th 2019 under the theme; protecting the Charisms of the Sisters of Immaculate Heart of Mary Reparatrix Ggogonya, will be made public after the general assembly of all institute members that will be held on October 26, 2019 at Ggogonya mother house.
The new mother general is deputized by Sr. Maria Rita Namayanja and the, councilors are; Sr. Maria Lawrence Namata, Sr. Maria Nabakka and Sr. Maria Josephine Victoria Sserabidde.