Spiritual Formation

Javis Mugagga, founder of St. Kizito Leadership Institute poses with Missionary Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Church in the Catholic Diocese of Kampala, Uganda./ Credit: Javis Mugagga/ St. Kizito Leadership Institute

Lay Catholic’s Envisioned Retreat Centre to Reignite Spiritual Formation in Uganda

Jul 22, 2021

Javis Mugagga’s goal to become a Catholic Priest may have been thwarted by his family but his desire to reignite the spirit of evangelization, education and entrepreneurship in Uganda remains intact.

Fr. Lazar Arasu, the Director of Don Bosco Palabek Refugee Services with school children at Palabek refugee camp. / Don Bosco Palabek Refugee Services

Why a Year Out of School, Church May Mean Loss of Spiritual Formation in Uganda

Aug 7, 2020

A member of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) ministering among refugees in Uganda is concerned that among the challenges that come with the COVID-19 lockdown in the East African country is that young people who will be staying away from school and church will have lost significantly in their moral, social and spiritual formation when they eventually come out of the lockdown.