• Celebration of 100 Years of Orthodoxy in Uganda at Lubya Hill
    Holy Liturgy during the Celebration of 100 years of Orthodox Christianity in Uganda at Lubya Hill - Lubaga Division

Welcome to Uganda Orthodox Church

Uganda is the first country below south of the Sahara on the African continent where the Orthodox faith germinated among the indigenous Africans in 1929. Gradually, the faith was echoed to many parts of the country from central Buganda to the East, North, West and beyond in the Eastern Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi. The government of Uganda recognized   the Orthodox faith in 1946. Currently the Orthodox faith in Uganda consists of Two (2) administrative structures which include the Holy Metropolis of Kampala and all Uganda headed by His Eminence Metropolitan Jonah Lwanga and the Holy Diocese of Gulu and Eastern Uganda headed by His Grace Bishop Silvester Kisitu. The headquarters of Orthodox Church in Uganda are is located at Namungoona a suburb of the capital city Kampala (6kms on Hoima road). The clergy consists a team of 76 priests and 5 deacons. There are over 100 communities, 41 brick and mortars churches, 17 medical clinics and one Holy Cross Orthodox Hospital.


In the memory of the Late Metropolitan Theodorus Nankyama, A reflection on Saint Antonios the Great.

It was on this day Friday 17. January 1997, the feast day of Saint Antonios the Great, in the morning ...
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The message of Metropolitan Jonah Lwanga to the Youth during the recently concluded Youth Camp at Holy Resurrection Cathedral Jinja from 10-15 December 2019

Youth Doing community Service in the City Center of Jinja where the Camp was hosted. Organizers and all participants! We ...
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CHRISTMAS MESSAGE (2019) TO THE NATION by His Eminence Metropolitan Jonah Lwanga

Beloved brethren Christ is born: Extol him! The Word from heaven; Go to meet him!, Christ on earth; Be ye ...
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Official opening of the 3rd Annual Orthodox Youth and Young Adults Camp 2019.

The long-awaited 3rd Annual Orthodox Christian Youth and young adults Camp has been blessed and officially opened today by His ...
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