• His Eminence with the OCMC Teaching team and priests that took part in the Clergy retreat at St. Spryidon Orthodox Parish Nsinze.

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 is headed by Metropolitan Jonah Lwanga and the Metropolis 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.

 


Orthodox Calendar 2019 (PDF Download)
The long awaited soft copy (PDF) of the Orthodox Calendar 2019 is finally out. Keep yourself updated with the Saints ...
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Official Introduction of His Grace Bishop Silvester Kisitu to the State.
In an effort of formalize the activities of the newly formulated Orthodox Diocese of Gulu and Eastern Uganda, today 30th ...
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The inaugural liturgical celebration of His Grace Bishop Silvester Kisitu at St. Nicholas Cathedral – Namungoona.
Today January 27, 2019 will be remembered in the history of the Orthodox Church in Uganda as the very first ...
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Commemorating the life of Archbishop Theodoros Nankyama
On 17.01.1995, This was the date when Archbishop Theodoros Nankyama fell asleep in the Lord. Being the very first Archbishop ...
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