Excitement fills the air as the parishioners of Christ the King Church Kampala eagerly anticipate the grand opening, re-dedication, and blessing of their newly-built church, a beacon of faith and perseverance standing proudly on Plot 14, Colville Street.
This momentous occasion will take place on this very Saturday, November 18, 2023, marking a significant milestone in the church’s journey.
The day’s festivities will commence at 10:00 am with a solemn Pontifical mass presided over by the Most Rev. Paul Ssemogerere, the Archbishop of the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Kampala. His presence will undoubtedly add to the spiritual significance of the event, uniting the congregation in a shared moment of devotion.
The construction and expansion of the 1700-seater Christ the King Church, a testament to the unwavering commitment of the parishioners, began in 2017. According to the parish-priest, the Rt. Rev. Msgr. Gerald Kalumba, the project, fueled by the unwavering generosity of the parishioners, reached completion at an estimated cost of Ugx21 billion (twenty-one billion shillings).
The grand opening of the newly-built Christ the King Church signifies more than just a physical structure; it represents the culmination of unwavering faith, steadfast dedication, and a profound commitment to fostering a spiritual haven for the community. As the parishioners gather on this sacred Saturday, their hearts will overflow with gratitude for the realization of their collective vision, a testament to the power of unity and shared purpose.