Sts. Peter and Paul Butunduuzi Catholic parish

LOCATION

ButunduziSts. Peter and Paul Butunduuzi Catholic Parish is located in Kyenjojo District, western Uganda, 200 Km from Kampala City and 90 Km from the Diocesan Headquarters in Fort Portal. It is located in the heart of Butunduuzi town council, 8km inside as you branch off from Rwibale trading Center along Kampala- Fort Portal main road.

FOUNDATION

Sts. Peter and Paul Butunduuzi Parish was curved out of Katoosa Parish and officially opened on 15th February 2009 by Rt. Rev. Robert K. Muhiirwa Bishop of Fort Portal, with Fr. Francis Muhenda Adyeri being its first Parish Priest

POPULATION

Estimated Catholic Population (2014) = 18,556 People

Number of Sub-parishes = 4

Number of Church centres = 26

Baptisms during 2012

  1. Up to 1 year Old = 477
  2. From 1-7 years old =332
  • Over 7 years old = 187
  1. Total Baptisms as at 31 December 2012 since the erection of the Parish = 6,098 People

Confirmations during the year 2012 – 210

First Communion during the year 2012 – 344

Marriages during the year 2012

  1. Between Catholics (Baptized) 20
  2. Between a catholic and a non-catholic – 2

Collaborators in Pastoral ministry in Butunduuzi Parish

1. Diocesan Priests:

– Fr. Francis Muhenda Adyeri (Parish Priest)

– Fr. Stephen Kasoro (Curate)

2. Banyatereza Sisters (Staying at Rwibale)

SCHOOLS IN BUTUNDUUZI PARISH

Catholic Founded                                Non-Catholic

  1. Nursery Schools 16                                       7
  2. Primary Schools 2                                         10
  3. Secondary Schools 1                                     4
  4. Technical Schools 1                                      None
  5. Teachers’ Colleges None                               None
  6. Universities None                                        None

PARISH PRIESTS WHO HAVE SERVED IN BUTUNDUUZI PARISH

PARISH PRIEST(S)                                                                 CURATE(S)

  1. Francis Muhenda Adyeri (15th Feb, 2009 —) Fr. Paul Mugenyi (2012 – 2013)

Deacon Edward Winyi (2013- 2014)

Fr. Stephen Kasoro (2014- )

 

SUB-PARISHES AND CHURCH CENTRES IN BUTUNDUUZI PARISH

Number of Sub-Parishes = 6

Total number of Churches = 26

BUTUNDUUZI SUB-PARISH

  1. Butunduuzi Church centre
  2. Rwaibbaale Church Centre
  3. Bubangizi Church Centre
  4. Miyoora Church Centre
  5. Nyamirama Church Centre
  6. Ave Maria SSS/Lesieux Health Unit
  7. Francis Butubire

RUGORRA SUB-PARISH

  1. Rugorra Church Centre
  2. Nyabubaale Church Centre
  3. Nyakatoma Church Centre

MIGAMBA SUB-PARISH

  1. Migamba Church Centre
  2. Kigorani Church Centre
  3. Kasunga Church Centre
  4. Nyamigisa Church Centre
  5. Kitembe Church Centre
  6. Kibbani Church Centre

KISEGENYI SUB-PARISH

  1. Kisegenyi Church Centre
  2. Rusongora Church Centre
  3. Isoroma Church Centre
  4. Bibuye Church Centre

KIGUNDA SUB-PARISH

  1. Kigunda Church Centre
  2. Buhumurro Church Centre
  3. Nyakasozi Church Centre

SOOBA SUB-PARISH

  1. Sooba Church Centre
  2. Rwentuuha Church Centre
  3. Mbaale Church Centre

 ACTIVE LAY APOSTOLATE MOVEMENTS IN BUTUNDUUZI CATHOLIC PARISH

  1. Legion of Mary
  2. Pioneer total abstinence movement of the Sacred heart of Jesus
  3. Catholic Charismatic Renewal
  4. Xaverian Movement
  5. Uganda Martyrs’ Guild
  6. Holy Childhood
  7. Altar servers
  8. Choir

2 Responses to “Sts. Peter and Paul Butunduuzi Catholic parish”

  1. Margaret Happy says:

    Rev. Fr. Francis Muhenda thank you so much for serving God and for contributing towards the development of Butunduzi. It is so amazing. May the good Lord reward you abundantly.

  2. Kiiza Donozio says:

    Great thanks and appreciation goes to Fr.Muhenda Francis for a great work he did while in Butunduzi catholic parish.We really wish him a safe stay to where he was transferred to and request him to always visit his former parish Butunduzi.
    For sure the 6 yrs that he spent in Butunduzi,a great change was observed

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