"5TH Sunday Of Great Lent In Lira, Northern Uganda.
"WE SHOULD FACE ALL SITUATIONS IN LIFE, WITH PRAYER, PATIENCE, & HOPE".
In a joyous spirit on this 5th Sunday of Great Lent, a Hierarchal Liturgy was celebrated at Saint Athanasios parish Lira by His Grace Bishop Silvester assisted by the Vicar Northern Uganda Rev.Fr Emmanuel Oruku and The Dean of Gulu Rev.Fr.Francis Ongaya.
In His words the Bishop cautioned the faithful to look forward to finishing the Great Lent in Prayer, Patience and hope but also generally in life, to face all situations with Prayer ,Patience, Hope and to be Hardworking.
He expressed Gratefulness to Mr. Opiyo Joseph, who resides in America, a brother to Fr.Emmanuel Oruku (Son of the late Fr Athanasios Atim) who contributed towards the Finishing of St.Athanasios Church in Lira, and he called on the faithful to always remember in Prayer the people who assist us in the Holy Mission.
At the end of the Holy Liturgy the Bishop elevated Rev.Fr Emmanuel Oruku to the Order of Economos.
At the End His Grace sat with the Faithful to listen to them and discuss different issues of the Parish."