Good Friday: Way of the Cross Jams Fort Portal Town

side effects sans-serif; color: #222222;”>Fr. Abel Rwendaire Mugarra of Virika Cathedral, treatment the team leader, unhealthy observed that Christians join the “way of the cross” to meditate on their sins.

He told Christians that the “way of the cross” is a sign of self-sacrifice.

Bishop Reuben Kisembo of Rwenzori Diocese called upon Christians to walk with Jesus in their hearts, avoid sins and temptations so that they resurrect with Him.

The event drew Christians from different beliefs such as the Anglican Church, Roman Catholic, and Orthodox Church, among others.

In Fort Portal, the “way of the cross” started from St John’s cathedral, trekked through Kisenyi, St. Charles Lwanga to Buhinga Hospital and later in town.

Unlike in the past when Good Friday celebrations were disrupted by the heavy rains, this commemoration was associated with good weather.

The way of the cross journey went across Fort Portal town

Stephano Mwesige, a staunch catholic, told our reporter that the “way of the cross” helps them remember the suffering that Jesus Christ underwent.

He said it teaches them to help the needy, suffering and vulnerable as Jesus used to do.

Another Christian, Mary Katusabe, said the “way of the cross” teaches her to be patient and faithful in whatever she does.


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