The Institute of the Religious Sisters of Immaculate Heart of Mary Reparatrix Ggogonya has just elected the new Mother General in the ongoing 11th General Chapter at Urika Guest Center Ggogonya Kisubi.
Rev. Sr. Dr. Speranza Namusisi the dean of studies at the Institute of Languages and Communication studies at Uganda Martyrs University Nkozi replacing Rev. Sr. Anne Christine Kizza who has served two terms of 6 years each since 2007.
Sr. Dr. Namusisi celebrated 25 years in the institute in 2017 and has worked in different departments within the institute as a teacher, mentor before going for further studies to start teaching at the university.
She has been elected with four other council members who include; Sr. Maria Rita Namayanja as the deputy mother general, councilors Sr. Maria Lawrence Namata, Sr. Maria Nabakka and Sr. Maria Josephine Victoria Sserabidde.
The Chapter running on the theme; Protecting the Charism of the Sisters of Immaculate Heart of Mary Reparatrix Ggogonya; looks at reviewing their operations in line with the constitution and Charism, the challenges of the time that might compromise their mission especially protection of the girl child who was abused at the time of their inception in 1948 by the three personalities Bishop Henry Strechter, and Archbishop Joseph Luis Cabana all white fathers along with Sr. Maria Magera Nambi.
(Written by Francis Jjunju)