Father Emmanuel was ordained a Catholic priest in 1987, becoming a part of the Kampala Archdiocese in Uganda. He has led many pilgrimages to the East African Lakes Region and is involved with multiple organizations there as well. Currently, Father Emmanuel serves as a professor of Theology and Peace Studies at the Kroc Institute of International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame. His research interests include politics and violence in Africa, the theology of reconciliation, and Catholicism in the global South. Click below to explore more about Father Emmanuel’s work as a priest, professor, and pilgrim.

Recent Updates

Here are some of the photos from our work the past few years. We love continuing to work and grow together!
What an extraordinary year this continues to be as we live through a time of disruption, unravelling, and uncertainty created by the Covid 19 Pandemic. This is truly a Kairos moment, a time of suffering and loss, but also a time of re-assessment; it is a time […]
Oh come oh come oh Emmanuel… Advent greetings and wishes for a blessed Christmas! As we wait and long for God’s coming and dwelling among us – as Emmanuel – I am happy to share the following updates: –  A recent interview on Ufahamu Africa’s podcast discussing […]
It has been a while since I posted here. It’s not because there hasn’t been anything interesting going on; on the contrary, there has been a lot-almost—“too much—” thank God all going mostly in the right direction. A busy summer in Uganda working at BLI with […]

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