Our bishopsThe Rt. Rev. Vincent Kirabo
was appointed bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Hoima, Uganda by Pope Francis on 30 November 2015.

Bishop-elect Kirabo was born on October 1st, 1955. After primary school in Kahunde and O’level at St. John Bosco Minor Seminary, Hoima, he began philosophical studies at the Uganda Martyrs’ National Major Seminary Alokulum in Gulu. After having completed theological studies at St. Mary’s National Seminary in Ggaba, he was ordained a priest of the Diocese of Hoima on 9th September 1979.

Bishop-elect Kirabo has served as teacher at St. John Bosco Minor Seminary, Hoima (1979-1988), Director of the Diocesan Commission for Vocations (1985-1988), Parish Priest at Muhorro Parish (1990), Rector of St. John Bosco Minor Seminary in Hoima (1991-1992), Diocesan Financial Administrator (1992-1997), Parish Priest of Buseesa Parish (1998-2003), Parish Priest of Katulikire Parish (2007-2008), Professor and Financial Administrator of Uganda Martyrs’ National Major Seminary Alokulum (2008-2012), Professor at St. Mary’s National Major Seminary Ggaba (2012 till 2015).

Bishop-elect Kirabo holds a Masters in Education from the University of Portland, USA (1990) and a Licentiate in Biblical Theology from the Urban University in Rome (2007).

The consecration of Bishop-elect Vincent Kirabo has been fixed for February 28, 2016 at Hoima Cathedral, in Hoima Municipality, Hoima District.

Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good. (Golden Jubilee Year Theme for Hoima Diocese).