todayOctober 17, 2023

By Proscovia Achomo

Gulu City

The Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Gulu Dr. John Baptist Odama has urged Students to desist from hooliganism and violence in schools.
The Archbishop made this strong call during his recent pastoral visit to St. Joseph’s college Layibi in Gulu city.

“My dear children, I challenge you to denounce hooliganism and violence against your fellow students, that is not the way of God, things like strikes, fighting with students from other schools, alcoholism, vandalism and theft are not good, you should not indulge in them,” the Archbishop stressed.

Students listening attentively to the Archbishop (above and below)

The Archbishop reminded the students that St. Joseph College Layibi has so far produced so many priests, mentioning Reverend Father. Dr Jino Mwaka, the vice Chancellor of the University of Sacred Heart Gulu as one of the products of St. Joseph`s college Layibi as well as Lacor minor seminary.

Bruno Oroma, one of the students’ Leaders said they are working closely with the school administration to end violence and indiscipline acts among students.

Patrick Odida, Chairperson St. Joseph`s college Layibi Old Boy’s Association [LACOBA] said as old students, they are doing a lot of work to restore academic excellence and bring the school back to the national calendar. “This is only possible if students exhibit high level of discipline,” Odida said.

Within the scope of Two weeks, the archbishop paid pastoral visits to Gulu Central High School, St. Joseph`s college Layibi both in Gulu city and St. pope Paul XI Anaka in Nwoya District.

COVER PHOTO: Archbishop John Baptist Odama blessing student’s rosaries during the Pastoral visit By Proscovia Achomo

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