The Catholic Students Union of the Bole Community Nursing and Midwifery Training College in the Bole district of the Savannah region have donated a variety of items to the St Vincent de Paul society of the Martyrs of Uganda Parish in Bole, during a Sunday Church service in Bole on 25th April, 2021, to support the poor and needy in the Parish.
St. Vincent de Paul society is a charitable organization in the Catholic Church dedicated to the service of the poor and underprivileged in society.
The items donated were assorted clothes and drinks as well as an undisclosed amount of money.
Making the presentation on behalf of the students, the president of the students Union, Mr. Dakurah Thomas disclosed that the students gathered the clothes and made some other contributions as part of their ams giving to the poor and needy in Parish through the St Vincent de Paul society.
Mr Dakurah emphasised that carring for the poor in our society is a collective responsibility. He charged Catholics to put smiles on the faces of the poor in our society through support programs.
Receiving the donations on behalf of the St Vincent de Paul society, the Parish Laity Council Chairman, Mr Saaka Peter Nonye, thanked the students for their benevolence. He also recounted in the years 2018/2019 when the the Parish was struggling in buying public address systems, but for the Swift intervention of the students, the Parish now has standard ultramodern public address systems. He said church will forever be grateful to both past and current Catholics students of the Bole Community Nursing and Midwifery Training College. The Chairman also used the opportunity on behalf of the Church to thank the principal and all the Catholic tutors and staff of the college for their solid and consistent support to the Parish.
Martyrs of Uganda Parish Bole