Sr. Mary Justine Naluggya, recently joined the rarified ranks of African women who possess a doctorate in Canon Law when she graduated this summer. Despite not knowing much about canon law, she responded to an invitation to pursue studies in theology that led her down this path as part of the mutual discernment of the common good that the vow of obedience demands.
Her academic journey started at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa and led her to mastering the Italian language in order to pursue her terminal studies, another exemplary feat.
We hear about the charism of reparation that is the cornerstone of their congregation that works to restore the dignity of all people. The Institute of the Sisters of Mary Reparatrix – Ggogonya – has grown from a presence in Uganda only, to other African countries and beyond.