Bishop Emeritus Tibesigwa to be laid to rest on Saturday
The Ankole diocese has released the burial program for Bishop Emeritus George William Tibesigwa,78, who died on Wednesday afternoon at Mayanja memorial hospital in Mbarara City.
Bishop Tibesigwa, who served as the fourth Bishop of the Ankole diocese, succumbed to Diabetes after spending a week in admission.
According to Rt. Rev. Fred Sheldon Mwesigwa, the Ankole Diocese Bishop, a vigil will be held this Friday, after which the body will be taken to Nyakabare Parish Church of Uganda for a funeral service from 2PM-5PM and then transported to his ancestral home in Rugando Rwampara for a vigil from 5PM-till late.
On Saturday, the body will be transported to St.James Cathedral in Mbarara City for the final send-off.
Bishop Mwesigwa expressed his condolences to the bereaved family and all the Christians of Ankole Diocese.
“May the Lord comfort the bereaved family and all the Christians of Ankole Diocese,” said Mwesigwa.