Brother Mwebaze: The Lost Academician at Kisubi Boys

In 2016 as Br. Bernard Mwebaze, the of Mbarara Archdiocese celebrated 25 years of serving God, Archbishop Cyprian Kizito Lwanga, flanked by Buganda Premier Charles Peter Mayiga and Emmanuel Cardinal Wamala thanked him and a host of other Reverend Brothers from Kampala, Masaka, Hoima and Mbarara Diocese for the exceptional service especially in the Catholic Education Sector.

Mwebaze, on Friday evening announced dead at Kisubi hospital. He allegedly fell down before being rushed to hospital where he died.

He had served thee education department for all the time he was ordained. For a legacy of a hero is a memory of a great name and, the inheritance of a good example.

A certified disciplinarian, Humble and prayerful servant of the almighty rose to the triumph of high achievement as he was asked to lead a traditional foundational school that laid ground for Ugandas best technocrats, Kisubi Boys.

Miiro Roy innocent, one of those who went through his hands says Mwebaze wanted to always make a difference that creates impact within a child through better upbringing.

“A Savio boy with a difference are some of his words he often used whilee administering and leading,” He says.

Kisubi Boys, just like Kisubi Girls, St Mary’s College Kisubi, St Henry Kitovu, Mount St Mary’s Namagunga are some of the highly respected Catholic traditional schools offering all round education for a child to easily adapt to the changing face of the World.

Other such schools include St Maria Goretti Katende, Mary Reparatrix, St Peters and St Joseph’s Nsambya, St Balikuddembe Mitala Maria, among others.

“For he upheld the Vision and Mission of the school. We admired him for he always understood how to manage an Institution such as Kisubi Boys,” Says Rose Nakibuuka a parent at the Institution.

Both Kampala and Mbarara Archdioceses, through the titular leaders of the institutions, the Archbishops, in their eulogies praised Mwebaze as a force that enabled Catholic schools “to continue offering letters of opportunity to children of the country. We shall dearly miss him.”

Similar arguments have been raised by Ronald Kalema, the Katabi Town council chairperson who praised the deceased as an educationist to be dearly missed in Wakiso.

Entebbe Post last had an interaction with Brother Mwebaze after the celebration of the silver Jubilee of Fr Anthony Rwiza at Garuga, in Wakiso District.

“For it is our duty to instill values that the next generation must adopt to ensure that the future of the young people is just as bright as predict it should be,” Bro Mwebaze (RIP) said.

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