Two Comboni Missionaries died on Wednesday morning at Lacor Hospital due to the effect of COVID-19-accordig to Msgr. Matthew Odong, Vicar General
The Vicar General identified the deceased as Bro Benito Ricci, MCCJ, and former Diocesan Treasurer for the Archdiocese of Gulu and was resident at Layibi Community and Fr. Jesus Aranda Nava mccj, who was working in Palorinya Refugee Camp.
Msgr. Odong says the deceased Brothers will be laid to rest today , Friday 06.11.2020, beginning with mass of Christian burial at 10:00 am in St. Joseph’s Cathedral
He adds: Standard Operating Procedures will be MUST for ALL in attendance. 70 people are the expected number of those to join the main celebrant in the Cathedral.
‘‘May God reward them with Eternal Life in return for their Missionary Witness among the people they served with love.’’ He said