There will be a Mass at Lubaga Cathedral on Tuesday at 10.00am,after which the body will be taken to Kabale Catholic Diocesan Cathedral where he will be laid to rest on Wednesday 6 Jan 2016 starting with a funeral Mass at Midday.
Bishop Barnabas was appointed and consecrated as the first native Residential Bishop for Kabale Diocese to take over from Bishop Nkalanga by His Holiness Pope Paul VI at Kololo on 1st August 1969. He hails form Busanza, Kinanira Parish in the present Kisoro district. He was ordained priest on 7th December 1958 and served Mutolere Parish, The Ageeteraine Newspaper as editor and later after his studies in Canon Law as Secretary General for the Uganda Episcopal Conference. As a shepherd of Kabale .for 25 years, he accomplished quite a lot for the Diocese.He retired on 15th July 1994