Blessed Jildo Irwa

[portrait of Blessed Jildo]
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Convert at about age eleven. Catechist with Blessed Daudi Okelo. Local chiefs demanded that the two of them stop teaching the Gospel; they refused. Martyr.

Born

  • c.1906 in Bar Kitoba, Kitgum, Uganda, Acholi tribe

Died

Venerated

Beatified

Canonized

  • if you have information relevant to this Cause, contact
       Rev. Arnaldo Baritussio, MCCI
       Archdiocese of Gulu
       P.O. Box 200, Gulu, UGANDA

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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Jildo Irwa“. Saints.SQPN.com. 17 October 2013. Web. 1 August 2014. <>