Reverend Deogratias O. Ekisa, S.T.D.
Vice Rector of Configuration Formation, Department Chair and Professor of Sacramental Theology
B. Phil (Makerere University – Kampala), M.Div (Notre Dame Seminary),
S.T.L. (Sant’Anselmo – Rome), S.T.D. (Sant’Anselmo – Rome).
A priest of the Archdiocese of Tororo – Uganda, Fr. Deo was ordained in 1998 after his seminary studies at Notre Dame Seminary.
He then served for seven years as Secretary to his bishop and Chancellor of the diocese. During that time he also served for four years as Vocations Director and Master of Ceremonies of the diocese and three years as Pastor of Queen of Peace Parish in Kachongha.
After his studies in Sacramental Theology in Rome, Fr. Deo began serving on the faculty of NDS in 2009. At NDS Fr. Deo serves as the Vice-Rector, Director of Configuration Formation, a Professor of Sacramental Theology and Liturgy and a Formation Adviser. He is also the Director of Seminarians for the Tororo seminarians studying at NDS.
In addition to his training and experience as a priest and formation advisor, Fr. Deo hopes to bring to Notre Dame Seminary the experience of the African Church and culture. In addition to several native Ugandan languages, he speaks English and Italian.