May 262010


Name: Fr. Juvenalis M. Ndaula

Age: 43

Years ordained: 14 (1996)

Current assignment: Student — St. Ambrose University.

How did you know you were being called to priesthood?

I thought about being a priest when I was an altar boy. After seventh grade I shared my desire to become a priest with my pastor who supported the idea. My family encouraged me and supported my decision.

Aside from your ordination Mass, what was your most memorable Mass?

My thanksgiving Mass after ordination was incredibly touching. 

What is most rewarding about being a priest?

Administering sacraments for the people of God for their salvation.

What is most challenging about being a priest?

To live what you preach.

What is your favorite Scripture passage?

Proverbs 28:26 “He who trusts in himself is a fool, but he who walks in wisdom is safe.”

What is your hobby?

Singing, composing songs and watching TV — EWTN and CNN.

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