The Catholic Diocese of Wau on Saturday has organized 40 days memorial mass for the Soul of late Bishop Macram Max Gassis who died on the 4th of June 2023.
The Vicar General of Wau Catholic Diocese Fr. Germano Barnado Baku said the legacy of the Late Bishop Macram Max will continue to live forever in the heart of the people he has served.
“Soul of the righteous is in the hand of God” and Macram Max’s soul will be in the hand of God.”
Fr. Germano Barnado describes Late Bishop Macram Max as a good shepherd who knows where to graze his people, and where and when to support his people.
He mentions that the people of South Sudan will not forget the help and the stand the late Bishop did during and after the liberation struggle.
Late Bishop Macram Max is described as a Catholic Bishop, Shepherd, Educator, Fighter, Advocate, and Champion of Peace.
Late Bishop Macram Max Gassis Bishop Emeritus of the Catholic Diocese of El Obeid was born on September 21st, 1938.
He died on the 4th of June 2023 in the USA at the age of 84 years due to health complications exacerbated by old age.
He is buried in the Clergy Section of the Holy Cross Cemetery in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania in USA on the 13th of June 2023 at 3:30 PM.