Welcome to Diocese of Arua

Celebrating Faith, Hope and Love.

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Diocesan Youth Day celebration- 2018 in pictorial
 
Diocesan Youth Day celebration- 2018 in pictorial
  Ugandan Catholic Bishops meet with Pope Francis
 
 Centenary of Ediofe Cathedral Parish in pictorial
 Centenary of Ediofe Cathedral Parish in pictorial
Diocesan Youth Day celebration- 2018 in pictorial
 

Arua Diocese Strategic Plan

Vision Statement A Diocese Inspired by the Sacred Heart of Jesus Christ, United, Evangelized, Sustainable and Missionary. Mission Statement To empower the people through the Word of God, Sacraments and Catechesis to be witnesses of the Good News of Christ by promoting a Sustainable Missionary Church for Holistic Human Development. Core Values 1. Spirituality 2. Love 3. Collaboration and Teamwork 4. Integrity and Accountability 5. Forgiveness and Justice

Welcome to the official website of Arua Diocese. After having celebrated the Centenary of Christian Faith in our Diocese in 2012, we aspire to respond to Jesus' invitation by becoming a Missionary Diocese in the next one hundred years. Every baptized Christian is an evangelizer, a missionary as Jesus tells His disciples "... go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit" (Mt. 28:19).

Bishop's Message

"We aspire to respond to Jesus' invitation by becoming a Missionary Diocese in the next one hundred years. Every baptized Christian is an evangelizer, a missionary..."         Rt. Rev. Sabino Ocan Odoki , Bishop of Arua Diocese

History

Arua Diocese was originally part of Gulu Diocese. Erected as a Diocese on June 23, 1958, its Patrons are the Sacred Heart... Read more

News Headlines:  Bitek || Thousands celebrate Assumption in Logiri Parish || Six Priests Ordained For Arua|| Ediofe Cathedral Parish Celebrates Centenary.

Diocese News Updates

Arua Diocese to unveil a new HR Policy Manual

Arua Diocese is working out a new human resource policy manual. Mr. Benard Awich who is a consultant with Arua Diocese presented the first Read more 

Fr. Bernardo Sartori to be beatified

The beautification of Fr. Bernardo Sartori is being given a priority by the Holy See. Bishop Sabino Ocan Odoki revealed this to the priests during the  Read more 

“Church and Education cannot be separated”- Bishop Sabino

“The Church and Education cannot be separated. Unfortunately some people try to separate them. They are Read more

Ocoko is a full Parish

Ocoko Sub-Parish was elevated to the status of a full parish on Sunday, 7 October, 2018. In a decree of erection, Bishop Sabino Ocan Odoki of Arua Diocese declared Read more

ARUA DIOCESE STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES  

At the beginning of 2018, Arua Dioceseinitiated a professional approach to advance its desired future of evangelization and charity for all, by adopting astrategic plan (2018-2021).
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UPCOMING EVENTS 

  • October 20, 2018- Centenary celebration of the martyrdom of Blessed Daudi Okelo and Jildo Irwa at Wipol/ Paimol, Gulu Archdiocese
  • October 21, 2018- Episcopal Ordination Anniversary celebration for Bishop Sabino at Wipolo/ Paimol, Gulu Archdiocese.