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