Welcome to Diocese of Arua

Celebrating Faith, Hope and Love.

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 Priestly Ordination in Moyo
 
 Uganda Catholic Bishops with Pope Francis in Rome
  Ugandan Catholic Bishops meet with Pope Francis
 
 Centenary of Ediofe Cathedral Parish in pictorial
 Centenary of Ediofe Cathedral Parish in pictorial
Priestly Ordination in Moyo
 Centenary of Ediofe Cathedral Parish 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: Arua Diocese YCS 2018 Rally Day || Arua Diocese Launches a Three-Year-Strategic-Plan || Six Priests Ordained For Arua|| Ediofe Cathedral Parish Celebrates Centenary.

Diocese News Updates

Six Priests Ordained For Arua

Six Deacons were ordained in a colorful ceremony at Moyo Catholic Parish on Saturday 28th July, 2018.

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Ediofe Cathedral Parish Celebrates Centenary

A strong call for reconcliation  and harmony in Arua Diocese took center stage as multitudes  

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Arua Diocese YCS 2018 Rally Day

Hundreds of Young Christian Students in Arua Diocese gathered at St. Daniel Comboni Youth Centre to 

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Arua Diocese Launches a Three-Year-Strategic-Plan 

Arua Diocese has launched a Three-Year-Strategic-Plan that will run from July 2018 to June 2021 

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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  

  • August 19, 2018- 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time
  • August 22, 2018- The Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary
  • August 31, 2018- Council of Laity meeting in the Chancery Board room.
  • September 1, 2018- World Environment Day and Anniversary Mass for late Bishop Frederick Drandua in all Parishes of Arua Diocese.