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Rev.Fr.Marcelino Waigo Vunni is joint by Jubilerians, Rev.Fr.Jino Mwaka , the Vice Chancellor of Sacred Heart University, Gulu, Rev.Fr.Acidri Aquilno, parish Priest Maracha, and...



Date: 17th Sept, 2022


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Late Sister Angela Luciana Aserua Laid to Rest at Holy Trinity Monestary Ediofe on 16th September 2022.




Date: 16th Sept, 2022


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St. Mary Assumpta Senior Secondary School, Adjumani. Blessing of senior four candidates , Holy Sacrament of Confirmation, School day celebrations.



Date: 15th Sept, 2022


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Bishop Alex Lodiong Sakar giving a message of hope to the refugees at the settlements in Uganda




Date: 14th Sept, 2022


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Pictoral: 2022 Annual Provinicial Pilgrimage. Indriani Holy Cross Pilgrimage centre and Shrine, Arua Diocese.




Date: 14th Sept, 2022


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Celebration of the first pastoral visit of Rt. Rev. Sabino Ocan Odoki, the Ordinary of Arua Diocese to St. Mary's Caplaincy-Muni University.



Date: 10th Sept, 2022


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Holy Sacrement of Confirmation, Commissioning of two new blocks newly sponsored by Church in Needs and Africa Directorate,...



Date: 08th Sept, 2022


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Rt.Rev.Alex Lodiong Sakar, Bishop Ordinary of the Diocese of Yei. South Sudan; Visits his People in Uganda- Arua Diocese.




Date: 01st Sept, 2022


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The Bishop made the remarks during his second visit in just a week to Lima Catholic parish in Koboko district where he celebrated a holy mass ..



Date: 28th July, 2022


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The community of Logiri Girls’ Secondary School on Friday, 22nd July, 2022, celebrated their School Day with a Thanksgiving mass led by..



Date: 22nd July, 2022


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Former Superior General of the Marian Brothers, Rev. Br. Pontius Erema has been re-elected as the Supreme Moderator of the 8th Chapter of..


Date: 8th July, 2022


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On 3rd, July 2022, St. Mary’s Ediofe Girls’ Secondary School, celebrated their School Day in a Thanksgiving mass presided over by Rt.Rev.Sabino....


Date: 3rd, July 20222


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PICTORIAL: Celebration of The Priestly Silver Jubilee Of REV.FR.ACIDRI AQUILINO



Date: 2nd, July 20222


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Mourners including district leaders, religious leaders, civil society organizations, family members, management and staff of ....



Date: 2nd, July 20222


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Members of Board of commission, office of Refugees and Migrants Arua Diocese held their first meeting on the 26th of June 2022 at Multipurpose Hall..


Date: 28th June, 2022


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The Bishop of Diocese of Arua, Rt.Rev.Sabino Ocan Odoki is joined by Fr. Paweł Antosiak from Poland (Representative of Church in Needs ),


Date: 25th June, 2022


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Hundreds of Christians turned up today to join Sr.Mary Livia Aseru in her Thanksgiving Mass at Aripea in Arua District-Uganda.



Date: 18th June, 2022


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The Family of the Former State Minister for Local Government Alex Aadroa Onzima commemorates the 2nd Anniversary of the Death of their Mother Mama Roza Munu.



Date: 03rd June, 2022


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Mother Mary Of All Graces Ombokolo Zone Center Ombokolo Village, in Ombokolo Parish, Ajia Subcounty, Arua is elevated to Eucharistic Center, 29 May 2022.



Date: 29th May, 2022


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A huge congregation of Believers gathered at Sacred Heart Cathedral – Ediofe Parish, Arua City on Saturday 28th May 2022 to witness the priestly ordination of ....



Date: 28 May, 2022


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Bishop Sabino Ocan Odoki presided at a Mass for Opening of the School Term of Lodonga Core Primary Teachers College in the Diocese of Arua at Lodonga Minor Basilica, the morning of May 29.



Date: 27 May, 2022


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Bishop Sabino on Saturday 21st 2022 led mourners in a memorial mass for the repose of the soul of Sr.Stella Leru, Sisters of Sacred Heart of Jesus (SSHJ) Moyo. Late Sr.Stella died on the 7th of April 2020.



Date: 21st May, 2022


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Bishop Sabino Visits Arua Regional Referral Hospital and Blesses the Sick.





Date: 21st May, 2022


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Bishop Sabino Ocan Odoki has called upon the Christians of Oluko Parish to mobilize resources at local and national level to continue with the construction of the new church.



Date: 7th May, 2022


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Hundreds of Christians gathered at St. Charles Lwanga Mundru Rwe Chapel in Maracha Parish to witness the consecration of the new church building and the installation of a new .......



Date: 30th April, 2022


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Bishop Sabino Ocan Odoki opened Ariepi Chapel in Oriajini Parish as Eucharistic Centre. Ariepi Chapel is found in Ewadri Zone which is part of Oriajini Parish but found in Arua City..



Date: April 2022


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Bishop Sabino Ocan Odoki joined Christians of Ombaci Parish on 3rd March 2022 to celebrate the Life of Comboni Father Bernardo Sartori who Served in Arua from 1934 to 1983...



Date: 03rd April 2022


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Rt.Rev Sabino Ocan Odoki has appealed to the refugees at Bolomoni refugee settlements to always remember that God is intervening in their struggles. "Meanwhile I appeal...


Date: 20th March 2022


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Tara Catholic Sub-Parish has been elevated to a full Parish status. The event was officiated on Sunday 12th of March 2022 by Rt. Rev. Sabino Ocan Odoki,the Bishop of Arua Diocese ...


Date: 12th March 2022


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Pictoral: International Womens Day Celebration in Arua Police Grounds.






Date: 3rd March 2022


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Bishop Sabino has urged Catholics to pray and fast during Lent to bring peace to conflict-torn Ukraine. He said all the Catholics should take part in praying and fasting together with Pope Francis, who designated Ash Wednesday a day...

Date: 2nd March 2022


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The congregation of the Missionaries of Jesus the Divine Master has celebrated the perpetual profession of two religious brothers and received five new brothers. The colorful ceremony was held on Saturday 22nd, January 2022.

Date: 22nd January 2022


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9 happy couples exchanged vows during a mass wedding celebration at Our Lady of Fatima Koboko Catholic Parish Nyakalio Zone St.Peter's Chapel Zone , 20th January 2022. The colorful ceremony was officiated and blessed by.

Date: 20th January 2022


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"Without Christian families, there is no church. '' Rt.Rev.Sabino Ocan Odoki, made the remarks during matrimonial weddings of Mr. Modesto Batrega and Polina Asindru Terego, Mr.Justo Abenabo and Rose Obiru all of Terego.

Date: January 2022


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Rt. Rev. Sabino Ocan Odoki, the Bishop of Arua Diocese on Saturday January 15th 2022 urged the Catholics at Lejome Chapel in Arua City to oftenly encounter, listen and discern with fellow human beings,...



Date: 15th January 2022


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Bishop Sabino Celebrates 15th Episcopal Anniversary Wednesday 5th Jan 2022 at Layibi Anywang Under the theme rooted in Christ Love......



Date: 05th January 2022


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Joy and praise filled the air as Sebastian Butele and Agnes Inzikuru were joined by their children, family and friends on Saturday,4th December 2021 to celebrate 25 years of Holy Matrimony.....

Date: 04th December 2021


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The Bishop of Arua Diocese, Rt. Rev. Sabino Ocan Odoki made a passionate appeal to the local government leaders to support the new youth learning centre that has been established at St. Martha Katrini Sub-Parish, in Terego District.

Date:November 2021


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Golden Jubilee, Perpetual profession of Missionary Sisters of Mary Mother of the Church happened today at Ngetta Lira Diocese under the theme from “Jn 19:25-27”, “Living the mission of Christ with Mary Today.”

Date: November 2021


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Some want to reconcile with God and one another but they are still waiting. So I want to say to you, take advantage of the priests who...


Date: 2nd December, 2021


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The Bishop gave the faculty to the catechists to distribute Holy Communion on November 17, 2021 at Nyadri Catholic Parish in Maracha District. During the ceremony, he also confirmed 241 and witnessed the Church Marriage of three couples.....

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Anzu Christians turn up in large numbers to bear witness to the institution of Anzu to a Eucharistic Center. This comes about 75 years after the Chapel was erected in 1947 in the area. The Chapel is said to have started under a fig tree 'Omuazire'...

“Every society succeeds if the youths work well”. Bishop Sabino Ocan Odoki made the remarks during the Confirmation of 76 young....


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A memorial mass for late Fr. Paul Maguma was held today 30th October 2021 at Ajia Parish where he last served as the Parish Priest. The colourful Eucharistic celebration was presided over by the Bishop Ordinary of Arua Diocese, Rt. Rev. Sabino Ocan Odoki.

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The ceremony was officiated during a Eucharistic celebration presided over by the Bishop of Arua Diocese, Rt.Rev.Sabino Ocan Odoki and several other priests....

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At least 92 students were confirmed on the 24th October 2021 at Eruba Catholic Parish Centre, Arua District. 7 of the students were from Arua Institute of Health Science and 85 of them from the Parish Center of Eruba.

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Former Member of Parliament of Madi Okollo Constituency Hon. John Arumadri Drazu has been laid to rest at his home along Giligili road in Ediofe, Arua City. This was after...

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Greater West Nile Youth Forum (GWNYF) launched a pesticide-free demonstration vegetable garden that yielded up to 800 heads of cabbages worth 1,200,000 to 1,600,00 .....

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Bishop Sabino officially launched the diocesan phase of the Synod of Bishops in Arua Diocese during a Solemn Eucharistic celebration at Ediofe Cathedral on 17th October, 2021...

The Parish Priest of Oriajini Parish, Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Drici Arem, has warned Christians against abusing crosses and crucifixes especial those on graves.....


Rt. Rev. Sabino Ocan Odoki, the Bishop of Arua Diocese called upon the newly ordained priest and deacons to consult their seniors and partners in doing the work of God.......


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On this very important feast that plays a central role in the history of salvation, I wish to share my pastoral experiences and challenges noting with keen interest how some people.....

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Rev.Fr. Paul Maguma Adriko Laid to Rest at Pokea Catholic Parish Pictoral




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On the 30th of May 2021, the Chapel of St. Catherine Kodoa under Obi Catholic Parish, Arua Diocese in Terego District, was elevated to a Eucharistic Center.



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The Bishop of Arua Diocese, Rt. Rev. Sabino Ocan Odoki, has appointed a new Youth Chaplain for Arua Diocese and a new Rector for Sts. Peter and Paul Seminary, Pokea.



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Christians and non-Christians from all over the West Nile Region congregated at Our Lady Sultana of Africa Minor Basilica Lodonga for a Holy Mass to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of the oldest Basilica in Sub-Saharan Africa.

The faithful of Nyapea Catholic Parish, friends and relatives of Rev. Fr. Valente Jatho gathered for a Thanksgiving Mass on the occasion of his Golden Jubilee of Priesthood on the 27th of May 2021.



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Arua Diocese is mourning the death of a beloved Priest, Rev. Fr. Paul Maguma Acidri. Late Fr. Paul was serving as Parish Priest at Ajia Parish.



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Rev.Fr. Moses Mugabi Abidrabo was installed as the first Parish Priest of St. Pius Catholic Simbili Sub-Parish. Simbili Sub-Parish, located in Maracha District, was created on the 1st January, 2021.


2021


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During the celebration, Rt.Rev.Sabino Ocan Odoki, the Bishop of Arua Diocese and the main celebrant shared his immense gratitude with the Parish Priest of Kamaka Sub-Parish, Rev.Fr.Geoffrey Edami, for his commitment to serve the people of Kamaka.

2021


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Bishop Sabino Ocan Odoki called upon the Christians of Omugo Parish in Arua Diocese to imitate and follow the example of St. Joseph the Worker



2021


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The community of Lugbari Catholic Parish on 30th April 2021 gathered for Holy Mass to mark the first anniversary of being elevated to the status of a Parish.


2021


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Arua Diocese for the first time celebrated Vocations Sunday at a diocesan level. The celebration was held on 25th April 2021 at Mary Immaculate Vurra Catholic Parish under the theme: The Dream of Vocation.



2021


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Deacon Hillary Andabati of Claretian Missionaries and Deacon Deo Mugenyi Ahaisibwe of Missionaries of Jesus the Divine Master were ordained priests on 24th April,



2021


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It was a joyous day today 12th February 2021, for the Diocese of Arua as a total of 140 children received the sacraments of Confirmation at Ediofe Catholic Cathedral.




2021


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The Bishop of Arua Diocese, Rt. Rev. Bishop Sabino Odoki, in conformity with the provisions of the 1983 Code of Canon Law, has published banns for diaconate and priestly ordinations in Arua Diocese.



2021


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Hunderds of Christians from Arua Diocese gathered today at Ocoko Catholic Parish to celebrate the Confirmation Ceremony of 250 young Christians. The ceremony was presided over by the Rt.Rev. Sabino Ocan Odoki, the Bishop of Arua Diocese.


2021


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Malteser International today handed over a fully furnished Maternity ward facility constructed at Otumbari Health Center III, Terego District to Arua Diocese.The new facility consists of a Waiting room, Labour ward, Examination...


2021


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Hundreds of Christians gathered at Ediofe Cathedral to celebrate the Palm Sunday. Palm Sunday commemorates Jesus' triumphal entry into the Holy City of Jerusalem. The main Celebrant of the Mass.....


2021


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