The preparation for the peace week 2018 which is to be hosted by the Diocese of Arua particularly in Moyo parish is gaining momentum for the central organizing committee through meetings after every two weeks in a month for the success of the celebrations.
The annual Gulu provincial peace week is a forum that creates an opportunity for the people of Northern Uganda to come together in solidarity and reflect through prayer and discussions to promote a culture of peace and cooperation among the people in the region.
During the budget planning meeting for the celebration in Moyo, Vicar General Monsignor Primus Asega said that the level of preparation for next year’s peace week is so encouraging compare to other previous years.
Mr. Anyanzo Alex a member of central organizing committee said that the peace week is significant because it helps to promote a culture of peace and cooperation among the people in the region.
Monsignor Elizeo Ovure the Vicar Moyo Vicariate added that having the peace week in Moyo vicariate is a privilege to resolve the incidences that have violated the peace and harmony of the community.
Hon. Williams Anyama the chairperson central organizing committee is optimistic that the peace prayer will be successful in January 2018 even if there will be some challenges from the communities.
A number of parishes within the diocese of Arua were represented at the budget planning meeting that took place on the 14th 0ctomber 2017 Saturday in Moyo multi-purpose training Centre. Among other parishes that were present include; Ediofe, Lodonga, Pokea, Micu, Koboko, Arivu and Moyo parish among others.
The 13th annual provincial peace week is scheduled to start from the 15th-19th of January 2018 and the peace week has an estimate budget of 235,355,000 for its programs.