The Diocese of
Arua mourns the sudden death of Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Bada who died in a motor
accident on Monday, 12th February 2018 at Ocoko on Arua- Kampala
Fr. Emmanuel was born on February 21, 1979 and ordained a Priest on 23 July, 2011 at Holy Cross Ombaci Parish.
St. Joseph’s college Ombaci paid farewell tribute to the outgone Headteacher Mr. Tumwesigye Andrew on 5th March 2018 at St. Joseph’s College Ombaci chapel. The function was organized by the College Community to give recognition to the immense contributions Mr. Tumwesigye Andrew made to the development of the College.
On 27th January 2018at Sacred Heart of Jesus Cathedral-Ediofe, after the ordinations, the Bishop announced new appoints as follows: Deacon Emmanuel Drici is assigned to do his pastoral ministry atOriajini Parish. Fr. Dominic Acema has been assigned Curate of OlebaParish, Fr. Vital Atarais Curate of Ragem Parish, Fr. Mark Acidriis Curate of MarachaParish, Fr. Phillip Andreku is assigned to Kijomoro Parish as Curate, Fr.
The Rt. Rev Sabino Ocan Odoki, Bishop of
Arua Diocese has called the youth to be agents of positive change in their
The Bishop said this in his homily during the Diocesan Young Catholic Students (YCS) Rally Day celebrations at Ediofe Cathedral. He also urged the youth to follow in the footsteps of the Diocesan chaplain Fr. Kizito Yandu in promoting Youth Apostolate.
The annual Pilgrimage Centre at Omach, in Nebbi Catholic Diocese where the first Cross was planted by the Comboni missionaries in 1910 is going to be developed as a big pilgrimage center in Gulu Province.
Speaking to the Christians during the celebration on 6th March 2018, the Bishop Ordinary of Nebbi Catholic Diocese Rt. Rev.
"There is no enforceable employment contract existing between the plaintiff and defendant, the breach of which can be tried by this court, I find that the suit is incompetent and it is hereby struck out".
The above statement was the landmark ruling at the High Court in Arua by Justice Mubiru Stephen on January 11, 2018.
Many Christians from the Diocese of Arua converged at Sacred Heart of Jesus Cathedral- Ediofe to witness the priestly ordination of seven Deacons and one Seminarian to the Deaconate on January 27, 2018.
Of the eightordained, Fr. Dominic Acema and Fr. Vital Atara belong to the congregation of Jesus the Divine Master meanwhile Fr. Mark Acidri, Fr. Phillip Andreku, Fr. Joel Angualia, Fr. Moses Apangu, Fr.
The re-opening of Sacred Heart Cathedral, Ediofe was such a spiritual colorful ceremony that attracted more than one million people of good will in the History of Arua Diocese. The renovation of Sacred Heart of Jesus Ediofe Cathedral had started way back on 18th May 2010.