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Diocesan Youth Day celebration- 2018 in pictorial

Diocesan Youth Day celebration- 2018 in pictorial
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 Centenary of Ediofe Cathedral Parish in pictorial
 Centenary of Ediofe Cathedral Parish in pictorial
Diocesan Youth Day celebration- 2018 in pictorial

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

Rt. Rev. Sabino Ocan Odoki Bishop of Arua Diocese ordained Emmanuel Drici, William Andima, Edward Eguma, Francis Xavier Ukuni, James Siriba and Pius Anyaja, a Comboni Missionary amidst ululations and beautiful dances.


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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). The strategic planning process commenced with a four-day retreatof the Diocesan Administration, Heads of Departments and Consultors who laid the framework for thestrategic plan.


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Rt. Rev. Sabino Ocan Odoki will ordain six deacons to the priesthood on 28 July, 2018 at Moyo Catholic Parish. Deacons Emmanuel Drici, William Andima, Edward Eguma, Francis Xavier Ukuni and James Sibira Ayoma James will receive the Sacrament of Holy Order. Alongside the six diocesan priests to be ordained will also be a Comboni missionary, Rev.


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Enormous numbers of Christians thronged Oriajini Parish to celebrate the third Sunday of Easter Mass Rt. Rev. Sabino Ocan Odoki, Bishop of Arua Diocese on April 15, 2018.

During Mass, the Bishop confirmed 95 youths from the Oriajini Parish. He called upon the Christians to embrace unity, love and hard work so as to develop socially, economically and spiritually.


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Hundreds of Young Christian Students in Arua Diocese gathered at St. Daniel Comboni Youth Centre to commemorate their annual rally Day.

The celebration that was held on July 7, 2018 started with marching by the students and their animators around Arua town.

In his remarks, the Vicar General of the Diocese of Arua, Msgr. Primus Asega who was the Main Celebrant;   challenged the youths to grow in sacramental life.


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A strong call for reconciliation and harmony in Arua Diocese took center stage as multitudes celebrated the Centenary of Faith in Ediofe Cathedral Parish on July 29th, 2018.

The Papal Nuncio in Uganda His Excellency Michael August Blume, who presided over the Centenary Mass said he was delighted that efforts were being put in place to foster reconciliation and harmony.


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The Rt. Rev Sabino Ocan Odoki, Bishop of Arua Diocese has called the youth to be agents of positive change in their communities.

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.


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Christians of Arua Diocese have been cautioned to stop witchcraft and mob justice with immediate effect.

The above message was delivered by the Diocesan Pastoral Council (DPC) which took place from 28th May to 1st June 2018 at Christus Centre.

Bishop Sabino Odoki announced plans to launch a campaign to fight the practice of witchcraft among Christians.


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“Embrace integrity, transparency accountability team work spirituality, love, forgiveness and justice and execute your daily work in the ministry of Christ.”

Arua Diocese Heads of Departments who included the Bishop, Chancellor, Episcopal Vicars, various office holders and leaders who help the Bishop in administration, came up with the above advice for the Catholic leaders and community of Arua Diocese.


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