Hoima Diocese sent 65 delegates to the celebrations. Other delegates came from Gulu, Kampala, Fort-Portal, Kasese, Kiyinda-Mityana, Kasana-Luwero, Tororo and Nebbi. The delegates were led by the National Administrator, Ms. Janet Nkurwiza. The Chairman of the National Executive Committee of the Catholic Workers’ Movement in Uganda, Mr.
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.
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.
For the last five years, the different departments in Arua Diocese have been able to register some strengths amidst challenges while implementing departmental strategic objectives.
This was revealed by participants during a strategic planning workshop which was held from March 12- 17, 2018 at Christus Centre.
On another occasion, the Bishop of Arua Diocese, Rt. Rev.
Micu Parish saw 60 youths conformed and one couple wedded on Saturday 21st April, 2018 at Lamila Obica Zone.
During the ceremony, Rt. Rev. Sabino Ocan Odoki expressed his gratitude to the Parish Priest and Curate for the good work they are doing in keeping the Christians together.
The Zonal leader, Mr.
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 Steering Committee for the 5th Synod of Arua Diocese has called upon Christians to support it generously towards its noble cause. This was during the meeting which was held on April 11th, 2018 at Christus Centre.
"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.
“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.
The pastoral leaders in Arua Diocese have asked Christians to embrace simple Holy matrimony. This comes at a time when many Christians are running away from wedding in Church because of the extravagance associated with weddings in recent times.
In addition to the above issues, exorbitant bride prices before marriage have made many Christians to shun wedding.