Welcome to Diocese of Arua

Celebrating Faith, Hope and Love.

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 Pictorial of Chrism Mass at Ediofe Cathedral
 Pictorial of Chrism Mass at Ediofe Cathedral 
Excitement as Bishop Sabino reopens Aripea parish

 Pilgrimage To Omach in Pictorial 
 Pilgrimage To Omach in Pictorial
 Pictorial of Ordination at Ediofe Cathedral
 Pictorial of Ordination at Ediofe Cathedral
 Pictorial of Ordination at Ediofe Cathedral

Welcome to the official website of Arua Diocese. After having celebrated the Centenary of Christian Faith in our Diocese in 2012, we aspire to respond to Jesus' invitation by becoming a Missionary Diocese in the next one hundred years. Every baptized Christian is an evangelizer, a missionary as Jesus tells His disciples "... go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit" (Mt. 28:19).

Bishop's Message

"We aspire to respond to Jesus' invitation by becoming a Missionary Diocese in the next one hundred years. Every baptized Christian is an evangelizer, a missionary..."         Rt. Rev. Sabino Ocan Odoki , Bishop of Arua Diocese

History

Arua Diocese was originally part of Gulu Diocese. Erected as a Diocese on June 23, 1958, its Patrons are the Sacred Heart... Read more

Diocese News Updates

Train more Catechists- Mr. Ovua Nyakuayo

Micu Parish saw 60 youths conformed and one couple wedded on Saturday 21st April, 2018 at Lamila Obica 

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Desire matrimony more than dowry – Pastoral Leaders 

The pastoral leaders in Arua Diocese have asked Christians to embrace 

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Arua Diocese hosts National Catholic Workers Movement - 2018

Arua Diocese hosted the National Labour Day celebrations of the Catholic 

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 Call To Support 5th Synod 

The Steering Committee for the 5th Synod of Arua Diocese has called upon Christians to support it generously towards its 

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Holy Father Pope Francis

Prayer intentions of the Holy Father, Pope Francis, April - 2018
  • Universal: That the Church may appreciate the urgency of formation in spiritual discernment, both on the personal and communitarian levels.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS  

  • March 12 to 17- Organisational Development workshop for Arua Diocese at Christus Centre
  • March 27, 2018- Meeting of Clergy in Arua Diocese at Christus Centre
  • March 28, 2018- Chrism  Mass at Ediofe Cathedral