Welcome to Diocese of Arua

Celebrating Faith, Hope and Love.

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Diocesan Youth Day celebration- 2018 in pictorial

Diocesan Youth Day celebration- 2018 in pictorial
  Ugandan Catholic Bishops meet with Pope Francis

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

Arua Diocese Strategic Plan

Vision Statement A Diocese Inspired by the Sacred Heart of Jesus Christ, United, Evangelized, Sustainable and Missionary. Mission Statement To empower the people through the Word of God, Sacraments and Catechesis to be witnesses of the Good News of Christ by promoting a Sustainable Missionary Church for Holistic Human Development. Core Values 1. Spirituality 2. Love 3. Collaboration and Teamwork 4. Integrity and Accountability 5. Forgiveness and Justice

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

News Headlines: Tell Christians to register marriages- Okot P’ Bitek || Thousands celebrate Assumption in Logiri Parish || Six Priests Ordained For Arua|| Ediofe Cathedral Parish Celebrates Centenary.

Diocese News Updates

Tell Christians to register marriages- Okot P’ Bitek

The Deputy Registrar General of Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB), Ms. Jane Okot P’Bitek, urged priests 

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Thousands celebrate Assumption in Logiri Parish

Thousands of Catholics flocked the various zone centers of Logiri Parish on 15 August celebrate the 

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Ediofe Cathedral Parish Celebrates Centenary

A strong call for reconcliation  and harmony in Arua Diocese took center stage as multitudes  

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Six Priests Ordained For Arua

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

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ARUA DIOCESE STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES  

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).
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UPCOMING EVENTS 

  • September 14, 2018- Provincial Pilgrimage to Holy Cross Pilgrim Centre- Indriani
  • September 15, 2018- Confirmation at Eremi/ Amwa Metu Parish
  • September 16, 2018- Confirmation at Kweyo/ Nyojo in Metu Parish