CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF LAFIA
2014 YEAR PLANNER

January, 2014


Sunday

 

5

*The Epiphany of the Lord. (Solemnity)

12

*The Baptism of the Lord (Feast)

*Holy Childhood Collection

 

19

26

*Pious Union of St. Rita Exco meeting @ Holy Emmanuel Karu

Monday

 

6

Education Services begnning of the 2nd Term of 2013/2014 Academic year

13
*Interview for recruitment of new teachers to Diocesan Sch. by Education Services @ Cathedral hall

 

20

*Vocations Commision Meetings

27

Tuesday

 

 

7

14

21

28

Wednesday

 1

The Octave day of the Nativity of the Lord Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God.

8

*Diocesan CBMN ministerial Camp REtreat @ Akwanga 8th- 11th

15

22

29

Thursday

 2

9

16

Meeting of Tribunal Officals

23

30

*1st catechists Congress @ Obi

*All heads of commission meet with Bishop

Friday

 3

10

17

24

Education services meeting with Bishop and the Diocesan Education Commission Members at the Cathedral.

31

*Bishop's Pastoral visit to St. John Bosco Doma

*Education services meeting with Head Teachers of Catholic Nur/Primaary sch. @ Cathedral

Saturday

 4

11

Diocesan Laity Exco meeting. @ Shinge Parish

18
*Zumunta Matan Diocesan Exco @ Akwanga

*KSM Monthly Meeting

25

*Conversion of St. Paul (Apostles)

*Sacred Heart of Jesus 1st General Meeting @ Nas. Toto

*Executive meeting of YCS @ St. John Bosco, Doma.

*Dioc. Hausa choir Exp. Exco @ St. Peter's college Garaku

 

 

 


February, 2014


Sunday

 

2
*The Presentation of the Lord

Women Religious Collection

*Legion of Mary officer's workshop @ Cathedral

 

9

*Catholic corpers Annual convention

*Pious Union of St. Rita Re-Evangelism @ Cathdral/Doma

16

Catholic Corpers Collection

23

Monday

 

3

*Annual conference of National Associatio of Diocesan Directors/ Secretaries of Educaiton @ Owerri 3rd - 7th

 

10

17

24

Tuesday

 

4

*Health Commision Meeting

11

*Deanery Meetings

18

*Finance Commission meeting @ Cathedral

25

Presbyteral council meeting

Wednesday

 

5

*C. C.R.N. DST meeting @ Akwanga Deanery

*JDPC commission Meeting

12

19

26

Consultors meeting

Thursday

 

6

13

*Communication commission Meeting

20

*diocesan Pastoral Council Meeting

27

*Bishop's Pastoral visit to New Karu Prish 27th - 1st. March.

Friday

 

7

*CYON DEC. Exp exco meeting @St. Sylvester New Nyanya 7th- 8th

*Sacred Heart of Jesus 1st general Provicncial council meeting @ Abuja Archiocese on 7th - 8th

14

21

*Dioc. English choir provincial meeting @ Katsina- Ala 21st- 22nd

28

Saturday

1
*Dioc. Hausa Choir Expanded exco @ Garaku Parish with Chaplain

Presentation of the Lord. All Religious Feast Day @ Cathdral

8

*CWO Diocesan Exco @ Akwanga Deanery

*Zumunta mazan Dioc. Exco. @ Cathedral

*Laity Council expanded exco @St. Rita mararaba

*YCS Catechism class/station of the cross during Lent begins.

15

KSM monthly meeting

*YCS Animators meeting/ Dioc. Exco @ Demonstratio sce. sch. Akwanga

22

*Sacred heart of Jesus Provincial workshop @Abuja Archdiocese on 22nd - 24th

*dioce. CBMN first quater meeting @ St. Peter's Keffi

*Dioc Hausa Central Choir Contact @ Akwanga parish.

 

 

March, 2014


Sunday

 30

*CWO Mothers's day celebration @All Parishes

*Laity Week Begins 30th - 5th April

2

9

* Lentren Poor Collection

*Pious Union of St. Rita Diocesan Assembly @ St. John Mararaba

16

23

*Pilgrimage Centre Collection Should be the Frist collection

*Legion of Mary Aches all councils

Monday

31

*13th ANNIVERSARY OF THE CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF LAFIA

3

10

*Sacred Heart of Jesus Novena to St. Joseph Husband of Mary @ All centres from 10th - 18th

17

Feast of St. Patrick

24

Tuesday

 

4

11

*Day of Recollection Mararaba Deanery

*Catholic Education services End of 2nd term, 2013/2014 Academic Year

18

25

*The Annunciatio of the Lord Solemnity

Wednesday

 

5

*Ash Wednesday Lenten Poor colleciton begins today

12

19

*St. Joseph Husband of BVM Soleminity

*Dioc. Husa Choir Exco @ Cathedral

26

Thursday

 

6

13

20

27

Friday

 

7

14

21

28

Cathedradicum

Karu Deanery

Saturday

1

Bishop Pastoral visit to Maraba 1st. - 2nd

8

CWO Exp. Exco with deanery mothers and sec. Tribal group mothers and sec @Agyaragu Deanery

*YCS area meeting.

15

*Sacred Heart of Jesus seminary/ Reatreat @ Nas. Eggon

*KSM montly meeting

*Zumunta Mazan Exp. Exco @ Keffi North

22

29Cathedradicum Mararaba Deanery.

*Dioc. Hausa choir Exco @ Garaku Parish

*Dioce. English choir meeting/ practice @ Akwanga

 

 

April, 2014


Sunday

 

 

6

*Laity Collection

*Catechists Retreat

13

*PASSSION SUNDAY

20

*The Resurrecton of the Lord.

EASTER SUNDAY

27

*CYON Collection

CYON low sunday mass with Bishop @ Cathedral

Monday

 

7

14

HOLY WEEEK

21

*CYON Youth week/ Lenten Retreat commences daily @ all parishes 21st-26th

28

Tuesday

 1

*Diocesan Hausa Abuja Provincial congress @ SS Peter and Paul Nyanya

8

*Cathedradicum Obi Deanery

15

22

29

*Vocations Committee meeting

Wednesday

2

*Legion of Mary Peregrination prochristo (Evangelization) @ Nasarawa Eggon

9

16

*Diocesan Chrism Mass

23

30

Thursday

3

*KSM 1st consultation with Bishop

10

*Cathedraticum Agyaragu Deanery

17

Holy Thursday

24

 

Friday

4

*Cathdraticuum keffi Deanery

11

18

*Good Friday Holy land collection

25

 

Saturday

5

*Cathedraticuum Akwanga Deanery

*The eve of Divine Mercy @ St. Sylvester's, Mission New Nyanya 4:30Pm

12

*Cathedraticuum Lafia Deanery

*CWO semi Exp. Exco with deanery mothers and Sec., Tribal group mothers/Sec. @ Karu Deanery

19

*KSM monthly meeting

Holy Saturday EASTER Vigil

26

*Dioc. Laity Council Grand week finale/ General meeting @ St. Kizito Nasarawa.

 

 

May, 2014


Sunday


4

 

11

*Good Shepherd Collection

*Pious Union of St. Rita Exco meeting @ St. Peter's Keffi

 

18

*Priest Annual Retreat Begins 18th- 23rd

25

*CYON Novena to Patron Saint of the Youth, St. Charles Lwanga @ All Parishes. 25th - 3rd June

*CWO Collection @ All Parish

 

 

Monday

 

 

5

C.W.O. Week @all parishes . 5th – 9th

*Cath. Education Services begining of 3rd term 2013/2014 Academic Year.

12

19

26

Tuesday

 

6

*Deanery Meeting

13

*Finance commitree Meeting @ Cathedral

20

27

*Presbyteral Council meeting by 10am

Wednesday

 

7

14

21

28

Thursday

1

*Bishop's Pastoral Visit to Mararaba Parish 1st- 3rd

*St. Joseph the Worker

*Dioc. CBMN Couples Retreat @ Akwanga 1st- 3rd

 

8

*Health Commission Meeting

15

*Bishop's Pastoral Visit to Kabayi Parish 15th to 17th

*Meeting of Tribunal officials

22

29

*Ascension of the Lord Solemnity

Friday

2

9

*Zumuntan Maza Diocesan Congress 9th to 10th @ Garaku

16

*CYON Dioc. DEC EXp meeting @ Maria Asuumpta Bukan Sidi Lafia 16th- 17th by (6pm)

23

30

*Sacred Heart of Jesus Novena to the Holy Spirit @ all centres 30th May to 7th June

Saturday

3

*Sacred Heart of Jesus Marian Congress all Centres

10

*W.U.C.W.O. Day Celebration day @St. William's Cathedral

*Dioc. Laity council Exco meeting @ Nass. Eggon

*YCS Sections elections

17

*C.C.R.N. DST Meeting @ Karu Deanery

*KSM monthly meeting

*Cath. diocesan common Entrance Examinations

*YCS Area elections

24

*Sacred Heart of Jesus 2nd genreal meeting @ New Karu

*YCS Diocesan elections/handover @ Madonna Girls Lafia.

*Dioc. English choir meeting/ Pratice @ Karu

31

*Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

 

 

June, 2014


Sunday

1

*Seminary Collection Beginsand ends in Sept.

8

 

*Pentecost Sunday

S.M.A. Mission Support collection

*Pious Union of St. Rita dicesan Assemby @ Garaku

15

*The Most Holy Trinity Sunday

22

*The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

*Communication Collection

*Sacred Heart of Jesus celebrates FEast of Corpus Christi @ St. Peter's Keffi

29

*SS Peter and Paul Solemnity

Monday

2

9

16

23

30

Tuesday

3

*KSM St. Mulumba Feast Day

10

*All Heads of commission meet with Bishop

17

24

*The Nativity of Saint John the Baptist

 

Wednesday

4

11

18

*Novena to the Sacred Heart of Jesus @ Centre level 18th - 26th

25

 

Thursday

5

12

*Diocesan Pastoral Council meeting

19

*Cath. Education services End of year genereal meeting of the Edu. Commission members at lafia

26

 

Friday

6

13

*Cath. Education services End of year general meeting of Edu. Commission members @ Cathedral,

*Sacred Heart of Jesus 2nd Provincial council Meeting @ Otukpo 13th - 14th

20

*Zumunta mata Exco da Assistan Uwar Deanery, Secretaries 20th - 21st.

27

*Catholic Education Services End of year General meeting of principals and Head teachers with Edu. secretary

*Most Sacred heart of Jesus (Solemnity)

 

Saturday

7

*CYON Dioc. visitation beings with Akwanga Deanery

*Zumunta Maza Dioc. Exco. @ St. Mary's Obi

*YCS Dioc. Exco meeting @ OLA girls Akwanga

14

*Diocesan CWO exco meeting @ Akwanga Deanery

*CYON Dioc. Visitation Karu Deanery

*Dioc. Laity council Expanded exco @ St. Aloysius, Doma

*YCS Area meetings at all areas.

*dioc. Hausa Choir Exp. Exco @ Garaku with Chaplain

21

*CYON Dioc. Visitation marara Deanery

*KSM monthly meeting

28

*Bishop's Pastoral visit to OLA Girls college Akwanga

*Immaculate Heart of Mary (Feast)

*CYON Dioc. visitation Lafia Deanery

*Dioc. CBMN 2nd quarter meeting @ Assakio

*YCS Animator meeting/Dioc. Convention @ Govt. SEc. Sch. Uke

 

 

July, 2014


Sunday

 

 

6

C.B.C.N Collection

13

*Pious Union of St. Rita Expanded exco meeting @ Holy Ghost Church Nyanya Gwandara

20

 

*Health Development Collection

27

Monday

 

7

14

21

28

*KSM founder's Day Celebration

Tuesday

1

 

8

 

15

22

*Day of Recollection Agyaragu Deanery

29

Wednesday

2

*KSM 1st Consultation with Bishop

9

*Diocesan Hausa Choir Exp. Exco with the Bishop @Cathedral

16

23

30

Thursday

3

10

17

24

31

Friday

4

11

18

25

Catholic Education Services. End of the 3rd term, 2013/2014 Academic year.

 

 

 

Saturday

5

*CYON Dioc. visitation Agyaragu Deanery

12

*CYON Dioc. Visitation Keffi Deanry

*Dioc. Laity council Exco @ Holy Trinity Uke

*YCS Area day celebration, all Areas should fix their venue

19

Zumunta Maza Diocesan Exp. Exco. @ Assakioh

26

*Zumunta Mata Uwar Deanery, secretaries and all Exco

* Dioc. English choir meeting/ practice @ Shinge Parish

 

 

 


August, 2014


Sunday

 31

3

10

*Pious Union of St. Rita's Parish Unity Estate

17

*Legion of Mary Annual Enclosed Retreat @ All councils

24

Monday

 

4

 

11

18

Vocations Commission Meetings

25

Tuesday

 

5

KSM Consultatio with Bishop (2nd Quarter)

12

19

*Health commission meeting

*Dioc. Hausa Choir National Choirmasters conference @ C.I.M. Parish Kafancahan 20th - 21st

26

Wednesday

 

6

*The Transfiguration of the Lord

13

20

*Altar Servers Dioc. Convention Retreat @ Lafia

28

Thursday

 

7

14

21

*CYON Diocesan Conference 21st- 24th @ Akwanga Deanery

28

Friday

1

8

15

*Assumption of Mary (Solemnity)

*Dioc. English choir provincial meeting @ Gboko Diocese 15th - 16th

*Sacred Heart of Jesus celebrate Feast of St. Tarcsius @ Centre leves

22

29

*Dioc. Hausa Abuja Provincial Congress @ Abuja Arch- Diocese 29th - 30th

Saturday

2

*CCRN DST Meeting @ Keffi Deanery

9

*CWO Exp. Exco with deanery mothers and sec., Parish mothers and sec., Tribal group Mothers and sec. @ Keffi Deanery

*Dioc. Laity council Exp. Exco @ St. Peter's Keffi

16

*KSM Monthly Meeting

23

*Sacred heart of Jesus 3rd General Meeting @ St. Martins Masaka

30

*Dioc. English choir Docesan singing competition @ Cathedral

 

 

 

September, 2014


Sunday

 

7

HIV/AIDS COLLECTION SHOLD BE THE FIRST COLLECTON

Legion of Mary Presidum Function @ all council

14

*Exaltation of the Cross (Feast)

21

*Peter Pence Collection

28

* Catechetical week begins today

Monday

1

8

Cath. Education services beginning of the 1st term of the 2014/2015 Academic year

15

22

29

Tuesday

2

9

*Deanery Meeting

16

*Finance council Meeting

*Dioc. Laity Exco @ St. Kizito Nasarawa

23

*Presbyteral Council Meeting by 10 am

30

Wednesday

3

10

*Diocesan Interview into the Spiritual year

17

JDPC Meeting

24

Consultors Meeting

 

Thursday

4

* 2nd Catechists Congress @ St. John's Mararaba

11

Meeting of Trbunal Officials

18

*Diocesan Pastoral council Meeting

25

Bishop's Pastoral Visit to St. Monica Koroduma 25th - 27th

 

Friday

5

12

*CWO Diocesan Annual seminar/ Launching @ Cathdral Lafia 12th - 13th

*Zumunta Maza Dioc. Congress @ New Nyanya 12th - 13th

19

*Diocesan Hausa Leadership conference @St. Patrick's Akwanga 19th - 20th

26

*Catholic Education services Beginning of the year

s general meeting of all Heads of Cath. sch. and Edu. Sch. @ Lafia

 

Saturday

6

 

13

*Dioce Laity Council Exco Meeting @ St. John's Awe

* Dioc. Divine Mercy meeting @ Cathedral Lafia

20

*KSM Monthly Meeting

27

*Dioc. CBMN 3rd quarter meeting @ New Nyanya

*Dioc. English Choir meeting/ practice @ St. Peter's Keffi.

 

 

 

October, 2014


Sunday


5

*Catechetical Collection

*C.C.R.N. National Charismatic Day of Peace

12

*Pious Union of St. Rita Expanded exco meeting @ Our lady of Fatima Adosama

19
*Mission Sunday Collection should be the first collection

26

Monday

 

6

13

20

27

Tuesday

 

7

* Sacred Heart of Jesus Novena to St. margaret Mary @ All Centres 7th - 15th

14
All Heads of Commissions Meet with Bishop

21

28

Wednesday

1

*Our Lady Queen of Nigeria Solemnity

8

15

22

29

Thursday

2

* Catechists meeting with Bishop

9

* Dioc. Hausa National Choir Masters Conference @ Jalingo Diocese 10th - 11th

16

23

30

*Communication Commission Meeting

Friday

3

10

*Sacred Heart of Jesus 3rd Provincial Council general meeting @ lafia Diocese 10th - 11th

* Zumunta maza Arewancin Congress 10th - 13th @ Jos Povince

17

* Education services meeting with Bishop and the Diocesan EEducatio commission members @ Cathedral

24

*CYON Diocesan Congress/ Trereat @ Mararaba Deanery 24th - 25th by 6 pm

* Cath. Education Inaugural Mass of the Academic year 2014/2015.

31

Saturday

4

*Dioc. Divine Mercy Feast of St. Maria Faustina At Parish Level

11

*Laity Council Exp. Exco @ St. Martin Masaka

18

*KSM Monthly Meeting

25

 

 

 

November, 2014


Sunday

 30

CIWA

2

The commemoratio of all the Faithful Departed ( ALL SOULS DAY)

9

*Pious Union of St. Rita Diocesan Assembly @ Akwanga Parish

16

23

*Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe

Monday

 

3

10

17

24

Tuesday

 

4

*Day of Recollection Lafia Deanery

11

* Health Commission meeting

18

*Deanery Meeting

25

*Finance committee meetings @ Cathedral

Wednesday

 

5

12

19

26

JDPC Meeting

Thursday

 

6

13

* C.C.R.N. Diocesan conference @ Agyaragu Deanery

14th -17th

*meeting of Tribunal Officials

20

27

* Diocesan Pastoral Council

Friday

 

7

14

*Sacred Heart of Jesus Novena to Christ the King @ all centres 14th - 22nd

21

*Dioc. Laity council AGM @ St. William's Cathedral, Lafia 21st - 22nd.

28

*Zumunta Mata Tarun Diocese a Akwanga Deanery 28th - 30th

*Sacred Heart of Jesus Provincial Eucharistic congress @ Lokoja Dioc. 28th - 29th

* Hausa Choir Dioc. Choir masters conference @ Akwanga 28th -29th

Saturday

1

* All Saint Day

*St. Anthony of Padua meeting @ Maria Assumpta Bukan Sidi, Lafia by 10am.

8

*CCRN DST meeting @ Mararaba Deaery

* Altar Servers meeting @ St. Martins Parish

*Dioc. BRC meeting @ St. Augustine Aso Pada

 

15

*Sacred Heart of Jesus 4th Dioc. Council @ Doma

*KSM Monthly meeting

*Zumunta Mazan Dioc. Exp. @ Agyaragu

 

22

*Dioc. Divine Mercy meeting end of year Party @ St. John of the Cross, Mararaba.

 29

*CYON Dioc. Christmas Concert @ all Parishes 29th Nov. - 1st Dec.

*Dioc. CBMN 4th Quarterly meeting @ Kabayi

* Dioc. English choir Practice/meeting @ Akwanga

 

 

December, 2014


Sunday

 

 

7

*Legion of Mary Annual General Reunion @ Kadarko

14

21

28

*The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Jospeh

Monday

1

*Sacred Heart of Jesus Seminar/Election @ Deanery/ Centres between 1st - 31st

8

The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin mary

15

22

29

Tuesday

2

*Presbyteral Council Meetings by 10am

9

Vocations Commission Meeting

16

 

23

30

Wednesday

3

* Consultors Meeting

10

*KSM 2ndConsultation with Bishop

 

17

24

31

Thursday

4

11

18

25

* Christmas Day Birth of our Lord

 

Friday

5

12

19

*Catholic Education services End of 1st term of the 2014/2015 Academic year.

*CHANCERY CLOSES FOR THE YEAR

26

 

Saturday

6

*CYON Dioc. Love Feast/ Thanksgiving @ chaplains parish 6th - 7th

13

*Dioc. English choir Music Fiesta @ Cathedral Lafia

20

*KSM monthly meeing

 

27

 

 

 

 
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