CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF LAFIA
2015 YEAR PLANNER

January, 2015


Sunday

 

4

*The Epiphany of the Lord. (Solemnity)

11

*The Baptism of the Lord (Feast)

*Holy Childhood Collection

 

18

25

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

Monday

 

5

Education Services begnning of the 2nd Term of 2014/2015 Academic year

12

*Chancery opens for 2015

19

*Vocations Commision Meetings

26

Tuesday

 

 

6

13

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


20

27

Wednesday

 

 

7

 

14

21

28

Thursday

 1

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

8

15

Meeting of Tribunal Officals

22

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

29

*1st catechists Congress @ Obi

*All heads of commission meet with Bishop

Friday

2

9

16

23

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

30

PMS general meeting @ Cathedral, Lafia by 10am

CYON Diocesan leadership Training workshop @ St. Peter's Keffi 30-31

 

Saturday

3

10

Diocesan Laity Exco meeting. @ St. Theresa, Wamba Parish.

17
*Zumunta Matan Diocesan Exco @ Akwanga

*KSM Monthly Meeting

24

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

 

31

Diocesan laity Deanery visitation@ mararaba Deanery.

*Sacred Heart of Jesus 1st Genereal Meeting @ Keffi Deanery

 


February, 2015


Sunday

 1

Women Religious Collection

8

15

*Catholic corpers Collection

*Pious Union of St. Rita Re-Evangelism @ Nasarawa

22

Diocesan English choir general meeting @ St. Mary's Duduguru

 

Monday

Presentation of the Lord. All Religious Feast Day

9

 

16

23

 

Tuesday

3

10

*Deanery Meetings

17

*Finance Commission meeting @ Cathedral

24

Presbyteral council meeting

 

 

Wednesday

4

11

18

Ash Wednesday

Lenten poor collection begins today

25

Consultors meeting

 

 

Thursday

5

12

*Health Commision Meeting

19

*diocesan Pastoral Council Meeting

26

 

 

Friday

6

13

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

*Sacred Heart of Jesus 1st general Provicncial council meeting @ Gboko Diocese on 13th - 14th

20

* PMS 1st Diocesan congress @ Cathedral lafia

27

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

 

Saturday

7

*CWO Diocesan Exco @ Akwanga Deanery

*Zumunta mazan Dioc. Exco. @ Cathedral

 

14


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

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

*Laity Council expanded exco @ Maria Assumpta Bukan Sidi.

*Diocesan CBMN first quarter meeting @ Garaku

21

*Diocesan Hausa Central choir contact @ Akwanga parish

KSM monthly meeting

*Diocesan Divine Mercy Feast of the Revelation of the Image of Divine Mercy/Retreat @ St. Peter's Keffi.

 

28

*Diocesan laity Deanery visitation @ Agyaragu Deanery

 

 

March, 2015


Sunday

 1

 

8

* Pious Union of St. Rita Diocesan Assemby @ St. John's Mararaba

15

 

22

*Pilgrimage Centre Collection Should be the Frist collection

29

*Legion of Mary Aches all councils

PASSION SUNDAY

Monday

2

9

16

23

 

30

HOLY WEEK

Tuesday

3

10

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

17

*Day of Recollection Lafia Deanery

* Feast of St. Patrick 2nd Patron Saint of Nigeria

 

24

* Cathedraticum Obi Deanery

31

 

*14th ANNIVERSARY OF THE CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF LAFIA

 

Wednesday

4

11

18

25

*Diocesan Hausa choir Exco @ Cathedral

 

Thursday

5

12

19

26

*Cathedraticum Agyaragu Deanery

 

Friday

6

*CYON Diocesan Dec. Exp. meeting @ St. Martins masaka 6th- 7th

13

*Cathedraticum Mararaba Deanery

20

*Cathedraticum Keffi Deanery

27

Cath. Education Services End of 2nd Term, 2014/2015 Academic year

 

Saturday

7

* Diocesan Hausa Choir Exco @ St. Peter's college Garaku

14

*Cathedraticum Karu Deanery

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

* Diocesan Divine Mercy meeting @ Holy Trinity Uke

21

*Cathedraticum Akwanga Deanery

Sacred Heart of Jesus seminary/ Reatreat @ Nas. Eggon

*KSM montly meeting

*Zumunta Mazan Exp. Exco @ Keffi North

28

*Cathedraticuum Lafia Deanery

* Diocesan laity Deanery visitation @ Obi Deanery

*KSM Monthly meeting

 

 

 

 

April, 2015


Sunday

 

 

5

*The Resurrecton of the Lord.

EASTER SUNDAY

 

12

*CYON collection CYON Low Sunday mass with Bishop @ Cathedral

19

CYON deaneries grand finale @ all deaneries

26

*Good Shepherd Collection

Diocesan English Choir practice @ St. Sylvester New Nyanya

Monday

 

6

CYON Youth Week activities @ all Parishes 6th - 11th

13

*Cath. Education Services beginning of 3rd term, 2014/2015 Academic year

20

27

Tuesday

 

7

14

21

28

Wednesday

1

Diocesan Chrism Mass

8

15

22

29

Thursday

2

*Holy Thursday

 

9

 

16

 

23

30

Friday

3

* Holy Land Collection

*Diocesan Divine Mercy Novena to the Feast of Divine Mercy 3rd - 11th

10

17

24

 

Saturday

4

Holy Saturday EASTER Vigil

 

11

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

18

*KSM monthly meeting

25

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

Diocesan Laity Deanery visitation @ Lafia

*Sacred Heart of Jesus Provincial Workshop for president promoters and co-ordinators @ Karu Deanery

 

 

May, 2015


Sunday

31

*The Most Holy Trinity Sunday

3

 

10

*CWO Collection @ all parishes

*Legion of Mary edel Quin Memorial

17

*Priest Annual Retreat Begins 17th- 22nd

24

*Pentecost Sunday

*SMA Mission support collection

Monday

 

 

4

C.W.O. Week @all parishes . 4th – 8th

11

18

25

*CYON Diocesan NOvena to patron Saint of Youth (St. Charles Lwanga) 25th May - 3rd June

Tuesday

 

5

*Deanery Meeting

12

*Finance commitree Meeting @ Cathedral

19

26

*Presbyteral Council meeting by 10am

Wednesday

 

6

13

20

27

*Consultors Meeting

Thursday

 

 

 

 

7

14

*Ascension of the Lord Solemnity

Meeting of Tribunal officials

21

28

Health commission meeting

Friday

1

*St. Joseph the Worker

8

15

*Sacred Heart of Jesus Novena to the Holy Spirit @ all centres 15th - 23rd May

*Zumunta Mazan Dioc. Congress @St. John Mararaba on 15th- 16th

*CYON Diocesan Congress @ St. John Mararaba on 15th -16th

*CYON dioc. Expanded exco meeting @ Nass. Eggon 15th - 16th

22

*Pious Union of St. Rita Feast to be Celebrated at parish level only

29

* PMS general meeting @ St. Sylvester New Nyanya.

Saturday

2

9

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

*Dioc. Laity council Exco meeting @ Nass. Eggon

*Dioc. CBMN 2nd quarterly meeting @ shinge Parish

* Diocesan Altar Servers' meeting @ Lafia

16

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

*KSM monthly meeting

*Sacred Heart of Jesus Marian Congress all Centres

23

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

30

*Diocesan Laity Deanery visitation @ Akwanga Deanery

*Sacred Heart of Jesus 2nd diocesan council general meeting @ New Karu

 

 

June, 2015


Sunday

 

*Seminary Collection Begins and ends in Sept.

7

*The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ.

*CYON Dioc. Visitation Lafia Deanery

*Sacred heart of Jesus celebrate Feast of Corpus Christi @ Mararaba Deanery

14

*Laity Collection

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

*Sacred heart of Jesus Thanksgiving @ Chaplain's parish.

*CYON Dioc. Visitation Karu Deanery

21

*CYON Dioc. Visitation Akwanga Deanery

 

28

*Communication Collection

*CYON Dioc. Visitation Mararaba Deanery

Monday

1

8

15

22

29

*KSM 2nd Quarter Meeting with the Bishop

Tuesday

2

 

9

*All Heads of commission meet with Bishop

16

23

30

Wednesday

3

*KSM St. Mulumba Feast Day

*Novena to the Sacred Heart of Jesus @ Centres Level 3rd - 11th

10

17

24

 

*The Nativity of Saint John the Baptist

 

Thursday

4

11

*Diocesan Pastoral Council meeting

18

 

25

*Cath. Education services End of year genereal meeting of the Edu. and Merit Award Ceremony.

 

Friday

5

12

*Feast of Sacred Heart of Jesus and Immaculate Heart of Mary on 13th @ Deanery Level

 

19

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

26

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

 

 

Saturday

6

*Bishop's Pastoral visit to St. Peter's College Garaku

 

13

*Diocesan CWO exco meeting @ Akwanga Deanery

*Dioc. Laity council Expanded exco @ Holy Emmanuel, New karu

*dioc. Hausa Choir Provincial Congress @ St. John's Mararaba

20

*KSM monthly meeting

27

*Bishop's Pastoral visit to OLA Girls college Akwanga

*Diocesan Laity Deanery visitation @ Karu

 

 

July, 2015


Sunday

 

 

5

C.B.C.N Collection

*CYON Dioc. Visitation Agyaragu Deanery

12

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

*CYON Dioc. Visitation Deanery

19

 

*Health Development Collection

26

Monday

 

6

 

13

20

27

Tuesday

 

 

7

 

14

21

*Day of Recollection Keffi Deanery

28

*KSM founder's Day Celebration

Wednesday

1

 

8

 

15

22

29

Thursday

2

9

16

 

23

30

Friday

3

10

17

Catholic Education Services. End of the 3rd term, 2014/2015 Academic year.

*CYON Dioc. meeting only exco, deanery and parish presidents and committee for diocesan conference award on the 18th Sat.

24

*Zumunta Mata committee na Uwaye da Secretary na su on 25th

 

31

Saturday

4

11

*Dioc. Laity council Exco @ St. James, Keffi North

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

*Sacred Heart of Jesus Eucharistic congress @ Lafia Deanery

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

18

Zumunta Maza Diocesan Exp. Exco. @ Lafia

*KSM monthly meeting

*Sacred heart of Jesus provicial workshop @ Lafia Diocese

*Dioc. English choir, choirmasters' conference @ St. Rita's Mararaba

25

*Diocesan Laity Deanery Visitation @ Keffi Deanery

*Sacred Heart of Jesus Dioc. Workshop coordinators from all deanery @ Keffi Deanery.

*CYON Dioc. meeting only exco, deanery presidents and immediate past president and sec. Nat. and Prov.

 

 

 


August, 2015


Sunday

 30

2

9

*Pious Union of St. Peter's Keffi/National Feast @ Lagos

*Diocesan English Choir General Meeting @St. Peter's Keffi

16

*Legion of Mary Annual Retreat @ Curia

23

Monday

31

3

 

10

 

*Health commission meeting

17

Vocations Commission Meetings

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

24

Tuesday

 

4

KSM Consultatio with Bishop (2nd Quarter)

11

18

 

25

Wednesday

 

5

12

*Diocesan interview into Spiritual year (Seminary)

19

*Altar Servers Dioc. Convention Retreat @ Lafia

26

Thursday

 

6

*Sacred Heart of Jesus Novena to St. Tarcsius @ Centre level 6th- 14th

13

20

27

Friday

 

7

*CCRN DST meeting @ Mararaba Deanery on Sat. 8th

*CYON Dioc. conference/award day and investitures of patrons and patroness @ Marara deanery 6th- 7th

14

*Dioc. Hausa Choir provincial Congress @ St. Peter's Keffi 14th- 15th

 

21

*Dioc. English Choir Musical Fiesta and Concerts @ Pro Cathedral, Abuja. 21st- 23rd

28

*Dioc. Hausa choir leadership confrence @ Cathedral, Lafia 28th - 29th

Saturday

1

 

8

*Dioc. laity council Exp. Exco meeting @ St. John's Mararaba

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

*Dioc.CBMN 3rd quarter meeting @ Nas. Toto

15

*Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

*KSM Monthly Meeting

22

*Sacred heart of Jesus 3rd General Meeting @ Karu

29

 

 

 

September, 2015


Sunday

 

6

HIV/AIDS COLLECTION SHOLD BE THE FIRST COLLECTON

Legion of Mary Presidum Function @ all council

13

*Exaltation of the Cross (Feast)

*Pious Union of St. Rita diocesan Assembly @ St. Rita Mararaba

20

27

 

*Peter Pence Collection

Monday

 

7

Cath. Education services beginning of the 1st term of the 2015/2016 Academic year.

*PMS Official meeting @ Cathedral, Lafia by 10am

14

21

28

Tuesday

1

8

*Deanery Meeting

15

*Finance council Meeting

*Dioc. Laity Exco @ St. Kizito Nasarawa

22

*Presbyteral Council Meeting by 10 am

29

Wednesday

2

9

16

JDPC Meeting

23

Consultors Meeting

30

*KSM 3rd Quarter Meeting with the Bishop

Thursday

3

* 2nd Catechists Congress @ Akwanga

10

Meeting of Trbunal Officials

17

*Diocesan Pastoral council Meeting

24

 

Friday

4

11

*CWO Diocesan Annual seminar/ Launching @ Mararaba 11th - 13th

*Zumunta Maza Dioc. Congress @ St. Peter's Keffi 11th - 12th

18

25

*Catholic Education services Beginning of the year's general meeting of all Heads of Cath. sch. and Edu. Sch. @ Lafia

 

Saturday

5

 

12

*Dioce Laity Council Exco Meeting @ St. Francis Assakio

* Dioc. Divine Mercy meeting @ Maria Asumpta, Bukan Sidi

19

*KSM Monthly Meeting @ SS Peter and Paul, Laifa

26

*Diocesan Divine Mercy Novena to the St. maria Faustin 26th- 4th Oct.

 

 

 

October, 2015


Sunday


4

*Catechetical Collection

11

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

18
*Mission Sunday Collection should be the first collection

*Dioc. English choir practice @ St. Augustine's Ombi, Lafia

25

Monday

 

5

*Dioc. Divine Mercy Feast of St. Maria Faustina at Deanery level

12

19

26

Death Anniversary of Rev. Fr. James Baka

Tuesday

 

6

 

13
All Heads of Commissions Meet with Bishop

20

27

Wednesday

 

 

7

*Sacred Heart of Jesus Novena to St. Margaret mary @ all centres 7th - 15th

14

21

28

Thursday

1

*Our Lady Queen of Nigeria Solemnity

8

*Catechists meeting with Bishop

15

*Education Services meeting with Bishop and the Diocesan Educaton commission members @ Cathedral

22

Education Services Inauguration Mass of the Academic year 2015/2016

29

*Communication Commission Meeting

Friday

2

9

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

16

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

 

* Zumunta maza Arewancin Congress 16th - 18th @ Abuja Province

23

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

 

30

*Dioc. Hausa Choir congress @ St. John's Mararaba

Saturday

3

 

10

*Laity Council Exp. Exco @ St. Martin Masaka

17

*KSM Monthly Meeting@SS Peter and Paul Lafia

24

31

 

 

November, 2015


Sunday

 1

CIWA

8

*Legion of Mary Annual General Re-union

*Pious Union of St. Ritat Exp. exco meeting @ Our Lady of Fatima Adon Sama

15

22

*Christ the King Solemnity

*Death Anniversary of Rev. Peter Jatau

29

*First Sunday of Advent

*Dioc. English Choir General Meeting @ Lafia Deanery

Monday

2

The Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed (All Souls)

9

16

23

30

Tuesday

3

10

*Day of Recollection Akwanga Deanery

17

*Deanery Meeting

23

*Finance committe Meeting @ Cathedral

30

Wednesday

4

*Pious Union of St. Rita Mass for deceased members

11

18

25

 

Thursday

5

12

Bishop Pastoral Visit to Imon 12th- 15th

19

*Meeting of Tribunal officials

26

 

Friday

6

13

*Sacred Heart of Jesus Novena to Christ the king @ all centers 13th-21st

20

*Dioce. Hausa choirmasters conference @ St. Martin's Masaka 20th -21st

Diocesan laity council AGM @ Akwanga 20th - 21st

*Taron Zumuta mata 20th - 22nd

27

* Sacred Heart of Jesus Provincial Eucharistic congress @ Awokpe 27th - 29th

 

Saturday

7

*Legion of Mary Frank Duff Memorial

14

*CCRN DST meeting @ Lafia Deanery

*Alter Severs meeting @ St. Martin's Parish

*Dioc. CBMN 4th Quarterly meeting @ Masaka

*PMS Genereal Meeting @ Cathedral, Lafia

21

*KSM monthly Meeting @ SS Peter and Paul Lafia

*Diocesan Divine Mercy meeting end of the year Party @ St. JohnPaull II Aku village

*Zumunta Mazan Dioc Exp. exco @ St. Patrick Akwanga

28

*Dioc. Hausa Choir Expanded Exco Meeting / Love FEast @ SS Peter and Paul , Lafia.

*Sacred Heart of Jesus 4th diocesan council Gen. Meeting @ Mararaba Dean

*CYON Dioc. Christmas Concert @ all Parishes 28th - 29th

 

 

 

December, 2015


Sunday

 

 

6

*Legion of Mary Annual General Reunion @ Kadarko

13

20

27

*The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Jospeh

Monday

 

7

*Vocations Commission Meeting

14

21

28

Tuesday

1

*Presbyteral Council Meeting by 10 am

8

The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

15

22

29

Wednesday

2

*Consultors Meeting

9

16

*KSM 4th Consultation with Bishop

23

30

Thursday

3

*Diocesan Pastoral Council Meeting

10

17

*Health Commission Meeting

26

31

Friday

4

*Dioc. Divine Mercy end of the year retreat @ Holy Emmanuel New Karu

11

18

*CHANCERY CLOSES FOR THE YEAR

25

*Christmas Day Birth of our Lord Jesus Christ

 

Saturday

5

*Pious Union of St. Rita Diocesan Assembly, National Exco and Diocesan Cord. / Delegates @ Jos/Makurdi

*CYON Dioc. Love Feast/ Thanksgiving @ Chaplians Parish 5th - 6th

12

19

*Cath. Education Services End of the the 1st Term of the 2015/2016 Academic year

*KSM Monthly Meeting @ SS Peter and Paul Lafia

26

 

 

 

 
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