CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF LAFIA
2016 YEAR PLANNER

January, 2016


Sunday

31

3

*The Epiphany of the Lord. (Solemnity)

 

 

 

10

*The Baptism of the Lord (Feast)

*Holy Childhood Collection

 

17

24

Dioc. Sacred Heart of Jesus Visit to Spiritual Director @ his Parish

Monday

 

4

11

*Chancery opens for 2016

*Education Commission beginning of the 2nd term of the 2015/2016 academic year

Interview for the recruitment of new teachers to Diocesan Sech. by Edudation services@ Cathedral Hall

18

25

Tuesday

 

 

5

12

*Dioc. Y.C.S. Seminarian Visits Akwanga and Lafia Areas. Jan- March

19

26

*Health Commission meeting

Wednesday

 

 

6

13

14

27

Thursday

 

7

14

*Meeting of Bishop with Diocesan Education Commission Members at the Cathedral

21

28

*1st Catechists Congress@ Keffi deanery

*All heads of Commissions meeting with Bishop

Friday

1

Solemnity Mary Mother of God

8

15

KSM Metro visit to the Bishop in his HOuse 8pm

22

*Meeting of secretary and Heads teachers of Catholic Schools Cathedral Hall

CYON Diocesan Leadership Training workshop@St. Peter's Keffi 29-30th

29

Diocesan Celebration of Our Jubilarians

All Diocesan school closed for the Celebration

Saturday

2

CCRN New year Prayer programme 2nd - 31 Jan

9

*Zumunta Matan Diocesan Exco @ Akwanga

Diocesan Laity Exco meeting. @ Ss Peter and Paul, Mkd Rd.

 

16

 

23

*KSM Metro meeting @ St. William Cathedral Lafia.

*Dioc. Sacred Heart of Jesus 1st Reparatory Prayer @ deanery level

30

*Dioc. Y.C.S. Executive meeting @ Kofar Hausa

*Dioc. Sacred Heart of Jesus 1st Diocesan council gen. meeting @Lafia

 


February, 2016


Sunday

 

7

Women Religious Collection

*Election of new officers of lay association in the Diocese begins today (Parish level)

14

Dioc. YCS: Love Feast in all schools.

*Election of new officers of lay associations in the Diocese begins today(Deanery Level)

 

21

Catholic Corpers Collection

 

28

*Pious Union of St. Rita Exco meeting @St. Augustine, ASo.

*Dioc. English choir meeting @St. Peter's Keffi

*Election of new officers of lay associations in the Diocese begins today (Diocesan level)

Monday

1

8

15

*Catholic Education Commission Sports Activities begins 15th to 19th

22

*Dioc. Divine Mercy Revelation of Image/Retreat@Parish Level

29

Tuesday

2

Presentation of the Lord (Feast)

All diocesan schools closed for the celebration of the end of the year of Consecrated life

9

*Deanery Meetings

16

*Finance Commission meeting @ Cathedral

23

Presbyteral council meeting

 

 

Wednesday

3

10

Ash Wednesday

17

Laity council Visit to Bishop

24

Consultors meeting

 

 

Thursday

4

11

*Pious Union of St. Rita 15th Thursday prayers begin at parish level only

18

Meeting of Tribunal officials

25

*Zumunta Matan Tarun provincial Makurdi Diocese

 

 

Friday

5

*The annual conference of National Association of Diocesan Directors/Secrearies of Education 5th - 9th Feb

12

*Dioc. Sacred Heart of Jesus Provincial general meeting @ Lokoja 12th - 13th

19

*Dioc. English choir Provincial meeting @Makurdi 19th -20th

*C.C.R.N. DEC/DST meeting @ Agyaragu Deanery) 19th -20th

26

*CYON Dioc. expanded exco meeting @ HOly Emmanuel Parish New Karu 26th- 27th

*Dioc. Sacred Heart of Jesus Provincial Workshop @Lafia 26th 28th

 

Saturday

6

13

*C.W.O. Diocesan Exco meeting @ St. Patrick Akwanga

*Zumunta mazan Dioce. Exco@St. Michael's Garaku

*Dioc. Divine Mercy Novena meeting @Cathedral by 10am

20

KSM monthly meeting @ SS Peter and Paul

*Diocesan YCS Audince with the Bishop @Cathedral

27

*Diocesan laity council Expanded exco @ St. Mulumba Nass. Eggon

 

 

March, 2016


Sunday

 

 

6

13

LAITY WEEK BEGINS 13TH AND END 20TH IN ALL PARISHES

20

PALM

SUNDAY

27

The Resurrection of the Lord Easter Sunday

Monday

 

7

14

21

28

CYON Dioc. youth week activites @All parish level 28th March - 2nd April

Tuesday

1

Day of Recollection Mararaba Deanery

8

15

*Cathedraticum Obi Deanery

22

29

Wednesday

2

9

16

Vocation commission meeting @Cathedral Lafia

23

Diocesan Chrism Mass

30

Thursday

3

10

Chancery closes for Easter break

*Dioc. Sacred Heart of Jesus Novena to St. Jospeh Husband of Mary @Centre Level 10th - 18th

17

*Cathedraticum Agyaragu Deanery

24

Holy Thursday

 

31

15th year Anniversary of Lafia Diocese

All Diocesan schools clsed of the celebration

Friday

4

*Cathedraticum Karu Deanery

11

*Cathedraticum Keffi Deanery

18

Cath. Education Commission end of 2nd term 2016

25

GOOD FRIDAY

Holy Land collection

*Dioc. Divine Mercy Novena to the Feast of Divine Mercy 25th - 2nd April

 

Saturday

5

 

*Cathedraticum Mararaba Deanery

 

12

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

Zumunta Mazan Exp. Exco @ Holy Trinity Uke

* Diocesan YCS Area meeting

CAthedraticum Akwanga Deanery

19

*Cathedraticuum Lafia Deanery

Dioc. Sacred Heart of Jesus Feast of St. Joseph

Dioc. Altar server's meeting @St. Augustine Church Aso

26

HOLY SATRUDAY

EASTER VIGIL

 

 

 

 

April, 2016


Sunday

 

 

3

*CYON COLLECTION

Divine Mercy Sunday

CYON Low Sunday mass with the Bishop @ Cathedral

 

10

Pilgrimage centre collection

CYON Deaneries grand finale @Deaneries

CAtechists Retreat

17

VOCATION SUNDAY

 

24

*Good Shepherd Collection

 

Monday

 

4

Chancery opens after Easter

11

Cath. Educatoin commission begininig of 3rd term, 2015/2016 Academic year

18

25

Cath. Education commission Begins Inspection of schools

Tuesday

 

5

12

19

26

Wednesday

 

6

KSM consultative meeting with Bishop

13

20

27

Bishop's Pastoral Visit to St. Martin's Masaka 27th - 1st May

Thursday

 

7

14

Meeting of Tribunal officials

21

28

Friday

1

8

Health Commission meeting

15

Cath. Education commission Catholic Common Entrance Examination

22

29

Saturday

2

Dioc. Divine Mercy FEast of Divine Mercy 2nd -3rd @ Maria Asuumpta Lafia

9

CWO semi exp. Exco with deanery mothers and sec. Tribal group mother/Sec. @Keffi Deanery

dioc. Sacred Heart of Jesus . Visit to spiritual Director @his parish

dioc. Sacred Heart of Jesus 2nd Reparatory Prayer @ deanery level

16

*KSM monthly meeting @SS Peter and Paul, Lafia

23

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

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

30

 

May, 2016


Sunday

1

Dioc. Y.C.S. Seminarian visits Keffi Area May - July

8

*CWO collection @ all Parishes

 

15

*PENTECOST SUNDAY

*Dioc Sacred heart of Jesus celebration FEast of Pentecost @ all level

22

*SMA Mission Support collection

*The Most Holy Trinity Sunday

*Bishop's Pastoral visit to NSUK

Feast of St. Rita of Cascia Proper to celebrated in all Parishes/centres

29

Body and Blood of Jesus

Dioc. English choir meeting @Akwanga

Monday

2

9

C.W.O. Week @all parishes. 9th – 13th

16

End of year general meeting of Education commission @Cathedral

23

30

Tuesday

3

10

*Deanery Meeting

17

 

24

*Finance commitree Meeting @ Cathedral

31

*Presbyteral Council meeting by 10am

Wednesday

4

11

18

25

CYON Dioc. Novena to patroal saint of YOuth (St. Charles Lwanga)

25th May - 3rd June daily @ all parishes

dioc. Scred Heart of Jesus Novena to the Sacred Heart @all level 25th May - 2nd June

 

Thursday

5

Ascension of the Lord Solemnity

(Holiday of obligation)

All diocesan schools must note holiday

12

Bishop's Pastoral Visit to Shinge parish 12th -14th

19

CCRN Leadership seminar/DST Meeting @Keffi DEanery

19th - 21st

26

Diocesan Sacred Heart of Jesus celebrate Feast of corpus Christi @Diocesan level

 

Friday

6

Sacred Heart Of Jesus Novena to Holy Spirit @6th to 14th

13

Zumunta Mazan dioc. Congress @ St. Mulumba Nasarawa Eggon 13th - 14th

Vocation commission meeting @ Cathdral Lafia

20

27

 

Saturday

7

Diocesan YCS Sectional Elections

14

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

*Dioc. Laity council visitation @ Obi Deanery

21

Divine Mercy Meeting @St. Patrick's Akwanga

*KSM monthly meeting SS Peter and Paul

 

28

 

 

 

June, 2016


Sunday

 

 

5

*Seminary Collection Begins and ends in Sept.

Sacred Heart of Jesus Celebration and Thanksgiving mass for the FEAst sacred heard of Jesus @ Diocesan Level

12

*Laity Collection

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

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

*CYON Dioc. Visitation Karu Deanery

19

26

*Communication Collection

*Dioc. YCS Area meeting

Monday

 

6

DEATH Anniversary of Rev. Fr. Edeh Joseph

13

20

27

Bishop's Pastroal Visit to SS Peter & Paul 27th - 30th

Tuesday

 

7

14

All heads of commissions meet with Bishop

21

28

Wednesday

1

Consultors Meetings

8

15

22

29

KSM consultative meeting with Bishop

Thursday

2

9

Diocesan Pastoral Council meeting

16

23

30

Friday

3

KSM St. Mulumba Patron Feast Day

Sacred Heart of Jesus Celebrate FEast of Sacred Heart @Centre Level

10

*Feast of Sacred Heart of Jesus and Immaculate Heart of Mary on 13th @Arch Diocese of Abuja 10th - 11th

 

17

24

*Catholic Education commission End of year general meeting and Merit Award Ceremonies

*Dioc. English choir leadership Workshop @ lafia Deanery 24th - 25th

 

Saturday

4

Sacred Heart of Jesus celebrate Feast of Immaculate Heart of Mary @Deanery level

11

*Diocesan CWO exco meeting @ Akwanga Deanery

*Dioc. Laity council Expanded exco @ Maria Assumpta Bukan Sidi

18

*KSM monthly meeting

25

Zumunta matan Exco na matcimekiyan deanery da mateimenkiya secretary na diocese

Dioc. Laity council Expanded exco @ St. Theresa Kabayi

CYON Diocesan visitaton to Karu Deanery

 

 

July, 2016


Sunday

 

 

3

C.B.C.N Collection

 

10

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

*DEATH ANNIVERSARY OF FR. DAVID BAKA

17

 

*Health Development Collection

24

Monday

 

4

11

Dioc. Sacred Heart of Jesus Eucharistic congress @ all Deanery level

18

25

CYON (World Youth Day)

25th - 31th @ Poland

Tuesday

 

 

5

12

*Day of Recollection Keffi Deanery

19

 

26

 

Wednesday

 

6

13

Diocesan interview into the Spiritual year by vocation commission

20

27

Thursday

 

7

14

Meeting of Tribunal officials

21

28

KSM Nigerian Founder's Day Celebration

Friday

1

8

15

22

Cath. Education Commision End of the 3rd term 2015/2016 Academic year

29

Saturday

2

CYON Dicesan visitation to mararaba DEanery

Dioc. Sacred Heart of Jesus 3rd Repertory Prayer @ DEanery Level

9

*Dioc. Laity council Exco @ St. Peter, Keffi

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

CYON Diocesan Visitation to Akwanga Deanery

16

Zumunta Maza Diocesan Exp. Exco. @ St. JOhn Agyaragu

*KSM monthly meeting

 

23

*Zumunta Matan na diocese da Uwayen deanery da secretary na su

*CYON Dioc. Visistation to Lafia Deanery

Sacred Heart of Jesus 3rd Diocesan council general Meeting @ Karu Deanery

30

 


August, 2016


Sunday

 

7

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

14

*Pious Union of St. Rita exco preparation for National FEast @ St. Monica Koroduma

21

*Pious Union of Rita National FEast proper @ Jos

28

Monday

1

8

15

Sacred Heart of Jesus Feast of St. Tarcisius thanksgiving @ Centre level

Solemnity of Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Holiday of obligation (All diocesan schools must note)

22

29

 

Tuesday

2

9

16

Health Commission meeting

23

30

Wednesday

3

10

Dioc. YCS Diocesan Convention 10th - 13th

17

Laity Council Deanery Chairmen visit to Bishop

24

31

Thursday

4

11

Dioc. Altar Servers' convention St. Peter's College Garaku 11th - 13th

18

CYON Diocesan Sports/Cultural@ Lafia Deanery 18th - 21st

25

 

Friday

5

CYON diocesan Executive council @ St. Theresa Wamba 5th - 6th

12

Dioc. Divine Mercy

Provincial meeting @ St. Paul Barrack

19

Dioc. English Musical fiesta and concerts@ St. Peter's College Garaku 19th - 21st

CCRN DEC/DST meeting @ Mararaba Deanery

26

Bishop's Pastoral visit to St. Monica Koroduma

26th - 28th

 

 

Saturday

6

Sacred Heart Of Jesus Novena to St. Tarcisius 6th -14th

@ Centre level

13

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

 

20

*KSM Monthly Meeting @ SS Peter and Paul, Lafia

Dioce. Divine Mercy Meeting @St. Martin's Masaka

27

 

 

 

 

September, 2016


Sunday

 

4

HIV/AIDS COLLECTION SHOLD BE THE FIRST COLLECTON

Legion of Mary Presidum Function @ all council

11

18

25

*Peter Pence Collection

*Pious Union of St. Rita Diocesan Assembly @ St. Michael Garaku

Monday

 

5

Cath. Education Services beginning of the 1st term of the 2016/2017 academic yr

12

19

26

*Dioc Divine Mercy NOvena to St. Maria Faustina 26th 4th Oct.

Tuesday

 

6

*Deanery Meeting

13

*Finance council Meeting

*Dioc. Laity Exco @ St. Kizito Nasarawa

20

*Presbyteral Council Meeting by 10 am

27

Wednesday

 

7

14

21

Consultors Meeting

28

*KSM 3rd Quarter Meeting with the Bishop

Thursday

1

 

8

* 2nd Catechists Congress @ Akwanga

15

22

29

Friday

2

9

*CWO Diocesan Annual seminar @ Karu

 

16

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

23

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

30

Saturday

3

10

17

*KSM Monthly Meeting @ SS Peter and Paul, Laifa

24

Dioc. Laity council Expanded Exco Meeting @ St. Aloysius Doma

 

 

 

October, 2016


Sunday

30

Dioc. English Choir meeting @St. Martins Masaka

2

*Catechetical Collection

9

16
*Mission Sunday Collection should be the first collection

*Dioc. Sacred Heart of Jesus Feast of St. Margrate@ Centre Level

23

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

Monday

31

3

10

17

24

Tuesday

 

4

11

18

25

Wednesday

 

 

5

TEACHERS DAY CELEBRATION

*Dioc. Divine Mercy Feast of Maria Faustina @ parish level

12

19

26

DEATH ANNIVERSARY OF FR. JAMES BAKA

Thursday

 

6

*Catechists meeting with Bishop

13

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

Meeting of Tribunal Officials

20

Education Services Inauguration Mass of the Academic year 2016/2017

27

Bishop's Pastoral visit to St. John's Agyaragu 27th - 30th

Friday

 

7

*Sacred Heart of Jesus Novena to St. Margarte Mary 7th -15th Oc. @ Centre level

14

 

21

CCRN DEC/DST meeting @ Karu Deanery 21st - 22nd

CYON Diocesan Seminar @ St. Aloysius Doma 21st -22nd

28

Zumunta MazanKatolika Arewanci Congress 28th - 30th @ Kaduna province

Sacred Heart of Jesus Provincial Confrence/Convention @ Lafia Diocese 28th - 30th

Saturday

1

8

*Laity Council Exp. Exco @ St. Anthony Kadarko

15

*KSM Monthly Meeting@SS Peter and Paul Lafia

22

Sacred Heart of Jesus 4th Diocesan council general meeting @Mararaba

29

 

 

November, 2016


Sunday

 

6

13

Pious Union of St. Rita Exp. Exco meeting @Holy Ghost Gwandara

20

Christ the King (Solemnity)

27

*CIWA Collection

*First Sunday of Advent

Monday

 

7

14

21

28

Tuesday

1

All Saints Day

Holiday of Obligation

8

Day of Recollection Karu Deanery

15

Deanery Meetings

22

*Finance committe Meeting @ Cathedral

Death Anniversary of Rev. Peter Jatau

29

Presbyteral Council Meeting by 10 am

Wednesday

2

The Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed (All Souls)

9

Bishop's Pastoral visit to Christ de King CKC 9th - 13th

16

23

30

Consultors Meetings

Thursday

3

Pious Union of St. Rita Mass for Deceased members @ Holy Emmanuel New Karu

10

CCRN Diocesan Conference @ New Karu Deanery 10th - 13th

17

24

Bishop's Pastoral Visit to St. Sylvester New Nyanya 24th - 27th

Zumunta Matan Tarun na 2016 a ran 24th - 26th a Agyaragu deanery

 

Friday

4

11

18

*Dioc. Laity council Grand finale @ Holy Trinity Uke

*Dioc. Sacred Heart of Jesus Novena to Christ the King 18th - 26th @ Centre Level

25

 

Saturday

5

*Dioc. Altar Server Meeting @ SS Peter and Paul, Lafia

12

* Zumunta Matan Exco na deanery @ St. Patrick Akwanga

19

*KSM monthly Meeting @ SS Peter and Paul Lafia

*Zumunta Mazan Dioc. Expanded @ Holy Emmanuel New Karu

*Dioc. Divine Mercy Meeting @ St. John of the Cross Mararaba

26

Dioc. Sacred Heart of Jesus 4th Reparatory Prayer @ Deanery Level

 

 

 

December, 2016


Sunday

 

 

4

Pious Union of St. Rita December National Assembly @ Makurdi/Jos

11

18

25

Christmas Day

Birth of our Lord

Monday

 

5

12

19

KSM Consultative meeting with Bishop

26

Tuesday

 

6

13

20

27

Wednesday

 

7

14

21

28

Thursday

1

Bishop's Pastoral Visit to St. Matthew's parish Obi 1st - 4th

8

The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

15

Chancery Closes for the Year

22

29

Friday

2

Dioc. Divine Mercy End of Year Retreat at Deanery Level

9

16

Cath. Education Commission End of the 1st Term of the 2016 Academic year

23

30

Saturday

3

CYON Dioc. Thanksgiving Mass/love feast@St. Peter's Keffi, 3rd - 4th

10

17

KSM

monthly meeting @SS Peter and Paul

24

31

 

 
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