CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF LAFIA
2019 YEAR PLANNER

January, 2019


Sunday

 

6

*Holy Childhood Collection

*The Epiphany of the Lord.


13

*The Baptism of the Lord (Feast)

20

27

*M.O.D. Father Founders Day Celebration @ St. Sylverster Mission Loko

*Catholic Nurses Guild of Nigeria: Meeting @ Catheral Lafia

Monday

 

7

14
*Chancery Opens For 2019

21

28

Tuesday

1

*Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God.

*World Day of Peace

*Deanery Meeting

8

15
* Cummunication Commission Meeting

*J.D.P.C.

22
Vocation Commissions meeting @ Cathedral Lafia.

29

*Health Commission's Meeting

Wednesday

2

*Diocesan New Year Programme 2nd - 3rd February

9
Diocesan CBMN ministerial Retreat @ Akwanga 9th - 12th

16

*Pastoral Commission Meeting

23

*Land commission Meeting

*Bishop's Pastoral Visit to St. Mathias Mulumba Parish, Gitata 23rd - 27th

30

Thursday

* Sacred Heart of Jewsus Bisit to the dicesan Spiritual Director @St. Augustine Aso Mararaba Deanery

10

17

*Tribunal Commission's Meeting With Bishop

24

*Youth Commission Meeting

 

31

* 1st Catechists Congress @ St. Peter's Parish, Keffi.

Friday

11

*dioc. CYON Diocesan Expanded Exco Meeting @ Kefffi Deanery 11th - 12th.

18

25

*Education Commission Exco Meeting @ St. William's Cathedral

 

Saturday

12

*Diocesan Laity council Semi-Expanded Exco Meeting @ Maria Assumpta

*YCS Area Meeting

19
*CWO EXCO Meeting @ Obi Deanery

*KSM Monthly Meeting @ SS Peter and Paul, Lafia

*YCS Diocesan Exco Meeting @GSS Uke

26

* Education Commission Sport Sub. Committee Meet @ OLA, Akwanga

*Zumunta Mata Committee na Shugabani na Diocese Da Uwayen Deaneries da Secretaries na su a Akwanga Parish.

 

 


February, 2019


Sunday

 

3
Women Religious Collection

 

10

*Pious Union of St. Rita 1st Exco meeting @ St. Monica Koroduma

17

Catholic Corpers Collection

24

*Catholic Nurses Guild of Nigeria: NEC Meeting @ Imo State

Monday

 

4

11

18

 

25

 

Tuesday

 

5
Deanery Meeting

12
Finance Committee Meeting @

19
Presbyteral Council Meeting 10 am

26 

*KSM Consultative Meeting with Bishop

Day of Priest Recollection Akwanga Deanery

Wednesday


6

13

20
Consultors Meeting

27 

Thursday

 

 

7

14

*Dioc. CYON Single Forum @ Karu Deanery

21

28 

Friday

1
CYON Diocesean  DEC congress meeting @ St. Kizito’s Nasarawa / Toto 4th – 5th

8

*Health Commission meeting

*Environmental Commission Meeting @ St. Peter's Keffi

*Family and Human Life commission Meeting

*Diocesan Sacred heart of Jesus 1st Quarter Provincial Council General meeting @Otukpo Diocese 8-9th

15

*Diocesan Pastoral Council Meeting

22

*Dioc. CCRN : DEC/DST Meeting @Agyaragu Deanery 22nd - 23rd

*Dioc. CYON Youth Week Activities @ All Parish 22nd -27th

*Diocesan Divine Mercy Feast of Revelation of Image of Divine Mercy @ Deanery Level

 

Saturday

2
The presentation of the Lord (Feast)

All diocesan Schools Note

*Zumunta Maza Exco @ St. John Agyaragu

12
*CWO Semi- Exp. Exco Meeting with Deanery Mothers and SEc. @ Mararaba Deanery

*Diocesan Laity Cuncil Expanded Exco Meeting @ St. James Keffi North.

16
*KSM monthly meeting@ SS Peter and Paul

*YCS General Meeting @ St. AugustineCollege Masaka

*Diocesan Divine Mercy: Meeting @ Holy Emmauel New Karu

*Diocesan English Choir: General Congress @Queen Of Apostles Shinge Parish.

* Zumunta Mazan diocesan Exco @ Akwanga

*KSJ Monthly meeting

23
MOD DMC General Congress Meeting @ Keffi Deanery'

* Dioc Sacred Heart Of Jesus: 1st Quarter Diocesan Council General Meeting @ Lafia Deanery

Diocesan English choir: Provincial Meeting @ Katsina-Ala

 

 

March, 2019


Sunday

 31

* Episcopal Anniversary of the Bishop

*C.W.O Mothers Day celebration in all Parishes

*Dioc. Laity Council Week Activities Begins on the 31st End with Collection on 17th April

* catholic Nurses Guild of Nigeria Meeting at Cathedral Lafia

3

*CYON Collection

*Diocesan CBMN 1st Quarterly Meeting @ St. John's Agyaragu

10
*Diocesan Sacred Heart of Jesus Novena to St. Jospeh Husband of Mary 10th - 18th @ all Center

 

17

24

Monday

 

4

11

18

*Catholic Religious Education Meeting at St. Rita's Maraba

25

 

 

Tuesday

 

 

5

12

*Conglict Resolution Commission Meeting

19

*Dioc. Sacred Heart of Jesus FEAST of St. Joseph @ Centre Level

26

Wednesday

 

6

ASH WEDNESDAY
Lenten Poor Collection begins today. FAST and ABSTINENCE

13

20

26

Thursday

 

 

7

14

*Land Commission Sensitization Meeting and presentation of Action Plan to Bishop and all parish priests @ Cathedral

*Dioc. Divine Mercy: Academy Training / Annual Pilgrimage @ Aokpe 14th - 16th

21

*Youth Comission Dec. Meeting

28

Friday

1

8

 

15

22

 29

Cathedraticum Mararaba Deanery

Saturday

2

9
*Cateshist Wives Association

*CWO Exp. with Deanery Mothers and Sec., Parish Mother, Tribal Group Mother and Sec. @ Keffi Deanery

*Diocesan Sacred of Jesus 1st Diocesan Reparation Prayer @ Deanery Level

16

*KSM Monthly Meeting @SS Peter and Paul Lafia

*KSJ Monthly Meeting

*YCS Audience with the Bishop @ Cathedral Dioce. English Choir General REtreat for all Choiresters Karu Zone @ St. Peter's Keffi.

*KSM Monthly meeting

*Zumuntan Mazan Diocesan Expanded Exco @ Akwanga

*KSJ monthly meeting

*Altar Servers Diocesan Meeting @ Mararaba

23

 30

Cathedraticum Karu Deanery

*Primary & Post primary Meeting at College of Education Akwanga

*Dioc. English choir: general Retreat for Choristers Lafia Zone at St. Williams Cathedral Lafia

 

 

April, 2019


Sunday

 

7

* Laity Collection

14

*Palm Sunday

21

The Resurrection of the Lord Easter Sunday

28
*Divine Mercy Sunday

*Catechist Annual Retreat 28th-4th May St.at peter's College Garaku

* Dioc. CYON: Low Sunday Mass with the Bishop at Cathedral

*Catholic Nurses Guild of Nigeria : meeting at Cathedral Lafia

Monday

 1

8

15

22

29

Chancery Re-Opens after Easter Break

Tuesday

 2

9

Cathedraticum Obi Deanery

16

23

30

Wednesday

 3

10

* Liturgical Commission's Meeting

17

*Diocesan Chrism Mass

24

*Dioc. English Choir: General Congress at Holy Emmanuel New Karu.

 

Thursday

 4

*Chancery Closes for Easter Break

11

* Dioc. C.B.M.N Leaders retreat 18th-20th at St. Peter's College Keffi

*Tribunal Commission's Meeting

Cathedraticum Agyaragu Deanery

18

*HOLY THURSDAY

25

*M.O.D DMC Camping/Programmes at St. Peter's College Garaku 25th-27th

*Dioc. Divine Mercy: Feast of Divine Mercy/Diocesan Conference at Lafia Deanery 25th-28th


 

 

Friday

5

*Cathedracum Keffi Deanery

12

 

19

*Diocesan Divine Mercy: Novena to Feast of Divine Mercy 19th-27th

GOOD FRIDAY

Holy Land Collection

26

 

Saturday

6

*YCS Area Meeting

Cathedraticum Akwanga Deanery

C.W.O. Exp. Exco with deanery mothers and Sec., Tribal group presidents/ Sec @Keffi Deanery

13

*C.W.O Semi-Exp.Exco meeting with Mothers & Secretaries

*Youth Comission Empowerment & Monitoring Conference at Pope Francis Pastoral Contre

*KSJ monthly meeting Cathedraticum Lafia Deanery

20

*KSM Monthly meeting at SS. Peter & Paul, Lafia
HOLY SATURDAY EASTER VIGIL

27

*Diocesan Laity Council Grand Finale at St. Aloysius Doma

 


 

May, 2019


Sunday

 

5

*Pilgrimage Centre Collection

*Dioc. CYON: Youth Grand Finale at Deaneries

 

12

*C.W.O Collection at all Parishes

*Catholic Nursses Guild of Nigeria International Nurses Week

19

*Diocesan Priestly Annual Retreat 19th - 24th

26

* Good Shepherd Collection

Monday

 

 

6

*C.W.O Week in all Parishes 6th-10th

*KSM Consultative Meeting with Bishop

*Communication Commission's Meeting

13

 

20

*Cath. Education Commission Begins Inspection of Schools

27

Tuesday

 

7

* Deanery Meeting

14

*Finance Council Meeting

21

 

28

Presbyteral Council Meetings

*KSM Monthly Meeting at SS. Peter& Paul, Lafia

Wednesday

1

Dioc. Laity Council Mass & Forum with the Bishop at Cathedral LAfia

8

*Pastoral Commission's Meeting

15

*Health Commission'sMeeting

22

28

Consultors Meeting

Thursday

2

9

16

*Youth Commission's Meting

*Bishop's Pastoral Visit to the St. Theresa Kabayi 16th-19th

23

30

*Youth Commission's Diocesan Day Celebration 30th-1st june

*Ascension of the Lord Holiday of obligation

Friday

3

10

17

*Family & Human life Comission Meeting

24

*Dioc. CCRN: DEC/DST Meeting at New Karu Deanery 24th-25th

31

*Dioc. Sacred Heart of Jesus Novena to the Holy Spiritn31st May- 8th June

Saturday

4

Education sport Sub-commitee Meet at St. Peter's Garaku

11
*W.U.C.W.O. Day celebration @St. William’s Cathedral *KSM Monthly Meeting at SS.Peter 7 Paul Lafia

* Diocesan English Choir: Choir Masters/conductors Training at Keffi Deanery

 

18
*YCS Diocesan Exco Meeting at ST. Kizito Duduguru

*KSJ monthly meeting

*Dioc. Divine Mercy: Meeting at St. Patrick's Akwanga

25

*Dioc. Sacred Heart of Jesus Diocesan Marian Congress at Deanery Level

*Dioc. CYON: Novena Prayer to Youth Patron Saint (St. Charles Lwanga) at all parishes 25th-3rd June

 

 

 

June, 2019


Sunday

30

*Dioc. Sacred Heart of Jesus: Thanksgiving Mass for the feast of Sacred Heart at Diocesan's Chaplain Parish

 

 

2

 

9
*Pentecost Sunday

*Dioc. Sacred Heart of Jesus: Provincial feast of Pentecost

16

*Most Holy Trinity Solemnity

*S.M.A Mission Support Collection

23

The Most Holy Body & Blood of Christ

*Dioc. Sacred Heart of Jesus:Celebrate Feast of Corpus Christi

Monday

 

3

St. Mulumba's Day

10

17

24

Tuesday

 

4

11

*All Heads of Commission Meeting with Bishop

18

25

Wednesday

 

5

*4th year Death of Anniversary of Fr. Edeh Joseph

12

19

*Dioc. Sacred Heart of Jesus Novena to the Sacred Heart of Jesus 19th-27th June at Centre Level

26

Thursday

 

6

13

*J.D.P.C Meeting

20

27

Friday

 

7

*Land Commission's Meeting at Holy Emmanuel Karu

14

*Education Commissions's General Assembly at St. Peter's College Garaku

*Dioc. Sacred Heart of Jesus: 2nd quarter provincial Council General Meeting at Abuja ADC 14th-15th June

21

28

*Dioc. Sacred Heart of Jesus celebrate the feast of Sacred Heart of Jesus at Centre Level

*Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesu

Saturday

1

8
* CWO exco meeting @Agyaragu Deanery

*Dioc. Laity Council EXCO meeting @St. Theresa Wamba

*Dioc.Sacred Heart of Jesus: 2nd Quarter Diocesan council Meeting at Karu Deanery

*YCS Diocesan Area Day Celebration

15
*KSM monthly meeting at SS. Peter & Paul Lafia

*KSJ Monthly Meeting

 

22

*Education Commission Meeting at St. William's Cathedral

*Dioc. C.B.M.N: 2nd quarterly meeting at Holy Trinity Uke

29

*Solemnity of SS Peter & Paul

*Catechist Pre- Catecumenate period

*M.O.D DMC General congress meeting at Mararaba Deanery

*Dioc. Sacred Heart of Jesus celebrate thhhe feast of Immaculate Heart of Jesus at Deanery Level

*Dioc. English Choir: General Congress at Nasarawa Eggon.

 

July, 2019


Sunday

 

7

*Communication Sunday

14

21

28

*Health Development Collection

*KSM Founder's Day celebration

Monday

 1

8

*Catholic Religious Eduucation Meeting at St. Rita's Mararaba

15

22

29

Tuesday

 2

9

*4th Year Death Anniversary of Fr. David Baka

16

Day of Recollection Mararaba Deanery

23

30

Wednesday

3

*Diocesan Screening of candidates into the Spiritual Year by Vocation Commmission

10

17

24

31

Thursday

4

*Dioc. C.B.M.N: Instructors retreat 4th-6th July, at St. Kizito Nasarawa

11

18

25

 

Friday

5

12

 

 

19

26

 

Saturday

6

9
* C.W.O Semi-EXP. Exco with Deanery Mothers & Secretaries at Lafia Deanery

*Dioc. Laity Council Expanded Exco Meeting St. John Mararaba

*Dioc. Sacred Heart of Jesus: 2nd Diocesan reparation prayer at Deanery Level

20

*KSM Monthly Meeting at SS Peter & Paul Lafia

27

*Dioc. Sacred Heart of Jesus : Train the Trainers workshop for all officers in the Diocese, Deanery & Centre councils at Keffi Deanery

*Zumunta Mata: Committee na Shugabani na Diocese da uwayen deaneries da secretaries nasu a Akwanga parish.

30
*Zumunta Mata Diocesan Exco./Deanery and Secretary

 


August, 2019


Sunday

 

4

11

*C.B.C.N Collection

18

25

*Catholic Nurses Guild of Nigeria: Meeting at Cathedral Lafia

Monday

 

5

12

KSM Consultative meeting with Bishop

19

26

Tuesday

 

6

*Dioc. Sacred Heart of Jesus: Novena to St. Tarcisius @ Centre Level 6th-7th

13

20

27

Wednesday

 

7

14

*Feast of Assumption of the blessed Virgin Mary Holy Day of Obligation(all diocesan school must note)

21

*Liturgical commission'sMeeting

28

*Pastoral Commision Meeting

Thursday

1

*Dioc. CYON: Provincial Convention (Fiesta)@ Lafia Diocese 1st-4th

8

*Dioc. C.B.M.N: Youth/ Students congress 8th-10th @ Akwanga

15

*Dioc. Sacred heart of Jesus: celebrate feast of St. Tarcisius/ Thanksgiving @ center level

*Youth Commission Metings 15th august-Dec.

*Diocesan Divine mercy: provincial conference @ Gboko Diocese 15th-8th

22

29

*Dioc. CCRN:

Annual Leadership Workshop 29th-31th @ Akwanga

Friday

2

9

* Diocesan Pastoral Council Meeting

16

23

30

Saturday

3

10

*C.W.O Exp. Exco with deanery Mothers & Sec. parish Mothers, Tribal group mothers & Sec, @ Akwanga Deanery

* Dioc. Laity Council Semi- Exco meeting @ St. Francis Assakio

*Dioc. Sacred Heart of Jesus: 3rd quarter diocesan council General Meeting @ Keffi Deanery

17

*KSM Monthly meeting @ SS, Peter &Paul Lafia

*Dioc. Englich Choir: Festival of songs @ St. Patrick's Akwanga

24

*Dioc. English Choir: provincial meeting @ Gboko Diocese

31

*Dioc. Sacred Heart of Jesus: Diocesan Eucharistic Congress @ Deanery Level

*Dioc. English Choir: General Congress@ St. Theresa Kabayi

 

 

 

September, 2019


Sunday

 1

8

HIV/AIDS should be first COLLECTION annd to be submitted in full

15

22

29

Peter Pence Collection

Monday

 2

9

16

*Health Commission's Meeting

 

23

*Catholic Religious Education Meeting @St. Rita'S Mararaba

30

Tuesday

 3

*Vocations Commission Meeting

10

*Deanery Meeting

17

*Finance Council Meeting

*Dioc. Laity Exco @ St. Kizito Nasarawa

24

*Prebyteral Council Meeting by 10:00am

`

Wednesday

4

11

*Communication Commission's Meeting

18

25

*Consultors Meeting

 

Thursday

5

*2nd Catechists Congress @St. Martin's Parish Masaka

12

*Conflict Resolution Commission's Meeting

19

*Tribunal Committee Meeting

26

*Dioc. Sacred Heart of Jesus National Council General Meeting (projected) 26th-29th@DRACC -Abuja

*Dioc. Divine Mercy: Novena to the feast of St. Maria Faustina 26th-4th Oct

 

Friday

6

13

*Environmental Comisssion Meeting @ Pope Francis Pastoral Centre Lafia

*C.W.O Diocesan Annual Seminar @ Keffi Deanery

20

*Family & Humanm Life Commission Meeting

*Land Commission Meeting @ St. Patricks' Akwanga

27

*Dioc. CYON: Dec/Expanded Exco Meeting @ Obi Deanery 27th-28th

 

Saturday

7

*Dioc. Laity Council Expanded Exco Meeting @ Holy Emmanuel New Karu

14

*Dioc. Sacred Heart of Jesus: 3rd quarter Diocesan council preparatory prayer @ Daenery level

*Dioc. C.B.C.N: 3rd quarterly Meeting @ St. Theresa Kabayi

*Dioc. Divine Mercy: Meeting @ St. James Keffi North

21
*KSM Monthly meeting @ SS Peter & Paul Lafia

 

28

*YCS Diocesan Opening Area Meeting for the Academic Session

 

 

 

October, 2019


Sunday

 

6
* Catechetical Collection

13

20

* Mission Sunday Collection should be the first and to be submitted in full

27

*Catholic Nurses Guild of Nigeria: Meeting @ Cathedral Lafia

Monday

 

7

*Sacred Heart of Jesus Novena to St. Margret Mary, 7th-15th @ Centre Level

14

21

28

Tuesday

1

*National Independence Celebration

8

15

22

29

Wednesday

2

9

16

*Sacred Heart of Jesus feast of St. Margret Mary @ Center Level

23

30

Thursday

 3

*Catechists Day Celebration Catechist Meeting with the Bishop @ St. William's Cathedral

10

17

24

*Bishop's Pastoral Visit to St. Michael Garaku 24th-27th

31

Friday

4

11

*Dioc. laity council Retreat 11th-12th @ St. Martin's Masaka

*Dioc. Sacred Heart of Jesus: provincial council 3rd quarter General Meeting @ Katsina Ala 11th-12th

18

*Catholic Education Commission Exco Meeting @St. William's Cathedral

*Dioc. CCRN:DEC/DST Meeting @ Lafia Deanery 18th-19th

25

*8th Death Anniversary Fr. James Baka

 

Saturday

5

*Dioc. English Choir Retreat Zone A @ St. Mulumba NAS. Eggon

*Dioc. Divine Mercy: Feast of St. Faustina @ Deanery Level

12

*DAY OF ORDINATION

19

*KSM Monthly Meeting @ SS. Peter & Paul, Lafia

*KSJ Monthly Meeting

26

*M.O.D DMC General Congress meeting Get Together/End of the year celebration

*Dioc. English Choir: Geneeral Congress @ St. Aloysius Parish Doma.

 

 

 

November, 2019


Sunday

 

3

*Pous Union of St. Rita 4th-Assembly @St. John of the Cross, Mararaba

10

17

*CIWA Collection

24

*Christ the King (Solemnity)

*Dioc. Sacred Heart of Jesus: Celebrate feast o Chrsit the King @ Center level

*Catholic Nurses Guild of Nigeria: meeting @ cathedral Lafia

Monday

 

4

11

*KSM Consultative meeting with the Bisho[p

18

25

Tuesday

 

5

*Day of Recollection Agyaragu Deanery

12

*Vocationss Commission Meetings

19

26

*Deanery Meetings

Wednesday

 

6

13

*Liturgical Commission Meeting

*Dioc. CCRN: Diocesan Conference 13th-16th @ Lafia

20

27

Communication Commission Meeting

Thursday

 

7

14

* Bishop's Pastoral Visit to St. Dominic Akwanga North 14th-17th

*Family & Human Life Comiision Meeting

21

*13th Death Anniversary Rev. Peter Jatau

*Zumunta Mata: Taron Diocese a Keffi Deanery 21st-23rd

28

*Bishop's Pastoral Visit to St. Mulumba Nass-Eggon 28th-1st Dec

Friday

1

*All Saints (Holy Day Of Obligation)

8

*Environmental commission's meeting @ St. Dominic Koroduma

*C.C.R.N: Provincial conference @ Otukpo Diocese 9th-12th

15

*Dioc. Sacred Heart of Jesus: Novena to Christ the King @Center Level

*Dioc. Zumunta Mata za yi a Karu Deanery 16th-18th

22

*Dioc. Laity Council AGM @ Akwanga Deanery 22nd-23rd

28

*Bishop's Pastoral visit to St. Mulumba Nass-Eggon 28th-1st Dec

Saturday

2

*The Commenration of all the FAithful Departed (All Souls)

9

*Dioc. Sacred Heart of Jesus 4th quarter Diocesan General Meeting @ Mararaba Deanery

*Dioc. YSC. Diocesan Exco Meeting @ Madona Girls College

*Dioc. Divine Mercy: Meeting @ St. Rita Unity Estate

16
*KSM Monthly meeting@ SS,Peter & Paul Lafia

*KSJI Monthly Meeting

23

30

*Dioc. English Choir: 2nd Edition of Catholic School Choir Competition

 

 

December, 2019


Sunday

 1

*Catechist enrolment of Catechumes

*Dioc. CYON: Award/love feast/ thanksgiving mass @ Chaplain's Parish

*Catholic Guild of Nigeria: Worlds Aids Day

 

8

*First Sunday of Advent

15

22

29

Monday

2

*World HIV/AIDS Day

9

*KSM Consultative meeting with Bishop

16

23

30

Tuesday

3

*Conflict Resolution meeting

* Finance Council meeting

10

*Prebyteral council Meeting

17

24

31

Wednesday

4

11

*Consultors Meeting

18

25

*Christmas Day; Birth of our Lord

 

Thursday

5

*J.D.P.C Meeting

12

*Chancery Closes for the Year

19`

26

 

Friday

6

*Diocesan Pastoral Council Meeting

13

*Dioc. Divine Mercy; End of Year Retreat @ St. Martin's Masaka

20

27

 

Saturday

7

*Dioc. C.B.C.N 4th Quarterly meeting@ St.Mulumba Nas-Eggon.

*Dioc YCS: General/Meeting @St. John Bosco Doma

14

*Catholic Nurses Guild of Nigeeria: official visit to the Catholic Bishop of Lafia

21

*KSJI Monthly Meeting

28

 

 

 

 
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