CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF LAFIA
2012 YEAR PLANNER

January, 2012


Sunday

29

1
The Octave day of the Nativity of the Lord Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God.

8

*Holy Childhood Collection

*The Epiphany of the Lord.

15

22

Monday

30

2

9
*The Baptism of the Lord (Feast)

Education Services begnning of the 2nd Term of 2011/2012

16

23

Tuesday

 31

*Deanery Meeting

3

10
Meeting of Tribunal Officals

17
All head of Commissions meet with Bishop

24

Health Commissions meeting

Wednesday

 

4
Diocesan CBMN ministerial Programme@ Akwanga 4th – 7th

11

18

25

Thursday

 

5

12

19

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

26

*1st catechists Congress @ Lafia

Friday

 

6

13

20

27

Saturday

 

7

14
*Zumunta Matan Diocesan Exco/Deanery Mothers and secretaries

Diocesan Laity Exco @ Christ the King Toto

21

28
*Sacred Heart of Jesus Exco Meeting @ Akwanga

*Y.C.S. Exco meeting @ Government College Keffi

 


February, 2012


Sunday

 

5
Women Religious Collection

 

13

19

Catholic Corpers Collection

26
Lenten Poor Collection.

Monday

 

6

Diocesan Synod Begins

14

20

 

27

 

Tuesday

 

7
Diocesan Synod

15
Finance Committee Meeting @ Cathedral

21

28 

*Prsbyteral Council Meeting

10:00am

Wednesday

1

8
Diocesan Synod

15
*KSJ evangelization visit to St. Jonh’s Mission Keana

22
ASH WEDNESDAY

Lenten poor collection begins. Today Fast and Abstinence

 29

*Consultors Meeting

Thursday

2

*The presentation of the Lord (Feast)

*All Religious Feastday @ Cathedral

 

9

Diocesan Synod

16

23

 

Friday

3
CYON Diocesean  DEC congress meeting @ St. Kizito’s Nasarawa / Toto 4th – 5th

10

Diocesan Synod

*Sacred Heart of Jesus 1st general Provincial Council Meeting @ Abuja Arch Diocese. 10th - 11th

17

24
*Zumunta Matan Dioce Tarun Province in Lafia Diocese 24th - 26th @ Garaku Parish.

*The Feast of the Revelation of the Image of Divine Mercy
25th -26th@ Aso Pada.

*Sacred Heart of Jesus Provincial workshop for dioce. Officials and promoters @ Kabba Lokoja Dioc. 24th -25th

 

Saturday

4
*St. Anthony of Padua Exco meeting @ St. Martin’s Masaka by 10am

*Diocesan CBMN First meeting @ St. Augustine Aso pada

*Sacred Heart of Jesus 1st general Meeting @ Agyaragu

11
Diocesan Synod ends with

Ordination

18
*C.C.R.N. Meeting @Keffi Deanery

* Zumunta Mazan diocesan Exco @ wamba

*Laity Council expanded exco @ St. Augustine Aso Pada

25
Diocesan Hausa Central Choir @ Akwanga

*Y.C.S. Animator's meeting/ Diocesan Exco @ OLA College Akwanga

 

 

March, 2012


Sunday

 

4

11
*Pilgrimage Centre Collection

*Laity Week @ all Parishes 11th -13th

18
*

*KSJ evangelization visit to St. Mathews Parish Obi

25
*Laity Collection

*CWO Mother's day celebration @ All parishes

Monday

 

5

12

19

* Sacred heart of Jesus Celebrates Feast of St. Joseph Husband of Mary @ centre Level

26

 

Tuesday

 

6
* Day of Recollection Agyaragu Deanery

13

20

27

*Cathedraticum Akwanga Deanery

Wednesday

 

7

 

14

21
*Diocesan Hausa choir Exco @ Cathedral

28

Thursday

1

 

8

15

22

*Cathedraticum Karu Deanery

 29

*Cathedraticum Agyaragu Deanery

Friday

2

9

*Sacred Heart of Jesus Eucharistic/Reparatory Adoration @ St. Aloysius Primary School Ground DArki Abuja 9th- 10th

16

*Education Services Meeting of the Education Secretary and all the Head Teachers of Catholic Nur/ Primary Institutions at the Cathedral .

23

*Divine Mercy Leadership Course @ St. John of the Cross, Mararaba, 8 pm

*Cathedraticum Keffi Deanery

 30

*Cath. Education Services End of 2nd term, 2011/2012 Academic year.

Saturday

3
CWO Semi. Exp. Exco with deanery mothers and sec. Tribal group presidents/ Sec. @Keffi Deanery

10
Diocesan BRC Meeting @ St. Peter’s Keffi

*SS Peter and Paul Idoma Dioc. Meeting @ Cathedral

17

*Dioc. Hausa Choir Exco @ Akwanga Parish

*Zumunta Mazan Dioc. Expanded Exco @ Ombi Lafia

YSC Area meeting

24

*Altar Servers Diocesan Meeting @ St. William's Lafia

 31

*Cathedraticum Lafia Deanery

*SS Peter and Paul Idoma Lafia branch Congress @ St. Aloysius Doma

 

 

April, 2012


Sunday

 1

Palm sunday, The Passion of the Lord

8

EASTER SUNDAY THE RESURRECTIO OF THE LORD

15

*CYON Collection

*Feast of Divine Mercy

*Catechists Retreat

15th - 22nd

22

29

*Good Shepherd Collection

Monday

 2

9

16

23

*Cath. Education services beginning of 3rd term fo the year 2011/2012 academic year

30

CYON. Youth Week activities commences daily @ all Parishes      30th – 5th May

Tuesday

 3

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

10

*KSM Consultation with Bishop (1st Quater)

17

24

 

Wednesday

 4

Diocesan Chrism Mass

11

18

25

 

Thursday

 5

12

 

19

26
*Diocesan CBMN Couple Retreat @ Akwanga 26th - 28th

 

Friday

6

*GOOD FRIDAY HOLY LAND COLLECTION

13

*Diocesan pilgrimage to Eggon Hills

20

 

27

*Diocesan Hausa National Hausa congress @ St. matthew's Parish Kaduna Arch Diocese. 27th - 29th

 

Saturday

7

*HOLY SATURDAY

 

14

*CWO Exp. Exco with deanery mothers and Sec. tribal group presidents/ Sec. @ Lafia

*The feast of Divine Mercy, Eve @ Cathedral 4:30 pm

*Diocesan Laity council Exco meeting @ Nasarawa Eggon

*Sacred heart of Jesus diocesan workshop for Deanery officials and promoters @ St. Peter's Parish Keffi.

 

21

 

28

 

 

 

 

May, 2011


Sunday


6

C.W.O. Collection @ All Parishes

13

 

20

*S. M. A. Mission Support Collection

27

*Pentecost Sunday

*Priest Annual Retreat Begins 27th -2nd

Monday

 

 

7

C.W.O. Week @all parishes . 7th – 12th

14

21

28

Tuesday

1

8

*Priestly Deanery Meetings

15

*Finance Committee Meetings @Cathedral

22

Presbyteral Council Meetings by 10am

29

Wednesday

2

*Health Commission Meeting

9

17

* Diocesan Hausa Choir Expanded Exco Meeting with Bishop @ Cathedral

*J.D.P.C. Meeting

23

*Consultors Meetings

 30

Thursday

3

10

*Meeting of Tribunal officials

17

*Bishop Pastoral visit to Garaku Parish From 17th - 20th

24

*Bishop Pastoral visit to Obi Parish from 24th - 27th

 31

Friday

4

*Education Services meets with the principals of Secondary Schools @ Cathedral

*Zumunta Mazan Diocesan Congress 4th – 5th @Cathedral.

11

*

CYON Diocesan DEC. Congress meeting  @ St. Theresa Kabayi 11th - 12th

18

25

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

 

Saturday

5

*Y.C.S. Sectional elections all sections should organize sectional election within this period.

12
*W.U.C.W.O. Day celebration/Bishop’s visit @St. William’s Cathedral *

*Diocesan Laity Council expanded exco@Garaku

 

19
*Catholic Diocesan common Entrance Examinations.

 

*Diocesan Sacred Heart General meeting @St. Kizito's Nsarawa.

*Y.C.S. Area elections all Area should organize Area election with this period

26

*Y.C.S. Diocesan elections @ St. Peter's College Garaku: by 10 am

 

 

 

June, 2012


Sunday

 

 

3

*Seminary Collection Begins

*The Most Holy Trinity Sunday

10
Communication Collection

*the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

*Sacred Heart of Jesus clebrates Feast of Corpus Christi @St. John's Mararaba

17

24

*The Nativity of Saint John the Baptist

Monday

 

4

*CYON Parishes/ Deanery visitation by the Diocesan Exco 4th - 31st July

11

*Feast of St. Anthony of Padua

18

25

Tuesday

 

5

12

19

 

26

Wednesday

 

6

13

20

27

Thursday

 

7

14

21

28

*St. Vincent De Paul Lafia Central Council conference and Seminar organised for members

Friday

1

8

*Sacred Heart of Jesus 2nd Provincial meeting @ Otukpo Diocese 8th - 9th

15

*Sacred heart of Jesus celebrate Feast of Sacred Heart of Jesus @ Deanery Level

22

*Zumunta mat Dioce. Exco M/Uwayen Deanery, Uwayen Parishes and Secretaries @ St. William's Cathedral, Lafia 22nd- 23rd

 29

*Bishop Pastoral Visit to SS Peter and Paul, Lafia from 29th - 1st July

* SS Peter and Paul Congress @ Cathedral, Lafia

Saturday

2
*Diocesan CBMN 2nd quarter meeting @ St. Michael, Garaku.

* Y.C.S. Diocesan Exco meeting @ keffi

9
* Diocesan CWO exco meeting @Akwanga Deanery

*Diocesan Hausa choir Expanded Exco @ Garaku parish

*Laity Council Grand finale general meeting @Assakio

*SS Peter and Paul Meeting @ Akwanga Parish

*Y.C.S. Area meeting

16
*KSM monthly meeting

*Zumunta Mazan Diocesan Exco @Akwanga

*KSJ monthly meeting

*St. Anthony of Padua visitation to the needy.

23

*The Feast of St. John the Baptist Patron St. Of KSJ beings 23rd – 24th

 30

*Y.C.S. animator's meeting/ Diocesan Exco @ John Bosco Doma

 

July, 201


Sunday

1

C.B.C.N Collection

8

 

15

*Health Development Collection

22

29

Monday

 2

9

 

16

23

30

Tuesday

*Day of Recollection Karu Deanery

10

 

17

24

31

Wednesday

11
*Diocesan Hausa Choir Exp. Exco with the Bishop @Cathedral

18

25

 

Thursday

12

 

19

*Diocesan Pastoral Council meeting

26

*KSM Founder’s Day Celebration

*Bishop Pastoral visit to keffi-North 26th - 29th

 

 

Friday

6

13

20

Catholic Education Services End of the year’s general meeting of the education commission members @ Lafia.

27

Catholic Education Services. End of the 3rd term, 2011/2012 Academic year.

 

 

 

Saturday

7
*Y.C.S. Area day celebration all Areas should fix their venue

 

14
*Y.C.S. Sectional day all sections should fix their venue.

Diocesan Laity Exco @St. John Keana

 

21

Zumunta Maza Diocesan Exp. Exco. @ Keffi North

28
*Zumunta Mata Diocesan Exco./Deanery and Secretary

 


 


August, 2012


Sunday

 

5

12

19

26

Monday

 

6

*Feast of The Transfiguration of the Lord

13

 

20

27

Tuesday

 

7

KSM Consultatio with Bishop (2nd Quarter)

14

21

*Health commission meeting

28

Wednesday

1

8

15

*Sacred Heart of Jesus Celebrates Feast of St. Taresius W Centre Level

22

 

29

Thursday

2

9

*Diocesan CBMN Youth Retreat @ Keffi Parish 9th - 11th

16

23

* Altar Servers Executive Retreat @ Karu

30

Friday

3

10

17

24

*Diocesan Hausa Choir Leadership confrence @SS Peter and Paul Parish Lafia 24th -25th

 31

Saturday

4

*Sacred Heart of Jesus 3rd diocesan General meeting @ St. Aloysius Doma

11
*S.S. Peter and Paul Idoma meeting @St. Patrick Akwanga.

*Diocesan Laity Exp. Exco. Meeting @ St Augustine Ombi 1, Lafia.

18

 

25

*C.W.O. Expanded Exco with deanery mothers and Sec., Tribal group presidents/ Sec. @ Agyaragu Deanery

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

 

 

 

 

September, 2012


Sunday

 30

2

HIV/AIDS COLLECTION

9

 

16

23

Peter Pence Collection

Monday

 

3

10
Catholic Education Services beginging of the 1st term of the 2012/2013 academic year

17

 

24

Tuesday

 

4

*Deanery Meeting

11

18

*Presbyteral Council Meetings by 10am

25

Wednesday

 

5

*Diocesan interview into Spiritual year

13

 *J.D.P.C. Meeting @ Headquater

19

*Consultors Meetings

 

26

Thursday

 

 

6

*2nd Catechist congress @ St. Patrick Akwanga

14

20

27

Friday

 

7

15

*Diocesan Hausa Choirmaster's Conference @St. William's Parish Zawan Jos Archdiocese 14th-16th

*Zumunta Mazan Diocesan congress @ Mararaba 14th – 15th

21

28

Saturday

1

*Diocesan CBMrd quarter meeting @ St. Kizito's Nasarawa

8

*SS Peter and Paul Idoma meeting @ St. Peter's Keffi

15
*Divine Mercy meeting @ St. Kizito's Parish Nasarawa

22

*C.W.O. Exp. Exco with deanery mothers and Sec., Tribal groups presidents/ Sec. @ Karu Deanery

*Diocesan Laity council Exco meeting @ St. James Keffi North.

 29

 

 

October, 2012


Sunday


7
Catechetical Collection

14

21
*Mission Sunday Collection

28

Monday

1

8

15

22

 

29

Tuesday

 2

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

9

16
All Heads of Commissions Meet with Bishop

23

30

Wednesday

 3

10

 

17

24

 

Thursday

 4

11

*Meeting of Tribunal Officials.

18

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

25

*Diocesan Pastoral Council meeting

 

Friday

5

*Catechists meeting with Bishop @ Lafia

*Diocesan Divine Mercy FEast of St. Maria Faustina Kowalska

12

*Zumunta Mazan Arewanci Congress 12th - 14th @ Jos Province

*Sacred Heart of Jesus 3rd Provincial Council meeting @ Cath. Lafia 12th - 13th

19

*Diocesan hausa Choir Congress @ St. Patrick's Akwanga 19th - 20th.

*C.W.O. annual general meeting/ conference keffi Deanery 19th - 20th

* Cath. Education Inaugural Mass of the Academic year 2012/2013.

26

*SS Peter and Paul Idoma Diocesan Congress @ Cathedral, Lafia 26th - 27th

 

Saturday

6

13

*Diocesan Laity Exp. Exco. @ St. Martins Masaka

20

*KSM Monthly meeting

27

*

 

 

 

November, 2012


Sunday

 

4

11

18

25

*Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe

Monday

 

5

12

*Bishop Pastoral Visit to Akwanga Parish 12th-18th

19

26

*Altar Servers Patron Feast Day

Tuesday

 

6

*Day of Recollection Lafia Deanery

13

*Meeting of Tribunal Officials

20

*Deanery Meeting

26

*Finance committee meetings @ Cathedral

Wednesday

 

7

*Cath. Education Services Interviews for the recruitment of New Teachers @ Cathedral Hall, Lafia.

14

 

21

*Health Commission meeting

27

*J.D.P.C.

Meeting

Thursday

1

8

15

22

29

*CYON Dioc. Christmas concert @all parishes 29th - 30th

Friday

2

9

16

*Hausa Choir Dioc. choirmasters conference @ New Karu Parish 16th - 17th

23

*Zumunta Mata Dioc. Tarun @Karu Deanery 23rd - 25th

*Dioc. Laity council AGM @ St. William's Cathedral, Lafia 23rd - 24th.

30

*Sacred Heart of Jesus Provincial Eucharistic congress @ Lokoja Dioc. 30th - 1st Dec.

Saturday

3

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

10

*Zumunta Mata Dioc. Exco @ St. Patrick's Akwanga

17

*KSM Monthly meeting

*Zumunta Mazan Dioc. Exp. @ Agyaragu

*KSJ monthly meeting

24

*Dioce. CBMN 4th quarter meeting @ St. John's Mararaba.

*Dioc. Hausa choir Exp. Exco. and Love-Fest @ Akwanga Parish.

*altar Serves dioc. Meeting @ Akwanga

*C.C.R.N. Meeting @ Lafia Deanery

*

 

 

 

December, 2012


Sunday

 30

*The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph

2

CIWA Collection

*Legion of Mary Annual General Reunion

9

16

23

Monday

31

3

10

17

24

Tuesday

 

4

*Presbyteral Council Meetings by 10am

11

*KSM Consultation with Bishop

18

25

*Christmas Day

Wednesday

 

5

*Consultors Meeting

12

19

26

Thursday

 

6

13

20

27

Friday

 

7

14

*Catholic Education services End of 1st term of the 2012/2013 Academic year.

*CHANCERY CLOSES FOR THE YEAR

21

28

Saturday

1

*CYON Dioc. Love Feast/ Thanksgiving @ chaplains parish 1st - 2nd

8

*Dioc. divine Mercy meeting/ End of the year party @ St. Theresa's Parish Kabayi

15

*KSM monthly meeing

*KSJ Monthly meeting

22

29

 

 

 
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