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Currently the Catholic Diocese of Lafia have 63 priests working within the diocese

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LAFIA DIOCESE GET NEW DEACONS

In the celebration of the Holy Mass today 13th February 2022 the Second Sunday of Lent, the Bishop of the Diocese of Lafia Most Rev. David Ajang ordained Seven Seminarians into the order of the Diaconate. The newly ordained Deacons are:
 

BISHOP DAVID AJANG VISIT MARARBA DEANERY FOR MAIDEN
CATHEDRATICUM

It was all cheers as the Priests, the Religious and the Lay faithful of Mararaba and Karu Deaneries gathered at SS Cosmas and Damian and St Sylvester New Nyanya on 25th March 2022 and 26th March 2022 respectively to welcome the Bishop as he visited for his first Cathedraticum to the deaneries.
 
Cathedraticum is an age-long practice in the Catholic Church in which the parishes in a given Diocese contribute in different ways to support the work of the Bishop as chief shepherd of the Diocese.

BISHOP AJANG EMERGES CBCN CHAIRMAN ON SOCIAL COMMUNICATIONS

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria ( CBCN) has appointed His Excellency, Most Revd David Ajang as the Chairman Directorate of Social Communications.
Bishop Ajang was appointed alongside other officials to pilot the affairs of CBCN for a period of four years, at the first 2022 plenary of CBCN, held in Abuja, from Sunday 6 -Thursday- March 10 , 2022.
The Bishop’s appointment followed his readiness to use the gift of the generation (Social Media) to evangelize, and for being media friendly as well as his incredible capacity for work given to him.
The Priests, Religious and Lay Faithful of the Catholic Diocese of Lafia, therefore congratulate the bishop on this exalted appointment and pray God who made communication a veritable tool for every human and divine activity to bequeath him with the necessary wisdom and the enablement to carry out the task bestowed on him

Lafia Diocese hosts the 48th AGM/Conference of the National Laity Council of Nigeria

Representatives of the Catholic lay faithful from the 9 provinces in the country converged at the St William Cathedral Lafia for the National Conference/AGM for this year. The event lasted three days from Thursday 9th to Sunday 12th December 2021.

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