BISHOP WELCOME ADDRESS
In the name of the clergy, religious and lay faithful of Catholic Diocese of Lafia, it is my pleasure to welcome you to our website. I do hope the site serves your needs during this visit.
As you encounter our Diocese through this medium, I pray God’s peace and blessings on you and your family. Do remember our Diocese in your prayers. God bless you.
Meet our priest
The Diocese was erected on 31st of March 2001 with Most Rev. Dr. Matthew Ishaya Audu (now Archbishop of Jos Archdiocese) as the pioneer Bishop.
OUR VISION PRAYER
God our heavenly father, You are a God of infinite mercy and love, A God of compassion and kindness, You are the source of all we have and are. May your children in Lafia Diocese, recognize and acknowledge that our Eucharistic Family ties is far more important than our blood or tribal, ethnic or religious…
OUR VISION ANTHEM
We are a Eucharistic family Witnessing to the Kingdom of God Sharing and caring in our vision. Holy Spirit Sanctify Us (2x)
Chorus: Lafia Diocese, (Go out, go out 2x) Go out to witness, go out to share, go out to care, we beseech you.
The Diocese currently have 68 diocesan Priests with 3 Deacons, One foreign missionary priest and 17 missionary priests from other parts of Nigeria
DEANERIES AND PARISHES
The Diocese is grouped into seven (7) deaneries with forty – three 43 Parishes and eight (8) Chaplaincies
As part of efforts to develop minds and cure ignorance within the geographical area of the Diocese, the Diocese currently have forty four (44) primary schools and ten (10) secondary schools.