CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF LAFIA 2022 YEAR PLANNER

JANUARY 2022

 

30

2

9

16

23

SUNDAY

 

Epiphany of the Lord Solemnity

 

Holy Childhood collection

Baptism of the Lord

Catholic Cadet Exco meeting @ James Keffi North

Blessed Tansi Movt Feast Celebration @ St. William’s Cathedral, Lafia

 

31

3

10

17

24

MONDAY

 

CCRN Prayer Project @ All Prayer Group 33, to 30

CHANCERY OPENS FOR 2022

 

Beginning of 2nd Term for 2021/2022 Academic Year

 

Pious Union of St. Rita 15 days Prayers to St. Rita begins

 

PMS Meeting @ St. William’s Cathedral Lafi

 

 

4

11

18

25

TUESDAY

 

 

 

Priests’

Deanery

Meeting

Conversion of St. Paul’s Apostle FEAST

 

 

5

12

19

26

WEDNESDAY

 

CBMN 1st Quarterly Meeting @ St. Augustine Ombi 1, to 8

 

 

Youth Commission Meeting @ Pope Francis Pastoral Centre Lafia

 

 

6

13

20

27

THURSDAY

 

BRC Brigade Diocesan Course @ Karu Deanery, to 8

Tribunal

Commission

Meeting

Blessed Tansi Movt Feast @ St. William’s Cathedral, Lafia

 

 

 

7

14

21

28

FRIDAY

 

 

Bishop’s Visit to St. John of the Cross Mararaba, 14 – 16

 

 

 

1

8

15

22

29

SATURDAY

Mary, the Mother of God Solemnity

 

Diocesan Laity Council Exco Meeting @ St. John Paul II Aku Village

 

CWO Diocesan Retreat for expanded Exco @ Keffi Deanery

Zumunt Mata Exco Meeting na Diocese @ Agyaragu Deanery

 

Youth Workshop with CYON, NFCS, NACC, MOD, CCN & BRC BRIGADE

Eggon Community Prayer & Fundraising @ Chaplain’s Parish

 

CYON DEC Meeting @ Agyaragu Deanery 20 – 30

 

FEBRUARY 2022

 

 

6

13

20

27

SUNDAY

 

Blessed Tansi Movt Diocesan Meeting @ St. Peter Keffi

 

Women Religious Collection

 

1st Death Anniversary Fr. Sylvester Nagba

Purgatorian Society Diocesan Meeting @ St. Patrick Akwanga

Catholic Corpers Collection

 

 

 

7

14

21

28

MONDAY

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

8

15

22

 

TUESDAY

 

Diocesan Day of Recollection for Priest @ Mararaba Deanery

Finance Council Meeting

Presbyteral Council Meeting

 

The Revelation of Divine Mercy Image

 

 

2

9

16

23

 

WEDNESDAY

Presentation of the Lord Feast

 

Cadet Feast Day @ All Parishes

 

Vocations Commission  Meeting

 

 

 

3

10

17

24

 

THURSDAY

 

 

 

Bishop’s Pastoral visit to St. John Keana, 24 – 27

 

 

4

11

18

25

 

FRIDAY

HEALTH COMMISSION MEETING

Family & Human Life Meeting @ St. Matthew Kuchikau

Bishop’s Pastoral Visit to St. John Awe, 18 – 20

 

CCRN DEC/DSC Meeting @ Akwanga Deanery

Igala Community Novena begins

 

 

5

12

19

26

 

SATURDAY

CBCN, First Plenary Abuja

KSJI Forum Lafia Diocese General Meeting @ SS Peter & Paul

 

Zumunta Mata Diocesan Exco Meeting @ St. Kizito Nasarawa

 

Divine Mercy Diocesan Meeting @ Karu

CWON Semi Expanded Exco Meeting @ Karu Deanery

 

Alter Servers’ Executive Meeting @ St. Patrick Akwanga

Pious Union of St. Rita 1st Diocesan Exco Meeting with Local Priors @ Holy Trinity

 

MARCH 2022

 

  6132027
SUNDAY  

BRC Diocesan Meeting @ Shinge

 

Laity Week Begins

 

CYON collection

 

Mother’s Day

 

Pious Union of St. Rita 1st Diocesan Assembly @ St. Michael Garaku

 

Laity Collection

  7142128
MONDAY     
 18152229
TUESDAY   

Blessed Tansi Movt

 

Beatification feast of Blessed Tansi @ Parishes

 
 29162330
WEDNESDAY

Ash Wednesday

 

Lenten Poor Collection Begins

   Youth Commission Meeting @ Pope Francis Pastoral Centre Lafia
 310172431
THURSDAY Sacred Heart Novena to St. Joseph @ All Centers 10 – 18  

Chancery Closes for Easter Break

 

21st Anniversary of the Diocese

 4111825 
FRIDAY  END OF LAITY WEEK

Annunciation Solemnity

 

Purgatorian Society Seminar/ Retreat @ St. William Cathedral to 27

 

Cathedraticum Mararaba Deanery

 
 5121925 
SATURDAY

1st Expanded Delegate Executive Meeting & End of Novena @ Keffi Deanery

 

Idoma Comm. Diocesan Meeting @ St. Theresa Kabayi

 

Zumunta Maza Expanded Exco Meeting @ St. Patrick Akwangas

 

Sacred Heart Diocesan Prayer of Reparation @ All Deaneries

Diocesan Pastoral Council Meeting

Joseph, Husband of Mary Solemnity

 

Diocesan Laity Council Expanded Exco Meeting @ St. William’s Cathedral Lafia

 

CWO Expanded Exco Meeting @ Mararaba Deanery

 

Altar Servers’ General Meeting/ Seminar @ St. John Mararaba

 

CLAN Diocesan Meeting @ St. Keffi

Eggon Comm. General Congress @ St. James Keffi North

 

Cathedraticum Karu Deanery

 

Sacred Heart Diocesan Council Meeting Lafia Deanery

 

APRIL 2022

 

 

3

10

17

24

SUNDAY

 

 

PALM SUNDAY

EASTER SUNDAY SOLEMNITY

Divine Mercy Sunday

 

Feast of Divine Mercy @ St. John Paul II Aku Village

 

Pilgrim Centre Collection

 

 

4

     11

18

25

MONDAY

 

 

 

 

Chancery Reopens

 

Mark, Evangelist Feast

 

PMS Meeting @ St. Mary

 

Beginning of 3rd Term

 

 

5

12

19

26

TUESDAY

 

Cathedraticum Obi Deanery

 

 

 

 

 

6

13

20

27

Wednesday

 

 

CHRISM MASS

 

 

 

 

7

14

21

28

THURSDAY

 

Cathedraticum Agyaragu Deanery

Holy Thursday Triduum

BRC Diocesan Congress @ St. John Bosco Doma, 21 – 23

 

 

1

8

15

22

29

FRIDAY

Cathedraticum Keffi Deanery

 

Sacred Heart National Council Meeting @ Ibadan

End of 2nd term for 2021/2022 Academic Year

Good Friday Triduum

 

Holy Land Collection

 

Divine Mercy Novena 15 – 23

Hausa Choir Diocesan Choirmasters Conference @ Lafia Deanery

CYON General Meeting @ Karu Deanery

 

2

9

16

23

30

SATURDAY

Cathedraticum Akwanga Deanery

 

Cadet Expanded Exco Meeting @ St. Martins Masaka.

Cathedraticum Lafia Deanery

 

CWON Diocesan Exco Meeting @ Obi Deanery

 

KSJI Forum Lafia Diocesan Meeting @ Keffi

 

Catholic Common Entrance

Easter Vigil Triduum

Laity Week Grand Finale @ St. Patrick Akwanga

 

1st Inter Parish Joint Devotion, Deanery Based

 

MAY 2022

 

1

8

15

22

29

SUNDAY

 

Good Shepherd Collection

 

Pious Union of St. Rita Feast Day @ Parishes

Diocesan Choir Congress Meeting @ Karu

 

CWO Collection

 

2

9

16

23

30

MONDAY

 

WUCWO WEEK – 14 MAY

 

 

 

 

3

10

17

24

31

TUESDAY

Priests’ Deanery Meeting

Vocations Commission Meeting

 

Finance Council Meeting

Presbyteral Council Meeting

 

4

11

18

25

 

WEDNESDAY

 

 

 

CYON Novena to St. Charles Lwanga all Parishes 25 – 31

 

 

5

12

19

26

 

THURSDAY

Bishop’s Pastoral Visit to St. Mary Duduguru 5 – 8

 

 

Ascension of the Lord Solemnity (Holy Day of Obligation)

 

 

6

13

20

27

 

FRIDAY

 

Family & Human Life Meeting @ St. Mary Duduguru

 

Cadet Praise & worship Night @ Holy Trinity, Uke

 

Pious Union of St. Rita Novena Begins @ Parishes

 

Health Comm. Meeting

CCRN DEC / DSC Meeting @ Karu Deanery, to 21

Children’s Day

 

Pious Union of St. Rita Diocesan Feast / 2nd Diocesan Exco Meeting @ Akwanga Deanery

 

Sacred Heart Novena to the Holy Spirit @ all Centers 27 – 4

 

 

7

14

21

28

 

SATURDAY

Idoma Comm. Diocesan Congress @ St. Sylvester New Nyanya

Grand Finale of WUCWO week

 

Purgatorial Society Diocesan Meeting @ St. Patrick Akwanga

 

Divine Mercy Diocesan @ St. Kizito Nasarawa

Alter Servers’ Executive Online Meeting

 

2nd Quarterly Meeting @ St. James Keffi

Youth Commission: Diocesan Youth Empowerment Summit @ St. William’s Cathedrasl Lafia

 

JUNE 2022

 

 

5

12

19

26

SUNDAY

 

Pentecost Sunday Solemnity

 

Sacred Heart Feast of Pentecost @ All Centers

Trinity Sunday Solemnity

 

SMA Collection

Corpus Christi Solemnity

 

Sacred Heart Feast Corpus Christi @ Arch Diocese / Deaneries

Sacred Heart Thanksgiving Mass or Feast Arch/Dioceses/Deaneries

 

 

6

13

20

27

MONDAY

 

7th Death Anniversary Fr. Joseph Edeh

 

 

 

 

 

7

14

21

28

TUESDAY

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

8

15

22

29

WEDNESDAY

 

 

Novena to the Sacred Heart @ all centers 15 – 23

 

Peter & Paul, Ap Solemnity

 

Idoma Comm. Diocesan Celebration of Feast

 

Youth Commission Meeting @ Pope Francis Pastoral Centre Lafia

 

2

9

16

23

30

THURSDAY

 

 

JDPC Meeting

Birth of John the Baptist Solemnity

 

 

3

10

17

24

 

FRIDAY

 

Choirmasters Seminar @ Keffi Deanary

Zumunta Maza Diocesan Congress @ St. Matthew Obi, to 18

Sacred Heart of Jesus Solemnity

 

KSJI feast of St, John de Baptist

 

CYON Provincial Executive Council Meeting Lafia Deanery

 

 

4

11

18

25

 

SATURDAY

Laity Council Exco Meeting @ St. Patrick Imon

 

Igala Comm. 2nd Expanded Delegate Executive Meeting @ Karu Deanery

 

Sacred Heart Marian Congress @ All Deaneries

CWO Semi Expanded Exco Meeting @ Lafia Deanery

 

Cadet Expanded Exco Meeting @ St. Augustine Ombi I

Alter Servers’ General Meeting / Seminar  @ St. John Agyaragu

 

CLAN Diocesan Meeting @ St. Theresa Kabayi

 

Sacred Heart Diocesan Council Meeting @ Karu Deanery

Immaculate Heart of Mary Memorial

 

JULY 2022

 

31

3

10

17

24

SUNDAY

Diocesan Choir Congress Meeting @ Lafia Deanery

Communication collection

Blessed Tansi Movt Diocesan Meeting @ Holy Emmanuel New Karu

 

7th Death Anniversary Fr. David Baka

 

Health Development Collection

 

 

4

11

18

25

MONDAY

 

 

 

 

James, Ap Feast

 

Eggon Comm. General Meeting @ SS Peter & Paul Lafia

 

 

5

12

19

26

TUESDAY

 

 

Meeting of all Head Teachers of Catholic Institutions

 

 

 

 

6

13

20

27

WEDNESDAY

 

Screening of Candidates for Admission into the seminary for Lafia Dioocese

 

 

 

 

 

7

14

21

28

THURSDAY

 

Meeting of all principals of Catholic Institutions

 

 

BRC Brigade Conference & Quarter Guard installation @ Cathedral, to 29

 

1

8

15

22

29

FRIDAY

Family and Human Life Meeting @ St. Kizito Nasarawa

 

Sacred Heart National Council Pre – conference Meeting @ Kaduna Arch Diocese 15 – 17

 

End of 3rd term for 2021/2022 Academic Year

 

2

9

16

23

30

SATURDAY

CCRN Midyear Prayer/festing

 

Zumunta Maza Diocesan Exco Meeting @ SS Peter & Paul Lafia

KSJI Forum Lafia Diocesan Meeting @ Mararaba

 

BRC Diocesan Meeting @ Garaku

 

Sacred Heart Diocesan Prayer of Reparation @ all Deaneries

CWO Expanded Exco Meeting @ Keffi Deanery

Diocesan Laity Council Expanded Exco Meeting @ St. Rita Mararaba

 

Zumunta Mata Exco Meeting na Diocese @ Lafia Deanery

 

Pious Union of St Rita 2nd Diocesan Assembly @ St. John of the Cross Mararaba

Sacred Heart Diocesan Leadership workshop for Local Center, Deaneries Officers Keffi Deanery

 

AUGUST 2022

 

 

7

14

21

28

SUNDAY

 

National Youth Day (CYON) Ibadan Province 7 – 14

Family Week Celebration

 

Pious Union Celebration of St. Rita National Feast this Week @ Portharcourt

 

CBCN Collection

 

 

 

1

8

15

22

29

MONDAY

 

 

Assumption Solemnity

 

Sacred Heart Feast of St. Tarcisuis @ all Centers

Altar Servers’ Provincial Convention @ Lafia Diocese to 27

 

PMS Meeting @ SS Comas & Damian Koroduma

 

 

2

9

16

23

30

TUESDAY

Diocesan day of Recollection for Priests @ Agyaragu Deanery

 

 

 

 

 

3

10

17

24

31

WEDNESDAY

 

 

Cadet Training Week @ St. Michael Garaku, to 20

Vocations Commission Meeting

 

 

4

11

18

25

 

THURSDAY

 

 

CYON Diocesan Sports & Cultural Fiesta @ Akwanga Deanery 18 – 21

CCRN Diocesan Leadership Workshop @ Akwanga, to 27

 

Chior Fiesta, @ Akwanga Deanery, to 27

 

 

5

12

19

26

 

FRIDAY

 

 

 

Hausa Chior Provincial Congress, to 28 @ Abuja Archdiocese

 

 

6

13

20

27

 

SATURDAY

Transfiguration Feast of the Lord

 

CBMN 3rd Quarterly Meeting @ St. Michael Garaku

 

Idoma Community Diocesan Meeting @ St. Patrick Akwanga

 

Zumunta Maza Expanded Exco Meeting @ St. Martin Masaka

 

Sacred Heart Novena to St. Tarcisuis @ all Centers 6 – 14

CWO Diocesan Exco Meeting @ Agyaragu Deanery

 

Purgatorian Society Diocesan Meeting at St. Patrick Akwanga

Altar Servers’ Executive Meeting @ St Patrick Akwanga

Pious Union of St. Rita 2nd Inter Parish Devotion, Deanery

 

SEPTEMBER 2022

 

 

4

11

18

25

SUNDAY

 

HIV/AIDS COLLECTION

 

Peter’s Pence Collection

Novena to Maria Faustina to 4 – 10

 

 

5

12

19

26

MONDAY

 

 

Beginning of 1st Term for 2022/2023 Academic

 

 

 

 

6

13

20

27

TUESDAY

 

Priests’ Deanery Meeting

Finance Council Meeting

Presbyteral Council Meeting

 

Eggon Comm. Novena to St. Michael begins, to 28

 

Meeting of All Head Teachers of Catholic Institutions

 

 

 

7

14

21

28

WEDNESDAY

 

 

Exaltation of the Cross

 

Youth Commission Meeting @ Pope Francis Pastoral Centre Lafia

 

2

9

16

23

30

THURSDAY

 

CWO Diocesan Annual Seminar @ Akwanga

 

Conflict Resolution Commission Meeting

Meeting of All Principal of Catholic Institutions

 

Tribunal Committee Meeting

 

Diocesan Laity Council Annual Retreat @ Holy Emmanuel New Karu

 

Eggon Comm. Feast Day @ All Parishes

 

2

9

16

23

30

FRIDAY

 

Health Commission Meeting

CCRN DEC/DSC Meeting @ Lafia Deanery

Zumunbta Maza Diocesan Congress @ St. Dominic Aso Pada, to 24

CLAN Patron St. Celebration @ Parishes/Deaneries

 

3

10

17

24

 

SATURDAY

Igala  Comm. 3rd Expanded Executive Meeting @ Lafia Deanery

 

CBMN Youth & Students Congress @ Akwanga Deanery

Diocesan Laity Council Exco meeting @ St. Peter Keffi

 

Eggon Comm. General Meeting @ St. Murumba Nass Eggon

 

Divine Mercy Diocesan Meeting @ St. Dominic Akwanga North

Diocesan Pastoral Council Meeting

Pious Union of St. Rita 3rd Diocesan Exco Meeting @ St. Monica Koroduma

 

Sacred Heart Diocesan Council Meeting @ Mararaba Deanery

 

Altar Servers’ General Meeting/Seminar @ St. Matthew Kuchikau

 

CLAN Diocesan Meeting @ CIC Lafia

 

OCTOBER 2022

 

30

2

9

16

23

SUNDAY

 

 

Catechetical Collection

Sacred Heart Feast of St. Margret Mary @ all Centres

Pious Union of St. Rita 3rd Diocesan Assembly @ St Willian Cathedral Lafia

 

Mission Sunday

 

31

3

10

17

24

MONDAY

 

 

CLAN Diocesan Meeting @ St. Murumba Nass Eggon

Blessed Tansi Feast of Re-interment @ Deanery levels

Purgatorial Society Novena to the Holy Souls begins @ all Parishes

 

12 Death Anniversary Fr. James Baka

 

 

4

11

18

25

TUESDAY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

12

19

26

WEDNESDAY

 

Divine Mercy Feast of Maria Faustina @ Deanery level

 

 

 

 

 

6

13

20

27

THURSDAY

 

 

Purgatorian Society Initiation, to 15

Education Day for 2022/2023

 

 

 

7

14

21

28

FRIDAY

 

Sacred Heart Novena to St Margret Mary @ all Centers 7 – 15

Family & Human Life Meeting @ St. Pater’s College Garaku

 

Simon & Jude, Ap Feast

 

Hausa Choir Diocesan Congress, to 30

 

CYON DEC Meeting Mararaba Deanery 28 – 30

 

1

8

15

22

29

SATURDAY

Queen of Nigeria (Solemnity)

 

National Independence Day

Cadet Expanded Exco Meeting @ St. Aloysius Doma, to 9

 

Eggon Comm. Diocesan Celebration of Feast Day @ Chaplain’s Parish

 

Blessed Tansi Novena @ Parish Level

Diocesan Laity Council Expanded Exco Meeting @ St. Mary Duduguru

Sacred Heart Diocesan Prayer of Reparation @ all Deaneries

Diocesan Laity Council CSF Convention @ Pope Francis Pastoral Centre, Lafia

 

Altar Servers’ Executive Meeting @ St. Patrick Akwanga

NOVEMBER 2022

 

 

6

13

20

27

SUNDAY

 

Blessed Tansi Movt Diocesan General Meeting @ St. Rita Mararaba

4th Death Anniversary Fr. Hosea Titus

Christ the King (Solemnity)

Diocesan Choir Congress Meeting @ Mararaba Deanery

 

Zumunta Maza Fund Raising @ St. Patrick Akwanga

 

Pious Union of St. Rita 4th Diocesan Assembly @ St. Matthew Kuchikau

 

 

7

14

21

28

MONDAY

 

 

 

PMS Meeting @ St. John Keana

 

 

1

8

15

22

29

TUESDAY

All Saints Solemnity

Diocesan Day of Recollection for Priests @ Keffi Deanery

Priests’ Deanery Meeting

Conflict Resolution Commission Meeting

 

17th Death Anniversary Reb Peter Jatau

Finance Council Meeting

 

Vocations Commission Meeting

 

2

9

16

23

30

WEDNESDAY

All Souls of the Lord

 

Purgatorial Society Feast of all Souls @ All Parishes

 

Sacred Heart Requiem Mass for Deceased Members @ All Centers

 

 

 

 

 

3

10

17

24

 

THURSDAY

Pious Union of St. Rita Diocesan Mass for Deceased Devotee @ All Parishes/Deaneries

 

 

 

 

 

4

11

18

25

 

FRIDAY

 

Health Commission Meeting

 

Sacred Heart Novena to Christ the King @ all centres 11 – 19

CYON Diocesan Retreat @ Keffi Deanery 18 – 19

Zumunta Mata Taron Diocese @ Akwanga Deanery, to 26

 

 

5

12

19

26

 

SATURDAY

Igala Comm. General Congress/Launch of Uniform @ Karu Deanery

 

Idoma Comm. Diocesan Meeting @ SS Peter & Paul Lafia

CBMN Quarterly Meeting @ Holy Trinity Uke

 

KSJI Forum Lafia Diocesan Meeting @ Akwanga

 

BRC Diocesan Meeting Uke

 

Divine Mercy Diocesan Meeting @ SS Cosmos & Damian Koroduna

Altar servers’ General Meeting/Seminar @ St. Morumba Nass Eggon

Laity Council AGM @ Keffi Deanery

 

Diocesan Youth Day Celebration @ St. William Cathedral Lafia

 

DECEMBER 2022

 

 

4

11

12

25

SUNDAY

 

Cadet Thanksgiving @ St. William Cathedral

 

CIWA Collection

 

 

Christmas Solemnity

 

 

5

12

19

26

MONDAY

 

 

 

End of the Year Celebration for Priests & Religious

 

 

 

6

13

20

27

TUESDAY

 

Presbyteral Council Meeting

 

 

 

 

 

7

14

21

28

WEDNESDAY

 

Chancery Closes for Christmas

Youth Commission Meeting @ Pope Francis Pastoral Centre Lafia

 

Hoyl Innocents’ Mm Feast

 

1

8

15

22

29

THURSDAY

 

HCA day Celebration with the Bishop

 

 

 

 

2

9

16

23

30

FRIDAY

CCRN DEC/DSC Meeting @ Keffi Deanery, to 3

 

End of First term for 2022/2023

 

Divine Mercy End of the Year Retreat @ Lafia Deanery

 

Holy Family

 

3

10

17

24

31

SATURDAY

CYON Love Feast Thanksgiving @ Chaplain Parish