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ARUA DIOCESE - DIOCESAN PRIESTS BY YEAR OF ORDINATION


1930s-1960s

1 1938 Bala Donaziano (Msgr) - Died on 5-12-88
2 1944 Alule Izidoro - Died on 8-3-72
3 1945 Gale Jovenale - Died on 1-8-88
4 1947 Adia Silvio - Died in 1990
5 1947 Androa Anthony - Died 6-4-88
6 1947 Kudu Santino - Died 22-6-53
7 1951 Amandua Silvio - Died on 20-7-92
8 1951 Eka Joseph - Left
9 1951 Jakech Jenesio - Died on 20-7-98
10 1955 Asili Caesar (Bishop) - Died on12-10-88
11 1959 Inya Nazareno - Died on 5-7-89
12 1962 Titiya Fabiano (Msgr) - Died on 22-2-97
13 1963 Luluga Martin (Bishop) - Ordinary of Nebbi Diocese
14 1964 Civu Adam - Working in Jerusalem
15 1964 Otim Louis - Left
16 1964 Oyulu Joseph - Died on 19-9-77
17 1965 Anguani Lino - Otumbari Parish
18 1965 Mafua Romano - Aripea Parish
19 1967 Sabo John - Ediofe Parish
20 1969 Madrwa Pierino (Msgr) - Moyo Parish
21 1969 Ochamringa Gratian - Left


1970s

22 1970 Anyanzo Sabino - Moyo Parish
23 1970 Drandua Frederick - Bishop’s House
24 1970 Oyuru Gerry - Died on 8-9-94
25 1972 Amandua Luka - Odravu Parish
26 1973 Banduga Gabriel - Died on 24-5-79
27 1973 Miria Mathias - Ediofe Parish
28 1974 Odama John Baptist - Archbishop Ordinary of Gulu Diocese
29 1975 Ojobile Stephen - Died on23-7-2002
30 1976 Dema Lawrence - Died on 7-8-96
31 1978 Mereko Arkajelo - Died on13-4-94


1980s

32 1980 Madrwa Terenzio - Pokea Seminary
33 1980 Matua Valentino - Ediofe Parish
34 1980 Vundru Salvatore - Nsambyia Serenity Centre
35 1981 Adeti Casto (Msgr) - Ediofe Parish
36 1981 Agwe Joachim - Died on 31-1-97
37 1981 Yobuta Pious - Pokea Seminary
38 1982 Alitiya Marcelino - Pokea Parish
39 1982 Butele John Mary - Makerere University
40 1983 Munduni John - Died on 8-2-99
41 1983 Ndrua Joseph - Died on 19-5-93
42 1983 Nyakuni Joseph - Bishop’s House
43 1983 Onen Marcel - Died on 3-5-95
44 1984 Ajiga Mario - Died on 7-8-96
45 1984 Adrodri Blazio - Died on 17-8-2002
46 1985 Onyuta Ronald - Died on 14-3-95
47 1985 Waigo Grace - Bishops House
48 1986 Ajusi Louis - Southern Sudan
49 1986 Butele Francis - Died on 5-8-91
50 1986 Engamvile Martin - Otumbari Parish
51 1986 Eriku Sunday - Southern Sudan
52 1986 Ezama Jino - Koboko Parish
53 1986 Mutamuta Richard - Died on 24-10-91
54 1986 Ocanda Sanctus - Died on 14-1189
55 1986 Yaya Zachary - Uganda Catholic Secretariate
56 1987 Adiga Cyril - Arua Town Parish
57 1987 Akule George - Suspended
58 1987 Ichile Leo - Died on 21-3-2002
59 1988 Alule Cosmas - Arua Town Parish
60 1988 Awide Joseph - Adumi Parish
61 1988 Saka James - Died on 10-4-91
62 1989 Asega Primo - Student in Germany
63 1989 Debo Peter - Student in U S A
64 1989 Kenyi Lawrence - Teacher in Kampala
65 1989 Vura Lazarous - Pokea Seminary


1990s

66 1990 Ayuu Archajelo - Logiri Parish
67 1990 Candia Stephen - Maracha Pastoral Training Centre
68 1990 Ijoyi Lazarous - Pokea Seminary
69 1990 Mulago Stephen - Ajia Parish
70 1990 Obele Caesar - Died on 17-1995
71 1991 Inyaga Andrew - Pakele Parish
72 1991 Onzima Paul - Died on 11-4-2003
73 1992 Adroni Jino - Suspended
74 1992 Dawa Richard - Died on 16-4-95
75 1992 Inziku John Mary - Lecturer Jinja
76 1993 Atama Gervasio - Died on 28-7-2002
77 1993 Dralega Caesar - USA
78 1993 Izale Cherubin - Died on 30-10-1998
79 1993 Odama Joseph - Died on 14-12-1996
80 1994 Alidria Georfrey - Died on 14-4-1998
81 1994 Andiaku Mario - Aripea Parish
82 1994 Andima Amon - Olovu Parish
83 1995 Chadri Diego - Student in USA
84 1995 Etrima Modesto - Olovu Parish
85 1996 Onzima Celestino - Odravu Parish
86 1996 Diku Sabino - Gabarone Diocese(Fidei Donum)
87 1996 Guma Eyoma Denis - Maracha Parish
88 1996 Ayiga Raphael - Moyo Parish
89 1997 Acidri Aquilino - Christus Centre
90 1997 Tiku Henry - Vurra Parish
91 1997 Waigo Marcelino - Obongi Parish
92 1997 Bekia Vincent - Ocodri Seminary
93 1998 Ayiko Robert - Pokea Seminary
94 1998 Acidri Constantine - Ocodri Parish
95 1998 Drabo John Baptist - Student in U S A.
96 1998 Ezama Inziku Natal - Student in USA
97 1998 Kabanda Regis - Student in Rome
98 1998 Odama Modesto - Student in USA
99 1998 Obato Tovi Simon - Gabarone Diocese(Fidei Donum)
100 1999 Alitiya Jude Bosco - Arua Town Parish
101 1999 Bayo Augustine - Arivu Parish
102 1999 Aluma Simon - Koboko Parish
103 1999 Ogua Adraka Stephen - Student in Rome
104 1999 Nyatibo Anjelo - Pokea Seminary
105 1999 Asiku Alfred - Student in Makerere
106 1999 Kasozi Frederick - Pokea Seminary
107 1999 Maguma Paul - Logiri Parish
108 1999 Anguyo Lino - Koboko Parish
109 1999 Andebo Hillary - Student in U S A.


2000-

110 2000 Abitya Joseph - Student in Germany
111 2000 Epima Felix - Micu Parish
112 2000 Matoni Bileo Dominique - Aripea Parish
113 2001 Eguma Fabian
114 2001 Guma Felix - Ediofe Parish
115 2001 Taban Philip - Student in Rome
116 2001 Orionzi Samuel - Bishop’s House
117 2001 Amudraa Casto - Maracha Parish
118 2001 Aliga Basil - Lecturer Katigondo
119 2002 Butele Robert - Student in Germany
120 2002 Atibuni Caesar - Yumbe Parish
121 2003 Obiguma Charles - Student in USA
122 2003 Buni Richard - Micu Parish
123 2004 Andrua Alex - Arua Town Parish
124 2004 Amandu Robert - Offude Parish
125 2004 Angualia James - Otumbari Parish
126 2004 Andama David - Djaipi Parish
127 2005 Eneku Richard - Ediofe Parish
128 2005 Lega Candia Godfrey - Moyo Parish
129 2005 Asega Emmanuel - Obongi Parish
130 2005 Drileyo Alex - Arivu Parish
131 2006 Awia Silvano - Vurra Parish

 


 

Missionaries of Jesus the Divine Master

This is a group of Diocesan priest who have formed up an association for Missionary activity they have now moved further to a state of a Congregation “Missionary of Jesus the Divine Master” “As experientum” under the Diocesan Decree for five years. Their special apostolate is the education of the youth in schools and they also run three parishes. The priests include:

  • Bazilele John Dominic
  • Bilak Bernard
  • Drici Ben
  • Drici Joseph
  • Edema Simon Peter
  • Eliseo Ovure
  • Erwa Aloysius
  • Guma Andrew
  • Idraku Charles
  • Iranya Isa Denis
  • Jacob Onzima
  • Okuga William
  • Orwinya Kago Hillary
  • Owiko Robert
  • Picho Epiphany
  • Tamale Dominic Anyanzo

 


Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of Jesus - MCCJ

We have Comboni Missionaries. They are 13 in number. There are two in Moyo House of Prayer, three in Lodonga Space and the rest are running two parishes in the diocese.
Out of these members there are 3 Comboni sisters who are at Ediofe Mission working in the Health Centre and the Cathedral Parish.
We have also some of the sons and daughters of Arua Diocese who belong to this Missionary group. They are…

 


Indigenous Religious of Active Apostolate

There are the Sacred Heart Sisters of Juba with a provincial seat in Uganda at Moyo parish of Arua Diocese. They are 28 in number. There are 4 Communities of the Sisters of Mary Mother of the Church. Lastly there are the Little sisters of Mary Immaculate of Gulu with five communities. The sisters are generally teachers in primary and secondary schools. Others are involved in the care of the sick in the health centres.


Contemplative Sisters of Holy Trinity

This is an institute of diocesan rite and was founded by the Late Bishop Angelo Tarantino the first bishop of Arua Diocese. Their apostolate is prayer and contemplation. Their convent is at Ediofe.


Marian Brothers

This is a religious institute of diocesan rite founded in 1954. They number 50 professed brothers. Their apostolate is the Christian formation of the youth. They are teachers in the primary, technical and secondary schools. Four of the members have been ordained priests to cater for their Spiritual needs.


Apostles of Jesus

We have the missionary group of the Apostles of Jesus working in Arua Diocese. They are running Oluko Parish where there are three priests, Obi Parish has three priests and Ajumani Parish has two priests. We also have priests who come from Arua Diocese in this Congregation. They are…

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