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OF JESUS THE DIVINE MASTER - MIDM
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
OF JESUS - AJ
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.
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.
MISSIONARY SISTERS - CMS
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…
SISTERS OF MARY IMMACULATE [GULU]
The Little sisters of Mary Immaculate of Gulu have five communities.
HEART SISTERS - MOYO
There are the Sacred Heart Sisters of Juba with a provincial
seat in Uganda at Moyo parish of Arua Diocese. They are 28 in
OF MARY MOTHER OF THE CHURCH
There are four communities of the Missionary Sister of Mary
Mother of the Church in Arua Duiocese. The sisters are generally
teachers in primary and secondary schools. Others are involved
in the care of the sick in the health centres.
OF THE HOLY TRINITY [CONTEMPLATIVES]
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.
OF THE IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY - 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.