By Kennedy Inyakuni

The preparation for the prayer peace week 2018 to be hosted by the diocese of Arua particularly in Moyo parish is gaining momentum from the central organizing committees for the success of the celebrations.

The annual Gulu provincial peace prayer week is a forum that creates an opportunity for the people of Northern Uganda to come together in solidarity and reflect in prayer and discussions to promote a culture of peace and cooperation among the people in the region.

Speaking during the budget conference for the celebration in Moyo, Vicar General Monsignor Primus Asega believed that the level of preparation for next year’s peace week is so encouraging compare to other previous years.

A number of parishes within the diocese of Arua were represented at the budget discussion that happened of Saturday in Moyo multi purpose. Among other parishes that were present include; Ediofe, Lodonga, Pokea, Micu, Koboko, Arivu and Moyo parish among others.

Anyanzo Alex a member of central organizing committee says the prayer peace week is significant because it helps to promote a culture of peace and cooperation among the people in the region.

Monsignor Elizeo Ovure the Vicar Moyo Vicariate added that having the prayer peace week in Moyo Vicariate is a privilege to resolve the incidences that have violated the peace and harmony of the community.

Williams Anyama the chairperson central organizing committee is optimistic that the prayer peace will be a success come January 2018 even if there will be some challenges from the communities.

The 13th annual provincial peace week is scheduled to start from the 15th-19th of January 2018 and during the meeting a budget estimate of 235,355,000 presented before the committee. End