WELCOME TO THE CATHOLIC DIOCESE

OF UMUAHIA OFFICE

SCIO CUI CREDIDI

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WELCOME TO THE CATHOLIC DIOCESE

OF UMUAHIA OFFICE

SCIO CUI CREDIDI

READ MORE

WELCOME TO THE CATHOLIC DIOCESE

OF UMUAHIA OFFICE

SCIO CUI CREDIDI

READ MORE

WELCOME TO THE CATHOLIC DIOCESE

OF UMUAHIA OFFICE

SCIO CUI CREDIDI

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Welcome Message from the Bishop

In the name of the clergy, religious and lay faithful of the Diocese of Umuahia, 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 in this medium, I pray God's peace and blessings on you and your family. Do remember our diocese in your prayers. God bless you.

Welcome to our Diocesan Website!

 

Most Rev. Lucius Iwejuru Ugorji

Bishop, Catholic Diocese of Umuahia.

Brief  History  of  the  Diocese

The Diocese of Umuahia was erected on June 23, 1958 with Most Rev. Anthony Gogo Nwaedo C.S.Sp. as its first Bishop and Most Rev Lucius Iwejuru Ugorji as the second Bishop. The diocese was carved out from the then Diocese of Owerri. Since its inception, two other dioceses: Okigwe (1981) and Aba (1990) have been excised from it. Its present area of about 2,460.40km2 spans six Local Government Areas: Umuahia North, Umuahia South, Ikwuano, Bende, Ohafia and Arochukwu. The diocese celebrated her Golden Jubilee in the year 2008

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Upcoming Events

2022-09-08 - 2022-09-10
THE NATIVITY OF OUR BLESSED VIRGIN MARY...

The Catholic Diocese of Umuahia wishes to invite everyone to join in celebrating "THE NATIVITY OF OUR BLESSED VIRGIN MARY"

 

From Thursday 8th to ...

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About Us

logoThe Diocese of Umuahia was erected on June 23, 1958 with Most Rev. Anthony Gogo Nwaedo C.S.Sp. as its first Bishop and Most Rev Lucius Iwejuru Ugorji as the second Bishop. The diocese was carved out from the then Diocese of Owerri. Since its inception, two other dioceses: Okigwe (1981) and Aba (1990) have been excised from it. Its present area of about 2,460.40km2 spans six Local Government Areas: Umuahia North, Umuahia South, Ikwuano, Bende, Ohafia and Arochukwu.

Contact Us

  • umuahiabishopsec@gmail.com
  • vicargeneral@umuahiadiocese.org
  • 088-220364, 222259, 08035080682.
  • Diocesan secretariat, 57 Azikwe Road, P.O Box 99, Umuahia. Abia State, Nigeria.