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The Catholic Diocese of Umuahia Official Website

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Welcome to

The Catholic Diocese of Umuahia Official Website

Caritas Et Veritas

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Welcome to

The Catholic Diocese of Umuahia Official Website

Caritas Et Veritas

READ MORE

Welcome to

The Catholic Diocese of Umuahia Official Website

Caritas Et Veritas

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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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News & Events

Here you'll find information on the structures, administration, sacramental life, institutions, groups, events, and more.

Upcoming Events

2022-07-29 -
Msgr. John Loyd Ukaegbu 60th Priestly Anniversary...

There will be a diocesan celebration for the 60th Priestly Anniversary of the first ordained Catholic Priest in the diocese of Umuahia, Monsignor John Loyd Ukaegbu, on...

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2022-06-21 -
Archbishop L. I. Ugorji Farewell Event...

There will be a farewell celebration for the out going Bishop of Umuahia diocese, now Archbishop Lucius Iwejuru Ugorji, on Tuesday 21st of June 2022 beginning with the...

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2022-01-13 -
Bishop Lucius Iwejuru Ugorji celebrates his 70th Birthday...

The Catholic Bishop of Umuahia, Most Rev. Dr. L.I. Ugorji celebrates his 70th Birthday on Thursday, January 13, 2022. The event will start with the celebration of the ...

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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.