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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

2021-06-19 -
Investiture Ceremony of the Newly appointed Monsignors, Papal Knights ...

There would be investiture ceremony of the newly appointed Monsignors, Papal Knights, and Dames from the Catholic Diocese of Umuahia on Saturday 19th June, 2021 at Mat...

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2020-12-12 -
Opening ceremony of the Centenary Celebration of the Advent of Catholi...

The opening cermony of the Centenary celebration of the Advent of Catholicism in Umuahia Diocese will be held at St.Joseph's Catholic Church Bende. Details coming soon...

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2020-07-30 -
Episcopal Ordination of Msgr Michael Ukpong, The Auxiliary Bishop of t...

The Episcopal Ordination of Msgr Michael Ukpong, The auxiliary Bishop of Umuahia Catholic Diocese. Venue: Mater Dei Cathedral Umuahia. The ceremony will be by special ...

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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.