Presbyteral Council Members

One thing I ask of the Lord. This I long to dwell in the house of the Lord,
all the days of my life.

Presbyteral Council Members

Most Rev. Lucius I. Ugorji (President)

Rev. Fr. Hyacinth Kalu

Rev. Fr. Gabriel Kalu

Rev. Fr. Benedict Okike

Rev. Fr. Michael Ukpong

Rev. Fr. Augustine Kanu

Rev. Fr. Vitus Eke

Rev. Fr. Daniel Osuji

Rev. Fr. Justin Iweha

Rev. Fr. Charles Kanu

Rev. Fr. Clement Kalu

Rev. Fr. Tobias Ukeh

Rev. Fr. Agapitus Ike

Rev. Fr. Damian Okoye

Rev. Fr. Francis Maduagwu

Rev. Fr. Peter Okafor

Rev. Fr. Evaristus Emeto

Rev. Fr. Paschal Obioma Opara

Rev. Fr. Sylvester Anyanwu

Rev. Fr. Jerome Nnanna

Rev. Fr. Livinus Okamgba

Rev. Fr. Kizito Mgbemere

Msgr. Michael Kalu

Msgr. Nicholas Nwagwu



Investiture Ceremony of the Newly appointed Monsignors, Papal Knights and Dames of St. Gregory and St. Sylvester

Date: 2021-06-19 -

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 Mater Dei Cathedral by 10am. They are 16 in number, 4 Monsignori, 8 Papal Knights and 4 Dames

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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.

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  • Diocesan secretariat, 57 Azikwe Road, P.O Box 99, Umuahia. Abia State, Nigeria.