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

LITURGICAL CALENDAR

UPCOMING EVENTS

Msgr. John Loyd Ukaegbu 60th Priestly Anniversary

Date: 2022-07-29 -

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 the 29th of July 2022 at Mater Dei Cathedral, beginning with the celebration of the Holy Eucharist by 10am. Other activities will follow at the Jubilee hall immediately after the Mass.

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