Diocesan Departments

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Diocesan Departments

Rev. Msgr. Michael Kalu
Rev. Fr. Chukwudi Anya
Rector, Spiritual Year Seminary (Ex. Officio)
Rector, Immaculate Conception Seminary (Ex. Officio)

Rev. Fr. Donatus Okpokpo (Advocate)
Rev. Msgr Nicholas Nwagwu (Advocate)
Rev. Fr. Paschal Opara (Advocate)
Rev. Fr. Hilary Ochulor (Advocate)
Rev. Fr. Michael Ukah (Advocate)
Rev. Fr. Paschal O. Opara (Tribunal Personnel)
Rev. Fr. Kingsley Eze (Tribunal Personnel)
Rev. Fr. Peter Okafor (Notary)
Rev. Fr. Donatus A. Okon (Collegiate Judge)
Rev. Fr. Chukwudi Uwanuruochi (Judge)
Rev. Sr. Gerald Nwagwu (Judge)
Rev. Fr. Augustine Kanu ( Judicial Vicar/Collegiate Judge)

Rev. Fr. Dr. Aloysius Nwabekee
Rev. Fr. Dr. Austin Kanu
Rev. Fr. Dr. Leo Amafili
Rev. Fr. Dr. Benedict Okike
Rev. Fr. Dr. Onyema Anozie

Rev. Fr. Chukwudi Anya
Rev. Fr. Dr. Jude Ogbuanu (Secretary)

Bishop’s House
P. O Box 99, Umuahia Abia State
Phone: 08063250226
Email: alicholuke@gmail.com


Most Rev. Lucius I. Ugorji (President)

Rev. Fr. Gabriel Kalu (Vicar General)
Rev. Fr. Michael Ukpong (Diocesan Secretary)

Rev. Fr. Vitus Eke (Financial Administrator) 
Prof. Sir C. C. Chinaka (Chairman) 
Mag. Ijechi Nnaji (Vice Chairman)

Sir O. J. Bob Amanze (Secretary)

Mrs Tina Ikwuegbu (Assistant Secretary)



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