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1. Investiture Ceremony of the Chaplains of His Holiness, Papal Kights and Dames

The Catholic Diocese of Umuahia celebrates the investiture ceremony of her newly 16 appointed awardees by His Holiness Pope Francis. Four Mosignori and Eight Papal Knights, and Four Dames. There names are:   A. Monsignori 1. Rev. Msgr. James Abosike 2. Rev. Msgr. Austin Kanu 3. Rev. Msgr. Francis Nwaiwu 4. Rev. Msgr. Leo Amafili   B. Knighthood of the Order of St. Sylvester the Pope 1. Sir. Kevin Nnanyere Amugo 2. Sir. Gabriel O. C. Okenwa 3. Sir. Ikechukwu G. Ijeomah   C. Dames of the Order of St. Sylvester the Pope 1. Lady Evelyn Ada Echefu 2. Lady Chine... Read More

2. Episcopal ordination of the Auxilliary Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Umuahia Most Rev. Michael Kalu Ukpong.

Today marks the 30th Episcopal Ordination of His Lordship Most Rev. L. I Ugorji (July 1, 1990 - July 1, 2020. My Lord, may the good Lord continue to bless you with good health of mind and body as you continue to shepherd the flock of the Lord in Umuahia Diocese, Ahiara Diocese and as the Vice President of CBCN. Also today will be the Priestly Ordination of our diocesan Deacons who are due for ordination.... Read More

3. 30 Years Anniversary of the Episcopal Ordiation of His Lordship, Most Rev Lucius Ugorji

Today marks the 30th Episcopal Ordination of His Lordship Most Rev. L. I Ugorji (July 1, 1990 - July 1, 2020. My Lord, may the good Lord continue to bless you with good health of mind and body as you continue to shepherd the flock of the Lord in Umuahia Diocese, Ahiara Diocese and as the Vice President of CBCN. Also today will be the Priestly Ordination of our diocesan Deacons who are due for ordination.... Read More

4. Appointment of Auxiliary Bishop of Catholic Diocese of Umuahia (Nigeria)

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5. 4th Diocesan Synod of the Catholic Diocese of Umuahia

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The 4th diocesan synod of Catholic Diocese of Umuahia with the theme, "Evangelization: Call to Discipleship and Mission" was held at the Umuahia diocesan Secretariat from September 24th - 28th, 2018.... Read More

6. Umuahia Diocesan Pastoral Council Meeting

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All Priests and the entire executives of different parishes in Umuahia diocese are reminded of our Pastoral council meeting today, starting by 10am at St. Finbars Catholic Church, Umuahia.... Read More

7. Umuahia Diocese launches website

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To the glory of God, we have launched our website. This is to enable us carry out some online ministry as well as to enable people know more about us. Happy Surfing!... Read More

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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.