Our work inspires. Nwachukwu 2005 Emii 08033577181 232. Rev. Chika Opara 2003 Imerienwe 08037105174 227. Also READ BREAKING: 84 Students Kidnapped in Nigeria, Quickly Rescued. Fr. Sr. Jacinta Mmegwa (Hold on) 10. Fr. Rev. Valentine Ibe 1994 Amaukwu Orodo 08033172553 108. Hyacinth Okoroafor 1997 Mbutu Okohia 08037190123 144. Desmond Anukanti 1990 Ejemekwuru 08032745190 78. Fr. Anthony Chiemela Okoroafor (Dir) (07032842345) Rev. Fr. Sr. M. Vianney Ajaelu – Superior/Matron – 08037605622 Theodore Ihenetu 2015 Amaigbo 08067253290 327. : 08030963641 Eu-Care Office: Rev. Raphael Madu 1983 Nnuya Okigwe 08033320217 45. Fr. The Catholic Church arrived Owerri in 1912 through Fr. Rev. Richmond Duru 20. Fr. John Victor Obinna, called for prayers “for Chikwe’s safety and […] Fr. Paschal Chiekezi 2010 Uzoagba 08039490234 270. Rev. Fr. Justin Ojumobi 2008 Umudim 256. Emmanuel Oparaugo 1995 Owerri 08035526901 115. Rev. Fr. The … Fr. NAME ORD. Imo State Police Command said on Tuesday that they are on trail of the kidnappers who abducted the Auxiliary Bishop of Owerri Catholic Archdiocese, Most Rev. Anthony C. Njoku 15 Rev. Joseph Ejimofor 1977 Emekuku 08033844770 19. Fr. Most Rev. 2002-2005: Higher education at Loyola Marymont University in Los Angeles, United States of America; Owerri: St. Paul’s International Secondary School, 7. Azaraegbelu Boys’ Secondary School, Emekuku 17. Rev. Sr. Maria Chinaza Ibezim 8. Anthony JV Obinna, has requested the public to disregard news of the bishop’s death. Fr. 1. Sr. Georgina Odor Kevin Akagha 2. Rev. Chikwe, the auxiliary bishop of Owerri archdiocese, was kidnapped alongside his driver by unidentified gunmen on the evening of Sunday, Dec. 27, in Owerri, the capital of Imo State in southeastern Nigeria. Patrick Ibole (Chairman) Youth Commission: Rev. Marcellinus Mbata 3. Fr. Fr. Ihiagwa: St. Michael’s Primary School Rev. Ben. Anthony Ujagbo 2012 Ehime-Mbano 08060806010 303. Sr. Stella Maris Akalawu 08064961477 Rev. Fr. 1. Ignatius Nze USA 39. Rev. Rev. Rev. Rev. Missionaries of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary (MSSCC) 15. Umuekwune St Patricia Nursery School 61. Sr. M. Leonie Nwaiwu 2. … Chibueze Opara 2015 Egbu 07062137365 336. Fr. Sr. Dom Cordis Egbuna 08064460549 Rev. Prof. Emejuru Obiajulu (Secretary) 5. Fr. 26. Anselm Nwakuna 1993 Okwu Ogbaku …………………. Agbala: St. Mary’s Nursery School 3. The Catholic Archdiocese of Owerri has disclaimed the news making the rounds on the purported killing of the Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese, Most Rev. Sr. M. Eunice Ugo 4. John Paul Igbokwe 2014 Orsu-Obodo 08039776516 318. Aloysius Iwuanorue CIWA 31. Obike Ngor: Christ the King Secondary School, 5. Fr. DMMM Convent, Umuewere Ngor-okpala 1. Fr. Handmaids of the Holy Child Jesus Convent, Umuagwo 17. Fr. Moses Anuna 2001 Mbieri 08033633699 176. Sr. Anthonia Ebere Ahamefule 15. Augustine AnagbosoAddress: No. Fr. Rev. Fr. Fr. After his ordination, he held the following positions: 1996-1997: Parish Vicar of the Holy Cross parish in Emii; 1997-1998: Parochial Vicar of the parish of St. Columba’s in Amaimo; Missionary Sisters of the Holy Rosary – Holy Rosary International Sec. Rev. Moses Chikwe was born on 4 April 1967 in Uzoagba-Ikeduru (Archdiocese of Owerri). Michael Nwokocha 1994 Egbema …………………. Sr. Faustina Nzeji, DCPB Archivist: Rev. Sr. Sochimaijem Aniekwe 08162114560 Erasmus Okere USA 23. Rev. Rev. Rev. 08037084057 192. Ishmael Iwuala 1987 Umuduru Mbieri …………………. M. Chiagorom Zone IX Oguta Rev. Sr. Evangelista Okparaocha -` Councillor / Lecturer – (08038570741) Rev. Rev. Rev. Kingsley Asahu-Ejere – (Birth: 5/8/52; Ord. Fr. Anthony Iheanacho – (Birth: 10/9/49; Ord. 163. Anthony Opara – (Ordained 1997: Died: 28th April, 2011) 18. Sr. Nicholette Uzodike 08034770252 Sr. M. Steve Njoroge 24. Rev. Augustine Opara5.Holy Rosary Hospital Emekuku Chaplain: Rev. Rev. Raymond Okoroigbo 2. Awo-Mbieri St Peter’s Nursery School 12. Afara: St. Dominic’s Nursery School 2. Rev. Rev. Rev. Bp. Rev. : 07031291038 Justice, Development Peace And Caritas Coordinator: Rev. In 2013 he completed a Doctorate in Educational Administration at the University of California in Los Angeles. Fr. Sebastian Igbokwe 10. Rev. Fr. Fr. Marcellinus Ibe 1964 Uzoagba 08063136397 8. Fr. Rev. Rev. Address: Villa Assumpta, P. O. Cyril Akalonu 5 Rev. Innocent Iwuoha Confraternity Christian Doctrine Rev. Rev. 12 State Street Detroit, MI 48226-1823 313-237-5800 Contact Us Sr. Rufina Egbukichi 5. Umuokanne: St. Andrew’s Int’l Primary School 41. Director Of Communications/ Assumpta Media Centre: Rev. 1998-2002: Added Editor of the diocesan weekly “The Leader” and Deputy Director of Assumpta Printing Press, Archdiocese of Owerri; Sr. Christine Okpomeshina 4. Order of Mother of God, Emii His Holiness equally appointed Most Rev. Austin Echema 9 Rev. Rev. Rev. 1 month ago. Stephen Egwim National Chaplain 2. Rev. Sr. Lynda Nwachukwu 6. Priest: 30/7/1944; Ord. Rev. Director, JDPC Owerri Contact Me Brief About the Director REV. 12. Rev. Fr. Michael Chiagorom 1994 Umuoba Uratta 08063782252 106. Fr. The new Auxiliary Bishop until his appointment on Thursday was Director of Education of the Archdiocese of Owerri and collaborator of the parish of St. Thomas More, assigning him the sea of Flumenzer. Fr. Rev. 125. Fr. Fr. Fr. Fr. Fr. Matthias Opara 1990 Mbieri 08033312562 73. Ulakwo: St. Joseph Primary School 38. Fr. Rev. Fr. Obike: Francis Xavier Nursery School Patrick Ibole 1981 Enyiogugu 08037106142 33. 08030545946 Missionaries of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and Mary 6. Joachim E. Amadi 1999 Ochii Ogwa 08035454787 155. NECROLOGY The entourage of five priests of the congregation was led by the Provincial Superior of the congregation, Fr Ethelbert Arua, OSJ. Cosmas Edochie 2000 Obosima 08033172554 164. Gerald Amadi 12. Gerald Nnaocha 2008 Ogbaku 08036779327 254. Rev. Bonaventure Adinuso 1993 Okpala 08035426831 100. Fr. Fr. Sr. M. Collette Uche Emii (farm)– Obiagwu (convent) 1. John Ubaechu 2001 Akabo 08037948268 191. Rev. Fr. Fr. Onyeaghalanwaneya: St. Peter’s Nursery School 49. Sr. Florence O. Rev. 79. George Ike 2012 Ugirike 08039486027 297. Ogwa: St. Joseph’s Primary School 28. Rev. Alphonsus Oha Address: Owerri Archdiocesan Secretariat Box 85, Owerri, Imo State. 08035727882 243. Albert Nze USA 24. Fr. Rev. Fr. 08036681630 185. Rev. Sr. Priscilla Irofuala 4. YEARS OF ORDINATION, HOME PARISHES AND PHONE NUMBERS Sr. M. Chimadikamma Odigwe – Reginal Busar/Student 5. Fr. 1. Kingsley Ogala 2003 Umunwaku 08033817807220. Muforo Ernest 2002 Izombe 07038903169 199. Fr. Rev. Fr. Immaculate Heart Convent, Works Layout, Owerri 27. Sr. Barbra Esonwune 08038904038 Anthony J.V. Fr. Fr. Rev. Temple Nwaneri St. Augustine’s Catechetical College 1. Rev. Amakohia Uratta: St. Michael’s Primary School 5. Fr. Rev. Sr. Mary Joan Iwenofu i/c 08100371237 Ray. Rev. Ifakala: St. Joseph’s Nursery/Primary School PRIMARY SCHOOLS Sr. Judith Ugwuneri 8. The Archbishop of Owerri Catholic, A. Obinna, has described as false the news making the rounds that the auxiliary bishop of the archdiocese… Armed men in Nigeria have kidnapped the Auxiliary Bishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Owerri, Imo State, in Eastern Nigeria. Fr. Fr. 1017, Owerri. Fr.Augustine Onyeneke 2011 Okuku 08038760846 290. Rev. Fr. 3. Fr. 2. Joseph U. Enyiaka 1999 Avuvu 08037163095 162. Girls 08037833734 Fr. Emmanuel Amadi 1998 Ezenaomi 08033437631 147. Fr. Rev. Rev. Fauster Echetama 2011 Egbeada 08067986665 281. Rev. Fr. Msgr. Fr. Sr. Maria Chizobam Azubike 25. Rev. Fr. Fr.Camillus Ereh 2011 Uzoagba 08038984758 283. Eight male Religious Congregations and nine female Religious Congregations are working in the Archdiocese. Cyril Akalonu 1981 Uzoagba 08033683918 31. Raymond Nzereogu (Editor) 08064918509 2. Sr. Patricia Eke Msgr. Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Oparaugo (Rector) 2. Rev. Fr. Fr. 10.Mechanic Village Nekede St. Joseph the Worker Chaplaincy (Special Jurisdiction) Chaplain: Rev. Rev. Rev. Rev. Sr. Jovita Duru 17. Rev. Fr. Alphonsus Oha 12. Sr. Pauline Obasi 4. Julius Mmegwa 1973 Ihitte 08037068556 14. Sr. Faustina Anyanwu 4. Nguru: St. Theresa’s Nursery School, 37. Henry Ogbuji Catholic Youth Organization Rev. George Nwachukwu Eu-Care Office Rev. Sr. M. Ann Lisa Nnokwe 23. Rev. Osuji Christopher 2002 Uratta 08036747193 207. Walter Opara Rome 19. Fr. Richmond Duru 2014 Mbieri 08063779548 319. Priest:1984; Died: 18/9/2008) 13. Cornelius Ajaegbu 1993 Uzoagba 08037235689 101. Rev. Since 2018: Director of Education of the Archdiocese of Owerri, and collaborator at the St. Thomas More parish in Owerri. Joseph B. Whelan, CSSp of blessed memory as its first Bishop. Daughters of Divine Love (DDL) 12. Two Major Seminaries are located in this diocese, namely: the Seat of Wisdom Seminary Owerri and the Claretian Institute of Philosophy, Maryland Nekede. Edmund Njoku 1988 Obube 08034056419 64. J.Ezenwoke Zone XI Obibiezena Rev. Eric Edoziem 2012 Ihitte-I-Mbieri 08033981778 295. Rev. Fr. Fr. Fr. Austin Echema Alvan Ikoku Federal College Of Education 1. …………………. Rev. Kevin Ugoamadi 1984 Uzoagba 08033291450 49. Alphonsus Aghaizu 6. Rev. Fr. Rev. Augustine Ihedimma 1981 Ikembara 08066681810 34. Casimir Nzeh (080335655155) Fr. Fr. Fr. Sixtus Iwuji USA 17. Fr. St. Peter Claver Seminary, Okpala 9. Fr. By Paul Samasumo – Vatican City. Fr. Rev. Fr. 39. Rev. 131. Cyriacus Akoronye 2001 Ndegwu 08037784783 174. Sylvester Emetuche 2015 Uratta 08032771087 326. November 17, 2020. Sr. M. Austin Iwuoha Lecturer IMSU – 08038979420 Our Directory. Orishieze: Trinitas Primary School 32. 3. Fr. Anthony C. Echechi 1996 Mbieri …………………. Fr. Awarra: St. Joseph Int’l Nursery School 11. A. Njoku (Snr) 10. Rev. Fr. Fr. Rev. Anthony Njoku (Snr) Board Chairman Address: 160 Wetheral Road, Box 85, Owerri, Imo State. Rev. 670,986 of the 1.7 million people in the area are member of the Catholic Church. Rev. Rev. Fr. Rev. Raymond Nzereogu 1996 Umuguma 08064918509 132. Eustace Okere 2000 Nguru …………………. Sr. Dorothy E. Nwokonkwo (Burar) 4. Holy Family Sisters Of The Needy Generalate Community Nekede Community Mother Mary-Michael Okafor (Sp.G) 08037817856 Agogbuo Kyrian 2012 Orodo 08038756334 293. Fr. Fr. Innocent Orji 53. Fr. Austin Okigbo USA 6. Sr. M. Gracious Oparanozie Lib. Sr. Miriam Mercerdes Okemiri Daughters Of Divine Love – DDL Mbieri Community 1. Henry O. Nwanguma 2013 Amaigbo 08063989901 311. Alexander Okoro Purgatorian Society Rev. 34. Rev. Rev. Rev. Orsu-Obodo: St. Mary’s Nursery School 53. Fr. Cornelius Amadi 2005 Awarra 08030963641 229. Paschal Mbagwu 2000 Obube …………………. Rev. Sr. M. Veronica Okechukwu Student 11. Fr. Unegbu Ignatius 2002 Orlu 07055605334 208. Kizito Onyeka 1997 Uzoagba 08033357165134. Fr. Rev. Fr. Nekede: St. Patrick’s Primary School 23. Peter Claver Anorue 1987 Amaimo 08057150859 54. Fr. Rev. Rev. Gregory Uzoegbu 1998 Mbieri 08035739706 146. Fr. Joachim Onyeagam 2012 Ihitte-Okwe 08064937215 301. Rev. DMMM Projects In The Archdiocese DMMM Hospital Obosima Mater Misiericordie Nursery/Primary School Obosima Lumen Christi Girls Secondary School Umuneke Ngor-Okpala St. Joseph’s Eye Hospital MgbirichiHandmaids Of The Holy Child Jesus Sisters (HHCJ) Emekuku Convent 1. Nekede: St. Paul’s Nursery School 35. Rev. Cletus Eboh 1998 Umunoha 08037100994 152. Rev. Sr. Stella Maris Akalawu 08064961477 Rev. Fr. Charles Iroegbu 1990 Okpala …………………. Sr. Felicity Agu Sacred Heart Home Owerri 1.Sr. Rev. Kenneth Ameke Belgium 37. Cajethan Opara 2012 Onyeaghala 08063295566 302. Rev. Fr. Rev. Umunoha: St. Paul’s Nursery School 62. Rev. Rev. George Ahamefula Catholic Charismatic Renewal Rev. Kenneth Ameke 2008 Aguleri 07037800055 252. Theodore Ihedoro 1993 Emekuku …………………. Martin Okoro 1997 Avuvu …………………… 145. Francis Iwuala 1993 Logara 08037113347 102. Rev. 3. Rev. Fr. Rev. Handmaids of the Holy Child Jesus Convent, Oguta 14. Fr. Rev. Philip Ojimanu 2003 Emekuku 08064340707 224. Clifford Maduike 1982 Umuekwune 08035972251 41. 4. Rev. Hyginus Ogbonna 1988 Agwa 08039554472 65. Peter Izum – (Birth: 20/3/52; Ord. Poor Handmaids of Jesus (PHJC) 13. Charles Ozuome 08036246361 Sr. M. Ben Desmond Uche Hospital 7. Ezenaomi: St. Jame’s Primary School, Umueze Uzoagba 16. Orodo: Stella Maris Primary School 34. Rev. Fr. Sr. Cecilia Azin Emekuku Anex 1. Fr. The Vicar General: Very Rev. K. Akagha 8. Sr. Miriam Petrus Ezeonye (07033157373) Anthony JV Obinna, has requested the public to disregard news of the bishop’s death. Rev. Fr. ANTHONY J.V. Rev. Sr. Chisom Magdalene Egbujuo 08134147047 The reported death of the kidnapped Auxiliary Bishop of the Auxiliary Bishop of Owerri Catholic Archdiocese, the Most Rev. Christian EkeZone III Ogbaku Rev. Rev. Rev. Rev. Gerald Njoku 1995 Onyeaghala ………………… 121. Rev. Fr. Fr. Emmanuel Duru 2012 Idume-Ogwa 08068587467 294. Daughters of Divine Love Convent, Mbieri 6. Gilbert Alaribe 4. Fr. Rev. Fr. By. Fr. Fr. Amakohia Ikeduru: St. Brendan’s Primary School 6. Fr. Emii: Holy Cross Primary School 12. Isaac M. Opara (US Army) isaacmopara@g-mail.com Christ The King Secondary School Obike 1. Alexander Okoro Address: Mount Carmel Emekuku Box 85, Owerri, Imo StateTel: 08133437233 Director Of Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS): Rev. Rev. 97. Sr. Judith C. Ezeji 8. Longinus Chinagorom (Editorial Adviser) 08037449737 Address: 19A Industrial Layout, Onitsha Road. NAMES OF WOMEN RELIGIOUS Sr. Cecile Nweze 2. Rev. Rev. Priest: 25/7/99; Died: 12/1/03) 9. Zone VIII Amakohia Ikeduru Rev. Fr. Rev. Sr. Chidera Ohamara 08033675104 Rev. Joachim Onyeagam 22. Rev. Ikenegbu Girl’s Secondary School Owerri Rev. Fr. Bertrand Ujunwa 2001 Onyeaghala. Fr. University Sisters of Assumption 35. Sr. Maria Cordis Okoro 4. Rev. Orji: Immaculate Heart Nursery School 51. Fr. Rev. Sr. Veronica Nwaiwu 08164002559 Anthony Onyeocha 6 Rev. Fr. Fr. Immaculate Heart Convent Okwu, Ikeduru 24. Joseph Enyiaka (Rector) 2. Anselm Onyeka 1990 Eziama Otura 08037092878 72. Fr. Thomas Agaziem Man of Order and Discipline (MOD) Rev. Sr. Jude MT Ohaya 3. Fr. Fr. Fr. Fr. Godswill Agbagwa 2003 Amaimo …………………… 210. Egbuoma: Holy Trinity NurserySchool 15. Fr. Oscar Unakalamba 2010 Irete Umunwoha 07030442807 275. Fr. Kingsley Ihejirika 2003 Obike 08034016535 215. Amos Alfred 2002 Agbor 08030698416 195. Fr. B. Agumanu 8. 175. Camillus Egeolu 2008 Inyishi 08037408289 253. 110. Ulakwo: St. Joseph Nursery School 58. : 08037773107 Sr. Austin Osuji IHM 07067873905 Fr. Fr. Fr. Anthony C. Onyeocha 2010 Avuvu 08033735506 274. John Azu 1975 Ohiekelem 07038304511 17. Rev. R. Okoroigbo (Judicial Vicar) 5. 105. Henry Ogbuji 2003 Awarra 08039184391 222. Stanislaus Iwuala 1997 Akabor 08037982014 143. Fr. Levi Nkwocha 2000 Onyeghala. : 20/9/70; Died: 31/10/02) 8. Innocent Iwuoha 1991 Umueze,Ogwa 08036493325 83. Fr. Joel Nwalozie 1997 Obokwe-Orishieze ………………… 140. Albert Nzeh 1996 Owu Amakohia …………………. Rev. Sr. Prisca Chilekezi 9. Daughters of Divine Love Convent, Umuene Obiangwu7. of Cath. The Archdiocese has to its credit numerous primary and secondary Schools, Whelan Research Academy, Schools of Nursing, Midwifery, Laboratory Assistant Technology, Hospitals, Maternity Homes, Farms, and so on. Fr. Iregbu Kingsley 2002 Umuapu 08037933027 197. Emmanuel Konyeaso USA 51. Fr. In a statement, the Archbishop of Owerri Diocese, the Most Rev. Fr. Sr. Cecilia Okafor (08036669256) 2. Anthony Eke 1974 Owu Amakohia 08037245188 15. Rev. Rev. Fr. Immaculate Heart Convent Ogwa, Mbaitoli 23. Rev. Sr. M. Paulete Ukamba 15. Rev. 1. Rev Fr. Jude Chukwu 2010 Imerienwe 08032698032 266. The […] Sr. Vivian Iloigwe Port Harcourt Road Convent 1. School 1. Holy Family Sisters of the Needy Novitiate Nekede Owerri 11.Daughters of the Charity of the Most Precious Blood Novitiate, Nggo 12.Servants of Charity Novitiate, Nnbukwu 13.Passionist Fathers of St. Paul of the Cross Wilfred Nwachukwu UNILAG 28. Owerri 1. PARISHES PHONE Sr. Constance Unachukwu 7. Fr. Fr. Fr. The Owerri … 172. Secretary) Archdiocesan Finance Council Executive 1. Anthony P. C.Njoku 1993 Logara 08039451182 99. Fr. Fr. Rev. Fr. Rev. Alex Okoro Zone II Mbutu Okohia Rev. Fr. Fr. Order of Mother of God (Leonardian) 7. Mr. Nwaora Alfred Nonyelum (KM) President, 08037134813 2. Kevin Akagha 1972 Ngwma 08033329762 13. Okere Camillus 2002 Ihitte 08037186044 205. Fr. Sr. Evlyn U. Anyarugbu 5. Rev. Patrick Ibole Chancellor/Secretary: Rev. Religious Congregations: 1.Holy Ghost Fathers (CSSp) 2.Sons of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (Claretian) 3.Marist Brothers of the School 4.Servants of Charity (Opera Don Guanella) Rev. Fr. Rev. Reginald Egbu 1992 Agwa 08037102927 90. Fr. Fr. Victor Eleba Director Liturgy Commission: 1. Rev. Christian Iwuagwu 1996 Alaenyi Ogwa 08034716428 129. Alphonsus Aghaizu 1954 Akuma 08037506177 3. Richard Onwuanibe 1964 Umuoba-Uratta ………………….. 10. Deceased Priests of Umuahia Diocese Most Rev, A.G Nwedo -February 12, 2000 Rt. Fr. Rev. Rev. 08033655757 241. Remigius Ebiziem 2014 Ndegwu 08063449459 315. Fr. 1,718 were here. Fr. 3. Fr. Sr. Chetachi Ndibe 0706800380 Fr. Share; Tweet; The third Owerri Archdiocesan Synod expected to hold from November 24 – 30, 2020, will no longer take place. Fr. Rev. School, Port Harcourt Rd. Catechists Rev. Michael Ngirika – (Birth:29/9/41;Ord. Rev. Fr. Rev. The kidnapped. Benedict Agumanu Catholic Boys Scout Movement Rev. Ajoku Magnus 2015 Ubomiri 07030677310 320. Rev. George Kabiri – (Ordained 1989; Died:15th Oct, 2008) 14. Owerri is also blessed with about 194 Senior Seminarians and numerous minor Godswill Agbagwa USA 15. Imo State University St. Joseph the Worker Chaplaincy Owerri Chaplain: Rev. Fr. Rev. Rev. Fr. Rev. Directory Ignorant men raise questions that wise men answered a 1000 years ago. Emma-Lugard Nduka 1999 Azaraubo …………………. 2. Ahumibe Reginald 2011 Uzoagba 08038749567 276. Rev. Rev. Cyril Akalonu Catholic Teachers’ Association Rev. 2. Sr. Maria Chinaemema Agu 5. Chrisantus Ekwebelam 2001 Umuowa Ngor 08065513706 180. Hermanguild Diala 13. Sr. M. Joyce Ajah 16. Fr. Chiwueze Egejuru 2010 Umuagwo 08035417768 261. Fr. Rev. Daughters of Mary Mother of Mercy Convent, World Bank, Owerri 11. Ogwa Girls’ Secondary School, Umueze-Ogwa 13. Ogbaku: Presentation Secondary School TERTIARY Rev. Archbishop Obinna was ordained a priest of the Catholic Church on 9th April 1972, graduating that year from the Bigard Memorial Seminary and the Pontifical Urban … Profile – Archbishop Obinna Read More » Godian Emenyonu 1997 Egbu .………………… 136. Patrick Mbarah 2007 Uzoagba ………………… 247. Rev. Jude E. Ike 1990 Ifakala 08063572151 77. Sr. Nicholette Uzodike 08034770252 In 1948, Owerri became a separate Vicariate from Onitsha and two years after in 1950, she became a diocese with Most Rev. Rev. Zone IV Mbieri Rev. Alvan Ikoku 6. The Catholic Church in Nigeria is mainly composed of a Latin hierarchy, joined in a national Episcopal Conference of Nigeria, and a single Eastern Catholic (transnational) see, comprising: . Boniface Iwu 2014 Azaraubo 08039303651 317. Rev. St. Imelda C. Opara 5. Chizomam O. Okoro (Sup) 07069270365 Fr. Patrick Oparamanuike 2001 Ulakwo 08038810016 190. Rev. Sr. Barbra Esonwune 08038904038 Fr. Rev. Rev. Rev. Rev. Fr. Fr. Rev. Address: Villa Assumpta, Box 85 Owerri Sacred Heart Home/Priest Care: Rev. Akabor St . Cletus Eboh Address: Villa Assumpta Box 85, Owerri, Imo State Tel: 08037100994 Archdiocesan Tribunal Judicial Vicar: Rev. Rev. Henry Opara 2006 Amawuihe-Ubomiri 08034355576 242. Bonaventure Opara Masters Of Ceremony: 1. Fr. Theresa Onyeneke Vice President 3. Fr. Paschal Anyanwu (Principal) 2. Fr. Rev. Levi Nkwocha USA 26. Michael Konye Poland 43. Vitalis Anyanwu 2001 Ulakwu 08037238374177. The Leader News Online. Andrew Nkwocha USA 47. Rev. Rev. 2. Fr. Rev. On March 26, 1994, the Pope raised Owerri Diocese to an Archdiocese, making it at the same time the Metropolitan See of the newly created Ecclesiastical Province of Owerri. Lucien Amadi-Obi 1996 Emekuku 08033306210 127. Archdiocesan Education Commission 1. Sr. Bibiana Keke 3. Placidus Ezeji 2006 Amaimo 08036706496 238. 43. Feral & Bro. Azara-Ubo: Marist Nursery School 13. Fr. Rev. Henry Ogu 2005 Logara 08034821291 233. Rev. Sr. Ngozichukwuka Onyeocha 08035922320 Joseph Onuoha 1980 Ogbe 07031072850 29. Jude Godwins 1990 Orodo 08134548648 71. Rev. Anthony Alamezie Austria 11. Sr. M. Chikamso Nwaga – Teaching Ow. Sr. Isabella U. Obi 6. Fr. Rev. 88. T. I. Okere Sr. Rosemary Asogwa 0803957989 Instead, a Pastoral Congress will now hold on November 25 and 26, 2020. Sr. Angelica Maria Emereonye (08039432353) Fr. Catholic data and records for you Search for: HOME HOME; ABOUT; NEWS. The Archbishop of Owerri Catholic, A. Obinna, has described as false the news making the rounds that the auxiliary bishop of the archdiocese, Moses Chikwe, who was kidnapped on Sunday in Owerri, the Imo state capital, had been killed by his abductors. Rev. Rev. Fr. Rev. Rev. Rev. Leo AguLoretto House 1. Fr. Reginald Egbu 4. Sr. Victoria Chikezie 7. Sr. Sabina Ovuoh 5. Peter Otuonye 1995 Ngwa 07066773459 124. Fr. Sr. Charity Onyejekwe 8. Kevin Akagha (Convener) Sodalities/ Chaplains: Laity Council Rev. Armed men in Nigeria have kidnapped the Auxiliary Bishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Owerri, Imo State, in Eastern Nigeria. Girls College Owerri Chaplain: Rev. Anthony J. V. Obinna (President) 2. Claretian Institute of Philosophy, Nekede 3. Rev. Rev. Peter Amadi 2005 Ngor 08037822627 230. Fr. Fr. Fr. Rev. Fr. Fr. Jude C. Ike 17 Rev. Austin Echema (Chairman) Fr. Akamadu Chukwunonyerem 3. Fr. Rev. Basil Nzeh St. Paul’s International Boy’s Sec. Fr. Fr.Chukwuno. Its Catholic population is about 550,115. Fr. On Sunday night, armed men kidnapped the Auxiliary Bishop of Owerri Diocese, in Nigeria, Moses Chikwe, and his driver, whose name has … Lady Nene Ugorji Vice President About. Sr. Patricia Ebiringa 6. Casimir Nzeh 1984 Uzoagba 08033565155 47. Rev. Fr. Benedict Oparaugo 08036110193 Rev. Fr. Fr. B. Agumanu 7. Anthony Uwakwe 1963 Okpala 07034095788 6. Rev. Fr. He completed his philosophical studies at the St. Joseph Major Seminary in Ikot-Ekpene (1988-1992) and the theological studies at the Bigard Memorial Major Seminary in Enugu (1992-1996). Rev. Rev. Fr. Casimir Nzeh Secretary Archdiocesan CMO Executive 1. Sr. Valentine Okafor 08039724800 Fr. Sr. Mary Stella Ufoagbara 07037599196 It is blessed with 318 diocesan priests and 55 Religious priests. Msgr. Cecil Nkwocha 2015 Emii 08063400154 329. Rev. Fr. Ngor St Mark’s Nursery School 38. 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