Our University Project

On December 1, 2017, Bishop Augustine Ukwuoma led the groundbreaking and the stone laying ceremony of TRINITAS UNIVERSITY of the Catholic Diocese of Orlu at the main campus site, KM 20, Owerri/Onitsha Road, Awo-Omamma, Imo State, Nigeria. This welcome project is designed to provide high quality and accessible Catholic higher education for students. Learn how you can be part of this historic project.

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Sponsor a Seminarian

We take the Church's urgent call for the fostering of vocations as a value we treasure highly (Pope Paul VI, Decree on Priestly Training Optatam Totus, n.2). Across the diocese, there are many programs designed for this purpose. We begin with the family and get everyone to think of their unique vocations in the sacraments of service—ordained and religious life, and married life. Be part of this great call to foster vocations in the diocese.

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Bishop's Pastoral Visits

Most weekends of the year, the bishop pays a pastoral visit to parishes and institutions within the Diocese of Orlu. It is an opportunity for the bishop to be with the people, listen to them and offer his pastoral services. To learn when the bishop would be visiting your parish or institution, please click the link below.

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Pope Francis appoints Rev. Fr. Moses Chikwe Auxiliary Bishop of Owerri Archdiocese. Congratulations to him and to God be the glory. ... See MoreSee Less

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POPE FRANCIS APPOINTS REV. FR. MOSES CHIKWE Auxiliary Bishop of Owerri Archdiocese. Congratulations to him. To God be the glory.
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BISHOP UKWUOMA EXTENDS CHARITY TO THE DISABLED.
On 27th of September 2019, at about 3:00pm, his Lordship Most Rev.Dr. Augustine Tochukwu Ukwuoma extended his pastoral love and care which was powerfully concretized in presenting a brand-new tricycle to Mrs Anthonia Onwuzuruike.
In a brief chat with His Lordship by the Forum on what propelled the diocese to such memorable event. He exclaimed, "we are obliged to do charity since it brings to life again those who are spiritually dead." Thus, charity begins at home but does not end there.However, he made it clear that the need for such unforgettable gift is for easy and difficult-free movement. He equally encouraged her in her profession and advised her to continue striving because once there is life, there is hope.
Finally, Mrs Anthonia with tears of joy thanked his Lordship for such wonderful gift and departed with great joy.
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On August 17, fourteen deacons of the Catholic Diocese of Orlu were ordained priests at Holy Trinity Cathedral, Orlu by His Lorship, Most Rev. Mark O'Toole (Catholic Bishop of Plymouth Diocese, England, UK) in a Holy Mass Concelebrated by Bishop Augustine Ukwuuoma, the Bishop of Orlu and Bishop Gregory Ochiagha, Bishop Emeritus of Orlu. DETAILS COMING SHORTLY... ... See MoreSee Less

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On August 10, 2019, at Holy Ghost Novitiate Chapel Awomamma, Imo State Nigeria, amidst eight Spiritans and one member of the Sons of Mary Mother of Mercy Congregation were raised to the clerical order of the DIACONATE. Nine other Deacons of the Spiritans were also ordained priests, all by the hands of His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr. Augustine T. Ukwuoma the Bishop of Orlu Catholic Diocese. ... See MoreSee Less

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