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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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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On August 15, 2019, The Catholic Bishop of Orlu ordained Frs Uju Mark, Basil Obieje and Christian Onyema at St. Joseph Parish Obibi for the Oblates of Mary Immaculate Congregation. ... See MoreSee Less

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The month of August is loaded with events in the diocese. Updates coming soon. ... See MoreSee Less

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ORLU DIOCESAN PRIEST WINS THE GOSPEL SONG OF THE YEAR AWARD IN NIGERIA 2019

On Saturday 13th July, 2019 history was made at Music Society of Nigeria (MUSON CENTER) Marina, Lagos as Rev. Fr. Johnbosco Obika received the award of the Gospel Song of the Year in Nigeria in a top notch event organized by Catholic Liturgical and Gospel Music Awards (CLGMA www.clgmawards.com). Fr. Johnbosco Obika who doubles as the Parish Priest of St. Patrick Parish Umuaghobe, Isiekenesi and the Director of ICT in the diocese is a member of the Diocesan Liturgical Music Commission. The award aims at raising gospel music ministers in the church, and recognizing men and women who have made great inputs in the development of Catholic Liturgical and Gospel Music in Nigeria, also recognized and inducted Mrs. Dorothy Ipere of St. Andrew Parish Urualla in the Music Hall of Fame. This is the link to the song www.worshipcultureradio.com/idirim-mma-by-rev-fr-johnbosco-obika/ ... See MoreSee Less

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