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Welcome to the official website of the Catholic Diocese of Orlu in Nigeria. You will find necessary information about our diocese and her apostolates as a Local Church. The Primary Menu above provides you with different links to different functions and locations.

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Pastoral Visit Schedules

Most weekends of the year, the bishop travels to parishes and institutions to oversee the people of God under his pastoral care. It is a wonderful time to have a one-on-one interaction with the bishop and be inspired in the mutual work of bearing witness to Christ.

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Health Services

Orlu diocese is actively involved in providing affordable health care services to our population. There are a number of hospitals across the different regions of the diocese where you will receive a good medical attention that is affordable.

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Diocesan News and Updates

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OBITUARY ANNOUNCEMENT
With total resignation to God's will we announce the call to glory of Rev. Fr. Dr. Benneth Osuigwe whose death occurred on the 8th day of May, 2019. Until his death, Fr Benneth was a priest of the Catholic Diocese of Orlu.

FUNERAL ARRANGEMENT
Sunday, 16th June: Vigil mass at St. Gregory Parish Uli. Time: 4pm
Monday, 17th June: Funeral Mass at Holy Trinity Cathedral, Orlu. Time: 10am
Month's mind: 24th June at St. Joseph Parish Obibi-Ochasi his home parish. Time: 9am

May his soul rest in peace. Amen
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The Requiem Mass for + Oblate Eusebius Dominic Oguizu was celebrated today by the Catholic Bishop Orlu. At the end of the Mass the Bishop proclaimed a pilgrimage of the Diocesan BRC to his grave every 6th June and requested the BRC of Nigeria for the erection of their National Shrine in St. Andrew's Parish Urualla. ... See MoreSee Less

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The founder of Bloc Rosary Crusade, Nigeria Oblate Eusebius Dominic Oguizu, OSB, JP, will be laid to rest today at St Andrew's Parish Urualla, 10am Mass. May he rest in peace. Amen. ... See MoreSee Less

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Today, Rev. Fr. Anthony Ngwumohaike celebrates 50 fruitful years in the Catholic Priesthood. To God be the glory. Please drop some prayers for him. ... See MoreSee Less

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To the glory of God, on April 26 2019, St. Michael's Catholic Church Umuecheta, Amiri was dedicated by his Lordship Most Rev. Augustine Tochukwu Ukwuoma, the Catholic Bishop of Orlu Diocese. ... See MoreSee Less

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As the Holy Father Pope Francis has called on the Church to go out in the peripheries, bearing witness to Christ in everyday life, the Local Church of Orlu is committed to this primary task of the Church in the world. We do this through various pastoral initiatives and apostolates. There are equally numerous projects through which we impact lives and society where we live. Your prayers and donations could help us in carrying out the mission.