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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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BREAKING NEWS...

Pope Francis appoints Rev. Fr. Moses Chikwe Auxiliary Bishop of Owerri Archdiocese. Congratulations to him and to God be the glory.
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BREAKING NEWS...
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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Support Our Mission

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.