His Grace Most Rev Lucius Iwejuru Ugorji
Archbishop of Owerri

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“Welcome to Owerri Catholic Archdiocese.”

A warm welcome to Maria Assumpta  Cathedral, the seat of the Archbishop of Owerri, the President Catholic Bishop’s Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), and the Mother Church for Roman Catholics in Owerri and environs. For over a hundred years countless Christians and visitors of every faith and none have crossed the threshold of this holy place, sensing the presence of God and filling it with prayer and contemplation.

His Grace Most Rev Anthony J.V. Obinna   

Archbishop Emeritus.


His Lordship, Most Rev Moses Chikwe
Auxiliary Bishop Of Owerri Archdiocese.

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 Ascension of Our Lord ( Solemnity)

1st Reading: Acts.1:1-11; 2nd Reading:Eph. 4:1-7,11-13 ; Gospel: Mk 16:15-20

God goes up with shouts of joy

The Lord goes up with trumpet blast.

We celebrate the Ascension of the Lord  today. What we are celebrating is that Jesus, after His earthly mission on earth, returned to the Father who sent Him. We are celebrating a mission accomplished through hard work, courage, and faith. We are celebrating a prize finally and totally paid. He has preached, He has confronted the evil powers, He has died and risen for our sake, He has  appeared to prove to all that He is alive, He has taken us to the upper room, He moves to attract for us the greatest gift; a fulfillment of His promise to us.  Yes, as He ascends He makes a promise to us just as our parents going away would promise us goodies while leaving us for a journey or any such thing…  click to read more

 

 

Synod on Synodality 20212024

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Easter Message of His Grace Most Rev Lucius Iwejuru Ugorji,

Archbishop of Owerri and the President CBCN

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The Church Signs and Symbols

MARIA ASSUMPTA

Owerri Archdiocese

IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY

Owerri Archdiocese

SACRED HEART OF JESUS

Owerri Archdiocese

ANOINTED ONE

Owerri Archdiocese

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To the glory of God the 2nd Archbishop of Owerri Archdiocese and the Metropolitan head of Owerri Ecclesiastical province,  His Grace Most Rev Lucius Iwejuru Ugorji receives pallium from the…

On our part, Your Grace, we promise you our unalloyed support and collaboration, in and out of season, as you begin this important ministry in our midst.

On the political front, you have not been silent, but rather vocal about the numerous inequalities in our society especially as mediated, aided and abetted by the political class.

He was trained and certified to facilitating training for married couples on emotional intelligence and skills in their marital relationship.

The discriminations among ‘ndi Igbo’ and the cultural divide: read more from Archbishop Obinna.

We are so thrilled that we can offer our students a learning platform wherein they continue their learning at home,

OUR MASSES

WEEKDAYS MASS

Every Day of the week at 6am, 12noon, 6pm

Weekday Mass

I was glad when they say we should go into the house of GOD.

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SUNDAY MASS

Every Sunday 6am, 7.30am, 9.30am, 6pm.

Sunday Mass

You shall serve the Lord with all your heart with all your soul and with your mind.

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CONFESSION SATURDAY

Every Saturday 4:00pm – 6:00pm.

Confession Saturday

Confess your sins and, God will grant you forgiveness

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I REJOICED WHEN I HEARD THEM SAY,  LET US GO TO GOD’S HOUSE