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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12th Sunday, Year B

1st Reading: Job.3:9-15; 2nd Reading:2Cor. 5:14-17 ; Gospel: Mk 4:35-41

As a new creation in Christ live and love selflessly.   

Overcome your fears and pains with Christ.  

 

Even when we are tempted like suffering Job to question the fairness of God in our lives, we must be very careful. For we cannot know better than God. In the crucified and Risen Christ we are offered the victorious grace to face  the storms, problems and questions that confront us daily. Let us draw this grace continuously from the Holy Eucharist

       +Anthony J.V. Obinna (Archbishop Emeritus)

 

 

Synod on Synodality 20212024

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His Grace Most Rev Lucius Iwejuru Ugorji, Archbishop of Owerri, with joy announces the preparations for the celebration of Owerri Archdiocese @75 by 2025.

This coincides with the Vatican announcement of the celebration of – Jubilee of Hope by 2025.  

 

 

External view of Cathedral Inside view of the Cathedral  Dome Area of the Cathedral Outside view of the Cathedral

 

The Church Signs and Symbols

MARIA ASSUMPTA

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IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY

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SACRED HEART OF JESUS

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ANOINTED ONE

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Diamond Jubilee, 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…

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