CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF NNEWI
Our Lady of Assumption Cathedral
P.M.B 5099, Nnewi
Anambra State, Nigeria
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Jesus brings us the 'new wine' of joy:
In his daily homily on Friday Pope Francis discussed how the Pharisees condemned Jesus' apostles for not fasting, saying that Jesus renews the old .. .Read More

ST. PAUL'S SCHOOL OF THEOLOGICAL STUDIES HOLDS 5TH MATRICULATION AND 4TH GRADUATION ANNUAL CEREMONY
The school of Theological Studies Nnewi, Anambra State, on August 16, 2014, marked another annual matriculation and graduation of the students both at certificate and diploma levels.
The occasion started with a concelebrated Mass presided over by the Catholic Bishop of Nnewi Diocese, Most Rev. Dr. Hilary Odili Okeke.
In his homily, Msgr Hypolyte Adigwe said that degrees could be obtained in various ways depending on the way one wished. He cited an example with a young man who got his degree in law recently while in prison. He went further by mentioning Nelson Mandela, Nnamdi Azikiwe and many others.
He said that St. Paul School of Theological Studies was not me
AWKA DIOCESE LOSSES BISHOP OKAFOR, INSTALLS OKOYE AS AUXILIARY BISHOP
As if it were a coincidence; few hours after the installation of Most Rev. Benson Okoye as the Auxiliary Bishop of Awka Diocese on August 29, 2014, the Emeritus Bishop of the Diocese, Most Rev. Simon Okafor died.
At about 12:30 pm on Friday, August 29, Mognr Benson Okoye was proclaimed a Bishop by the Papal Nuncio to Nigeria, Archbishop Augustine Kasuja with Most Rev. Valerian Okeke, Archbishop and Metropolitan of Onitsha Ecclesiastical Province; Most Rev. Paulinus Ezeokafor, Bishop of Awka Diocese and Most Rev. Hilary Odili Okeke, Bishop of Nnewi Diocese; and, at about 3:30 pm same day, the Diocese announced the death of her Emeritus Bishop, Most Rev. Simon Okafor.
PUBLIC SCHEDULE OF BISHOP HILARY ODILI OKEKE

Sun 7 - Pastoral Visit to Our Lady Queen of Heaven Parish, Amichi
- Annual Church Fund (ACF)
Mon 8 - Final Day for submitting the Monthly Account for August
Wed 10 - Meeting of College of Consultors
Fri 12 - Beginning of the Meeting of Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN)
Wed 17 - 2nd Meeting of Nnewi Diocesan Council on Evangelization and Catechetics
Fri 19 - End of the Meeting of Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN)
Sat 20 - Pastoral Visit to NCDC Warri (Formal Inauguration)


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THE CHRISTIAN OUTLOOK
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DIOCESAN HISTORY
What has emerged and is celebrated today as Nnewi Diocese is no doubt a product of Onitsha Archdiocese. Before now, Onitsha Archdiocese has given birth to several dioceses ..Read More
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