Welcome To Awka Catholic Diocese

Get ready to discover more about the St. Patrick Cathedral. The Roman Catholic Diocese of Awka (Latin: Avkaën(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Awka, Anambra State in the Ecclesiastical province of Onitsha in Nigeria. It was established in November 10, 1977.


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Why do we come together as this Catholic Diocese of Awka?

To have a Profound living experience of the Kingdom of God, love, justice, truth and peace and share it with everyone and beyond the Diocese.

Our Vision
“Awka Catholic Diocese is actively visible in the Community, shares its spirituality through fellowship, and is committed to serving God.” Words to Live By Matthew 24:14 - And this gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in all the world for a witness unto all nations; and then shall the end come.
We pledge to strive constantly to build an ever-stronger Catholic parish family where: The Word of God is proclaimed, studied and integrated into daily living. to worship and bear witness in the community, to love and serve as Jesus commanded, and to preserve and share our rich Black heritage.
Core Values?
To always speak the truth, respect the opinions and roles of all parishioners, and value each person, always maintaining Christian charity in all of our actions. We will seek to increase the understanding of our Catholic faith and expand our spiritual growth by participating in and supporting charitable and spiritual activities, in addition to attending Mass

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Bishop Paulinus Ezeokafor visits St Lawrence Chapel, Mass Centre, Awka The Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, Most Rev Paulinus Ezeokafor, has charged the parishioners of St Lawrence Mass Centre, Awka, to emulate Jesus Christ by devoting their lives for the good and survival of other people around them.The Catholic Bishop made the charge when he paid a pastoral visit to the centre today, 21st April 2024.Fides Media recalls that the Mass center was built by Senator Uche Ekwunife. The Bishop was in the event, which attracted the presence of scores of priests, politicians, academics, captains of industry, among others, confirmed 106 candidates for Sacrament of Holy Communion. The event was chaired by the Senator representing Anambra South Senatorial Zone in the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly, Senator Dr. Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah.Details, in the next edition of Fides newspaper ... See MoreSee Less
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PHOTOS SPEAK | DR IKECHUKWU & DR LADY IFEYINWA OBIUDU CELEBRATES 25TH MARRIAGE ANNIVERSARYThe joy of Dr and Dr Lady Obiudu knew no bounds today, 20th April 2024, as family, friends and well wishers joined them today at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, GRA Awka, in celebration of their 25th Marriage Anniversary. ... See MoreSee Less
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For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.

John 3:16

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