CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF NNEWI
Our Lady of Assumption Cathedral
P.M.B 5099, Nnewi
Anambra State, Nigeria
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BLESSED JOHN XXIII AND BLESSED JOHN PAUL II TO BE CANONIZED ON APRIL 27:
Blessed John XXIII and Blessed John Paul II will be canonized saints on Divine Mercy Sunday April 27 2014 in St. Peter's Square by Pope Francis. The Read More
IHIALA REGION HOLDS REGIONAL LENTEN ASSEMBLY AND CATHEDRATICUM
IHIALA: Large number of Catholic faithful gathered at St. Martin of Tours' Parish Ihiala and held the Lenten Regional assembly and Cathedraticum in grand style. The epoch-making event which took place on Saturday April 12,2014 was attended by by 35 parishes in Ihiala region.
The Holy Mass was celebrated by His Lordship, Most. Rev. Dr. Hilary Odili Okeke, Catholic Bishop of Nnewi Diocese and concelebrated by over 47 priests.
In his homily, Bishop Okeke reminded the faithful that God is a jealous God who insists on the Second Commandment "thou shall worship no other god or make thee any graven image or any likeness of anything that is in Heaven above; that is in earth beneath or that is in the water under the earth". He said that
OZUBULU REGION HOLDS CATHEDRATICUM IN STYLE

OZUBULU: Ozubulu Region, one of the four regions in the Catholic Diocese of Nnewi on Saturday March 29 held the 2014 Lenten Station Assembly and Cathedraticum at St. Michaels Parish Amakwa Ozubulu.
In his Lenten Station Assembly, Bishop Okeke spoke on the theme; Christian Faith, Traditional Religion and Culture".
Bishop Okeke said the theme was chosen because of the situation Christians find themselves in the area and the practices of traditional beliefs and customs.
According to Bishop Okeke, although many people in the areas

PUBLIC SCHEDULE OF BISHOP HILARY ODILI OKEKE

Sun 20- Easter Sunday- 40th Anniversary of priestly Ordination of Bishop Hilary Paul Odili Okeke (Special remembrance at Mass and prayers) mass of the day at St Mary's Church, Umuzu
Mon 21- Mass and fund-raising for Sr. Veronica Maduabuolisa at Oraifite
Tue 22- Mass, meeting and vocation Drive of Former Amichi Parish Vocation Association
Wed 23- Mass, meeting and vocation Rally of Utuh vocation association
Thur 24- Celebration of 40th Anniversary of the priestly ordination of Bishop Hilary Paul Odili Okeke at Our Lady of Assumption Cathedal, Nnewi
Sat 26- Catholic Youth Convention ( All CBO, CGO, YCS, MOD etc to participate under CYON) at St Michael's Parish, Nnewi
Sun 27- Canonization of Blessed John XXIII and John Paul II
Sun 27- Thanksgiving Mass at St. Peter Claver's parish, Utuh for 40th priestly anniversary of Bishop Hilary Paul Odili Okeke
Sun 27- Special Collection for the youth apostolate
Mon 28- canonical Examination of seminarians
Wed 30- plenary Meeting of the presbyterium
May
Thur 1- Special Day for Workers
Sat 3- Solemn Profession at Benedictine Monastery, Ozubulu
Sat 3- Pilgrimage of Amichi Deanery to the Pilgrimage centre of Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary, Okija
Sun4- Fathers' Day- Dedication of St. Felix's Church, Nnewi
Sat.4- Parish Project Collection


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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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