Welcome to Catholic Diocese of Awka.

Catholic Diocese Of Awka

"Rejoice in hope, endure in affliction, persevere in prayer" - Romans 12:12

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 boosts of having the highest number of priests in Africa as a whole. Established November 10, 1977 as Diocese of Awka from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Onitsha

Parishes and Mass Times

Here you will find Mass times and information about the parishes and clergy within our Archdiocese.

Bishop Speeches

View various Bishop speeches, articles and letters Read

Diocesan Archives And Gallery

Visit the archive pages to view digital photos, documents and more from across the Diocese. View

Bishop and Auxilliary Bishop

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Catholic Diocese of Awka

Bishop's House, Zik’s Avenue

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The Bishop

Bishop Paulinus Chukwuemeka Ezeokafor
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Auxilliary Bishop

Auxillary Bishop Jonas Benson Okoye
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Our Deaneries And Parishes