Bishop's Latest Events

  • Remains of Fr. Nweze laid to rest
    The remains of late Fr. Alphonsus Nweze were on Tuesday, August 22 committed to the mother earth at the St. Teresa's Catholic Cathedral Cemetery, Nsukka after a funeral Mass which culminated the series of funeral activities held across some Parishes in honour of the deceased.

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  • Jubilation in Nsukka Diocese as 16 Deacons are ordained Priests
    The Catholic Diocese of Nsukka in Enugu State is spiritually growing from strength to strength. The spiritual growth received a boost on August 19, 2017 as family members, friends and well-wishers turned out in their large numbers to celebrate with sixteen clergymen, who were elevated from the status of deacons to priests.

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  • UNN: Bishop Onah installs Blessed Sacrament at St. Peter's Chaplaincy Father's House
    It was cheers and jubilation by the Catholic Faithful of St. Peter's Chaplaincy, University of Nigeria Nsukka, in Nsukka Local Government Area, Enugu State on 29th July, 2017, following the installation of the Blessed Sacrament in the parish chapel and blessing of presbytery by the Catholic Bishop of Nsukka Diocese, Most Rev. Prof. Godfrey Igwebuike Onah.

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  • Bishop Onah celebrates 33rd priestly anniversary with Nsukka Diocesan choir directors/ choir masters
    It was cheers and smiles for the choirmasters and music directors of Nsukka Diocese on 29th July, 2017 as the Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Nsukka, Most Reverend Professor Godfrey Igbwebuike Onah, vested in the same chasuble he wore on the day of his priestly ordination on 28th July 1984 at Holy Ghost Cathedral Enugu, ...

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  • Nsukka diocesan HCA celebrates Marian year in thrilling style
    With sense of joy and great thanksgiving to God, the entire members of the Holy Childhood Association, (HCA) of the Catholic Diocese of Nsukka joyfully gathered in their large numbers at St. Theresa's Cathedral, Nsukka on the 22nd of July, 2017 to celebrate their special day with the Catholic Bishop of Nsukka, Most Rev. Godfrey Igwebuike Onah.

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  • Nrobo: St. Paul's Parish receives Christ
    For the Lay Faithful of St. Paul's Catholic Church, Nrobo in Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu State, there is no longer the need to sojourn to far places seeking Christ for adoration and worship as the Catholic Bishop of Nsukka, Most Rev. Prof. Godfrey Igbebuike Onah has on the 29th of June, 2017 installed the Blessed Sacrament in the beautiful but modest chapel of the parish amidst cheers and jubilation by the parishioners and members of the community.

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  • "We must unite our homes first before thinking about Biafra"- Bishop Godfrey Onah
    Speaking on Sunday, 25th June, 2017 at St. Theresa Cathedral Parish, Nsukka, the Chief Shepherd of the Catholic Diocese of Nsukka, Most Rev. Godfrey Onah has seriously condemned the spirit of division among brothers, sisters, neighbours, families, communities, states and nations especially among the Igbo folk.

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  • "Nsukka Diocese gets 2,232 new Soldiers of Christ
    The number of soldiers in Christ's army in the Catholic Diocese of Nsukka has increased tremendously as the Catholic Bishop of Nsukka, Most Rev. Prof. Godfrey Igwebuike Onah embarked on a pastoral visit to parishes where he administered the Sacrament of Confirmation on 2,232 candidates on the 4th and 10th of June ...

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  • "Nigeria missed her opportunity for confederation" - Bishop Godfrey Onah
    Preaching a sermon at the Holy Mass to mark the World Day of Communications, the Catholic Bishop of Nsukka, Most Reverend Professor Godfrey Igwebuike Onah remarked that the crises that surrounded the first coup d'état in Nigeria, provided ample opportunity for the Nigerian polity to move for a confederated nationhood.

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  • "You are not alone" - Bishop Onah consoles Nsukka diocesan widows
    The Catholic Bishop of Nsukka Diocese, Most Rev. Godfrey Igwebuike Onah has sent a consolatory message to all the widows in the diocese, encouraging them never to give up in life as the demise of their husbands is not the end of their life.

    The Local Ordinary made this known to the widows who turned out en mass at St.

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  • Ukehe smiles as Father Bishop recruits 1,400 Soldiers of Christ in Ukwuaji
    Bishop Godfrey Igwebuike Onah of the Catholic Diocese of Nsukka is always concerned about the spiritual growth of members of his diocese. Once more, on 19th and 20th May, 2017, the bishop, who has a knack for delivering memorable homilies that remain with the congregation even when he is gone embarked on a pastoral visit to Mother of Christ Catholic Church, Ukwu Aji, Ukehe in Igbo-Etiti Local ...

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  • Terror in name of culture
    Terrorism masked in culture:
    First and foremost, we thank you for all your good works which have brought innumerable dividends of democracy to our people. Democratic dividends have become the lots of our people because of the commendable ways you have governed and legislated in the present dispensation for the wellbeing of the citizenry of Enugu State in general, and Nsukka cultural zone, in particular.

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  • Bishops Onah and Okobo Visit Students Under Diocesan Scholarship at Veritas University Abuja
    It was simply like a family meeting where the family members gather at the foot of the grandfather and father to receive instructions, admonitions, encouragement, blessings etc. No doubt such scenario gives boost, vigour and uncommon courage. Such was the privilege of the nine lucky candidates awarded scholarship by the ...

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  • Caritas feeds over 200 poor Nigerians
    In its bid to reduce poverty in the land amidst biting economic hardship, the Catholic Caritas Foundation of Nigeria, (CCFN) Nsukka diocese has once again fed over 200 poor Nigerians in Nsukka.

    At the occasion which was recently organised at St. Theresa's Cathedral, Nsukka, ...

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  • Nsukka Medical Consultant Forum visits Catholic Bishop of Nsukka
    Recently the Catholic Bishop of Nsukka Diocese Most Rev Godfery Igwebuike Onah welcomed a team of Medical Consultants from Nsukka Senatorial Zone extractions living and working in government owned hospitals at both Federal and State hospitals within the state. The group ceased the opportunity to congratulate the Bishop though belatedly as the 2nd Bishop of Catholic Diocese of Nsukka.

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  • Cheers, jubilation as Father Bishop inaugurates St. Benedict's College, Onuiyi
    It was a day of great delight and celebration for the management, staff, students and the people of Onuiyi in Nsukka Local Government Council of Enugu State following the epoch-making inauguration and the blessing of St. Benedict (The African) College, Onuiyi, Nsukka by Bishop Godfrey Igwebuike Onah of the Catholic Diocese of Nsukka on Tuesday, 4th April, 2017.

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  • Bishop Onah Condems Menace of Oriokpa Cult in Nsukka: Vows to fight with his last drop of blood
    The aftermath of the savagery and violent attack unleashed by Oriokpa Nsukka on the 29th of March, 2017 within the University town of Nsukka metropolis has got many thinking.

    Most Rev. Prof. Godfery Igwebuike Onah the Bishop of Catholic Diocese of Nsukka ...

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  • Assassins attack Catholic priest with AK 47 in Nsukka
    For Reverend Fr. Malachy IkennaUgwuoke-the Pioneer Parish Priest of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Ejuona-Obukpa in Nsukka Local Government Council, Enugu State, this was not what he bargained for when he drove out of the parish house to visit his friend and brother in Christ, Reverend Fr. Dr. Emmanuel EmekaAgujiobi-the Parish Priest of St. Paul's Catholic Church, Ele-Agu, Obukpa.

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  • Terrorism in the name of culture
    By the month of April 2016, the Nsukka cultural zone was on the media purview from both national and international news for the sad events of the Nimbo massacre by Fulani cattlemen. Fulani cattlemen invaded Nimbo community at the early hours of that day when many members of the community were in between sleep ...

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  • Amalla-Egazi: St. Theresa's parish celebrates 10th anniversary with Pastoral Visit
    It was celebration galore at St. Theresa's Catholic Church, Amalla-Egazi in Udenu Local Government Council of Enugu State on February 26 as the parishioners and other members of the community happily thronged to the parish centre for the celebration their 10th year anniversary as a parish.

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  • Christians urged to eschew complacency and preach the good news of Christ
    Christians throughout Nigeria, especially Catholic faithful, have been called upon to shed their toga of complacency and use all they have to reach-out with the Good News of Christ without counting the costs; even in the face of persecution.

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  • Catholic Media Practitioners urged to brace up for challenges of social media
    Catholic media professionals and practitioners have been called upon to brace up for the challenges of the social media and counter false publications about the Church through this modern day medium of communication.

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  • Installation of the Blessed Sacrament -Ogurugu Parish Council
    The Catholic Faithful of St. Francis's Parish, Ogurugu in Uzo-Uwani Local Government Council, Enugu State, and the entire Ogurugu community were greeted with joy at the early hours of 19th January, 2017 as Bishop Godfrey Igwebuike Onah of the Catholic Diocese of Nsukka exercised three-fold functions which include the installation of the Blessed Sacrament in the parish, blessing of the Presbytery ...

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  • New Nsukka Prisons Deputy Controller Visits Bishop Onah
    On Tuesday, 24th January, 2016, the New Controller of Nsukka Prisons, Mr Charles Onyia paid a courtesy call to the Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Nsukka, Most Rev. Godfrey Igwebuike Onah.

    During the visit the new Deputy controller introduced himself to Father Bishop and ...

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  • Thousands receive Christmas gifts from Catholic Diocese of Nsukka
    By Alphonsus N. Ogili

    No fewer than a thousand people have on 22nd December, 2016 at the St. Theresa's Cathedral podium, Nsukka, received various gift items from different charity organizations in an outreach programme organized by the Catholic Diocese of ...

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  • Nsukka diocese gets 16 new deacons
    By Alphonsus N. Ogili

    The number of ordained members of the clergy was increased by 16 on the 18th day of December, 2016.In his sermon, Bishop Onah urged the new deacons to do away with all forms of personal enrichment but to embrace the word of God, saying ...

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  • Nsukka diocese celebrates Christmas with carol of nine lessons
    By Innocent Ugwoke

    The Catholic Diocese of Nsukka, on Sunday 18th day of December, 2016, celebrated her Christmas festival of Ten Lessons and Carols at the St. Theresa's Cathedral Nsukka. The event which was chaired by Chief Nnia Nwodo witnessed ...

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  • Diocesan CWO marks end of year party with Bishop Onah
    By Alphonsus N. Ogili

    As part of the activities marking the end of the year for 2016, the Catholic Women Organization of Nigeria, (CWO) Nsukka Diocese gathered in their large numbers at the podium of St. Theresa's Catholic Cathedral, Nsukka on 15th December, ...

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  • 581 Soldiers of Christ recruited at St. Joseph's, army barracks
    By Innocent Ugwuoke

    The entire Catholic Faithful of St Joseph's Parish, Army Barracks, Nsukka jubilantly and joyously welcomed the Chief Shepherd of the Catholic Diocese of Nsukka, Most Rev. G. I. Onah on a pastoral visit on 3rd and 4th of December, 2016 during which ...

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  • CMO Christmas party: Don't produce a Christian culture that is mockery of Christianity - Bishop Onah
    By Innocent Ugwoke

    Nsukka Diocesan CMO gathered in their numbers on the 3rd day in the month of December, 2016 to celebrate their Christmas party with the Bishop of Catholic ...

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  • Ohebe-Orba boasts of best Chapel in Nsukka Diocese
    By Alphonsus N. Ogili

    December 1, 2016 was a joyful and remarkable day for the entire catholic faithful of St. Gregory's Catholic Church, Ohebe-Orba in Udenu Local Government Area, Enugu State as they happily gathered in their large numbers with other members of ...

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  • Jubilation in Ibagwa-Ani as 390 receive sacrament of confirmation
    By Alphonsus N. Ogili

    It was jubilation galore at St. John's Catholic Church, Ibagwa-Ani on 27th November, 2016 as the parish was filled with members of the congregation and other members of the community following the confirmation of 390 Soldiers of Christ by the ...

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  • Installation of the Blessed Sacrament: Ohebe-Orba boasts of the best Chapel in Nsukka Diocese, what else do we seek for, says Parish Priest
    By Alphonsus N. Ogili

    December 1, 2016 was a joyful and remarkable day for the entire catholic faithful of St. Gregory's Catholic Church, Ohebe-Orba in Udenu Local Government Area, Enugu State as they happily gathered in their large numbers with other members of ...

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  • Catholics march in thousands to mark Corpus Christi in Nsukka Diocese
    By Alphonsus N. Ogili

    Resounding drumbeat, trumpet and songs of praises filled the air on November 20, 2016 as thousands of Catholic faithful in Nsukka marched in admiration from St. Teresa's College through Total roundabout and back to the Cathedral to mark feast of Corpus Christi in a heartwarming, glamorous and exciting manner.

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  • Coming to the end of the Jubilee Year of Mercy
    The Solemnity of Christ the King on November 20, 2016 brings to conclusion the Jubilee Year of Mercy that Pope Francis announced in January 2015 and inaugurated on December 8, 2015, the Solemnity of Immaculate Conception. There is no doubt that this great Jubilee Year of Mercy offered us a great spiritual opportunity to come closer to our merciful and forgiving Father.

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  • Catholic Diocese of Nsukka marks official closing of jubilee year of mercy
    By Victor Ishiwu

    The Bishop, priests, Rev. Sisters and the entire members of the Catholic community of the Catholic Diocese of Nsukka on Sunday, 13th November, 2016 joined the rest of the Catholic Communities around the world in a ceremony marking the official closing of the door of mercy.

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  • Echara Nsukka: St. Peter's parish holds launching project
    By Alphonsus N. Ogili

    Lay members of St. Peter's Catholic Church, EcharaNsukka happily thronged to the parish premises on Sunday, 13th November, 2016 not only to pray and worship God; there was a heavy task before them: raising up to one hundred million naira to purchase piece of land, build a church and a parish house.

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  • "God loves you" - Bishop Onah tells excited young people
    By Eva Chuma Nnamene and Alphonsus N. Ogili

    As an expression of his love for young people, and knowing that they form a great percentage of his flock, the Catholic Bishop of Nsukka, Most Rev. Godfrey Igwebuike Onah invited all the young people of his diocese to St Theresa's Cathedral Nsukka on 12th November 2016 to share the Holy Eucharist with them; and to keep the 2016 Nsukka Diocesan Catholic Youth Day.

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  • Bishop Onah dedicates St. Michael's Church, Amufie
    By Alphonsus N. Ogili

    It was a day of great joy and jubilation for the entire faithful of St. Michael's Catholic Church, Amufie, Enugu-Ezike in Igbo-Eze North Local Government Area of Enugu State on 5th November, 2016 as the Catholic Bishop of Nsukka Diocese, Most Rev. Godfrey Igwebuike Onah carried out chains of solemn rituals aimed at ...

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  • Bishop Onah installs Blessed Sacrament at St. James, Umakashi
    By Alphonsus N. Ogili

    St. James' Catholic Parish, Umakashi in Nsukka, Enugu State was filled with people from various nooks and crannies of the town and beyond following the installation of the Blessed Sacrament in the chapel of the parish by Bishop Godfrey Igwebuike Onah of the Catholic Diocese of Nsukka on 4th November, 2016.

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  • Bishop Onah inaugurates academic year for diocesan schools
    By Alphonsus N. Ogili

    The Catholic Bishop of Nsukka Diocese, Most Rev. Godfrey Igwebuike Onah, on 30th October, 2016 at the St. Theresa's cathedral, Nsukka celebrated a Holy Mass specially meant for the Inauguration ceremony of all the Catholic schools in the diocese for 2016/2017 academic session.

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  • KMFB holds Annual General Meeting: ready to open 4 new branches
    By Alphonsus N. Ogili

    Kenechukwu Micro finance Bank (Nig.) Ltd. (KMFB) has, on Friday October 28th, 2016, held its 6th Annual General Meetings (AGM) and declared a 25 kobo dividend per share for every N1.00 for its shareholders. The bank has equally unveiled plans to open up 4 new branches to better serve its customers well.

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  • "If nothing is done . Nigeria will become the largest prison" - Bishop Onah
    Bishop Godfrey Igwebuike Onah has admonished that unless something is done to improve the livelihood of Nigerians, and Nigerians themselves eschewing corrupt practices, more and more Nigerians will be in imprisoned as they would, more likely, incriminate themselves and that would lead to more imprisonments; ...

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  • Bishop Onah Celebrates 60th Birthday in Nsukka prisons
    It was cheers and smiles for the officers and inmates of Nsukka prisons on 18th August, 2016 as the Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Nsukka, Most Reverend Professor Godfrey Igbwebuike Onah, with his entourage visited the prisons where he celebrated his 60th birthday anniversary.

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  • Priestly Ordination: Bishop Onah Ordains 12 Priests
    Once again, it was historic in the vicinity of Catholic Diocese of Nsukka on Saturday, July 9, 2016 as thousands of Christians congregated to witness the priestly ordination of 12 deacons by the Bishop of the Diocese, Most Rev. Godfrey Igwebuike Onah.

    While delivering a homily at the colourful ceremony which took place at ...

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  • Drop the so-called Grazing Bill - Catholic Bishops
    By Nonso Asadu

    In the wake of kidnappings, robberies, raping of women, repeated killing of farmers and destruction of farmlands by purported Fulani herdsmen in Enugu State, the Bishops of the three Catholic Dioceses in Enugu State have in a joint press ...

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  • Governor Ugwuanyi will leave no stone unturned - Nsukka L.G. Boss assures Bishops
    By Alphonsus N. Ogili

    The Caretaker Committee Chairman Nsukka Local Government, Enugu State, Prof. Mrs. Rose Onah, on Saturday, July 2, 2016 assured Catholic Faithful in Nsukka Diocese, who peacefully and soberly marched to the Local Government ...

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  • Instability in Nigeria will destabilize the whole of Africa - Bishop Onah
    By Eva Chuma Nnamene

    Delivering an Exhortation on Saturday 2nd July 2016 in preparation to lead his diocesans in a long peace and prayer procession to Nsukka Local Government Headquarters, as part of the Inter-diocesan activities embarked upon by ...

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  • Nsukka Diocese Celebrates Investiture of 7 New Monsignors
    By Alphonsus N. Ogili

    St. Theresa's Cathedral of the Catholic Diocese of Nsukka was filled to the brim on Saturday, June 25, 2016, by priests, Rev. Sisters, members of the Diocese, family members, friends and well-wishers who came to witness the historic investiture of ...

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  • Nsukka's new 7 Monsignors
    By Rev. Fr. Eva Chuma Nnamene

    There was joy in the air as people gathered from far and wide to be part of that epoch-making event: the investiture of Nsukka's new seven monsignors which took place on Saturday 25th June 2016 at St Theresa's Cathedral Nsukka at Holy Mass ...

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  • Tears in Nimbo as Bishop Onah holds burial Mass for the victims of Fulani herdsmen attack
    By Alphonsus N. Ogili

    It was indeed a day of great anguish and tears in Nimbo, Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu State, on July 17, following a burial Mass celebrated ...

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  • Jubilee year 2016: Pilgrimage through Door of Mercy
    June 3, 2016 marked the catholic world Jubilee Year of Mercy and Pilgrimage for Priests and Seminarians as was announced by Pope Francis last year. Nsukka diocese joined the rest of the world in the event as it was held at St. Theresa's Cathedral Nsukka.

    The pilgrimage recorded a massive attendance of Priests from different ...

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  • Our concern over the security of our Nation
    A Statement by the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Nigeria (CBCN)

    We, the Catholics Bishops of Nigeria, deeply appreciate the sincere efforts made by the past and present Administrations of the Nigerian Government to address the multifaceted challenges facing our dear Nation in the areas of national unity, security, the economy, corruption, and so on.

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  • Felicitations mark Bishop Okobo's home coming jubilee celebration
    St. Raphael's Catholic Church, Lejja in Nsukka Enugu state was filled with people from different nooks and crannies of Lejja community and beyond who assembled in mass to felicitate with their son, the Emeritus Bishop of Nsukka Catholic Diocese, Most Rev. Dr. Francis Okobo on his silver and golden jubilees celebrations.

    The atmosphere wore a colourful look and the early morning rain did nothing ...

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  • Bishop Onah Confirms 805 Brethren at St. Michael's, Imilike-Agu
    Bishop Godfrey Igwebuike Onah of the Catholic Diocese of Nsukka, on May 28th, 2016 annointed 805 brethren who happily converged at St. Michael's Catholic Church, Imilike-Agu to receive the sacrament of confirmation.

    The day had begun on a joyful note for the parishioners and bishop Onah's ...

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  • Bishop Onah visits Ogbodu-Aba parish, rededicates chapel, anoints 436
    The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Nsukka, Most Rev. Godfrey Igwebuike Onah has once more demonstrated the resolveof his administration to ensuring that no parish in all nooks and crannies of the Diocese is lagging behind.

    On May 26, 2016, bishop Onah embarked on a pastoral visit to Saint Anthony's Catholic Church, Ogbodu-Aba where he undertook the rededication of the ...

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  • Humility endears a Sinner to the Holy God
    "I have sinned against the Lord" (2Sam 12:13). This submission of King David was the life saving statement of his that averted the death sentence he unwittingly pronounced against himself when he said: "I swear by the living Lord that the man who did this ought to die" (1Sam 12:5). Considering justice both from the Divine and from the Natural view points, the polygamous man who committed adultery and ...

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  • Onitsha Provincial Bishops visit Nimbo - donating N10m
    By Rev. Fr. Evaristus Chuma Nnamene

    Onitsha Provincial Bishops rose from their meeting at Enugu the capital of Enugu State on Tuesday afternoon 10th May 2016 to visit Nimbo, Uzo Uwani LGA of Enugu State where suspected Fulani Herdsmen inflicted brutal crimes on Nimbo ...

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  • "You cannot have unity where there is no communication" - Bishop Onah
    By Rev. Fr. Eva Chuma Nnamene

    The Catholic World celebrated the 50th World Communications Day on Sunday 8th May 2016. Earlier the Supreme Pontiff, Pope Francis had sent his message titled "Communication and mercy: A fruitful Encounter". The Catholic Diocese of ...

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  • Interdenominational prayers with donation of N2.2m at Nimbo
    Anchored by Alphonsus Ogili & Eva Chuma Nnamene

    The recent invasion of Nimbo community in Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu state by suspected Fulani herdsmen resulting to the killings of scores of people has come and gone, but the pains, sorrows and fears of Nimbo indigenes ...

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  • Meeting of Catholic Bishops with His Excellency President Muhammadu Buhari, at the Aso Villa, Abuja, 2nd May, 2016
    An Address by Most Rev. Ignatius A. Kaigama, Archbishop of Jos and President, Catholic Bishops' Conference of Nigeria.

    Your Excellency,
    On behalf of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), we the ...

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  • Ghostly Nimbo Town
    What could have been another peaceful farming day in Nimbo, a subsistent farming town of Uzo Uwani LGA, Enugu State, Nigeria was suddenly turned into a dreaded, frightful and loathsome day by men who are suspected to be Fulani Cattle Herdsmen on Monday 25th April 2016. At the break of the day, just as people were waking up and getting started with their activities, the nefarious men who were alleged to ...

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  • Terror in Uzo-uwani as herdsmen attack communities, scores killed, others injured
    Tears and anguish besieged the people of Nimbo in Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu State as Fulani herdsmen attacked their community on 25th April, 2016 killing no fewer than 15 people while scores remain hospitalized. The attack was launched around 6 am by armed herdsmen clutching sophisticated weapons, machetes and cutlasses.

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  • Two Ordained Priest after 15, 19 Years of Deaconhood
    The divine Mercy Sunday, April 3, will continue to stand tall in the annals of Nsukka diocese as Rev. Lambert Ejionueme and Rev. Michael Nwabueze who had been ordained Deacons for 19 and 15 years respectively were ordained Priests by the Catholic Bishop of Nsukka diocese, Most Rev. Godfrey Onah at the St. Theresa's Cathedral, Nsukka.

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  • Easter 2016: Bishop Onah administers Sacraments to Catechumens
    The Catholic Bishop of Nsukka Diocese, Most Rev. Godfrey Onah has on March 26, 2016 administered three sacraments: Baptism, Holy Communion and Confirmation to many converts into the Catholic faith.

    The event which took place during the Easter Vigil at the Cathedral marked the ...

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  • Chrism Mass: Bishop Onah urges Priests to Step up Preaching Function
    The Catholic Bishop of Nsukka Diocese, Most Rev. Godfrey Onah has called on Priests in the Diocese to step up in their primary service of teaching the Catholic faithful about Christ to enable them grow in the faith.

    The Bishop made this appeal at the celebration of the year of mercy Chrism ...

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  • 2016 Nsukka Diocesan Cathedraticum
    Cathedraticum is an annual event in the Roman Catholic Church wherein Catholics in a Diocese gather as a family to support their Bishop in his pastoral work and to demonstrate solidarity and loyalty to his leadership. In this year of Mercy's episode of the event at Nsukka, the Catholic Bishop of Nsukka Diocese, Most Rev. Godfrey Onah has visited 11 out of the 13 Deaneries in the Diocese as ...

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  • Catholics March in thousands to observe Palm Sunday in Nsukka
    Drumbeat, trumpet sound and praises filled the air as Catholic faithful in Nsukka danced with palm fronds from the St. Theresa's Cathedral through the University market road, Alu-Udele, Total roundabout and back to the Cathedral through St. Teresa's College, Nsukka.

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  • Bishop Onah commissions multi-million naira water borehole in Mbanato
    The catholic Bishop of Nsukka Diocese, Most Rev. Godfrey Onah has commissioned a multi-million naira water borehole project in Mbanato community in Udenu Local Government Area of Enugu State.

    The multi-million naira project was attracted to Mbanato by an Nsukka ...

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  • Nsukka Catholic Diocese Celebrates Triple Jubilee in Grand Style
    All roads led to the Nsukka Catholic Cathedral on January 29, 2016 as the Diocese, in grand style, celebrated its 25 years of creation alongside its Bishop Emeritus, Most Rev. Francis Okobo's 25 years as a Bishop and 50 years as a Priest. The event tagged 'Triple Jubilee Celebration' was attended by over 15 Catholic Bishops, one Anglican Bishop, a sea of Priests as well as lay Christ's faithful across Nigeria ...

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  • Diocesan Silver Jubilee football match on the eve of the jubilee



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  • Bishop Onah chairs ESUTECH's Governing Council
    In a brief, but solemn ceremony on Wednesday, 6th January 2016, the Feast of Epiphany, the Governor of Enugu State, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (a.k.a. Gburugburu) inaugurated the reconstituted members of the Enugu State University of Technology (ESUTECH) Governing Council at the Government House Enugu. In the ceremony that was attended by members of the government and highly placed, ...

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  • Ajuona Obimo: Bishop Onah Installs Blessed Sacrament
    The Catholic Bishop of Nsukka Diocese, Most Rev. Godfrey Onah has on January 4, 2016 installed Blessed Sacrament at Raphael's Catholic Church, Ajuona-Obimo.The installation which stands as the first installation in the diocese for the year, 2016, brings the Parish, St. Raphael Catholic Church, to the second full-fledged parish in the entire Obimo autonomous community.

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  • Bishop Onah dishes out Food, Xmas gifts to Indigents in Nsukka
    The Catholic Bishop of Nsukka Diocese, Most Rev. Godfrey Onah has on December 23, 2015 dished out food and other gift items to hundreds of indigent people in Nsukka Area of Enugu State as a way to celebrate the birth of Christ with them. The event which took place at the St. Theresa's Catholic Cathedral Podium is an age long tradition in the diocese wherein the Bishop doles out gift items to the ...

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  • Nsukka CWO presents Bishop Onah with Xmas gift items
    Members of the Nsukka Catholic Women Organization (CWO) have on December 22, 2015 presented their Bishop, Most Rev. Godfrey Onah with lots of gift items at the cathedral podium of the diocese.The event which holds yearly serves as a platform wherein the members of the organization celebrate Christmas with the Bishop by presenting him with gift items as a way of wishing him a happy Christmas.

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  • Triple Jubilee Celebration
    Jubilee celebration is a time of joy, a season when every household is expected to recover its absent members, the land return to its owners. Generally, according to Christian traditions it is characterized with happiness. The month of January no doubt, shall ever remain indelible in the history of the Catholic Diocese of Nsukka. It is a month of the grand finale of the Triple Jubilee Celebration of the ...

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  • Bishop Onah unveils Presbytery, Installs Blessed Sacrament at Mgboko-aku
    Barely three years of its creation, St. Benard Catholic Church, Mgboko-aku, has recorded another landmark achievement as the Bishop of Nsukka diocese, Prof. Godfrey Onah unveils an ultra-modern presbytery and installs Blessed Sacrament in the parish. At the holy mass, Bishop Onah bemoaned the low level of faith some Catholics have in the Eucharist saying that when people of other faith want to ...

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  • Bishop Onah opens Door of Mercy
    The Catholic Bishop of Nsukka Diocese has on Sunday 13 December 2015 opened Door of Mercy at St. Theresa's Cathedral Nsukka. This new development is in line with one of the major features of this Year of Mercy declared by Pope Francis. In his Letter according to which an indulgence is to be granted to the faithful on the occasion of the extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy, Pope Francis noted that in order ...

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  • Father Bishop Onah visits Papal Family, Awka
    AWKA 27th November, 2015 will remain indelible in the minds of the formators and seminarians of Pope John Paul II Major Seminary, Awka, as Fr. Bishop G. I. Onah inaugurates the academic/formation year, 2015/16. It was marvelous in the in the eyes of all as many were with breathless expectancy waiting for this Prof. Bishop from Nsukka and of Nsukka Diocese. So he came. The event began with a ...

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  • Meeting of the Diocesan Pastoral Council

    5:12:2015
    «Unless the Lord builds a house, they labour in vain who build it»
    If the Lord does not build the house,
    In vain do its builders labour;
    If the Lord does not watch over the city, ...

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  • Nsukka Diocese flags off Silver Jubilee Celebration with a Cultural Fiesta (as Bishop Francis Okobo Celebrates 50 years as a Priest And 25 years as a Bishop)
    The Catholic Diocese of Nsukka on Saturday, 21st November, 2015 at St. Theresa's Cathedral, Nsukka flagged off chains of scintillating and mind-blowing activities set aside to mark the silver jubilee of the diocese in grand style. The celebration which started with a cultural fiesta, had all the priests as well as congregation in ...

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  • Catholics march in thousands to Mark Corpus Christi in Nsukka
    A large number of Catholics in Nsukka Diocese on Sunday, 21st November, 2015 joined other Catholics the world over to mark the Corpus Christi in an exciting, thrilling and heartwarming style. At St. Theresa's Cathedral, Nsukka, the excitement knew no bounds as thousands of enthusiastic faithful came out en masse to commemorate the celebration. The congregation which was made up of ...

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  • Bishop Onah Recruits 546 Soldiers in Enugu-Ezike
    About 546 soldiers were on Thursday, 19th November, 2015 recruited in the army of Jesus Christ through the sacrament of Confirmation at St. Joseph's Parish, Umuogbo-Agu in Enugu-Ezike by the Catholic Bishop of Nsukka Diocese, Most Rev. Godfrey Igwebuike Onah. While administering the sacrament, Father Bishop prayed that the receivers would bear witness to the suffering, death and resurrection ...

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  • Advise them to Stop - NTDU begs Bishop Onah
    Nsukka Tipper Drivers Union (NTDU) has made a passionate appeal to the Catholic Bishop of Nsukka Diocese, Most Rev. Godfrey Igwebuike Onah to advise the government of Enugu State to stop charging them exorbitantly for each trip of sand and gravel they supply to buyers. They made the appeal on Tuesday, 10th Nov., 2015 during a peaceful protest that led them into St. Theresa's Cathedral ...

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  • I look for saints in Nsukka - Bishop Onah
    The Catholic Bishop of Nsukka Diocese, Most Rev. Godfrey Igwbuike Onah has expressly stated that he looks forward to see a large number of Christians who would become saints in Nsukka town. He made this known on Sunday, 1st Nov., 2015 at St. Theresa's Cathedral, Nsukka during a solemn mass dedicated to honour all the saints in heaven.

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  • Bishop Eneja wanted Holy Catholics
    In a related development, Bishop Onah while addressing about a thousand guests at the 6th Bishop Michael Eneja Annual Memorial Lecture on Saturday, 31st Oct., 2015 stated clearly that the only thing late Bishop Michael Eneja wanted to achieve was to see all Catholics become holy, pointing that if sincere efforts were not made to realize that, any other achievement attributed to him would make the saintly ...

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  • Anecdotes of Bishop Eneja's intercession
    It has always been a normal practice for Catholics to seek the prayers of saints or those presumed to have lived a live worthy of sainthood to intercede for them especially in their dire needs. Hence, sick people very often invoke a name of a particular saint, calling on the person to come to their to their rescue for healings.

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  • Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria, Communique: A Call to True Conversion of Heart
    A Communique at the End of the Second Plenary Meeting of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) at the Pastoral Centre, Igwuruta, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, September 10-18, 2015.

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  • Bishop Onah calls for extraction of harmful traditions in Nsukka, applauds Ihe-Owerre traditional cabinet
    The Catholic Bishop of Nsukka Diocese, Most Rev. Godfrey Igwebuike Onah has called on all concerned persons in Nsukka to carefully look into some harmful customs and traditions in the community with a view to scrap them. Bishop Onah made the call at St. John's Parish, Ihe Owerre on Saturday, 8th August, 2015 during a pastoral visit in the parish. He stated that all traditions and customs never ...

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  • 634 soldiers of Christ commissioned at UNN
    Once again, it was splendor as students, staff and their children as well as other members of the university community thronged to St. Peter's Chaplaincy, University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) to behold the Catholic Bishop of Nsukka Diocese, Most Rev. Godfrey Igwebuike Onah during a pastoral visit on Saturday, 1st and Sunday, 2nd August, 2015 where he commissioned 634 soldiers of Christ by administering the ...

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  • Priestly Ordination: Nsukka Diocese Harvests 13 new Priests
    Once again in the Catholic Diocese of Nsukka, it was momentous as the Bishop of Nsukka Diocese, Most Rev. Godfrey Igwebuike Onah on Saturday, 11 July, 2015 ordained 13 new priests at St. Theresa's Cathedral, Nsukka. In his homily, Bishop Onah was grateful to God for the gift of priests in the diocese, just as he stressed that it has become a continual blessing in the diocese every year.

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  • Bishop Onah installs Blessed Sacrament at Holy Family Parish, Ukopi-Ekwegbe
    It was once again glamorous in the Catholic community of Holy Family Parish, Ukopi-Ekwegbe as faithfuls in their good numbers happily gathered to witness the installation of the Blessed Sacrament as carried out by the Catholic Bishop of Nsukka Diocese, Most Rev. Godfrey Igwebuike Onah on Thursday, July 9th, 2015. Bishop Onah, while delivering the homily in the epoch making event in Ukopi-Ekwegbe ...

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  • Nsukka to be "the second largest urban town" - Gov. Ugwuanyi
    The Governor of Enugu State, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (a.k.a. Gburugburu) has firmly indicated his interest to make the developing University town of Nsukka the second largest town in Enugu State. The new governor who is barely one month in office stated this while receiving a high-powered delegation of priests and lay faithful from across the Catholic Diocese of Nsukka led by the Catholic Diocese of ...

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  • Bishop Onah leads courtesy visit to Governor Ugwuanyi
    Wednesday 1st July 2015 was the beginning of another new month, and as such, it was a special day for many people across the globe, but there is a new dimension to it as it became another memorable day in the annals of the history of the Catholic Diocese of Nsukka. It was the day the Catholic Bishop of Nsukka, Most Reverend Professor Godfrey Igwebuike Onah led a cream of the diocese on a delegation ...

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  • Bishop Onah charges christians to embrace Sainthood
    The Catholic Bishop of Nsukka Diocese, Most Rev. Godfrey Igwebuike Onah has charged all Christians to embrace sainthood as the call is not for a particular group of persons in the church. Bishop Onah gave this charge during the celebration of mass to commemorate the feast of Opus Dei at St. Theresa's Cathedral on Friday, June 26th, 2015. The Catholic Bishop noted that gone are the days when some ...

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  • Catholics charged to expunge obstacles barring them from receiving Holy Communion
    The Catholic Faithfuls in Ohulor Community who are baptized but do not receive Holy Communion have been charged to expunge any obstacles hindering them from receiving the Blessed Sacrament. Giving this charge during the installation of the Blessed Sacrament at St. Peter's Parish, Ohulor, Obollo-Afor on Thursday ...

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  • Bishop Onah condemns gruesome killing of women in Enugu-Ezike
    The Catholic Bishop of Nsukka Diocese, Most Rev. Godfrey Igwebuike Onah has on Friday, 19 June, 2015 expressed strong disapproval and condemnation against ill treatment and gruesome killing of women in Enugu-ezike. His distaste at the spate of dastardly acts against women in the area was made while delivering a homily during a burial mass of late Mrs. Cecilia Ijah at Immaculate Heart Parish, Aji.

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  • History inscribes on St. Mary's Parish, Alor-Agu
    With inestimable joy and jubilation, history was once again inscribed on the glittering marble of St. Mary's Parish, Alor-Agu as it witnessed a successful installation of Blessed Sacrament in her elegant parish house on Thursday, 18 June, 2014 by the Catholic Bishop of Nsukka Diocese, Most Rev. Godfrey Igwebuike Onah. While delivering the homily, Father Bishop regretted that it was appalling that most ...

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  • Bishop Onah prays against political scavengers
    The Catholic Bishop of Nsukka Diocese, Most Rev. Godfrey Igwebuike Onah has on 29 May, 2015 prayed against all political scavengers who feed fat on the miseries of the children of God. This reflective solemn prayer was said at Michael Okpara Square, Enugu during the inauguration ceremony of Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Lawrence Ugwuanyi and Hon. Mrs. Cecilia Ezeilo as Governor and Deputy Governor of Enugu State.

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  • UNN, Vatican University to collaborate for academic excellence
    There are clear indications that the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) and the Vatican University, Rome will soonest tie a collaboration to promote academic excellence between the two universities. This was revealed when the Bishop of Catholic Diocese of Nsukka, Most Rev. Godfrey Igwebuike Onah paid a courtesy visit to UNN Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Benjamin Ozumba and other principal officers of the university on Monday, 25 May, 2015.

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  • Holy Spirit makes you holy - Bishop tells Christians
    Against the backdrop of some misconceptions held by some Christians that on receiving the Holy Spirit, one would unavoidably speak in tongue or even perform all kinds of miracles, the Catholic Bishop of Nsukka Diocese, Most Rev. Godfrey Igwebuike Onah has stated that the Holy Spirit is not just for miracles or speaking in tongue but its first work is to make Christians holy and pleasing before God.

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  • Bishop Onah advocates for Catholic identity in Nsukka
    Bishop Onah has on Sunday marking the end of Pentecost celebration in Nsukka Diocese restated his commitment to give Nsukka town a Catholic identity. According to him, the Catholic identity is all about making members of the Catholic Church in Nsukka to act and comport themselves as devoted Catholics by adhering to the doctrines of the church and obedience to God so that whoever that sees them would not ask the kind of church they attend.

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  • Bishop Onah confirms 1,067 students in Nsukka, 1,600 in Umuopu
    In a bid to make the people of God receive holy spirit and its gifts, the Catholic Bishop of Nsukka Diocese, Most Rev. Godfrey Igwebuike Onah has on Sunday, 24 May, 2015 administered a sacrament of confirmation on 1,067 (one thousand and sixty seven) secondary school students at St. Theresa's Cathedral, Nsukka.

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  • Golden Jubilee: Nsukka Diocese donates Toyota car to Fr. Eze
    The Catholic Diocese of Nsukka has donated a brand new Toyota car to Very Rev. Fr. Dr. Sylvester Omumeka Eze during a golden jubilee celebration in his honour at St. Theresa's Cathedral, Nsukka on Friday, 15th May, 2015. It was historic as well as remarkable in the diocese as Fr. Eze who was ordained a Catholic priest under Nsukka Diocese on 25 April, 1965 became the first to celebrate 50 years of priesthood.

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  • Your role in church is important than ever, Bishop Onah tells knights and ladies
    It was once a moment to behold with much ecstasy as all the knights and ladies of Onitsha Ecclesiastical Province converged at St. Theresa's Cathedral, Nsukka on Sunday, 3rd May, 2015 to be conferred with different degrees in the association. Addressing a cluster of knights and ladies while delivering his sermon, the Catholic Bishop of Nsukka Diocese, Most Rev. Godfrey Igwebuike Onah stated that the roles of the knights and ladies in Catholic Church are now more important than it were in the past.

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  • Bishop Onah Performs his Civic Responsibility
    Participating in electoral process remains one of the most civic responsibilities expected of every Nigerian who is 18 years and above. It is an apt understanding of this that the Catholic Bishop of Nsukka Diocese, Most Rev. Godfrey Igwebuike Onah had on Saturday, 28th March, 2015 gone to a polling booth at Township School Two, Nsukka to perform his civic responsibility by voting in his preferred Presidential and National Assembly candidates in 2015 General Elections.

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  • Obollo-Afor Rededicates Massive Land to Catholic Church
    The elders in Obollo-Afor had on Monday, 23rd March, 2015 rededicated large hectare of land to Catholic Diocese of Nsukka during 2015 Cathedraticum in Obollo-Afor Deanery. Dedicating the land to Nsukka Diocese just before the end of the mass, Mr. Ozioko Godwin Asogwa urged the Catholic Bishop of Nsukka Diocese, Most Rev.Godfrey. Igwebuike Onah to move on with any structure that the church deemed fit to erect on the land assuring him that Obollo-Afor would be at their beck and call to provide more land where necessary.

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  • Bishop Onah enjoins Christians to Give Away Fetishism
    The Catholic Bishop of Nsukka Diocese, Most Rev. Godfrey Igwebuike Onah has enjoined Christians to give away fetishism and un-religious practices to have a new life in Christ. Bishop Onah stated this on 13th March, 2015 at St. John's Parish, Ibagwa-ani during 2015 Cathedraticum in Ibagwa-ani Deanery. Bishop Onah expressed that just as God told the people of Israel to come back to him, God is also teaching Christians today to turn back from their evil ways and fetish traditional practices which have no life to give them.

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  • Ukehe Deanery Showers Gifts on Bishop Onah
    To mark 2015 Cathedraticum, the entire members and parishioners of Ukehe Deanery thronged in good numbers at St. Peter's Parish, Ukehe, Igbo-etiti Local Government Area on 11th March, 2015 to give several gift items to the Catholic Bishop of Nsukka Diocese, Most Rev. Godfrey Igwebuike Onah in expression of their love and support for his work in the Diocese.

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  • Listening to my Teaching is the Greatest Support - Bishop Onah
    The Catholic Bishop of Nsukka Diocese, Most Rev. Godfrey Igwebuike Onah has stated that the greatest support Christians should entrust him as their bishop is to listen and do what he teaches. The Nsukka Catholic Bishop made this known on 9th March, 2015 when all the fourteen parishes in Ibagwa-aka Deanery converged at St. Mary's Parish, Ibagwa-aka to mark their 2015 Cathedraticum.

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  • Massive: Bishop Onah Confirms Over 460 Christians in Umachi
    The Catholic Bishop of Nsukka Diocese, Most Rev. Godfrey Igwebuike Onah on Saturday, 7th March, 2015 confirmed over 460 Christians at St. Peter's Parish, Umachi, Enugu-ezike. Delivering the homily in such a historic making event in Umachi Community, Bishop Onah stated that all persons who have gathered here with faith would receive the gift of the Holy Spirit which should make them to open their hearts and ears to understand clearly what is being taught in Catholic Church.

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  • Christ Instituted Church as a Guide - Bishop Onah
    The Catholic Bishop of Nsukka Diocese, Most Rev. Godfrey Igwebuike Onah has on 6th March, 2015 stated that Jesus Christ instituted the church as a guide to Christians in their daily endeavours. The Nsukka Catholic Bishop made this remark at St. Mary's Parish, Eha-alumona during the 2015 Cathedraticum in Eha-alumona Deanery. Speaking during his homily, Bishop Onah said that the church is meant to alert Christians on any misadventure that may likely befall them and also teaches them the way to life.

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  • 2015 Cathedraticum: Enugu-ezike Deanary Troops in Thousands
    The 2015 Cathedraticum in Nsukka Diocese had its first center stage in Enugu-ezike Deanery on March 2nd, 2015 as thousands of faithful trooped from 16 parishes making up the deanery to show their unbridled love and support in such an epic making event. The crowd was massive as men, women, youths, secondary school students and primary school pupils converged at St. Mary's Parish Enugu-ezike to hear the good news and kindheartedly offer varying gifts to the Catholic Bishop of Nsukka Diocese, Most Rev. Godfrey Igwebuike Onah.

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  • Bishop Onah Admonishes Christians to Emulate Priests
    The Catholic Bishop of Nsukka Diocese, Most Rev. Godfrey Igwebuike Onah has admonished all Christians to emulate all the rightful dispositions exhibited by the catholic priests. Bishop Onah made this known on Thursday, 19th February, 2015 at Immaculate Heart Parish, Eha-Alumona, during the burial mass of late Mrs. Jesophine Lebechukwu Ugwu, the earthly mother of Rev. Fr Steven Ikechukwu Ugwu.

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  • Bishop Onah Challenges Young Couples of Our Era
    History repeated itself as families and friends rejoiced and celebrated with HRH, Igwe (Sir) Daniel Egwunatu, Ogbobe (Ogbu n'eche ndo 1, and the traditional Ruler of Uvuru and Lolo Josephine Ogbobe (nee Nwokolo) of Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area, Enugu State, on their 50 years of marriage (Golden Jubilee). Most Rev. Prof. G. I. Onah, the bishop of Nsukka Diocese, who visited the home of the jubilarians, ...

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