Administration of

Ekwulobia Diocese


I. DIOCESAN BISHOP

Most Rev. Peter Ebere Okpaleke

Episcopal Ordination: May 21, 2013

Motto: Veni Sancte Spiritus

Address: Catholic Diocese of Ekwulobia

St. Joseph's Catholic Cathedral

Box 6, Aguata, Anambra State

Nigeria

Phone No: +234-803-389-8461

Email: [email protected]

 

BISHOP'S OFFICE IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC:

 

Day

Time

The Lay faithful

Every Tuesday

9am-2pm

Clergy and Consecrated Persons

Every Wednesday (except the first Wednesday of the month)

9am-2pm

Book online and select a time slot most convenient to you at: https://www.ekwulobiadiocese.org/book-appointments

 

II. DIOCESAN CHANCERY

Vicar General: Rev. Fr. Anthony Chiegboka

[email protected]   +234-906-279-7394

Vicar for the Clergy: Rev. Fr. Charles Umeoji

[email protected]   +234-906-279-7400

Vicar for the Religious: Rev. Fr. Jude Ekemgba C.S.Sp

[email protected]

Judicial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Francis Ekejindu

[email protected]   +234-906-279-7397

 

Regional Episcopal Vicars

Achina Region  - Rev. Fr. Ignatius Ezeakacha

Akpu Region -  Rev. Fr. Basil Ezekeli

Ekwulobia Region - Rev. Fr. Alphonsus Ezeoke

CADEK Priests in Europe -  Rev. Fr. Nikolas Abazie

CADEK Priests in the Americas - Rev. Fr. Charles Onubogu

CADEK Lay Faithful in the Americas - Rev. Fr. Christopher Okoli

 

Chancellor:  Rev. Fr. Lawrence Nwankwo

[email protected]   +234-902-460-9011

Bishop's Secretary: Rev. Fr. Anthony Ezeokeke

[email protected]    +234-818-020-5185

Asst Bishop's Secretary (Statistics & Documentation): Rev. Fr. Callistus Umeokoli 

[email protected]   +234-906-279-7396

Financial Administrator: Rev. Fr. Kizito Okoli

[email protected]    +234-906-279-7398

Bursar of the Episcopal Household: Rev. Fr. Kenneth Udokogu

[email protected]    +234-906-279-7399

 

 

 

III  CONSULTORS

 

Most Rev. Peter Ebere Okpaleke

 

Rev. Fr. Nikolas Abazie

 

Rev. Fr. Anthony Chiegboka

 

Rev. Fr. Lawrence Nwankwo

 

Rev. Fr. Charles Umeoji

 

Rev. Fr. Anthony Akabogu

 

Rev. Fr. Alphonsus Ezeoke

 

Rev. Fr. Jude Ezeokana

 

Rev. Fr. Charles Onubogu

 

Rev. Fr. Wenceslaus Ofojebe

 

 

IV  PRESBYTERAL COUNCIL MEMBERS

1

Most Rev. Peter Okpaleke

19

Rev. Fr. Jude Mbanefo

2

Rev. Fr Anthony Chiegboka

20

Rev. Fr. Christian Umeojilinnaka

3

Rev. Fr. Charles Umeoji

21

Rev. Fr. Chukwuma P. Ofojebe

4

Rev. Fr. Alphonsus Ezeoke

22

Rev. Fr. Hyacinth Nwankwo

5

Rev. Fr. Ignatius Ezeakacha

23

Rev. Fr. Francis Ude

6

Rev. Fr. Basil Ezekeli

24

Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Udechukwu

7

Rev. Fr. Jude Ekemgba, C.S.Sp

25

Rev. Fr. John Umeojiakor

8

Rev. Fr. Charles Onubogu

26

Rev. Fr. Longinus Egbeonu

9

Rev. Fr. Nikolas Abazie

27

Rev. Fr. Patrick Okeke

10

Rev. Fr. Christopher Okoli

28

Rev. Fr. Kizito Umennadi

11

Rev. Fr. Francis Ekejindu

29

Rev. Fr. Obiora Okeke

12

Rev. Fr. Lawrence Nwankwo

30

Rev. Fr. Patrick Umezi

13

Rev. Fr. Anthony Ezeokeke

31

Rev. Fr. Kingsley Ibeh

14

Rev. Fr. Kizito Okoli

32

Rev. Fr. Jude Ezeokana

15

Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Umezinwa

33

Rev. Fr. Wenceslaus Ofojebe

16

Rev. Fr. Anthony Akabogu

34

Rev. Fr. Anthony Ezeoke

17

Rev. Fr. Linus Ibekwe

35

Rev. Fr. Jude Onebunne

18

Rev. Fr. Paul Dimude

36

Rev. Fr. Festus Okoye

 

 

V  DEANS

Deanery

Dean

Deanery

Dean

Achina

Rev. Fr. Ignatius Ezeakacha

Isuofia

Rev. Fr. Jude Mbanefo

Akpo

Rev. Fr. Paul Dimude

Nanka

Rev. Fr. Christian Umeojilinnaka

Akpu

Rev. Fr. Anthony Akabogu

Uga

Rev. Fr. Chukwuma P. Ofojebe

Ekwulobia

Rev. Fr. Alphonsus Ezeoke

Umuchu

Rev. Fr. Hyacinth Nwankwo

Igboukwu

Rev. Fr. Charles Umeoji

Umunze

Rev. Fr. Basil Ezekeli

 

 

VI  DIRECTORATES

DIRECTOR OF VOCATIONS

[email protected]   +234-906-279-7402

Rev. Fr. Linus Ibekwe

 

DIRECTOR COMMUNICATIONS AND CATECHESIS

[email protected]   +234-906-279-7403

Msgr. Jerome Madueke

 

 

DIRECTOR, JUSTICE, DEVELOPMENT, PEACE & CARITAS COMMISSION

[email protected] +234-906-279-7401

Rev. Fr. Sabastian Anokwulu

 

EDUCATION SECRETARY

[email protected]  +234-906-279-7404

Rev. Fr. Vitalis Azike

 

DIRECTOR, PONTIFICAL MISSION SOCIETIES (PMS)

[email protected]   +234-906-279-7405

Rev. Fr. Festus Okoye

 

DIOCESAN HEALTH CO-ORDINATOR

[email protected]   +234-906-279-7409

Rev. Fr. Barnabas Okafor

 

DIRECTOR OF PROJECTS

[email protected]  +234-906-279-7395

Rev. Fr. Jude Mbanefo

 

 

DIRECTRESS OF CATECHISTS

[email protected]

Sr. Chinwe Okeke MSHR

 

COORDINATOR OF MISSIONS

[email protected]

Rev. Fr. Jude Ezeokana

 

COORDINATOR, HOLY CHILDHOOD ASSOCIATION (HCA)

[email protected]   +234-906-279-7406

Sr. Priscilla-Miriam Onakpa HFSN

 

COORDINATOR FOR ONGOING SPIRITUAL FORMATION OF PRIESTS

Rev. Fr. Anthony Akabogu

Rev. Fr. Cornelius Okeke

 

COORDINATOR OF RELATIONS WITH FUNDING AGENCIES

Rev. Fr. Benjamin Ewelu

 

DIRECTOR FOR AGRICULTURAL ENGAGEMENT

[email protected]

Rev. Fr. Sabastian Anokwulu

 

VII  INTER-DIOCESAN MARRIAGE TRIBUNAL

Judicial Vicar (Awka)

Judicial Vicar (Ekwulobia)

Assoc. Judicial Vicar (Awka)

Rev. Fr. Hilary Ben-Ezenwa

Rev. Fr. Francis Ekejindu

Rev. Fr. Francis Chidume

Other Judges

1

Rev. Fr. Jude Ezeanokwasa

 

2

Rev. Fr. Anthony Chiegboka

Defender of the Bond: Rev. Fr. Christopher Aniukwu

Auditor: Rev. Fr. Fidelis Izuakor

Notary: Rev. Fr. Anthony Ezeokeke

 

VIII

DIOCESAN LEGAL ADVISERS

 

Rev. Fr. Anthony Ezeoke

 

Rev. Fr. Luke Muoneke

 

Rev. Fr. Kevin I. Ezeokeke

 

Barr. Patrick Ikwueto SAN

 

Rev. Fr. Chinedu Obieli

 

Barr. David Umeobika

 

Rev. Fr. Obiora Okeke

 

 

 

IX  MASTERS OF CEREMONY

1. Rev. Fr. Lawrence Nwankwo

2. Rev. Fr. Anthony Ezeokeke

3. Rev. Fr. Kenneth Udokogu

4. Rev. Fr. Callistus Umeokoli