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The Catholic Diocese of Auchi Official Website

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Welcome to

The Catholic Diocese of Auchi Official Website

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Welcome to

The Catholic Diocese of Auchi Official Website

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Welcome to

The Catholic Diocese of Auchi Official Website

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Welcome to

The Catholic Diocese of Auchi Official Website

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Welcome Message from the Bishop

To God be the glory, the Bishop, his team of clergy, consecrated men and women (Religious) and the laity of the Diocese of Auchi welcome you to our Diocesan website. We do hope the site serves your needs during this visit.

As you encounter our Diocese in this medium, we pray God's blessings to be upon you and your family. Do remember our Diocese in your daily prayers. Peace be upon you.

Welcome to our Diocesan Website!

Most Rev. Dr. Gabriel Dunia

Bishop, Catholic Diocese of Auchi.

Brief  History  of  the  Diocese

This history of the Catholic Church in the Diocese of Auchi dates back to the latter part of the 19th century when the first Roman Catholic Missionaries arrived at Agenebode in the present Etsako East Local Government Area of Edo State. Although, evidences abound of earlier contacts of the Christian missionaries with the indigenes of Agenebode and environs, the officially recorded date for this is 1884 when catholic priests started visiting Agenebode and environs from their then headquarters in Lokoja. Later on the missionary headquarters was moved from Lokoja to Asaba. Rt. Rev. Monsignor Carlos Zappa became the prefect of the upper Niger at that time in Asaba. As Prefect, Monsignor Zappa again successfully resumed evangelization works into the interior of Agenebode and its surrounding towns through the River Niger. In 1897, a parish was officially erected at Ageneb....

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Daily Reflections

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blog post
2022-06-03

Author: His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr. Gabriel G. Dunia

God who is eternal and is eternally of goodwill created man to be of goodwill as He is of goodwill. This proof is contained in the story of creation. There we are told that after God had created th...

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blog post
2022-05-30

Author: Fr. Martins

Matthew 13:1-9 A sower went out to sow. Jesus left the house and sat by the lakeside, but such large crowds gathered round him that he got into a boat and sat there. The people all stood on the bea...

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blog post
2022-05-30

Author: Fr. Martins

Matthew 13:1-9 A sower went out to sow. Jesus left the house and sat by the lakeside, but such large crowds gathered round him that he got into a boat and sat there. The people all stood on the bea...

Read Homily

News & Events

Here you'll find information on the structures, administration, sacramental life, institutions, groups, events, and more.

Upcoming Events

2022-06-25 -
Dedication of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Ogbona...

on the 25th of June, 2022, St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Ogbona will be dedicated by His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr. Gabriel G. Dunia, the Catholic Bishop of Auchi...

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2022-06-24 -
First Profession Of Vows of Some MOPHAS Sisters...

Some sisters of the Mother of Perpertual Help of the Archangels Sisters will be having their first profession of vows on Friday 24th June, 2022 at St. Philip-Neri Cath...

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About Us

logoThe Diocese history of Auchi dates back to the latter part of the 19th century when the first Roman Catholic Missionaries arrived at Agenebode in the present Etsako East Local Government Area of Edo State. Although, evidences abound of earlier contacts of the Christian missionaries with the indigenes of Agenebode and environs, the officially recorded date for this is 1884 when catholic priests started visiting Agenebode and environs from their then headquarters in Lokoja.

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