1.3K likes. Late Fr.Obong is said to be in his early fifties, and was ordained a Catholic priest in 1991 for the then diocese of Calabar, and since then has served in more than ten parishes within and outside the country. Upon sowing the seed of Catholic in the civil province of Ilorin, the territory was made part of the Vicariate of the Bright of Benin, which was administered from Lagos. Former Senate Leader Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba SAN CON has informed the Catholic Bishop of Ogoja diocese, overseeing the Parish in … Ikot Ekpene Diocese, located in the Southeastern part of Nigeria, Africa, is one of the Dioceses under the suffragan of the Metropolitan of the Calabar Ecclesiastical Province of Calabar since 1993.It covers an area of 2,263 square kilometers and has a population of about 836,353 inhabitants (1991 Census) of which about 80% are Christians and about 10% of the population are Catholic. 1947.06.12: Promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of Calabar; 1950.04.18: Promoted as Diocese of Calabar; 1994.03.26: Promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Calabar; Special churches. Most Rev. Lutz (a long bearded man) a … Dr. Joseph Ekuwem. Bishop(s) John Ebebe Ayah, Bishop . To the glory of Almighty God, we welcome you to the official website of Archdiocese of Calabar, Catholic Schools Board, Cross River State May the Lord remain with you. The diocese of Ogoja is the one of the oldest of the Dioceses in the Calabar ecclesiastical province which forms one of the nine provinces of the Catholic Church in Nigeria. Help maintaining Heraldry of the World ! Catholic data and records for you Search for: HOME HOME; ABOUT; NEWS. General Information. Leadership. Metropolitan Archbishops of Calabar (Roman rite) Archbishop Joseph Effiong Ekuwem 2013.02.02 - present; formerly, Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Uyo; Archbishop Joseph Edra Ukpo 2003.12.17 - 2013.02.02; Archbishop Emeritus; resignation accepted by Pope Benedict XVI; Archbishop Brian David Usanga 1994.03.26 – 2003.12.17 The seat of the archbishop is Sacred Heart Cathedral in Calabar Pro-Cathedral: St. Mary’s Pro-Cathedral in Calabar. It is a hobby, which takes much time and money (books, hosting etc etc). Evangelization started in the province on December 5, 1885 when Fr. Shortly after the funeral mass followed an interment, at the priests cemetery, at the cathedral church. Heraldry of the World is a private site, which is on-line since 1995. Archbishop Catholic Archdiocese of Calabar and Proprietor of Catholic Schools. Lambert Erkins on 16th June 1912. By Nsa Gill, Calabar. I do not want to use aggressive advertisements on the site, therefore the revenue from the site is very small. Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese Erected: 4 July 1989 Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Calabar; Rite: Latin (or Roman) Catholic Diocese of Uyo. Fr. WCCRM Calabar Diocese, Calabar. The first Mass in the Diocese was celebrated at Offa by Rev. Send a direct message to Archdiocese of Calabar, Diocese in Calabar, Cross River Nigeria through The Catholic Directory. WCCRM is a place of revelation knowledge, where you will encounter the undiluted word of God, a place where the stones of life are turned into pillows. 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