The erstwhile St Michael Catholic Church, Usugbenu; an outstation under Annunciation Catholic Church, Irrua has been raised to the status of a Mass Centre, with the new name Holy Family Catholic Mass Centre, Usugbenu. The now autonomous Mass Centre will have Rev Fr Ernest Aburime, of the Catholic Diocese of Uromi, as its first Priest in Charge.

The Bishop reposing the Blessed Sacrament in the Newly Blessed Tabernacle of Holy Family Catholic Mass Centre

The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Uromi, Most Rev Donatus Ogun, made this proclamation at the Mass he celebrated at the Mass Centre today, August 8, 2020. Among other things, the Bishop expressed his gratitude to the families that worked tirelessly to make this a reality.

The families of Ordia and Nwankwo, who were the main benefactors of the Church project thanked, God for making the day a reality. They also expressed gratitude to the Bishop, and the Priests who were behind the success of the project.

The Mass of the creation of the Mass Centre was attended by many priests and lay faithful of the Catholic Diocese of Uromi.

We’re grateful to God for another wonderful opportunity to evangelize God’s people in Esan Land.