Claretian Missionaries - East Nigeria Province

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2017 Graduation Ceremony of Claret Academy Nur/Pri School World Bank.

Graduation Ceremony of Claret Academy Nursery/Primary School World Bank.   It was really a memorable day in the life of Claret Academy World Bank, as the School successfully conducted her 18th graduation ceremony, on the 17th of July, 2017. This year’s graduation was really a unique and successful one, especially […]


CLARET COMPREHENSIVE ACADEMY AMURRI GRADUATES HER PIONEERS The 26th day of July. 2017 will ever remain fresh in the minds and hearts of the good people of Amurri and Nkanu land; as on that day, the seeds that were sown six years ago in September, 2011, matured and yielded its […]

Bishop of Consolation

EPISCOPAL ORDINATION OF BISHOP HILARY N. DACHELEM, CMF On 17th August, 2017 Most Rev Hilary Nanman Dachelem, CMF was consecrated the 3rd Catholic Bishop of Bauchi. The grandeur occasion took place at the Multi-Purpose Indoor Sports Hall, Bauchi, Bauchi State. The Principal Consecrator at the inculturated Eucharistic Celebration was His […]


  SEVEN NEW PRIESTS ORDAINED The priestly ordination of the East Nigeria province was held on Saturday 15 July 2017 at St Anthony Mary Claret Parish New Owerri Imo State Nigeria. Seven deacons were elevated to the sacerdotal ministry. They are: Rev. Paschal Diala, cmf, Rev Kingsley Egbujor, cmf, Rev […]

Claretians Celebrate The Feast of the Immaculate Heart.

The Feast of the Immaculate Heart. A mammoth crowd gathered at St Anthony Mary Claret Parish ‘Area A’ New Owerri for the annual celebration of the Feast of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. This event took place on the 24th day of June 2017. The celebrations began with the Novena […]


  CANONICAL VISIT From April 3 to June 30, 2017, Fr. Artur Teixeira, CMF, the General Prefect of Apostolate, made his canonical visitation to the Province “in the name of Superior General.” (Dir.475) Beginning with our missions in Ghana, through the Missions in the margins of the Sahara Desert in […]


April 27-30, 2017 Impelled by the love of Christ, we are aware that God has called us to a special service in the Church, through the life and charism of St. Anthony Mary Claret our father founder. As Sons of the Heart of Mary, we are Servants of the Word, […]

Claret Sec Sch Nekede holds her 2nd Inter House Sports Competitions

The 18th of February 2017 will remain indelible in the minds of the staff and students and indeed, of the residents of Umualum Nekede, since it was the day Claret Secondary School Nekede, held her second Inter House Sports Competitions, celebrated in an atmosphere of joy and resounding jubilation. The […]

Meeting of the Local Superiors

April 25, 2017 For enhanced community animation, the Provincial Government organized a meeting/ workshop with the Local Superiors of the Province. Taking cognizance of the theme of the VII Provincial Chapter; “Strengthening Missionary Community as Basis for the Joy of the Gospel”, the Provincial Government undertook in her Action Plan […]

Msgr. Hilary Nanman Dechelem, CMF: Appointed Bishop of Bauchi

Bauchi, Nigeria. His Holiness Pope Francis has today, Wednesday 31st May, appointed as Bishop of Bauchi Diocese, our brother, Rev. Fr. Hilary Nanman Dechelem C.M.F. He is at present Parish Priest of the Church of Immaculate Conception Upperhill, Makurdi, Nigeria. Born June 3 1966 in the former Benue Plateau State. […]