Claretian Missionaries - East Nigeria Province

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Training for Local Economes and Administrators

On March 29, 2017 the Prefecture of Economy organized a one-day training for the first batch of economes and heads of activities of the Province. Introducing the training which took place at the Provincialate (Curia) at Area “A” New Owerri Imo State, the Prefect of Economy, Fr. Nathaniel Eke called the attention […]

Celebration of Our VII Provincial Chapter 2016

The Provincial Chapter is the instrument that represents the Province and expresses the participation, joint responsibility and communion of the whole Province. It is a gathering where the chapter members, representing the Province, act collegially in its name within the competency assigned to it by the Constitutions (cf. CC 122, […]

Provincial Annual Retreat (Dec 4 – 9, 2016)

It was another moment of silent and attentive listening to the voice of the Lord, as the missionaries converged at the Claretian Institute of Philosophy Maryland Nekede, for the 2016 annual retreat. The 2016 annual retreat was well attended by the confreres who came from different mission posts for this […]

Claret Academy, Amurri moves to Permanent Site

Claret Comprehensive Academy is located in Umuigbo-Amurri, Nkanu West L.G.A. of Enugu State. It is one of the recent projects of the Claretian Missionaries of East-Nigeria Province. It is a brain-child project of the Claretian Missionaries, with the approval of the local ordinary. Seeing the challenge in the locality, the […]


“The Word is a gift. Other persons are a gift” Dear Brothers and Sisters, Lent is a new beginning, a path leading to the certain goal of Easter, Christ’s victory over death. This season urgently calls us to conversion. Christians are asked to return to God “with all their hearts” […]

Claretian Family Day Celebration

It was a day of joyful celebrations at St Anthony Mary Claret Parish, Area “A” New Owerri, as Claretian Missionaries, associates and parishioners of St Anthony Mary Claret Parish gathered to celebrate the annual family day and the parish feast day as well. Rather than anticipate the feast of St. […]

Bishop Onaga ordains six Claretian priests in Owerri

The Catholic Bishop of Enugu Diocese, Most Rev. Callistus V.C. Onaga presided over the ordination ceremonies. He was assisted by Very Rev. Fr. Simeon Nwobi, Provincial Superior, Claretian Missionaries, East Nigeria, and a representative of his West Province counterpart, Rev. Fr. Matthias Ihionu. In his sermon, Bishop Onaga said the […]

Two Claretians make final, As 14 make first profession

The 2013 First and Final Professions of the Claretian Missionaries, East Nigeria Province took place at the St. Anthony Mary Claret Chapel, New Owerri, Sept 8. The solemn ceremony was presided over by Very Rev. Fr. Simeon Nwobi (CMF), Provincial Superior assisted by the Novice Master, the Prefect of Formation […]