Rt. Rev. Msgr. Lawrence Nwachukwu Aja

Native of: Okposi Okwu

Parish of Origin: St Edward Okposi Okwu

Parish of Domicile:

Date of Diaconate Ordination: December 1980

Date of Priestly Ordination: July 4, 1981

Ordaining Prelate: Most Rev. Thomas McGettricks

Place of Ordination: Holy Rosary Okposi

Places of Pastoral experience & Duration:

St Theresa Cathedral Abakaliki (1981 – 1983)

Christ the King Parish Amachi (1981 – 1987)

St Kizito Izo Imoha (1991 – 1995)

Sacred Heart Parish Onueke (1995 – 2007)

Holy Rosary Parish Okposi (2007 – 2017)

St Patrick Ezzaofu (2017 -)

Minor Seminary(ies)/Secondary School(s) attended: Eastman High School Abakaliki/ GTC Abakaliki

Major Seminary(ies)  & Duration: Bigard Memorial Seminary (1973 – 1981)

Educational Qualifications & Degrees:

BD Urban Pontifical Varsity Rome, B.SC Angelicum Rome, M.SC Angelicum, Rome

Diocesan appointments & Duration:

Chaplain Diocesan Laity Council (1981 – 1986)

Chaplain Young Catholic Students (1981 – 1987)

Secretary Presbyterian Council (1981 – 1987)

Chaplain Catholic Women Organization (1991 – 2021)

Diocesan Boards and Committee Held & Duration:

Mater Hospital Board of Governors (1991 -)

St Vincent Ndubia Hospital Board of Governors (1991 -)

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