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Major monasteries, sisters convents, and adoration centres in Enugu state

Enugu state is blessed with different monasteries and adoration centres.

It attracts many visitors from other states far and near to be partakers of what is happening in the monasteries and the adoration centres. In this article, I will present you with major Holy Centres in Enugu you need to know.


Awhum O.L. of Mount Calvary Monastery

Awhum O.L. of Mount Calvary Monastery is in the Enugu diocese. Rev. Fr. Abraham Ojefua founded it in 1970. It was incorporated into the Order of Cistercians of the Strict Observance (O.C.S.O) in 1978. It was eventually raised to the status of Priory and Abbey on November 21, 1981, and February 15, 2006, respectively.

Monastery, Amorji Nike, Enugu

Monastery, Amorji Nike, was founded by a woman known as Mother Mary Charles Anyanwu OSB on January 6, 1974, at Amorji Nike in Enugu state. It has 17 Sisters in the perpetual vow, six in the temporal vows, and one in the necrology.

Adoration Ministry Enugu Nigeria (AMEN)

Adoration Ministry Enugu Nigeria (AMEN) now has its permanent site at Umuchigbo Iji-Nike. Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka is the founder of AMEN. The sole aim of starting this ministry is to help the poor and the less privileged in our society. It was initially called the Word Prayer Centre of the Eucharistic Jesus at G.T.C., Enugu where it started. 

Little sisters of the poor convent

Little sisters of the poor convent is located at Amah Street, Uwani, Enugu. It is a home built for the elderly, and reverend sisters are in charge. It is a beautiful and neat place to be. They selflessly care for the elderly till they close their eyes unto death. Therefore the elderly ones under their care may not need to worry about care needs. Because they will always receive quality care concerning their wellbeing.

Congregation of the sons of immaculate conception

It is located at 26 Ishielu St, Independence Layout, Enugu, Nigeria. They got registered in Nigeria on December 1, 2011. They major their services in caring for the sick, educating the needy youths, and caring for abandoned souls. The group consists of religious brothers and priests and they call themselves “brothers”.

Chinonye Ikebaku

This article was written by Chinonye Ikebuaku.