Augustinian communities in Nigeria30 Nov 2016, by Augustinians in
(Updated on 24 Dec. 2020)
Saint Monica’s parish, Rantya
1. Fr. Raymond Hickey
2. Fr. Fredrick Wukari
3.James Voviyere – Secretary
4. Very Rev. Fr. Anthony I. Kanu – Prior Provincial
Saint Rita Retreat Centre, River Park Estate
1. Fr. Emmanuel Patrick-
2. Fr. John Okafor
3. Fr. Emeka Obiezu
4. Fr. Bartholomew Chidili
Saint Paul, Jos
1. Fr. Hyacinth Kangyep-
2. Bro. Nyagong Richard-
Saint Paul’s parish, Jaji
1. Fr. Jonah Shekari
2. Fr. John Okoro
Saint Thomas parish, Zing
1. Fr. Michael Walsh
2. Fr. Saba Sylvanus
3. Bro. Shailong Leviticus
Saint Juliana Parish, Makurdi
1. Fr. Richard Igyor
2. Fr. Chiedozie Iwuh
3. Fr. Kenneth SoJje
Saint Francis parish, Makurdi
1. Fr. John Agbo
2. Fr. Geoffrey Aondofa Dura
Saint Rita’s parish, Rantya
1. Fr. Paulinus Ukabiala
2. Fr. Solomon Uju
3. Fr. Patrick Christopher
Saint Augustine’s parish Bekaji, Yola
1. Fr. Jakos David
2 Emmanuel Ezulofor
3. Fr. Achi Martin Yusuf
Saint Rita’s parish, Kano
1. Fr. Jonah Gugong
2. Fr. Joel Anwayi
3. Fr. Emmanuel Ighalo –
Saint John of the Cross parish, Mararraba
1. Fr. Onuoha Oliver
2. Fr. Anthony Edogame
3. Fr. Okpe Michael
4. Fr. Vincent Angbalaga
5. Fr. Moses Iyara
Saint Gabriel, Uromi
1. Fr. Anthony Edukore
2. Fr. Ignatius Dedegu
Saint Augustine’s, Maiduguri
1. Fr. Jacob Yebsonya
2. Fr. John Iyekowa
Saint Augustine’s, Ibusa
1. Fr. Nicholas Bariki
2. Fr. Stephen Onyia
3. Fr. Azubuike Ikemerika
Saint Augustine’s parish, Benin City
1. Fr. Mathew Onaulogho
2. Fr. Anthony Nkom
3. Fr. Cosmas C. Ifeanyi
Our Lady of Good Counsel, Iwaro Oka
1. Fr. Simon Ogbanje
2. Fr. Eugene Inobeme
Our Lady Queen of Peace parish, Bida
1. Fr. Zangshida Dennis
2. Bro. Eze Emmanuel
Our Lady of Lourde’s parish, Orile
1. Fr. Emmanuel Oramah
2. Fr. Emmanuel Thliza
3. Fr. Chinonso Egbedike
4. Fr. Joseph Jiwok
Saint Vincent’s parish Apapa
1. Fr Patrick Akinrimisi
2. Fr Francis Iwuh
3 Chimaobi Nwaosu
Saint Cyprian’s parish, Warri
1. Fr. Ekwu Joseph
2. Fr. Stanley Asiegbu
3. Fr. Awoyemi Augustine
Saint Monica Malali, Kaduna
1. Fr. Augustine Garba
2. Fr. Peter Ojiaku
All Saints parish, Oghara
1. Fr. Raymond Baiyegunhi
2. Fr. Benjamin Mamkaa-
Saint Augustine’s College Karu
1. Fr. Sunday Ikpe
2. Fr. Daruan John Angeodeogu
Saint Augustine’s College Du
1. Fr. Caius Kakaba
2. Rev. Immanuel Tugudu
Saint Augustine’s College Oghara
1. Fr. Gregory Obi
2 Fr. Hemen Emmanuel Aondofa
3. Fr. Falama Simon
Saint Augustine’s College Kujama
1. Fr. Akase Matthew
2. Fr. Ebeye Kennedy Ejime
3. Fr. Kingsley Akan
1. Fr. Peter Maigari
2. Fr. Kenneth Eze- Master of Students
3. Fr. Yamma Simon
4. Fr. David Aronokhale
5. Fr. Gabriel Yashim-
6. Fr. Modestus Onuoha-
1. Fr. Nereus Ganumbeni-
2. Fr. Imaji Peter-
3. Fr. Felix Usman-
4. Fr. Peter Medugu-
1. Fr. Brendan McDonnell-
2. Fr. Jude Ossai
3. Fr. Bede Njoku-
COMMUNITIES OUTSIDE NIGERIA
Sant’Aurea, Ostia Antica
1. Fr. Augustine Ugbomah-
2. Fr. Pam Nicodemus-
3. Fr. Bitrus Galadima
4. Fr. Dennis Davou
Catholic Parish of Crawley
1. Fr. Raymond Tumba-
2. Fr. Joachim Osigwe-
3. Fr. Nelson Daniel-
Our Lady of Mercy, Kloof, Durban
1. Fr. Mark Jande-
2. Fr. Onuoha Julius Anayo-
Saint Joseph Kpataloki, Bohicon, Republic of Benin
1. Fr. Yaratsada Moses Aiden
2. Fr. Jude Oyudo –
Augustinian Community, Cole Street, San Francisco, USA
1. Fr. Malachy Udochukwu Theophilus
2. Fr. Andrew Chioma Ibegbulem
1. Fr. Samuel Moses
2. Fr. Jacob Mado
Santa Fe, USA 1. Fr. Tobe Oluoha
Saint Monica’s RC Church, Hoxton Square, London
1. Fr. Gabriel Tumba-
2. Fr. Anthony Zabbey
Augustinian Community, Birmingham
1. Fr. John Abubakar
1. Fr. Edward Daleng
2. Fr. Alex Longs
3. Fr. Kolawole Chabi
Tor Bella Monaca, Italy 1. Fr. Zombobah Felix
Bologna Italy 1. Fr. Michaels Onwanhiokpa
1. Fr. Bamlong Nathaniel
2. Fr. Charles Ugonwafor
1. Fr. Sixtus Uwague
2. Fr. Francis Shinkut
Philippines 1. Fr. Williams Elias
Poland 1. Fr. Valentine Ovie
Algeria. Fr. Hilary Basil
Kenya Fr. Julius Ambrose
Ireland . Fr. Joseph Davou
Canada. Fr. Joel Okojie
Good evening farher, I need an official email address so as to reach this congregation. I sense the call of God into preisthood
Good evening Fr
I am by name Nwonu Somadina Joseph, from Nigeria.Enugu state to be precised.I am a baptised and confirmed Catholic.Since my childhood I have always longed to be a priest, monastic life have been my life style.
I really love to descern my Vocation to Priesthood through Your humble institute.
Here are also my creditentials for you perusal.
I will be very glad if my request meets your favour.
To join the Oder of St. Augustine (O.S.A.), you must be a baptized and confirmed Catholic,
completed your secondary education with at least five credits in English language and mathematic.
you must be at least 18 years old and at most 20 years old. An older person (25 years) who is a graduate
may be considered.
You can apply through the nearest Augustinian community to you.
Good day Rev. Fr Joel Okojie, Trust this mail meets you well. I would love to get in touch with Fr Jonah Gugong – Superior/Parish Priest of Jaji its been over 20 years I have seen him. He made so much impact in my life while growing up and a mentor. Thanks sir
Good evening Fr.! My name is Ugwu cyracus chinaza from enugu state i wish to join you noble congregation.please help me with the procedure and the address with documents required. Thanks remain bless
Good evening Father, please Father i am living in Enugu, Enugu East to be precised, how can i location the nearest Augustinian community.
Thank You Father
But what if we are far from there
How can we the apply
I will be hoping to here from you fr. Because we are two wanting to apply.
So since we are far from the state. We thinking of send it through the post office and through the vocation email.
Hope it’s allowed fr.
Please, reach out to the vocation’s director through this email; email@example.com
Greeting of our lord Jesus Christ the king and center of all heart.
Fr. The email which u direct me to is no longer available
What should I do
Sorry about that; I will get back to you.
Send your application here firstname.lastname@example.org
Do they accept two sittings?
Please do the Agustinan have age limit for friary or monks
I’m sorry Johnmary, the Augustinians in Nigeria have age limit, and you’ve
past the age.
I’m sorry about that.
Hmm. Wishing all fruitfulness in their new postings/ministry.
I want to know vocational director email contact address of Augustine congregation. I am a graduate of mathematics.
I have interest to join Augustine congregation.
Great to be on your page Joel. keep it up.
You are welcome Fr. Emaka.Thanks.
Father, can a 22 year old be considered to join your Order?
22 year old may not be considered. But just give it a trial, he who calls may accept you.
Thank you father
Father, please is Our Lady of Lourdes Coker and Our Lady of Lourdes Surulere the same Parish?
Yeah, they are the same.
father,please i applied since january 2017 at st john’s mararba to father Eugene but i have not heard or recieved any info since then but i live in kuje abuja.Thanks as i wait ur reply.
I advise you go to the parish to see him since you dont live too far from Mararaba. Thanks.
FR CAN I POST MY LETTER HERE SINCE THEIR EMAIL ADDRESS IS HIDDEN? PLEASE FR REACH ME ON TIME THAT I MAY KNOW MY FAITH. THANKS IN ANTICIPATION.
I’m sorry Matthew, you cannot send in your application letter through this medium. you can visit the nearest Augustinian community to you or send your application letter to the national director of vocations: Augustinian Monastery, P.O. Box 1627, Jos, Plateau State. Thanks.
Am 26yrs, a graduate, baptized, confirmed and practising Catholic in good standing order.
Will I be considered?
Simon, it is God who calls. You may apply, even though the age limit for graduates is 25.
Good evening Father, I am in Ojo L.G.A, Lagos and i want to apply but i don’t know where the Augustinian community is located. Pls Father help me out.
Whats the difference between those admitted with O level and those admitted as Graduates
Naanma, the graduates are considered as such because they must have spent some years in school (higher institution) before applying.
Fr, good evening i graduated from university of Maiduguri and am done with NYSC. I want to apply for vocations to the OSA. Am i late for this year?
Dear Jereniah, you are almost late. I think its too late to aply for this year’s admission. you can however visit our parish in Maiduguri (St. Augustine’s) for more informations.
Thank you Fr. I will keep in touch. I will give you the feedback when i get to St Augustine Maiduguri
Am 23 and i want to join de poor clare nun .PLs Father can u send me there address .
I’m sorry, I dont have it. But you can search for it on the internet.
Greetings Father please am 31 years of age and I want to apply for friar or monk but I have secondary certificate will they take me
PLS FATHER is this year too late for me to send an application letter. is there any poor clare in lagos?
Too late for Augustinians in Nigeria. But you apply for next year.
Good day Fr, am Valentine Orjih, can I have your email or contact please I want is to chat
Valentine, you can always reach me through the contact menu on the home page of this blog. Thanks.
Fr, am Orjih Valentine, a corp memberr (NYSC) in plateau state,I want to join the Augustinian order in pursuit of my priestly vocation, how do I start from?
Its nice you are in Plateau State even though I’m not sure what part. But you could visit either St. Monica’s Parish State Lowcost, Jos, or Augustinian Novitiate Tudun Wada, Jos, or Augustinian Monastery Laranto, Jos, for more information on how to go about your application.
Thanks for your interest.
Father am serving in Langtang North
St Augustine’s Catholic Church
Augustine Alleh..padre,,wat duration nxt year can one apply..and also am close to benin hw can I get access to the community in benin for further requiry…address will be appreciated…padre
Good evening father. My name is lynda.please I want to know if one can come for a retreat in the monastery….personal meditation.
Yes Lynda, you can.
Good evening father. Thank you for your response. Please I wish to find out about the accommodation and the cost?
Lnyda, I will try and get the details for you.
Good morning father. Ok. Thank you
Good evening father. Happy feast day to you. Please I wish to remind you of the accommodation details you said you will try find out for me concerning my visit to the monastery.
Dear father I am 17years can I apply to the augustinian order
Good evening Fr. Joel . I am about to reach 25yrs now. When am i going to sent my application?. I meant the month. Thank you
Dear Donatus, I would advise you visit the nearest Augustinian community
to you within the first three Months of next year. However, I must let
you know that you are almost above our age limit, if you are not a
Padre , can a 16 or 17 years old apply , thank u
Dear David. You have to be 18 years old. But if you are going to
be 18 that same year of your application, you could apply.
Can I apply with neco result?
You need to write WAEC.
Please My Name Is Eric. I Shall Reach 24 Years By October. So Please Can I Apply To This Society?
Dear Eric. I will advise you to pray and ask the Holy Spirit to help you to be very sure of
the religious group you would want to join.
Pls Fr. What are the procedures one needs to know to become an Augustinian Piest?
You must be a baptized and confirmed Catholic, completed your secondary education with at least five (5) credits in English language and Mathematics.
You must be at least 18 years old and at most 20 years old. An older person (25 years) who is a graduate may be considered.
You can apply through the nearest Augustinian community to you or Send a letter to The Vocation Director, Augustinian Monastery, P.O. Box 1627, Jos, Plateau state, Nigeria.
Good morning Fr.I will be 22 by August this year and I want to know if I will still be able to join the vocation
You may be considered. Please contact the nearest Augustinian Community to you.
Please fr. Joel Okojie, I am a Roman Catholic religious friar , I am currently serving in Australia but right now in Nigeria for a Visit ,please can you help me with the phone number of the priest incharge of the tailoring department in your jos community? I want to give them a contract of our new habits but I can’t locate his shop in jos. Please help me with his number so that I can trace him when I get to jos. Thank you very much father
Good afternnon Father. I just concluded my NYSC and I am 28years+. Can I still be accepted for priesthood if I apply?
Please fr am in Lagos Ikorodu side I will like to apply to your congregation please give me directions to the nearest branch. Secondly is it too late to apply
I want to know if am eligible to join the Augustinian order here in Nigeria. I already passed through a major seminary of Saints Peter and Paul Bodija Ibadan with a degree in Philosophy though I took a voluntary exit and I feel like joining your order. I am 31 years of age and I hope this is not a barrier? Please reply me padre. Thanks
Greetings in Christ. I have the desire to become monk in the order thanks.
Please, do visit the nearest Agugustinian community to you for details.
good day father can i send my application through post office down to jos
You can actually do that, but I advise you go through the nearest Augustinian parish to you.
Fr am 19yrs old currently living in taraba state i gratuated 2017 and since then i apply to the national vocations director but i have not receive any reply yet so what should i do padre bcuz am so much interested in your congregation
Dear Benedict, thanks for your interest in our Order. if you’ve not heard from the
director of vocation, I would advise you visit the nearest Augustinian parish to you
to apply in person. St. Augustine’s paraish, Bekaji would be the nearest to you.
Dr father am 19years of age currently living in bida, Niger state, I graduated last year 2018 am much interested in the congregation so what should I do fr.
hello fr am James okoye am in anambra state I wish to apply to the augustinian order but I don’t really know any of their community house in anambra
I want to use this medium to say thank you to the Augustinians for allowing themselves to be used by God to impact my life positively.
Fr. Jacob Yebsonya, Fr. Sixtus Uwague, Fr. Jonah Gugong, Fr. Kanu IKECHUKWU, Fr. James Vivoyere Fr. Eugene Inobeme and Fr. Mark Jande remain great persons to be reckon with.
Their Augustinian spirituality and Intellectual disposition were positive which they used during my time with them to drive positive change in my life and countless others. Kind Regards.
Padre, am a final year student of Holy child secondary school makurdi, live in makurdi, benue state, i would like to join the augustinians upon graduation, could that be possible?
Please, do find time to visit the Augustinian community (behind St. Thomas Aquinas Major Seminary) in Makurdi, there the vocations director would give you all the details you need to know.
Good day Padre, My name is Daniel Naanchin, I’m a catholic from St. Matthew’s parish Jos, I recently developed an android app for the stations of the cross, but I’m yet to publish the app, I wish to seek for permission, if it’s okay for me to publish the app. By the way the app will be free for everyone. Thank you!
Awesome! That sounds really brilliant. I see no reason why you should not publish it. However, I advise you speak with your Parish Priest about it, at least for his awareness.
Padre I’m a final year student of technical college I’m having interest in your organization were should I apply to, I’m from Sagamu Ogun state, with the age of 24 years were is the nearest organization to apply!
Thanks for your response?
Please, do visit the nearest Augustinian community to you and speak with the vocation director.
Greetings fr, please am Ezekiel from Benin city Edo state. I am 26y, and am interested in your order.
Hello Ezekie, thanks for your interest.
Please, do visit the Augustinian parish in Benin city for a follow up (St. Augustine’s parish). Thanks.
Good morning father when within the year is one expected to apply….thanks
Dear Solomon, you may apply now, at least to be on the safe side.
Greetings Padre, Am chatting from sagamu Ogun state, I will be 25 by December wish to know whether with this my age I can be considered for admission. I had National Diploma
And if I will be considered where can I summit my application, because I don’t know any of the community around here.
Padre,I am ready to serve in the Lord’s vineyard.
I want to discern my vocation in your congregation.
Please help me.
Good to know you are interested in our Order. Please, visit the nearest Augustinian parish for further direction.
Good morning Fr.
Please at what month can one apply to the Augustinian congregation?
Good evening fr
How is work and everything,
How is your family.
Please fr can I come and stay with you to learn to decern my vocation??
I graduated from the saint James junior seminary yandev-gboko benue state.
It’s a good thing to try to discern your vocation, I’ll keep you in my prayer.
I would advise you to talk to your parish about the need to discern your vocation. if you are interested in the Augustinian Order, please, visit any of the Augustinian communities in Makurdi at least to speak with the vocations director.
Please padre my wAEC age is incorrect can affidavit cover it up
It has given me a lot of problem
I wish to be one of your member
If u can help me father to be part of this congregation I I want to serve God in this congregation.
Let the will of God be done
Dear Akpa, it is God who calls and gives the grace to follow. Please, don’t hesitate
to apply to join the Order, you can do that through any of our communities.
Good evening padre, please I want to aplly Under the Augustinian congregation is it to early or late.
Thanks for your interest in our Augustinian family. If you are in Nigeria, could you please visit any of our Augustinian communities for an update?
hi good evening fr, i am from cross river state, and i am going to be 22 by december 2021,an i am currently undergoing my philosophical studies at claretians institution of philosophy nekede, so am i free to apply
Dear Henry, I’m not very sure if that is possible. But I could confirm that for you.
I’m 18 Years old and I just graduated from the minor seminary. I do I apply to the order of st. Agustine
Good evening fr. I have done the local interview and waiting for the national one. Pls fr. What is the highest of age someone can’t not apply into OSA with secondary school certificate?
Please fr. How do I get the address and when do I submit and how do I submit the application letter.
Greetings my dear beloved priests and brothers of St Augustine’s
Iam Olinya Peter Chukwuezugorom Theodore From Enugu State,Iam 23 years of age,and the only qualification I have is my SSCE result, please how can I apply into this noble order of St.Augustines
Good evening Padre,
I wish to know when it is right to apply to your Noble society.