Illah

Location

Official Name Holy Cross Monastery

102

Country Nigeria

City Illah

Address P.O. Box 44

Contact Information

Telephone [234] 80 80 53 39 51

Telephone 2 [234] 80 35 82 89 13

Community Email illahmonks@yahoo.com

Superior Dom Ogechukwu Ibe, Sup. ad nutum 2012

Other Informations

Juridical Status Simple Priory

Diocese Diocesis Isseleukuanis (Issele Uku)

OCSO Region RAFMA

Incorporated 2006

Origins

Founded by Fr. Abraham, who also founded Awhum. It existed for many years as a diocesan monastery. The General Chapter of 2005 approved its incorporation into the Order, which took place 20 February 2006.

Father Immediate

Genesee

Lay Associates

Fr Ojefua Lay Cistercians

Past Superiors

Bruno — Superior — from the beginning until 2005
Innocent Ugyeh — Superior — 2005-2006

Dom Ogechukwu Ibe — Prior — 2006-2012

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