Abakaliki

Location

Official Name St. Justina's Monastery

54

Country Nigeria

City Abakaliki

Address P.O. Box 371

Postcode 480001

Contact Information

Telephone [234] (0) 80 34 95 34 90

Telephone 2 [234] (0) 70 67 97 69 87

Fax [234] (42) 257004

Community Email olsjmonastery@gmail.com

Superior Mother Regina Nebo, Prioress 2018-2024

Other Informations

Juridical Status Major Priory

Diocese Dioecesis Abakalikiensis (Abakaliki)

OCSO Region RAFMA

Founded/Restored 1982

Origins

Founded by Glencairn

On April 12, 2012, the Community of St Justina’s Monastery was raised to a Major Priory, in accordance with the decision of the General Chapter of Assisi 2011.

Father Immediate

Mount Melleray / Delegate of the Father Imm.: Bolton.

Past Superiors

Margaret Mary HANRON, Superior 01/05/1982 – 1997?, Prioress 31/07/1997 – 31/07/2003
Chinwe Otito KELECHUKWU, Prioress 31/07/2003 – 31/07/2009
Maureen Ndubuisi, Prioress 2009-2018

Work and Sources of Income

Altar Breads, Farm, Palm Oil and Fruit trees

Guest Facilities

Women: 5 rooms (two beds in each room) Men: 3 rooms (two beds in each room)

Monasteries

  • Ampibanjinana

    Madagascar

  • Gethsemani

    USA

  • Mount Melleray

    Ireland