Nsugbe

Location

Official Name Our Lady of the Angels - Cistercian Monastery Nsugbe

100

Country Nigeria

City Onitsha

Address P.O. Box 6976

Contact Information

Telephone [234] 80 33 35 98 34

Community Email ourladyoftheangels2k2@yahoo.com

Superior Dom Benedict Okakpu, Sup. ad nutum 2016

Other Informations

Juridical Status Simple Priory

Diocese Dioecesis Onitshanensis (Onitsha)

OCSO Region RAFMA

Founded/Restored 2000

Origins

After having been a pre-foundation of Bamenda for a long time, Nsugbe was recognized as a foundation, with a novitiate, on 1 September 2000 by the Abbot General and his Council. The community was approved as a simple priory by the General Chapter of 2005, and was erected as a simple priory on 10 January 2006.

Father Immediate

Bamenda / Delegate of Father Immediate : Mistassini.

Past Superiors

Brother Marius Okoye, Superior 2000-2002
Father Stephen Wara-Angu, Superior 2002-2006
Father Marius Okoye, Superior 19/01/2006 – 01/02/2007
Father Bonaventure Ogbona, Superior 01/02/2007 – 12/01/2009

Raphael Ndubuese, Prior 2009-2011

Work and Sources of Income

Candle-making, Gift Shop, Poultry and Farm work

Guest Facilities

12 individual rooms, 2 halls with beds accommodating about 25 young people, 1 kitchen and 2 refectories.

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