W arri Diocese which was created on the 10th of March 1964, from Lagos Ecclesiastical Province with eight Parishes and tow indigenous Priests who are still alive, they are Msgr. Ogbaide and Nyeweyoma. WarriÂ Diocese covered 16 Local Government Areas of Delta State with 125 Priests, 75 Rev. Sisters, 120 Parishes and Chaplaincy and 17 Deaneries.
Let us all work together for the church is bulit on unity" the above statement was part of the homily of Very Rev. Fr. John Ederaine on the Warri Diocesan Cultural Fiesta held at SS Peter & Paul, Ughelli as part of the 50th years Anniversary of the Catholic Diocese of Warri. Duringthe Holy Mass, his Excellency, Most Rev. John Oke` Afareha installed Very Rev. Fr. Dr. Stephen Ogheneovo as the Dean of Ughelli Deanery.