The Diocesan Bishop ordaining the new Priests

The Bishop at the Cathedral

Bishop John Okeoghene Afareha

The Bishop and the newly ordained Priests

EFFURUN DEANERY

1.  Mother of the Redeemer Catholic Church
P.O. Box 304, Effurun.
Tel: 08061160109
Year Established: 1989
Catholic Population: 3,867
First Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Augustine Adaka
Parish Priest: Very Rev. Fr. Magnus Alim
Curate: Rev. Fr. Innocent Obi
2.  St. Cyprian’s Catholic Church
P. O. Box 659, Oil Field Road, Effurun.
Tel: 08039308239
Year Established: 8th December, 2000
Catholic Population: 2,345
First Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Peter Medugu OSA
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. John Okoro  OSA
Associate Priests: Rev. Fr. Francis Osula OSA [PRIOR]
Rev. Fr.  Donatus Ogun OSA
Rev. Fr. Bede Njoku OSA
3.  St. Anthony’s Catholic Church
P. O. Box 1012, Ugborikoko, Effurun
Tel: 08052328226
Web Address: www.saintanthonyugborikoko.org
Year Established: 1989
Catholic Population: 3,880
First Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Abaka Oghenejode
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Paul Obi
Curate: Rev. Fr. Jerry Oweh
4.  Blessed Tansi Catholic Church
P.O. Box Ugboroke, Effurun
Tel: 08035883390
Year Established: 1st, December, 2006
Catholic Population: 1,205
First Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Barr. Edmund Emakpor
Parish Priest: Very Rev. Fr. Patrick Eyayomo
Mass Centre/Out Stations: Holy Trinity Catholic Church, kosini Road, Warri
5.  Corpus Christi Catholic Church
P.O. Box Jakpa Road, Effurun.
Tel: 07060440738
Year Established: 2005
Catholic Population: 3,500
First Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Dr. Mark Ikeke
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Vincent Owoaka
Mass Centre/Out Stations: Catholic Church of the Epiphany, Okoisoko, Off Jakpa Road, Effurun
6.  St. Jude’s Catholic Church
P. O. Box 1187, G.R.A., Effurun
Tel: 08037106999
Year Established: 1992
Catholic Population: 5250
First Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Augustine Adaka
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Tobi
Curate: Rev. Fr. Martins Ezeafulukwe
Mass Centre/Out Stations: Catholic Church of the Resurrection, Chinkely, Ekpan.
7.  St. Ambrose’s Catholic Church
P.O. Box 1767, Ekpan
Tel: 08033764229
Year Established: 8th December, 2001
Catholic Population: 6, 525
First Parish Priest: Very Rev. Msgr. Anthony Tokpen
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Philip Ejopharuphen
Curate: Rev. Fr. Januarius Okorugbo
Mass Centre/Out Stations: St. Dominic Xavier Catholic Church, Niger Cat Area, Ekpan.
Catholic Church of the Ascension, Refinery Area, Ekpan.
Catholic Church of the Transfiguration, NNPC Housing Complex, Ekpan.
8.  St. John Vianney’s Catholic Church
New Layout, Ekpan.
Tel: 08035792137
Year Established: 8th December 2007
Catholic Population: 764
First Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. John Ibekwe
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Chido Ikiseh
9.  St. Paul’s Catholic Church
P. O. Box 303, Enerhen.
Tel: 08026380279
Year Established: 8th December 2005
Catholic Population: 680
First Parish Priest: Very Rev. Msgr. Peter Nyowheoma
Parish Priest: Very Rev. Msgr. Rupert Oputa
Mass Centre/Out Stations: Catholic Church of the Transfiguration, Sedico Area, Enerhen.
10.  Holy Trinity Catholic Church
Ugbomro, Effurun
Tel: 08037917080
Year Established: 2004 
Catholic Population: 267
First Priest in Residence: Rev. Fr. Dr. Jude Obuinu
Priest in Residence: Rev. Fr. Dr. Joachim Ukutsemuya
11.  Catholic Church of the Nativity
P. O. Box , Alegbo, Effurun.
Tel: 08030859356
Year Established: 8th December 2007
Catholic Population: 875
First Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Daniel Dogoro
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Brume
12.  Holy Rosary Catholic Church
Ebrumede, Effurun
Tel: 07062549984
Year Established: 2010
Catholic Population: 234
First Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Dr. Abaka Oghenejode
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Dr. Abaka Oghenejode
13.  Our Lady, Seat of Wisdom Chaplaincy
Petroleum Training Institute [P.T.I] Effurun
Year Established: September, 2004
Catholic Population:               560
First Chaplain: Rev. Fr. Dr. Jude Obuinu
Chaplain: Rev. Fr. Dr. Jude Obuinu
 
14.  Pope John Paul 11 Catholic Church
David Ejoor Barracks, Effurun.
Year Established: 1982
Catholic Population:   915
First OCF: Bishop Edmund Fitzgibbon
Chaplain: Rev. Fr. Luke Beba
15.  Our Lady, Queen of Peace Catholic Church
Naval Base, Effurun
Year Established: September, 2004
Catholic Population: 280
First Chaplain: Rev. Fr. Bernard Olagba
Chaplain: Rev. Fr. Slt. Jacob Ukpogu