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 [email protected]

Superior Dom Augustine Bernard Okechukwu, Titular Prior 2022-2028

Other Information

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; Genesee / Delegate of Father Immediate from 2019 to 2020: Dom Armand Veilleux of Scourmont; Genesee

Lay Associates

Fr Ojefua Lay Cistercians

Past Superiors

Bruno — Superior — from the beginning until 2005
Innocent UGYEH — Superior — 2005 – 2006
Ogechukwu IBE — Prior — 2006 – 2012; Superior ad nutum 2012 – 2022

 

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