Die Website der afrikanische katholische Gemeinden in Nordrhein-Westfalen.

Chaplain and Parish Council in Essen

Chaplain of English-speaking African Catholics in Essen Diocese
With effect on 1st of March 2011, Rev. Fr. Matthew Irunnaya Ezea was appointed by the Catholic Bishop of Essen, Dr. Franz-Josef Overbeck, to take charge of the English-speaking African Catholic Community Essen. He succeeded Rev. Fr. Dr. Robert Okongwu. Fr. Ezea hails from Ibagwa-Ani in Nsukka Diocese, Nigeria.

Parish or Community Council
This council comprises of representatives of the Cameroonian, Ghanaian, Nigerian and East- African communities with the priest having an overseer-role. The council takes important decisions affecting the community; it sees to the progress and welfare of the community. It meets every first Sunday of the month.