Catechetical Department


Contact number: +234 816 332 6451 or  +234 816 579 2962

Mater Christi Institute of Catechesis aims at helping those who seek personal growth in the faith, preparing those who transmit the contents of the Catholic faith; equipping them with the ability and skills to transmit the Catholic faith to others in the parishes, schools and homes.  The Institute offers a two-year online Certificate Program as well as a two-year  Diploma in Catechesis.  The Institute is affiliated to Maryvale Institute in Birmingham, England.   The Courses are for the formation of lay faithful, Catechism instructors, Catechists, pastoral workers, and consecrated men and women.  Among the areas of concentration are:  New Testament, prayer and spirituality, church history, catechetical process, missiology, moral and social justice.

The Catechetical Students During their Learning Sessions
Group photo after the opening Mass of Mater Christi Institute of Catechesis, Awawbia. 13th March, 2019

Rev. Mother Mary Claude Oguh, signing the Agreement with Very Rev Fr Eddie Clare, the Director of Maryvale Institute, Birmingham, England.

Fr. Eddie Clare with three staff of Maryvale Institute

The Catechetical Students, Fr Eddie Clare, Dr. Marie Cooke with Rev. Mother Mary Claude Oguh & her Councilor