St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Illela

Canonically Established
Brief History
First Mass in Illela, March 17, 1985 by Rev. Fr. Paul Onwuegbunam.
Made a parish May 1, 1989. Fr. Stephen Atama as the first parish priest.
present Church building conceived in the year 2000.
Put in shape and worship started in it in 2004. Completed in 2015.
Adoration Chapel started in September 2016 and completed in November 25, 2016.
Illela LGA
(Bordering Birnin Konni in Republic of Niger)
Rev. Fr. Jude Okpanachi
Administrative Personnel

Pastoral Council Members:  
Rev. Fr. Obi Casmir Chukwuemeka (08065477887) - Chairman 
Onoh Louis (0805323877) - Vice Chairman 
Gwaza Justin - Secretary 
Chidiobi Cordelia - Publicity Secretary 
Okonkwo Felicia - Asst. Publicity 
Anazodo Franca - Asst. Publicity 2
Eke Amos - Chairman Works 
Eke Jude - Member
Omusun David - Member
Felicia Okonkwo - Chairperson 
Mba Emilia - Member
Okwuolisa Nonye Emmanuel - Chairman 
Uzomah Eligius - Secretary 

Mrs. Okafor, Ngozi Akubueze 
Innocent Enuka 

Weekly Activities
Sunday Mass Schedule
Church Time
St. Patrick's Parish 6:00am
St. Thomas Gwadabawa 8:30am
St. Fidelis Gada 10:00am
Holy Trinity Gidan Madi 10:30am
Weekday Activities
Activity Time
Adoration and Holy Office 5:20am to 6:00am daily
Morning Mass 6:00am daily
Adoration on Fridays 6:30pm
Healing Mass (First Wednesday of the Month) 6:00pm
Confessions on Saturdays 6:45am
Marriage Course on Thursdays 5:00pm

Personal Prayers at the Chapel of Perpetual Adoration 24hours daily. 
Parish Night Vigil third Friday of the month or fourth.
Baptism first Saturday of the month.