Catholic Women Organization

Members of the CWO in full regalia


In the name of the Blessed Trinity and operating under the patronage of”Our Lady Of Good Counsel “, the umbrella body of all Catholic Women Of Nigeria shall be known as “Catholic Women Organization, Nigeria “hereinafter referred as CWON. This organization was started in 1965.

It is an Umbrella organization where all members are light to the world and reflect love, unity and peace of the Kingdom of God.


The mission of the organization is to rally and motivate members to utilize and harness their energy and resources for evangelization and transformation of society by fulfilling their roles in the family, church and society in the footsteps of Mary the mother of our Lord Jesus Christ.

A Catholic Woman from any station/Parish can register as a member in her station or parish and she automatically becomes a member of the Diocesan Catholic Women Organization to which that station/parish belongs.


  • Mrs Jovita Effiom Ewa Henshaw – President
  • Mrs Olivia Michael-Hussaini – Vice President 1
  • Mrs Vivian Onyemem – Vice President 2
  • Mrs Uche Ogbeide – Secretary
  • Mrs Chika Uche-Okeke – Assistant Secretary
  • Mrs Ifeoma Duruoha – Financial Secretary
  • Mrs Alice Mbaba – Treasurer
  • Dr Oge Ilegbune – Welfare Officer 1
  •  Mrs Olive Nwamba – Welfare Officer 2
  • Mrs Joan Egwuterai – Provost 1
  • Mrs Kendy Esekheigbe – Provost 2
  • Mrs Constance Nwosu – Spiritual Talk Coordinator
Meeting Times

Second Sunday of every month, immediately after the 8am mass


Interested in joining the Catholic Women Organization? Do you have any feedback or suggestions for us? Contact us on 0802000000 or fill in the form below and we’ll be in touch!