DIOCESAN OFFICERS

 

DIOCESAN DIRECTORY

Anglican Diocese of The West(CANA)

A Diocese of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion)/Convocation of Anglicans in North America

 

The Right Reverend Dr. Felix C. Orji, OSB

Diocesan Bishop | Missionary Bishop of CANA

    

Directory: 

Rectors, Clergy, Churches & Diocesan Officers

Statistics:

Diocesan Bishop: 1

Executive Archdeacon -1

Canon to the Ordinary-1

Archdeaconries:  14

Chancellor: 1

Deputy Chancellors: 2

Legal Officers : 4

Religious Order: 1

Diocesan Board : 11

Clergy:  84

Parishes: 47

Diocesan Knights of St. Christopher

Mother’s Union

Women’s Guild

USA STATES

​​Arizona: 1

California:  5

​Colorado:  1

Florida: 1

​​Georgia:  3

Nevada: 1

Maine:1

​​Maryland:  3

​​New Mexico:  2

​New Jersey: 1

New York: 5

*Oklahoma : 1

Philadelphia :1

​​Texas:  16

​​Tennessee:  1

​Washington:  1

​Wisconsin:  2

​*Wyoming:  1

CANADA:  3

Missionary Archdeaconry in the Persian Gulf

US States with Churches:  18

Canadian Provinces with Churches: 3

 

  • DIOCESAN STAFF

The Rt. Rev'd Dr. Felix C. Orji

Diocesan Bishop: Anglican Diocese of the West | Missionary Bishop of CANA

Holy Trinity Cathedral Church

15150 Bellaire Blvd.

Houston, Texas, 77083

www.dioceseofthewest.org

 

The Venerable Dr. Myles A Calvin

Executive Archdeacon of the Diocese

Anglican Cathedral Church of St. Francis

470 Eagle Drive

El Paso, Texas 79912

 

The Venerable Canon Donald Armstrong

Canon to the Ordinary(Bishop).

​stgeorgerector@aol.com

​St George Anglican Church

​Colorado Springs, CO

 

  • Administrative Office

Anglican Cathedral Church of St. Francis

470 Eagle Drive

El Paso, Texas 79912

 

JoAnn Casper- Diocesan Office Manager & Secretary

St Francis Cathedral -Parish Administrator

Socorro Najera-Riggs

 

Personal Assistant to the Bishop

Mrs. Lilian Orji

 

The Venerable Layne Hansen

Anglican Cathedral Church of St. Francis

470 Eagle Drive

El Paso, Texas 79912

 

DIOCESAN OFFICERS

  • Bishop (Diocesan)

The Rt. Rev'd Dr. Felix C. Orji, OSB

Holy Trinity Cathedral Church

15150 Bellaire Blvd.

Houston, Texas, 77083

www.dioceseofthewest.org

 

  • Bishop's Wife & President of Diocesan Women

Mrs. Lilian Orji

Holy Trinity Cathedral Church

15150 Bellaire Blvd.

Houston, Texas, 77083

www.dioceseofthewest.org

 

  • Executive Archdeacon

The Venerable Dr. Myles A. Calvin

chaplainmcalvin@gmail.com

Anglican Cathedral Church of St. Francis.

470 Eagle Drive

El Paso, Texas. 79912

 

The Venerable Canon Donald Armstrong

Canon to the Ordinary(Bishop).

​stgeorgerector@aol.com

​St George Anglican Church

​Colorado Springs, CO

  • Dean of the Cathedral of the Diocese/Special Duties

The Venerable Chukwuma Ubadinobi

Dean

Holy Trinity Cathedral Church

15150 Bellaire Blvd.

Houston, Texas, 77083

www.dioceseofthewest.org

 

  • Bishop's Chaplain

The Rev’d Canon Onyedinma Mogbo- Chair

Anglican Church of the Resurrection,

1400 Kilian Hill Road SE

 

  • Regional and Other Archdeacons

Office of Pastoral Care

The Venerable Dr. Myles A. Calvin, OSB

 St. Francis Anglican Church.

470 Eagle Drive

El Paso, Texas. 79912

 

The Venerable Layne Hansen

Archdeacon of the Cathedral of the Diocese

Anglican Cathedral Church of St. Francis

470 Eagle Drive

El Paso, Texas 79912

 

The Venerable Dr. Ugochukwu Okoroafor -Houston Archdeaconry

All Saints Anglican Church

13403 Renn Road,

Houston, TX 77083.

 

​The Venerable Michael Kelshaw:  New Mexico Archdeaconry

​Trinity @ the Marketplace

​Albuquerque, NM

 

The Venerable Canon Donald Armstrong:  Colorado & Wyoming Archdeaconry

​St George Anglican Church

​Colorado Springs, CO

 

The Rev'd Dr. Cleophas Baso Kukeya Archdeacon: San Antonio

 

Epiphany Anglican Church

211 Roleto Dr.

San Antonio, TX 78213

 

Ven. Dr. Goodluck Elei - Austin Archdeaconry

6700 Middle Fiskville Road #403

Austin TX 78752.

 

​The Venerable Celestine Ironna

Atlanta & Tennessee Archdeaconry

​Christ Anglican Church Marietta

​840 Smyrna Powder Springs Road,

​Marietta, GA 30060

 

The Venerable Dr. Chris Ozodi 

Midwest Archdeaconry

​Church of Faith

​2020 E. Drexel Ave

​Oak Creek, WI 53154

 

The Venerable Barry Montgomery 

Dallas Archdeaconry

Christ the Redeemer Anglican Church

4301 Miller Road

Rowlett,  TX 75088

 

Venerable Dr. Dan Rice -Northwest Archdeaconry

Emmanuel Anglican

316 N 70th St.

Seattle, WA 98103

 

Venerable Aaron Ajoku

Northern California

All Saints Anglican Church,

Sacramento. CA

 

Venerable Dr. Nwafor Ikechukwu Victor

Southern California Archdeaconry

​ Christ Anglican Church,

 Los Angeles

 

Venerable Dr. Barnabas Chukwujiebere Emenogu -CANADA Archdeaconry

All Saints Anglican Church

Mississauga, Ontario

 

Venerable Chukwudi Ihezue - DVM (District of Columbia & Maryland) Archdeaconry

Bethel Anglican Church

5130 GREENWICH AVE, BALTIMORE MD 21229

 

Venerable Dr Kenneth Olebara - Virginia

Emmanuel Anglican Church

5451 Annapolis Road

Bladensburg, MD, 20710

 

Venerable Jonathan Smith- Reformed Archdeaconry

Redeemer Church of Casselberry, 4921 S.

US Hwy 17-92

 Casselberry,

 FL 32707

 

Venerable Samuel Ugwuneri - Missionary Archdeaconry in the Persian Gulf

The Nigeria Congregation

Church of The Epiphany

Anglican Centre, Religious Complex

P.O. Box 2310

Doha,

Qatar

 

* Chancellor

Christopher Lee Milner, Esq.

Christ the Redeemer Anglican Church

4301 Rowlett Road

Rowlett, TX 75088

 

  • Vice Chancellor - Immigration & General Counsel

Sir Solomon Kanu, Esq.

111 West Monroe St., Suite 1210

Phoenix, AZ 85003

 

  • Vice Chancellor - Canada
  1. David S. Avren

General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Coast Capital Savings

 

  • Diocesan Canonical Investigator

 

  • Diocesan Legal Officers

Honorable Steve Anderson, Esq

El Paso, TX

 

Mr. Clark Harmonson

 El Paso, Texas

 

Sir Okey Dike, Esq.

Houston, Texas

 

Sir Jason Chapman

El Paso, TX

 

  • Archdeacon for Church Planting

The Venerable Scott Seely

Three Streams Church

San Antonio, TX

 

* Spiritual Direction

 Rev. Dr. Robert Goodman

Director of Spiritual Direction

​Holy Trinity Anglican Church.

Faith Presbyterian Church

1307 Blanco Woods

San Antonio, TX 78248

 

  • Communications Officer

The Rev. Canon Isaac Rehberg

All Saints Anglican Church of San Antonio

11122 Link Drive 78213

San Antonio, TX

 

  • Diocesan Officer for Ethics

The Venerable Dr. Cleophas Baso Kukeya

Epiphany Anglican Church

211 Roleto Dr.

San Antonio, TX 78213

 

  • Director of Children's Ministry

The Rev. Canon Samuel Igwe

Holy Trinity Anglican Church

1100 Kermit Dr., Suite 101

Nashville, TN 37217

 

  • Theologians & Trainers in Residence

Venerable Dr. Ben Nworie(Retd)

Atlanta GA

 

The Rev. Canon Dr. Godson Egbujor- Rector

Holy Trinity Anglican Church

925 East 230th Street

Bronx, New York, 10466

 

  • Examining Chaplains for Ordinands for the Priesthood

Venerable Layne Hansen

 Anglican Cathedral Church of St. Francis

470 Eagle Drive

El Paso, Texas 79912

 

  • Canon Theologian & Diocesan Exorcist

The Venerable Canon Donald Armstrong

stgeorgerector@aol.com

St George Anglican Church

Colorado Springs, CO

 

  • Mediation & Conflict Resolution Ministry

The Rev’d Canon Onyedinma Mogbo- Chair

Anglican Church of the Resurrection,

1400 Kilian Hill Road SE

Lilburn GA 30047

 

Diocesan Webmaster

Venerable Chukwudi Ihezue - DVM (District of Columbia & Maryland) Archdeaconry

Bethel Anglican Church

5130 GREENWICH AVE, BALTIMORE MD 21229

 

  • Director of Youth Ministry

​The Venerable Celestine Ironna:  Atlanta & Tennessee & Archdeaconry

​Christ Anglican Church Marietta

​840 Smyrna Powder Springs Road,

​Marietta, GA 30060

 

  • Media Relations/CANA Council Member

Sir Bill Burton

St. Francis Anglican Church

470 Eagle Drive

El Paso, Texas 79912

 

  • Pastoral Counseling Support for Clergy Spouses and Families

The Rev. Dr. Katherine Martin, OSB

 

  • Office of Special Intervention

The Rev'd Canon Marc Wilson

St. Patricks Anglican Church

 

  • Standing Committee

 

Bishop Felix Orji (Chair)

  1. Clergy (5 Clergy members) in addition to Ven. Dr. Myles Calvin (Executive Archdeacon and Secretary)

 

  1. Lay( 5 Lay members) in addition to Mr. Chris Milner (Chancellor); and Mr. Charles Napier (Treasurer).

 

  1. Bishop’s Appointees when necessary.

 

  • Diocesan Treasurer

Sir Charles Napier

Anglican Cathedral Church of St. Francis,

El Paso, TX.

 

  • Diocesan Knights of St. Christopher Council President.

Sir Innocent Onyenaucheya

 

Sir Solomon Kanu, Esq.  (Legal Advisor)

111 West Monroe St., Suite 1210

Phoenix, AZ 85003

 

Knights Association, Canadian Chapter

Sir Dr. Izu Nwachukwu: Bishop’s Warden

 

Ladies Auxiliary President (Knights of St. Christopher) | Diocesan Medical Director

Lady Dr. Obiageli Obijiofor

​Holy Trinity Cathedral Church

Houston, TX

 

  • Women's Leaders

Bishop's wife: Mrs. Lilian Orji (President)

 

Mrs. Ijeoma Ubadinobi

Vice President- Mothers’ Union/Women’s Guild

 

 

CLERGY  & CHURCHES

 

  • Alabama

Rev’d Dr. Katherine Martin, OSB (Counsel to Abbot of OSB)

 

  • Arizona

 

Rev. Tim Ofojebe - Rector

St. John The Beloved Anglican Church

Phoenix, Arizona.

 

St. Peter’s Anglican Church(in formation)

 

  • California

 

Rector- Vacant

Resurrection International Anglican Church

1444 West Rosecrans Avenue,

 Gardena, CA. 90249

 

Rev. Chijioke Orji - Rector

Living Faith Anglican Church

11255 South Central Avenue, Ontario

California. 91762

 

Venerable Aaron Ajoku - Rector

All Saints Anglican Church,

Sacramento. CA

 

Assisting Clergy

Rev Progress Chima Okoroafor

 

Rev Canon Ugochukwu Abiakam

St. John’s Anglican Church

Bay Area, Northern California

 

Rector: Vacant

Anglican Church of Pentecost

Carson, California 95822

 

*Rev'd Christien Kensley, CCS (Not a Rector)

St. Mary Magdalene's Retreat center.

7821 Schulmeyer Gulch Road

Yreka, California 96097

 

Venerable Dr. Nwafor Ikechukwu Victor - Rector

​ Christ Anglican Church,

 Los Angeles

 

  • Colorado

 

The Venerable Canon Donald Armstrong (Rector)

St George Anglican Church

Colorado Springs, CO

 

The Right Reverend Michael Williams

Suffragan Bishop in Residence (JAFC)

 

  • Florida

 

Venerable Jonathan Smith

Redeemer Church of Casselberry, 4921 S.

US Hwy 17-92

 Casselberry,

 FL 32707

 

  • Georgia

 The Venerable Celestine Ironna:  Atlanta & Tennessee Archdeaconry/ Rector

Christ Anglican Church Marietta

840 Smyrna Powder Springs Road,

Marietta, GA 30060

 

Assisting Clergy

Rev. John Obi 

Rev. Jonathan Okpukpara

 

The Rev’d CanonOnyedinma Mogbo- Rector

Anglican Church of the Resurrection, Stone Mountain Georgia

1400 Kilian Hill Road SE

Lilburn GA 30047

 

Revd Augustine Obinna Okafor- Assisting Priest

 

 

Rev’d Canon Dr. Charles O. Tashie - Rector

St. Faith Anglican Church

601 Denham St.

Riverdale,Ga.30274.

 

  • Maine

 

Venerable Richard Lepage

Reformation Anglican Church,

#6 Main St, Gray

ME, 04039

 

  • Maryland

 

Venerable Chukwudi Ihezue (Rector)

Bethel Anglican Church

5130 GREENWICH AVE

BALTIMORE MD 21229

 

Rev.John Mochaa-Uchefuna.

Church of the Divine                  

Office address                         

 3313 Milford Mill Road

Baltimore, MD 21244.                                             

 Worship Center                                                              

9019 Liberty Road

 Randallstown, MD 21133

 

Venerable Dr Kenneth Olebara

Emmanuel Anglican Church

5451 Annapolis Road

Bladensburg, MD, 20710

 

  • Nevada

 

Rev. Joseph Eze

New Life Anglican Church

 Las Vegas, Nevada

 

  • New Jersey

Ven Kingsley Obiorah -Rector

Christ’s Anglican Church

844 Sanford Avenue

 Irvington, NJ 07111

 

  • New York

Rev. Dr. Obidi Edward Onyekachukwu - Rector

All Saints Anglican Church

145-00 Springfield Blvd

Springfield Gardens, NY 11413

*Mailing Address

Mr. Uzo Igboanuga

P O Box 110544

Cambria Heights NY 11411

 

The Rev. Canon Dr. Godson Egbujor- Rector

Holy Trinity Anglican Church

925 East 230th Street

Bronx, New York, 10466

 

Rev Kingsley Egeonu

Anglican Church of Restoration

The Bronx, New York

Contact : Sir Solomon Nduka

 

Rev Keith Paulus

111 East 87th Street

(between Park and Lexington)

New York City, NY

 

Rev Canon Joseph Nwachukwu

St Michaels Restoration Anglican Church

 

Rev Canon Dickson Nwokoro

 

  • New Mexico

 

The Venerable Michael Kelshaw - Rector

Trinity @ the Marketplace

2520 Chama N.E.

Albuquerque, NM 87110

 

The Rev'd Canon Marc Wilson- Rector

St. Patrick Anglican Church

Las Cruces, NM

 

  • Philadelphia

 

Rev Obi Onyekachi Edward -Interim Rector

New Covenant Anglican Church

No. 7809 Old York Rd.

Elkins Park, Philadelphia

 

  • Texas

The Rt. Rev'd Dr. Felix C. Orji- Diocesan Bishop

Diocese of The West.

Holy Trinity Cathedral Church

15150 Bellaire Blvd.

Houston, Texas, 77083

www.dioceseofthewest.org

 

The Venerable Chukwuma Ubadinobi - Dean

Holy Trinity Pro-Cathedral Church

15150 Bellaire Blvd.

 Houston, TX 77083

 

The Venerable Godson Nzeh--​​​Provost Emeritus

 

Assisting Clergy

Rev. Huston Lewis

Rev. Chizurum Akpunonu

 

The Venerable Layne Hansen - Archdeacon of the Cathedral (Dean)

Archdeacon of the Cathedral

Anglican Cathedral Church of St. Francis

470 Eagle Drive

El Paso, Texas 79912

 

Associate Priest/Cathedral Canon

Rev. Canon Michael Pomeroy

 

Executive Archdeacon/Canon to the Ordinary

The Venerable Dr. Myles A. Calvin

Anglican Cathedral Church of St. Francis.

470 Eagle Drive

El Paso, Texas. 79912

 

 

The Rev’d Folusho Kolawole – Rector

Anglican Church of Pentecost,

501 Murphy road

Stafford TX. 77477

 

Assisting Clergy

Rev. Canon Oluwatosin Onaseso

 

The Venerable Dr. Ugochukwu Okoroafor -Rector

All Saints Anglican Church

13403 Renn Road,

Houston, TX 77083.

 

Assisting Clergy

Rev. Canon Matthew Ezema

Rev. Christian Chukwubueze Anyanwueze

Rev Chidebem Davidson Nwosu

Rev Emma Uzoma Oheri

 

The Rev’d Patrick Chinweuba -Rector

St. Paul's Anglican Church

9725 Bissonnet Street

Houston, TX 77036-8020

 

The Rev’d Goodluck Onuekwusi-  Rector

Reconciliation Anglican Church

10008 Bissonnet St

Houston, TX​​​​​ 77036

 

Assisting Clergy

The Rev’d Canon S. Omeke- Retired

Rev. Dr. Moses Obi Ezeudo

 

The Rev. Dr. Robert Goodman -Rector

​Holy Trinity Anglican Church

 

San Antonio, TX 78248

 

 

The Rev'd Dr. Cleophas Baso Kukeya

 

Epiphany Anglican Church

211 Roleto Dr.

San Antonio, TX 78213

 

The Rev. Canon Isaac Rehberg- Rector

All Saints Anglican Church of San Antonio

11122 Link Drive 78213

San Antonio, TX

www.allsaintsanglican.net

 

Assisting Clergy

Rev. Marcus Tinajora

 

Rev. Barry Kowald- Rector

St Benedict Anglican Church

Providence Place

6487 Whitby Rd, San Antonio, TX 78240

 

The Venerable Barry Montgomery - Rector

Christ the Redeemer Anglican Church

4301 Miller Road

Rowlett,  TX 75088

 

Retired Assisting Clergy

Rev Don McConnel

The Rev. Deacon Sheri Graham

Rev. Canon Dr. Samuel Ekwue

 

 

The Venerable Scott Seely (Rector)

Three Streams Church

7295 E. Evans Rd.

San Antonio, TX 78266

​​

Assisting Clergy

Rev Lorne Raiford

Rev Deacon Robert Malloy

 

Venerable Ernest Oramasionwu -Rector

All Saints Anglican Church

11110 Midway, Dallas TX

 

Ven. Okereke Ndukaku (Assistant)

 

 

Ven. Dr. Goodluck Elei -Rector

6700 Middle Fiskville Road #403

Austin TX 78752.

 

 

Rev Dr Kelvin Okwonna- Rector

St. John’s Anglican Church,

4237 Cook Rd

Houston Texas

77072.

 

Assisting Clergy

Rev. Eze Akoma -

 

The Rev. Michael DeShane Hinton- Rector

Christ Church, Lubbock

P.O. Box 65549,

Lubbock, TX 79464

 

  • Tennessee (Nashville)

The Rev. Canon Samuel Igwe - Rector

Holy Trinity Anglican Church

1100 Kermit Dr., Suite 101

Nashville, TN 37217

 

  • Washington State

Venerable Dr. Dan Rice -Rector

Emmanuel Anglican

316 N 70th St.

Seattle, WA 98103

 

Rev. Deacon Tyler Marshall

 

Rev. Cory Adam Baker (Jurisdiction of the Armed Forces & Chaplains)

 

  • Wisconsin

Venerable  Dr. Chris Ozodi -Rector

Church of Faith Anglican Church

2020 E. Drexel Ave

Oak Creek, WI 53154

 

 

Rev. Chuka Nwankwo

Chapel of Faith (Anglican Communion)

P.O. Box 8522 Madison WI 53708

 

  • Wyoming

The Rev. Michael Smith (Rector)

St. Peter's Anglican Church

252 Dell Range Blvd,

Cheyenne, WY, 82009

 

Assisting Clergy

The Rev. Deacon Dan Clark(JAFC)

 

  • CANADA

 

The Ven Dr. Barnabas Chukwujiebere Emenogu -Rector

All Saints Anglican Church

Mississauga, Ontario

 

Dr. Izu Nwachukwu: Bishop’s Warden

Our Saviors Anglican Church

8336 34 Ave NW,

Calgary AB,

Canada. T3B 1R2.

 

 

Rev. Dr. Kingsley Chukwu - Rector

Life and Restoration Anglican Missionary Church

1121 college drive

S7N 0W3

ST ANDREWS COLLEGE BUILDING.

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Canada.

 

Assisting Clergy

Rev Canon Olusegun Adebogun

Saskatoon, Sk Canada

 

Rev Samuel Ikekwoaba

Vancouver, BC Canada

 

Missionary Archdeaconry in the Persian Gulf

Venerable Samuel Ugwuneri

Rector & Archdeacon

The Nigeria Congregation

Church of The Epiphany

Anglican Centre, Religious Complex

  1. O. Box 2310

Doha, Qatar

 

Assisting Clergy & Ministers

Rev. Lasbrey Kelechi Alozie 

Rev. Ikechukwu Uchenna Egere

 Evang. (Engr.) Kenneth Ubah

Ordinand Uche Sylver. Ekeocha

Ordinand Gideon Uzochukwu Ibe

Evangelist Elijah Hyicenth Egbogu

Mr. Kelechi Nwadigo (Music Minister)

Pastor Augustine Fidelis

 

  • Other Clergy

 

Venerable Okwunna Nwogu

Rev Todd Weedman

Rev Daniel Sparks- Chaplain

Rev Dr. Reginald Sey

Rev John Gardner Hallock

 

The Rev. Canon Bismark Akpasue

Houston, Texas

 

The Rev. Richard Bates

Indianapolis

 

The Rev. Joe Perry

 

The Rev. Julio Valenzuela

El Paso, TX

 

 

The Rev. Robert Tipton, Ph.D.

El Paso, TX

 

Rev. Chukwujim Okafor

Dallas, TX

 

Rev. Canon Cyprian O. Okere-chaplain

 

The Rev. Bart Horner-

 

  • Affiliate Clergy/Churches

 

Rev. Ian McFadden- Senior Pastor

St. Moses Church(PCUSA)

400 E. 31st Street, Baltimore, MD 21218

www.saintmos.org