Monthly Archives: March 2019

The Catholic Priesthood

By Paschal Chisom Obi Priesthood is not a job. It is a vocation. Priesthood is not a profession. It is a call. Job seeks for promotion and profession seeks for recognition, but vocation finds its driving force in an inner call and obligation to serve others. In Christian theology, nobody become a priest for his own sake, he became a ...

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Our Aim is to Make Anambra State Most Viable Leader in Fishery, Aquaculture in West Africa, Sub-Region – FABDA Boss

Hon. Emeka Iloghalu, MD/CEO FABDA . . . Showers Praises On Governor Willie Obiano By Abuchi Onwumelu The Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer of Anambra State Fisheries And Aquaculture Business Development Agency (FABDA), Hon. Emeka Iloghalu, said the Agency’s aim is to make Anambra State the most viable leader in fishery and aquaculture in West Africa Sub-Region, even as he ...

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Awka Diocesan Secondary Schools Holds 2019 Annual Quiz Competition

. . . Loretto Adazi-Nnukwu, St Lucy Int/l Awka, Winners By Amaka Olua In a bid to promote healthy competition and to discover hidden talents among Students, the finals of the 2019 Awka Diocesan Secondary School Quiz Competition, was on March 14, 2019, organized by the Education Department of the Catholic Diocese of Awka for all the diocesan-owned secondary school. ...

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With Prayer, Good Can Overcome Evil, Pope Francis Says

By Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Mar 20, 2019 / 09:59 am (CNA).- To pray is to believe in God’s power to replace the evil in the world with goodness, Pope Francis said at the general audience Wednesday. “If we pray it is because we believe that God can and wants to transform reality by overcoming evil with good,” he said ...

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Pope Francis: ‘Christianity without tenderness does not work’

Meeting with representatives of a charismatic group dedicated to caring for the sick, Pope Francis on Monday emphasized the need for tenderness as the natural Christian response to human suffering. The word “tenderness,” Pope Francis warned, is “a word that today risks being dropped from the dictionary.” “We must take it up again and put it into practice anew. Christianity ...

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Colombian diocese has served 1 million meals to Venezuelan migrants

Venezuelan migrants waiting to enter the Divine Providence House in Cucuta, Colombia. Credit: Joe Raedle / Getty Images News. The Diocese of Cúcuta in Colombia reported this week that it has provided 1 million meals to Venezuelan migrants affected by the humanitarian crisis in their country. In a statement released March 18, the diocese thanked the volunteers and donors who ...

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African Bishops Offer Prayers, Call For Aid after Cyclone Idai Wreaks Havoc

Solwezi, Zambia, Mar 19, 2019 / 03:01 pm (CNA).- Bishops in Malawi, Mozambique, and elsewhere in Africa are calling for prayers and humanitarian aid following deadly floods and tropical cyclones that have left dozens dead and have displaced hundreds of thousands of people. Bishop Charles Kasonde of Solwezi, chairman of AMECEA (Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa), in ...

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FIDES KITCHEN – SUASAGE ROLL

By Chioma Nnagbo Still on the snack issue, this week, we will be learning how to make sausage rolls. Let me introduce you to the ingredients RECIPE The Dough 300g plain flour 1 to 2 teaspoons baking powder 150g butter ½ teaspoon salt Cold Water FOR FILLINGS 300g of sausage ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 big stock cube PROCEDURE The ...

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Study Shows Cohabiting Relationships to Be Less Stable Than Marriage

Credit: Unsplash. A new study found that in 11 countries across the globe, cohabiting couples have more doubts about their relationship lasting and give less importance to their relationship than married couples do. The 2018 Global Family and Gender Survey (GFGS) examined living situations in various countries. It found that among adults age 18-50 with children under age 18 living ...

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