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Monthly Archives: November 2019

Awka Diocese Celebrates Corpus Christi Amid Pomp

By Abuchi Onwumelu The Catholic Community in Awka, Anambra State, last Sunday, November 24, joined their counterparts across Nigeria to observe and celebrate the feast of Christ the King. The celebration which climaxed at Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, Awka, saw the Awka Catholic faithful, both men and women, young and old, as well as students, take to the major roads and ...

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Government’s Hypocrisy and our Criminal Silence

To operate in Nigeria today as a newsman is not easy. Daily you’re confronted by challenges which threaten to undermine your job. Your job can be undermined by way of ownership, by way of fear, or by way of censorship. But sometimes, it can be by way of compromise. In all of this, society is the loser, especially if the ...

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Impact of Feast of Christ the King on Catholics

On November 24, the Catholic Church celebrated the feast of Christ the King, also known as the Solemnity of our Lord Jesus Christ the King of the Universe. It is a festival celebrated in the Catholic Church in honour of Jesus Christ as the King of the universe and Lord over all creation. It is usually celebrated on the last ...

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I Stand With Allen Onyema

By Uche Amunike I had never given much thought to the man called Allen Onyema before now. Not even for one day. I travel with his airline, alright, but I never ever gave a thought about who the owner was or what he looked like or where he hailed from or if he was dark or fair. As a matter ...

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NOT FOR SALE

By Pat Amobi Chukwuma Experience is the best teacher. Eneke the bird says that since men have learnt to shoot without aiming, he has learnt to fly without perching. The story of the evil woman whose husband put up for sale has thought many a lesson for life. Prevention is better than cure. Keeping alert is not cowardice. To take ...

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The Old Fisherman

By Amarachi Okpunobi How much do you help people in need? How much do you see the need to help? Give much and expect less and be happy doing it. The story below teaches humanity and love without prejudice. I wish you find it interesting. Read on… Our house was directly across the street from the entrance of a popular ...

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Catholic Schools Produce People of Integrity – Bishop Ezeokafor

. . As Michael Atuorah wins Best Students in 11 Subjects By Uchechukwu Enem The Catholic Bishop of Awka and the Grand Proprietor of Catholic Schools in Awka Diocese, Most. Rev. Paulinus Ezeokafor, has expressed his reasons why Catholic schools produce people of integrity in the society. The Bishop who was marveled at the performance of Students at St. Patrick’s ...

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150 Persons become Bona-Fide Seminarians at St Dominic Savio Seminary, Akpu

By Amaka Olua 150 Individuals have been formally admitted as junior seminarians at St Dominic Savio Seminary, Akpu Orumba South LGA, Anambra State, on Sunday November 17, 2019. The investiture ceremony which was performed by the Rector, Rev. Fr. Maximus Okonkwo, marked the official acceptance of the admitted students into the seminary for effective academic and moral formation. The event, ...

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CWO Awka Diocese Ignites Awka

By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba The three-day long activities marking the 2019 Triennial Convention of Catholic Women’s Organization (C.W.O), Awka Diocese, have ended with the women’s organization calling for donations in support of her N250M launch for the renovation/refurbishing of the C.W.O Skill Acquisition Centre at Agu Awka, and the completion of her Peter University Hostel Project at Onneh, both in Anambra ...

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National Catechetical Summit Not For Catechists Alone

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria to initiate the hosting of the first National Catechetical Summit by the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria (CSN), is to enhance the evangelization apostolate of all the faithful in the country; the Director of CSN Pastoral Affairs department, Rev. Fr. Ojaje Idoko has declared. Fr. Idoko made this disclosure, during an exclusive interview with the ...

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