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Monthly Archives: January 2020

Et Tu Brute

By Barnabas Chukwukelo Ezeife The inspiration to write this article came immediately after reading a book by Frank R.Stockson titled “THE LADY OR THE TIGER” 1882. Here I will just give a summary of the book before I continue with my write up. There was a ‘semi –barbaric’ king who ruled his kingdom in different way than what we deem ...

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Guarding Against Fire Outbreaks in the Dry Season

One of the most common calamities at this time of the year are fire outbreaks which are mostly brought about by the wind and dryness typical of the harmattan season. Although there are so many other causes for fire incidents at this time, the major reasons can be attributed to carelessness and ignorance. Just recently, a secondary school student was ...

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Do we Have Faith in Priests or in God

By Jude Atupulazi Some years ago in Awka Catholic Diocese, Bishop Paulinus Ezeokafor banned priests of the diocese from displaying their individual pictures at any crusade they organized but to use the pictures of Jesus or any member of the holy family. This, it was understood, was to discourage the faithful from putting their faith in man (priests) rather than ...

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Appreciating the man, Andrew Kumapayi

By Uche Amunike The name, Andrew Kumapayi is a household name in Anambra State. It is a name associated with commitment, dedication to duty, sincerity of purpose, progress and result oriented strides. I write about him and his achievements today, having followed his efforts in carrying out the aims and objectives for which his office was formed, since he assumed ...

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Agulu Catholic Community Receives Rev Mother Chukwuka

By Mercy Hill The Catholic Community of Agulu, Sunday, 5th January, 2020, received an indigenous Rev. Mother Mary Ruphina Chukwuka, OSB, who was recently elevated to an Abbess of St. Scholastica Benedictine Monastery in Nigeria.. Rev. Mother Mary Ruphina Chukwuka, who joined the monastery in 1994, made her first profession in 1997 and then her final profession in March, 2005. ...

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It is Time to Start Doing the Impossible – Fr. Dunu

. . As Nise Catholic Community Receives Newly Ordained Priest, Celebrates Final Professed Sisters and Silver Jubilarians By Uchechukwu Enem On 22nd of December, 2019, Rev. Fr. Sylvester Dunu, a Silver Jubiliarian Priest from Nise Community, charged Catholic Faithful to learn to start doing the impossible. He made this statement at St. Felix Catholic Church during the reception of 12th ...

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Think Home Philosophy: Bishop Okoye Blesses Healthlink Hospital, Okija Built in Memory of Late Ifebuzor

By Uchechukwu Enem On 5th January, 2020, the Auxiliary Bishop of Awka Diocese, Most. Rev. Jonas Benson Okoye, blessed Healthlink Hospital, Okija, which was built by Dr. Chika Ifebuzor in memory of his parents, Sir Chukwuemeka Clement & Lady Josephine Nwaforobi Ifebuzor Delivering the homily at Christ the King Catholic Church, Okija, the bishop talked about the kingship of Jesus ...

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Golden Cheers As the Okafors Celebrate Golden Jubilee

. . . As Bishop Terms Celebration ‘Survival of Storms’ By Chioma Ndife It was a celebration of the unending love between Mr. Norbert and Mrs. Veronica Okoye on Saturday, January 2, 2020, at their home compound in Adazi-Nnukwu, Anaocha LGA, Anambra State, as dignitaries and people from all walks of life gathered to celebrate the golden jubilee wedding anniversary ...

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