Before Thee Ecclesia CADEK

Before thee oh Mother CADEK

United in Thy Trinity Blessing

We come in wondrous Praise

Our Bishop Okpaleke Shepherding.

We come before thee Ecclesia CADEK

We rejoice in your gifts to us

Of Ecclesia CADEK we recall

Our joys to eternity sings

We your presbyterium with cymbals and ogene

Fluting, praying, beseeching thee

Never ever shall we stop chorusing

Priestly people praying and praising.

Zion song we shall in CADEK sing

To Your Glory Chant forever and ever.

In all CADEK Land and beyond

With Opi,Oja,Une and Ogene

Rosary,Mass and Adoring

We come in prayers for Ecclesia CADEK

Our journey we have set afoat.

Your indwelling spirit come

Chanting and praying thrice

Veni sancte spiritus!!!

 

Our Chancery Complex is daunting

Spiritual year seminary weighs us

Our Bishop in cubicle operating

Retreat center house is beckoning

Needed ingredients for stability.

Ecclesia CADEK is your gift to your people.

Whom you chose from ages before

Making it real in our time.

We come before thy Holy Presence.

A gift real, Sacred and unique

Like earthenware jar we carry

But you holding the power transcendent

For in you we beget our essence.

We,your lay faithful in prayers and actions

In union under our Bishop

Ready, willing, supporting.

We come,see to conquer,Lord!

We Come from Ekwulọbịa

We come from Orumba

We come from Achina

CADEK Regions United in love.

We come in faith

We come in joy

We come in communion

We come in love shared

We come before thee Ecclesia CADEK

We pledge allegiance

We pledge commitment

We pledge grassroot evangelization

Strong Missionaries, Witnessing

On the patronage of St Joseph and Mama Mary

Thy Holy Apostles come

All thy saints in heaven

Interceding for Ecclesia CADEK we seek

Till you come again

But, before then oh Trinity

Help us to win

Aid us conquer souls

We are ready,we are here.

Before thee Oh Mother CADEK

United in Thy Trinity Blessing

We come in wondrous Praise

Our Bishop Okpaleke Shepherding.

 

By Umennadi Kizito Chukwunonso ( Rev Fr.)

(July,31st 2021, Feast of St Ignatius Of Loyola.)