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Go To Joseph Series [4]

Joseph, Preserver of the Bread of Life and the Wheat of the Elect By Martin Nchedo Umeatuegbu Our ongoing reflections on the Foster-Father of Jesus, St Joseph, precisely the second and third in the series have constantly kept in touch with the opening antiphon of the _Little Office of St Joseph_, where several titles are given to him as salutations. ...

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Lawmakers Lift Ban on Employment

…Pass Judiciary Funds Management Bill into Law By Abuchi Onwumelu The Anambra State House of Assembly has passed a bill for a law to provide for the management of funds accruing to Anambra State Judiciary from the consolidated revenue fund of the state to ensure accountability, transparency, effective and efficient utilization of the funds. The House passed the bill during ...

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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 ...

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Clergy Blames Nigeria’s Woes on Incompetent Leadership

By Jude Dangwam The Catholic Bishop of Bauchi Diocese, Most Rev. Dr. Hilary Dachelem, has lamented that Nigeria is gradually collapsing due to the incompetence of its leaders, and urged President Buhari to do the needful. Bishop Dachelem, who made the disclosure recently during an interview with newsmen at St. John the Evangelist’s Catholic Cathedral, Bauchi also decried the rising ...

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Intimacy and the Priesthood (In Honour of St. John Vianney)

By Rev Fr. David Okolie Priests and priestly candidates should not run away from relationships, both with the same and the opposite sex. However, they should seriously avoid INTIMACY (Exclusive Relationship). Intimacy hardly goes without bodily expressions and that brings in the whole idea of carnal pleasure It may start at the initial stage with gentle patting, hugging and before ...

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National Library of Nigeria Launches New App for Instant Processing of ISBN, ISSN

By Chimezie Ibedu To ease the difficulties and delays experienced by authors, publishers and other key players in the book chain in obtaining the International Standard Book Number (ISBN), and International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) in Nigeria, the National Library of Nigeria (NLN) has deployed an internet application that can process these in approximately twenty minutes. This was disclosed by ...

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Perm. Sec. Appointment: Friends, Family Join Lady Nwando Obiano in Thanksgiving to God

By Chioma Ndife Following the recent appointment of Barr. Mrs. Nwando Obiano (Ph.D) as a Permanent Secretary in Anambra State Civil Service, the entire family of Dr. Edwin Obiano, KSM, alongside friends, well-wishers and top government officials organized a thanksgiving in appreciation to God for the elevation. The thanksgiving Mass which was held on Sunday, August 1, at St. Theresa’s ...

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Hon. Emeneka, Obienyem, Obidike, Akamelu Others Bag Catholic Church Meritorious Award

By Chioma Ndife The member representing Anambra East Constituency in the State House of Assembly, Hon. Obinna Emeneka, has been given a meritorious award for his phenomenal contributions and efforts towards the growth and development of Sacred Heart Chapliancy, Ngozika Estate, Awka, Anambra State. The award was conferred on Emenaka by the Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, His Lordship Most ...

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Akwa United beat MFM to win first-ever Nigeria premier league

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Akwa United Football Club of Uyo last Sunday won the 2020/2021 Nigeria Professional Football League, with one round of matches to go in the 38-week competition. The 25-year-old club, who were winning their first premier league title, beat MFM FC of Lagos 5-2 in their week 37 match. Akwa United have now moved to 71 points ...

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