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The Physically Challenged are Part of Us – Bishop Ezeokafor

By Uche Enem The Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, Most Rev Paulinus Ezeokafor, has rolled out the diocese’s plans to accommodate the physically challenged and make things easier for them. In this interview with Fides Media Director, Rev Fr Dr Martin Anusi and Uche Enem, the Bishop explains how it will be done, while advising the youths on how to ...

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FROM “BEING WITH” TO “BEING FOR”: THE VALUE OF A CARING PRESENCE

Message of HIS LORDSHIP MOST REV. PAULINUS C. EZEOKAFOR for the 2019 World Communications Day Pope Francis uses his 2019 World Communication message to remind us how interconnected we are, using the analogy of the web and the Internet. At the centre of his message is our belongingness to one another (Eph. 4:25). In the beautiful analogy in I Cor. ...

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CHRISTMAS: THE MOMENT OF TRUTH

2018 Christmas Message of His Lordship Most Rev. Paulinus C. Ezeokafor, to the Family of God in Awka Diocese Dear People of God, May the grace and peace from God the Father and our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. The annual feast of commemorating the nativity of the King of the universe, son of David from the stock ...

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Carol of Nine Lessons

Organised in honour of the diocesan Bishop and welfare Home Priests by Mr/Mrs Emeka Ezendu at Priest welfare home in Thomas Aquinas Parish, Awka on 19th December, 2018. Time is 6-7pm. you are invited.

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DO NOT BE AFRAID, DO NOT BE DISCOURAGED” (Deut 31:8)

An Invitation to Action for National Harmony and Peace A Communiqué issued at the end of the Second Plenary Meeting of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) at Pinnacle Guest Inn and Resort, Sokoto, Sokoto State, 6-14 September 2018. 1. PREAMBLE We, the Catholic Bishops of Nigeria, held our Second Plenary Meeting for the year at Pinnacle Guest Inn ...

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Auxiliary Bishop for Canon Law Seminar

The Auxiliary Bishop will be going for the Canon Law Professional Seminar, Wednesday, 9th March 2016. So he will not be in the office. Those who wish to see him could come today, Tuesday 8th March.

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Pastoral Visit to St. Paul’s Akpo

The Bishop, Most Rev. P.C. Ezeokafor, pays his Pastoral Visit to St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Akpo, on Sunday, 26 June 2016. You’re invited (Signed: Rev. Fr Augustine Onyebuchi, the Parish Priest).

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Bishop’s Office Resumes

Bishop’s Office Resumes Tuesday, 5 April, 2016. As usual, Tuesdays for the laity and Wednesdays for the Clergy & Religious (Chancellor).

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Diocesan Guideline on Burial

Diocesan Guideline on Burial prohibits serving of food/distribution of souvenirs NOT ONLY in the Church/Rectory premises, but elsewhere ipso facto. The idea of serving food outside the Fathers’ house is ULTRA VIRES. The Diocesan Bishop most paternally appeals that we keep to this Guideline. Priests and Religious from other Dioceses should be informed (Chancellor)

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The Bishop thanks the Diocesan Finance Council Members

The Diocesan Bishop, Most Rev P.C. Ezeokafor, expresses his gratitude to the members of the Diocesan Finance Council for their presence and wonderful contributions at the Diocesan Finance Council meeting held at MASDEVAN Farm in Urum, on Thursday, 31st March 2016. The Bishop imparts his paternal blessings on them and their entire families and wishes them a grace-filled Easter. (Sign: ...

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