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Bishop’s Desk

THE WATER OF BAPTISM AS THICK AS BLOOD

Speech of His Lordship, Most Rev. Peter Ebere Okpaleke on the First Meeting and On-going Formation of the Zonal Leaders on October 24, 2020 at the Maranatha House, St. Vincent’s Parish Amesi PREAMBLE This vision and mission are not new. The First Special Assembly for Africa of the Synod of Bishops, among other things, reminded Africans of the centrality of ...

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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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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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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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