News & Events Around the Parishes

Remembering Fr Aaron Ekwu

By Adejumoke Aminat Alebiosu The Catholic Diocese of Awka recently celebrated 2022 Rev. Fr Aaron Ekwu’s Day at St Matthew’s Parish Amawbia, Awka South LGA, Anambra State. This is an annual celebration held by the Diocese towards the Beatification of Fr Aaron Ekwu. Delivering his homily during the mass, The Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, Most Rev. Paulinus C. Ezeokafor, ...

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St Patrick’s Parish, Agụlụ, Receives Bishop Ezeokafor after 6 Years

… Launches Hundred Million Project for St Albert the Great College. 325 Faithful Receive Sacrament of Confirmation  By Amarachukwu Opkunobi The entire parishioners and priests working in St Patrick’s Catholic Church, Agụlụ, Anaocha Local Government Area, on Monday, April 18, 2022, warmly received the Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, Most Rev Paulinus Ezeokafor, as he made his pastoral visit to ...

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Bishop Ezeokafor Empowers 35 Less Privileged Persons with Items, Cash

By Mercy Hill / Isdore Ndubuisi The Catholic Diocese of Awka, through the Justice Development and Peace Caritas, JDPC, Thursday, 7 April 2022, used over two million Naira to empower 35 indigent people at the Diocesan Catholic Secretariat, Awka, Anambra State. Out of the 35 beneficiaries who were selected from various parishes in the Diocese. Eleven people received brand new ...

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Chief Onwuaso, CEO, Ideal Buttered Bread, Laid to Rest at 94 years

By Amarachukwu Okpunobi The Chief Executive Officer, CEO, of Ideal Buttered Bread, Chief Raphael Onyechi Onwuaso, also known as Ozumba, Omeibuo, Ezeafuluanya, was on Thursday, 7th April, 2022, laid to rest in his country home in Umudioka Village, Awka, Awka South Local Government Area, Anambra State. Ideal buttered bread was the famous bread industry founded by the late Onwuaso in ...

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Bishop Ezeokafor Celebrates Easter with Less Privileged

By Adejumoke Aminat Alebiosu & Amarachukwu Okpunobi The Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, Most Rev. Paulinus C. Ezeokafor, celebrates Easter with the less privileged. The annual celebration took place today, Saturday, April 16, at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Awka, Awka South L.G.A, Anambra State. While addressing the people of God, the Catholic Prelate charged them not to lose hope as things ...

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Awka Diocese Opens a Business Centre

… A Dream Come true – Bishop Ezeokafor By Amarachukwu Okpunobi Another feather was added by the Catholic Diocese of Awka, last Tuesday, April 5, 2022, at St Patrick’s Cathedral Awka, in the world of Information and Technology  as Priests and religious joined Bishop Paulinus Ezeokafor, the Chief Shepherd of Awka Diocese to bless the newly equipped business centre owned ...

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St Patrick’s Cathedral Ends 2022 Patron Feast Day

…As Parishioners Receive Awards By Amarachukwu Okpunobi and Isdore C. Ndubuisi The Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, Most Reverend Paulinus C. Ezeokafor, has joined the supreme Catholic pontiff, Pope Francis, other Cathedrals and Parishes bearing St. Patrick’s. The one week event which began on Monday, March 14, with a line up of activities all through the week, ended with a ...

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St Patrick’s College, Awka Marks 2022 Patron Saint’s Feast Day

….Inaugurates Bishop Ezeokafor Music Academy & Old Boys/Girls Association ….Blesses School Building and Music Studio By Adejumoke Alebiosu and Isdore C. Ndubuisi One of the Mission schools of the Catholic Church, St Patrick’s College, Awka, Awka South LGA, Anambra State, has celebrated the 2022 Feast Day of St. Patrick’s, the patron saint of the college. The event took place on ...

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St Paul’s Achalla Marks 2022 International Women’s Day

… Women Demand Skill Acquisition Centre By Amarachukwu Okpunobi To mark the International Women’s Day, St Paul’s Catholic Church, Achalla, Awka North Local Government Area, On Wednesday, March 16, 2022, organised a seminar to celebrate the day which was celebrated all over the world on Tuesday, March 8, 2022, with the theme ‘Breaking the Bias’. The celebration which was not ...

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Iyom Omalu Laid to Rest

By Adejumoke Alebiosu The family of Omalu on Friday, March 18, 2022 committed their mother late Iyom Caroline Chinwedu Omalu to mother earth with a funeral Mass at St Francis Catholic Church Enugwu-Ukwu, Njikoka LGA, Anambra State. Delivering his Homily, titled Life and Death and the Mercy of God, at the Funeral Mass, Rev. Fr Peter Valentine Uzozie, Parish Priest, ...

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