News & Events Around the Parishes

CMO Awka Diocese Ends 2021 Retreat

…Charges Members to be Role Model Leaders By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba The Catholic Men’s Organisation (CMO), Awka Diocese, has ended its 2021 Annual Retreat with a call on members to be role model leaders in their families, the Church and society. The retreat which was held at Archbishop A.K. Obiefuna Retreat, Pastoral and Conference Centre, Okpuno, Awka South LGA, Anambra State, ...

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Sir/Lady Ekwunife Mark 50th Wedding Anniversary

By Precious Ukeje Sir Alphonsus and Lady Grace Ekwunife, were on Sunday, December 27, 2020, feted by their children and well-wishers, as they marked the 50th anniversary of their wedding; a development which explains that the duo got married in 1970. At a concelebrated Mass held at St Joseph Catholic Church, Ebenebe, officiated by Rev. Fr Anthony Mbonu, the parish ...

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Amesi Town Equips, Inaugurates Reformed Security Outfit

By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba To tackle crime and insecurity in the community, Amesi Town in Aguata LGA, Anambra State, last Saturday, January 23, inaugurated a new and reformed  Vigilante Group which was equipped by the people of the town. Fides gathered that the inauguration, which was held at Central School, Amesi, marked the conclusion of the one month intensive security training ...

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CWO Nigeria Holds General Assembly in Awka

…Launches Magazine, Makes Case for Women, Girl Child The Catholic Women’s Organisation of Nigeria (CWON), has concluded her 2020/2021 General Assembly hosted by the Onitsha Ecclesiastical Province in Awka Diocese. An occasion in which the women’s group launched the 25th edition of Women Echo Magazine, a publication of the organization, reports Precious Ukeje. The national event which was held at ...

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Onwusowulu Family of Agulu Buries Mum @ 77

…Death is an inevitable and a living reality – Bishop Onaga By Mercy Hill/Adejumoke Alebiosu The sacrifices of a mother to her children would always be remembered even after death. Such was the reflection of the recognition of the life and times of the late Noble Lady Regina Amauchenu Onwusowulu (LSJI), a.k.a. Designer, whose body was laid to rest on ...

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Anambra APGA Chairman Celebrates Memories of Late Wife 25th Years After

By Chioma Ndife The Anambra State Chairman of All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), Sir. Norbert Obi alongside his family has recalled the beautiful memories which they shared with Late Mrs. Grace Chinyere Obi. The beautiful memories were recalled in celebration of the deceased’s 25th death Anniversary which commenced with a Eucharistic Mass held at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Egbema Ozubulu, ...

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CEO Jocaro Group Joins Prestigious Nze na Ozo Council with two Brothers

    …Receives Apex Hospital Board Directors Honorary Gift By Chioma Ndife   The Chief Executive Officer of Jocaro Group of companies, Engr. Dominic Ifeanyichukwu Okafor, KSM, alongside his two brothers, Mr. Frederick Azuka Okafor and Mr. JohnPaul Eloduchukwu Okafor have been admitted into the prestigious Igbo Council of Nze na Ozo. The reception of the trio into the Nze an Ozo ...

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Holy Trinity Chapel is the Most Beautiful in Ekwulobia Diocese- Bishop Okpaleke

By Uchechukwu Enem At the blessing and opening of the Chapel of Adoration, Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Isuofia, on 10 January 2021, the Catholic Bishop of Ekwulobia Diocese, Most. Rev. Peter Ebele Okpaleke, announced that the chapel was the most unique and beautiful chapel in Ekwulobia Diocese. While thanking the donor, Mr. Damian Ozoemena Nwankwo, for his love and dedication ...

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Ikenga Community Elects New Executive after 10-Year Stalemate

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh, Precious Ukeje and Adejumoke Alebiosu Amid conviviality and high expectations, the Ikenga Community in Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State, December 29, 2020, concluded the election of members into its executive council to oversee their affairs for a period of four years. The election witnessed members being voted into the offices of the President General, ...

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Umuezeokpala Kindred Ekwulobia Honours Nneoma Chinenye Okonkwo as Osodieme, Ugogbe Umunwanyi

By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba It is said that a prophet is not recognised in his community. But to the proprietor and Chief Matron of Nneoma Maternity Incorporated, Ekwulobia, Matron Chinenye MaryRose Okonkwo, Nneoma, the reverse was the case. This was so as the Umunna (Men’s Wing) and the  Inyomona (Women’s Wing), respectively, of Umuezeokpala Kindred, Ihuokpala Community, Ekwulobia, Aguata LGA, Anambra ...

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