News & Events Around the Parishes

Disciplined Lifestyle, Spirituality, Story Behind My Father’s Legacy – Mother Dike

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Discipline, spirituality, passion and love for people, were some of the factors that played a great role in making the late patriarch of the Dike-Uzoka family of Enu-Avomimi Village, Enugwu-Ukwu in Njikoka LGA of Anambra State, live to the ripe old age of 92 years. One of the children of the deceased, M. Anastasia Ebelechukwu Dike, ...

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Tansi Int’l College Celebrates 2023 Annual Feast, Parents’ Day

… Parents, you are First Educators of your Children – Bishop Ezeokafor By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Tansi International College, Awka (TICA), Saturday, January 21, 2023, celebrated the feast day of their patron saint, Fr Iwene Tansi, Blessed. The school also received the proprietor of the college and the Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, Most Rev. Paulinus Ezeokafor, who administered the ...

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Madam Bridget Nwankwo Rests at 84

…As Rev. Fr. Jude Nwankwo, Family Members Bid Adieu to Late Mother By Anthony Akin-Amolafe In celebration of a life well lived, the family of the late Madam Bridget Elebemchi Nwankwo (Nee Ogochukwu), laid her to rest on Saturday, 14, January at her husband’s residence, Aguluzigbo, Anaocha Local Government Area, Anambra State. The event began on Friday, 13th January 2022, ...

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St Patrick’s College, Awka Invests 573 Students

…Enroll your children in schools that build them Spiritually, Academically and Morally – Bishop Ezeokafor By Alexander Johnson Adejoh The newly admitted students of St. Patrick’s College, Awka, in Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra State, were last Sunday, January 15, formally vested in the college at her annual investiture ceremony ritual. The investiture ceremony which was accompanied by ...

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Propagating Catholic Faith, My Greatest Achievement in Priesthood – Fr Eche

 …Celebrates 70th Birthday, 40th Priestly Anniversary By Chioma Ndife Adazi-Ani-born Awka Diocesan priest, Rev. Fr. Peter Elochukwu Eche,has said that propagating the Catholic faith, winning souls for Christ and remaining a priest, have been the greatest achievements of his 40 years journey in the ministerial priesthood. Fr. Eche made the statement while speaking to Fides on his journey into the ...

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Enugwu Agidi Catholic Community Marks Century of Catholicism

By Fr. Pio Anthony Okafor On Friday, December 30, 2022, the feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph, the Catholic Community of St. John’s Catholic Church, Enugwu Agidi, Njikoka LGA of Anambra State, celebrated 100 years of Catholicism in the town. During the Holy Mass, the bishop’s secretary, Rev Fr Evaristus Iheanacho, who stood in for the ...

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Mrs Philomena Ozumba Receives Pontifical Award, Mark’s 77th Birthday Anniversary

By Anthony Akinmolafe Following the announcement of her Pontifical Award in November and over seven decades of existence, Mrs Philomena Azuka Ozumba (Nnediugwu, Nwayigbue-efi) celebrated her birthday. The event which took place on Thursday, 29th December 2022, featured a Pontifical Mass of thanksgiving at St. Francis Catholic Church, Urunnebo, Enugwu-Ukwu, Njikoka LGA of Anambra State and a reception at her ...

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Soludo Vows to Apprehend Culprits over Recent Killings in State

By Jude Atupulazi The governor of Anambra State, Prof Chukwuma Soludo, has vowed to bring to justice, those behind the recent wave of cult related killings in parts of the state, especially in Obosi and Awka. In Obosi, the President General of the Community, Hon. Ike Okolo, was reportedly shot dead in a petrol station on Monday, 2nd January, 2022, ...

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