News & Events Around the Parishes

PONTIFICAL COUNCIL FOR PROMOTION OF THE NEW EVANGELIZATION

“Prayer by the Church was fervently being made to God” (cf. Acts 12:5) Let us pray for the end of the pandemic united in the recitation of the Holy Rosary together with the Shrines around the world. INTRODUCTION Pope Francis is requesting that during this month of May the entire Church invoke the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary for ...

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St Joseph the Worker Adazi-Nnukwu Mark Feast, Fathers’ Day

…As Fathers Take over Mass Service By Precious Ukeje It was a moment of excitement as well as solemnity accompanied by a pool of activities at St Joseph the Worker Catholic Parish, Adazi-Nnukwu, last Sunday, May 2, 2021, as they celebrated feast day, paying reverence to their patron saint. This coincided with the celebration of fathers’ day which held simultaneously ...

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The A]usi’s Lay Patriarch to Rest in Agulu

By Precious Ukeje and Adejumoke Alebiosu Gathered at Okpu Village, Agulu, in Anaocha Local Government Area of Anambra State, Saturday, April 24, 2021, were family, friends and well wishers as the remains of the Late James Odira Anusi, uncle to the Director of Fides Media, Rev. Fr Dr Martin Anusi, was committed to rest. A concelebrated Holy Mass in honour ...

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St Michael’s Ngo Igboukwu, Second Dedicated Church in Ekwulobia Diocese

By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba The one year old plus Catholic Diocese of Ekwulobia (CADEK), on Mission Sunday, added to history, her second dedicated church, when the Bishop of CADEK, Most Rev Peter Ebere Okpaleke, in a well-attended ceremony last Sunday, April 25, 2021, dedicated the beautifully finished St Michael’s Catholic Church, Ngo, Igboukwu, Aguata LGA, Anambra State, to be in totality, ...

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Akpu Catholic Community celebrates Pioneer Priest @ 50

…Fr Uchem is a pacesetter in Akpu Catholic community- Fr Paschal Paul Okeke By Mercy Hill Priestly ordination anniversaries are always an occasion of thanksgiving and celebration, especially when it is a significant celebration as the golden jubilee. On 17th April 2020, Very Rev Fr JohnEdmund Ndubuisi Uchem, who is the first indigenous priest of Akpu community in Orumba south ...

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St Dominic’s Parish Adazi-Enu Celebrates 35 Years Anniversary, Octogenarians

… Fr Nwosu’s 83rd Birthday, 46th Priestly Anniversary, Also Celebrated By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba In line with an Igbo adage which says, “celebrate one while one is alive and not on his death”, St Dominic’s Parish, Adazi-Enu, Anaocha LGA, Anambra State, on Easter Sunday, celebrated the birthdays of her parishioners who had attained 80 years of age and above; and on ...

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First Pastoral Visit in 8 Years to St Joseph’s Umuawulu

…Bishop Okoye Blesses Multiple Projects, Church Awardees By Precious Ukeje St Joseph’s Catholic Church, Umuawulu, on Sunday, April 11, 2021, received the Auxiliary Bishop of Awka Diocese, Most Rev. Jonas Benson Okoye, on a pastoral visit to the parish. It was the first time in eight years since a bishop was last received in such occasion at the parish. The ...

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CYON Awka Diocese Celebrates 35th Youth Day

…Installs Patron, Patroness By Adejumoke Alebiosu It was a moment of euphoria in Awka, as the Catholic Youth Organization of Nigeria (CYON) of the Catholic Diocese of Awka celebrated the 35th World Youth Day, 2021, reports Adejumoke Alebiosu. The event which was held at Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church, Nimo, Njikoka L.G.A., Anambra State, featured installation of patrons and ...

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