News & Events Around the Parishes

Knight of St. Mulumba Admits Members to 4th Degree

By Chioma Ndife … As Bishop Okoye Calls for Greater Responsibilities, Commitments  The Onitsha Metropolitan Council, Order of the Knights of St. Mulumba, Nigeria, has admitted over 200 members to the 4th degree of the order. The admission to the 4th degree and subsequent investiture of the members drawn from Onitsha, Awka, Enugu, Nsukka, Nnewi, Abakaliki, Awgu and Ekwubia dioceses, ...

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Bishop Ezeokafor Blesses Fr. Aaron Ekwu Beatification Process Office

By Chioma Ndife …Says Glaring Miraculous Evidence Needed for Beatification The Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, His Lordship Most Rev. Paulinus Ezeokafor has called on Catholic Faithful to intensify prayers for Fr. Aaron Ekwu beatification process and to seek God’s intervention especially in obtaining favours in difficult moments through the priest’s name. He noted that seeking for God’s intervention through ...

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Be Evangelisers in Society, Bishop Okpaleke Urges

By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba …Seeks Support for Development of Ekwulobia Diocese The Catholic Bishop of Ekwulobia Diocese, Most Rev Peter Ebere Okpaleke, has condemned what he described as evangelization and moral practice that are only played out in churches, saying that such do not promote human and spiritual growth. Bishop Okpaleke, who stated this in his homily of the concelebrated Holy ...

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Bishop Okpaleke Seeks Support for Akpu Seminary Upgrade

By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba Akpu Region Donates to Diocesan Projects at Cathedraticum …Gives Reasons for Cancellation of 2020 General August Meeting The proprietor of St Dominic Savio Seminary, Akpu, Orumba South LGA, Anambra State and the Catholic Bishop of Ekwulobia Diocese, Most Rev Peter Ebere Okpaleke, has solicited for support from well-meaning individuals and groups, towards the upgrade of the seminary ...

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Ekwulobia Diocese Floats Maranatha Multmedia Centre in Otikpo Parish

By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba The Catholic Diocese of Ekwulobia (CADEK), has disclosed plans to establish her Maranatha Multimedia Centre, the Social Communications Outfit of the diocese, at Otikpo Parish. Announcing this on the occasion of his pastoral visit at St Vincent’s Catholic Parish, Otikpo-Amesi, Aguata LGA, Anambra State, last Sunday, July 19, the Catholic Bishop of Ekwulobia, Most Rev Peter Ebere ...

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Neo-paganism Kills Christian Spirit, Bishop Ezeokafor Warn

By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba The Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, Most Rev Paulinus Ezeokafor, has warned Christians to beware of neo-paganism, which, he said, kills the Christian spirit. Bishop Ezeokafor, who gave the warning in his homily of the concelebrated Holy Mass to mark the 2020 Annual Chrism Mass of the diocese at Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church, Nimo, Njikoka ...

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Appointment of Auxiliary Bishop for Umuahia Diocese, Relief for Bishop Ugorji – CWO President

By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba Acceptance and joy have been greeting the May 30, 2020 appointment of Reverend Father Michael Kalu Ukpong as the Auxiliary Bishop of the 26-year old Catholic Diocese of Umuahia by Pope Francis. The Diocese was erected on March 26, 1994. Baring her mind on the development, the President, Catholic Women’s Organisation (C.W.O), Umuahia Diocese, Lady Victoria Adaora ...

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Bishop Okpaleke Makes 14 New Appointments for Ekwulobia Diocese

By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba Barely three months after his initial first appointments, the Catholic Bishop of the new Ekwulobia Diocese, Most Rev Peter Ebere Okpaleke, has announced fourteen more appointments for the diocese. According to the information released by the Diocesan Chancery, Catholic Diocese of Ekwulobia (CADEK), signed by the Chancellor, Rev Fr Lawrence Nchekwube Nwankwo, and dated July 6, 2020, ...

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Priesthood, Greatest Gift Fr Ugwa

By Ifeoma Ezenyilimba An Umuahia Diocesan priest, Rev Fr Norbert Ugwa, has described the priesthood as the most special and greatest of all the gifts which a new priest received on his ordination. Rev Fr Ugwa, who stated this in his homily of the First Solemn Thanksgiving Mass of the 13th Ogbunka indigenous priest, Rev Fr Emmanuel Ogadimma Okoro, at ...

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Bishop Okpaleke Takes Canonical Possession of Ekwulobia Diocese .Makes First Key Appointments

The will of God, they say, will definitely triumph, notwithstanding the difficulties. Such was the testimony given to the April 29, 2020 historic installation of Most Rev Peter Ebere Okpaleke as the first Bishop of the new Catholic Diocese of Ekwulobia by many people, reports Ifeoma Ezenyilimba, with additional reports from Uche Enem. It will be recalled that Bishop Okpaleke ...

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