Tuesday 17th October, 2017
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Obaze felicitates with 18 Catholic priests in Awka

Obaze felicitates with 18 Catholic priests in Awka

The Catholic Diocese of Awka in Anam­bra State has or­dained 18 more priests.

The Awka Diocesan Bishop, His Lordship, Most Rev. Paulinus C Ezeokafor, on Saturday, presided over the ordina­tion mass held at St Pat­rick’s Cathedral, Awka.

Those ordained were Rev Fr Ezenekwe An­thony; Rev Fr Anyaorah Solomon; Rev Fr Okoye Cornelius; Rev Fr Igboka Jude; Rev Fr Nwankwo John; Rev Fr Onwuch­ekwe Emmanuel; Rev Fr Okoye Polycarp; Rev Fr Nwakaeze Martins; Rev Fr Ike Kilian and Rev Fr Nnabugwu Chidiebere.

Others were Rev Fr Ig­boamalu Anthony; Rev Fr Obiano Godwin; Rev Fr Ezulike Christian; Rev Fr Izuakor Fidelis; Rev Fr Okoye Nelson; Rev Fr Onwumelu Gerald; Rev Fr Paschal V. Okafor (SAC) and Rev Fr Fidelis C. Ana­jekwu (SAC).

In his homily, Bishop Ezeokafor reminded the newly ordained Priests that priesthood is the greatest beauty of the Ro­man Catholic Church and charged them to always teach sound doctrines.

Ezeokafor thanked a leading governorship as­pirant in PDP, Mr Oseloka Henry Obaze for sponsor­ing the vestments of the newly ordained priests.