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July 16, 2018

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Chukwunyere Parish marks CMO Day

As Chukwunyere Parish marks CMO Day Christian fathers have been advised to radiate the fullness of God’s grace into every nook and cranny of the world, particularly where they live and work. Ezinna Charles Chima Mgbaraho, President, Catholic Men Organization (CMO) Chukwunyere Catholic Parish Mmahu in Ohaji/Egbema LGA, gave the charge in the Address he presented during this year’s Father’s Day celebration on Sunday May 6, 2018. Ezinna Mgbaraho, who described members of CMO as leaders in their homes, church and larger society said that it was incumbent on them to manifest the expected fruits of the spirit at all…

St Helen’s Catholic Church Irete celebrates 2018 CMO Day in grand style

St Helen's Catholic Church Irete celebrates 2018 CMO Day in grand style

…Msgr Eke enjoins fathers to be good ambassadors of Christ It was a day of joy and thanksgiving, Sunday May 6, 2018 at St. Helen’s Cath. Church Irete, Owerri West L.G.A, as members of the Catholic Men Organization (CMO) of the parish joyfully joined their counterparts across the country in marking this year’s feast of their patron, Saint Joseph. The event which began with a two day retreat, ended with high Mass celebrated by the parish priest, Monsignor Anthony Eke. In his homily, Monsignor Eke enjoined Christian fathers to be good ambassadors of the church. While emphasizing on the need…

Maria Assumpta Parish celebrates Father’s Day

CMO President, Emeka Ozoude and Chairman CMO Day Organizing Committee, Cyril Nwokeke leading offertory procession.

  …As work resumes in CMO building project The Catholic Men Organization (CMO) of Maria Assumpta Cathedral Parish Owerri joined their counterparts in Owerri Archdiocese to celebrate this year’s Father’s Day, Sunday May 6.   Activities leading to the grand finale began on April 29 with the unveiling of the CMO Day banner followed by Oru Ogige (clean up of Cathedral premises), a courtesy call on their grand patron, Sir T.C.K. Osuji, visit to some sick members of the organization and a football match between four prayer groups – SS Augustine & Matthew Vs SS Patrick and Philip. The match…

Father’s Day at St. Michael’s Umuguma

Father's Day at St. Michael's Umuguma

… Fr. Onyeneke wants fathers to be treated as kings Christ’s faithful of St. Michael’s Parish Umuguma Sunday 6th May, 2018 joined other Catholics throughout the Archdiocese of Owerri to mark 2018 Father’s Day. It was with joy and excitement that Father’s Day was celebrated in honour of St. Joseph (spouse of Mary) who is the patron saint of Catholic Men Organization (CMO).   Activities marking the feast began the previous day with a seminar titled: Crimes and Environment insecurity in our society presented by Bro Darlington Benjamin. According to him, crime is as old as mankind. He made reference…

St. Benignus Parish celebrates Father’s Day

  The C.M.O day celebration 2018 was marked with funfair at St. Benignus Parish Ihite Isi Mberi, May 6, 2018. The 3-day event started on Friday May 4th with confession and a retreat on the role of Christian fathers in the family, moderated by Rev. Fr. Chibueze Opara. Fr. Opara admonished Christian fathers to always protect their families from hunger, danger, external influence, diseases and illness and above all to bring their family closer to God. The second day featured march past by all the C.M.O groups in the parish and a football match between St. Johnbosco C.M.O and S.S….

St. Mark’s Parish New Owerri celebrates Father’s Day in grand style

Prince Mbata receiving the award from Msgr Akagha

…Honours IMSU Pro-Chancellor, others Activities marking this year’s Father’s Day of St. Mark’s Catholic Parish New Owerri were rounded off on Sunday May 6 with a thanksgiving Mass and conferment of awards to some deserving parishioners and friends of the parish. The three day event began on Friday May 4, with a spiritual talk: “A Christian Father; A call to lead God’s family,” presented by Mr. Emeka Ntamere. The lecture was well attended by CMO members. The next day, Saturday May 5, witnessed an interesting football match between St. Mark’s CMO and their Holy Trinity Parish World Bank counterpart. The…

St Michael’s CMO Ihiagwa celebrates Fathers’ Day

Members of the Catholic Men Organization pose after Mass

– Fr Opurum charges fathers to be Ambassadors of Christ – CMO confers ‘Ezinna’ awards on parishioners The 2018 Fathers’ Day was celebrated with glamour by members of the Catholic Men’s Organiztion (CMO) of St Michael’s Parish Ihiagwa in Owerri West LGA. Activities for this year’s fathers’ Day kicked off with a two-day retreat organized for the men by the CMO on Thursday 3rd and Friday 4th May, 2018. It was preached by Rev. Fr. Philip Ojimanu. The fathers still in the mood of celebration had a novelty football match between St. Matthew and St Peter groups of the CMO….

Blessed Tansi Parish Ugwu Orji celebrates Father’s Day

Rev. Fr. Prof. Izum Onyeocha blessing Christian fathers during the offertory procession

– Honours 24 for outstanding role Christ’s faithful at the Blessed Tansi Catholic Parish Ugwu Orji Owerri, last Sunday May 6, joined other Catholics throughout Nigeria to celebrate this year’s Father’s Day. The Catholic Men Organization (CMO) of the church facilitated the celebration during which a total of 24 parishioners were honoured with various titles for outstanding efforts towards the growth of the parish. Five received the Award of Golden Father in Christ, four got the CMO Couple of the year, and 11 Worthy Father in Christ. One person was honoured as the Golden Mother in Christ while another got…

Mt. Carmel Emekuku marks CMO Day

Cutting of the feast cake by CMO president, supported by Fr. Nwanekwu and other CMO and CWO exco members

Make your role as Christian father lovely – Fr. Nwanekwu The centenary parish of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Emekuku was agog last Sunday with celebration as members of Catholic Men Organization (CMO) of the parish joined their counterparts all over Nigeria to mark this year’s Father’s Day celebration. The fathers who thronged out in their numbers, dressed in their religious uniform and beaming with excitement could be seen playing various roles during the Eucharistic celebration that began the event. Delivering a homily in the Eucharistic celebration to mark the day, Rev. Fr. Eustace Nwanekwu who assisted the Parish Priest,…

2018 CMO Day at St. John’s Parish Umunahu

Fr. B. Nnajiemere (Parish Priest) flanked by D. Nnadi, CMO President (R) Mr. C. Nze, Catechist (L) and other CMO exco members.

  …Fr Nnajiemere harps on truthfulness, uprightness   In line with the Church’s liturgical calendar to commemorate hallowed men and women whose lives and times contributed in shaping the Christian faith, members of the Catholic Men Organization (CMO), St. John’s Catholic Parish Umunahu Uratta Owerri North LGA joyfully joined their counterparts across the country in marking this year’s Feast of their Patron, Saint Joseph. The feast which came up last Sunday and celebrated in the newly elevated parish as maiden edition was kick-started with a Eucharistic celebration presided by the Parish Priest, Rev. Fr. Betrand Nnajiemere. While delivering homily at…