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May 28, 2018

New Book, “The Parish, our Mission” launched

Fr Alex Okoro speaks about the new book while Fr Henry Opara beams with smiles

  At St. Mary’s Church Umuawuka It was all joy and excitement, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Umuawuka Emii, in the Owerri North LGA, Sunday December 31, 2017, as parishioners celebrated this year’s Feast of the Holy Family with a difference. The occasion was the launching of a-187 page, well designed, printed book edited by no other than their parish priest, Rev. Fr. Henry Opara, titled: “The Parish, Our Mission.” According to Fr. Opara in the preface, “I believe that Pastoral Ministry, is among other things, a formation ministry. It is the task of the priest to take the parishioners…

“ROCHAS ANAYO OKOROCHA & CO EXPOSED ” (2)

  WHAT HAPPENDED – AFTER 3 YEARS – THE BOOK WAS NOT LAUNCHED!! I met Governor Rochas and personal assistants at least six times to find out what had happened to the book! No meaningful explanation of what was going on. Most of my friends who got worried urged me to meet him personally. I summoned courage and met him one day in his global office. “Sir I wonder…..(Rochas) ….Oh! Father, I am sorry…….(called different aids and secretaries, scolded some….and regretted something had not been done? (Fr. Ndiokwere), Sir I didn’t write that book to make money. No!! I don’t…

BOOK REVIEW TITLE: SEARCHING FOR DIAMONDS ON DUNGHILLS; A WALK IN THE PARK?

AUTHOR: Clement U. Ewulum BOOK REVIEWER: Rev. Fr. Dr. Alaribe Gilbert   The author of the book is a Solicitor and Advocate, with a special interest in literary creations. He brings into the writing of this book the encyclopedic mind of a Lawyer and combines it with the artistic skills of a literary enthusiast. The result is a lucid and engrossing portrait of the life-sustaining web of human, environmental and spiritual relations. Below, we would go through the details of the book and see how best the book recommends itself to every keen observer of the political scene in Imo…

Chukwukere launches six books at ago

Recently six books were launched at Villa Mariae Owerri by Patrick Chukwukere.  The books are: (1) 9 Ways of Being Accessory to Another’s Sin; (2) As the Centenary of the Fatima Apparitions Draws Near; (3) Are they in the Bible?, (4)5 Major attacks on the Virgin Mary; (5)The History of the Catholic Church in Uzoagba 1913-2011; (6) Pelting Stones at the Papacy.   Rev. Fr. Dr. Austin Echema, Professor of Liturgy Catholic Institute of West Africa (CIWA) reviewed The History of the Catholic Church in Uzoagba 1913-2011; 5 Major attacks on the Virgin Mary and 9 Ways of Being Accessory…

BOOK REVIEW: ROCHAS REVOLUTION, Leadership By Example

BOOK REVIEW Title:                      ROCHAS REVOLUTION, Leadership By Example Author:               Rev. Fr. Nathaniel I. Ndiokwere Pagination:     240 Pages Reviewer:       Mr. Brendan Ikechukwu Nwaozor; Principal Information Officer;                                               Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism, Owerri. The author, Rev. Fr. Dr. Nathaniel I. Ndiokwere is not new in contributing to the literary world, as he has to his credit some of the soundest quotable materials which are regularly used in academic parameters. Beginning this project with a simple quote from the Book of Proverbs in the Bible highlights the author’s status as clergyman of sound intellectual…