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August 15, 2018

Follow church’s teachings – Bishop Ukwuoma advises newly confirmed

Follow church's teachings - Bishop Ukwuoma advises newly confirmed

Christians have been urged to heed to the teachings of the Church in order not to regret their actions at last. The Catholic Bishop of Orlu, Most Rev Augustine Ukwuoma gave the advise at a two-day pastoral visit to Regina Pacis Parish, Ihioma in Orlu L.G.A, Saturday, June 18 to Sunday 19, 2017.   According to him, the Church remains the light that transforms human nature, through the gospel of Christ and brings development to wherever it comes to, therefore it cannot mislead anyone that comes to her. The bishop said that Catholic Church is the universal church and does…

Cathedraticum: Time to support your bishop

Once a year, Christ’s faithful in the diocese or archdiocese gather around their bishop or archbishop to show concrete, tangible support for his work and projects. This is called Cathedraticum. This takes place during the Lenten period, shortly before Easter. On such occasions, Catholic faithful gather as a unique family to concretize their heartfelt gratitude to their bishop and reaffirm their humble commitment to the teaching, authority and leadership of the bishop. The earliest legislation on the subject seems to be a Canon of the Second Council of Braga (572) defining the various obligatory annual sums of money to be…

Cathedraticum: Support the Archbishop’s Mission-Charity Work

Our Lord Jesus Christ inaugurated the Church’s mission-charity work through his entire life and example. He “went about doing good and curing all who had fallen into the power of the devil” [Acts 10:38. All that he did he charged his Apostles and Disciples to continue to do in memory of him, in furtherance of his redemptive mission. Right from the beginning of the Catholic Church’s organization under St. Peter and the other Apostles, faithful members and new converts to the Church-community expressed their commitment to the Jesus’ way of life or the common Christian way of life by making…