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July 20, 2018

Bishop Amatu warns religious to avoid distractions

Late Bro Augustine Ojukwu laid to rest

… As Bro Augustine joins Saint Triumphant  The Catholic Bishop of Okigwe, Most Rev. Solomon Amatu, has advised the Religious to put up a cheerful face in all circumstances. The prelate gave this advice on Friday 15th June 2018 at the funeral of Rev. Bro. Augustine Ojukwu FMS. The chief shepherd observed that atimes, many religious behave as if they were forced into choosing that vocation. He extolled the late Religious, Bro. Augustine, as one who deserved to be emulated for showing no iota of regret in his choice of vocation. The Local ordinary used the story of a certain…

KSM invests 4th Degree Knights in Owerri Metro

KSM invests 4th Degree Knights in Owerri Metro

Top echelon of the Order of Knights of St. Mulumba Nigeria converged once more on the magnificent church of Immaculate Heart of Mary Alike Obowo in Okigwe Diocese on Sunday 3rd September 2017 for conferment of 4th Degree rank on 10 brothers and sisters of the Order. The Catholic Bishop of Okigwe, Most Rev. Solomon Amatu, was represented by the Vicar General I, Rev. Fr. Dr. Cajetan Ehiem, at the Holy Mass preceding the investiture, which was performed by the Worthy Supreme Knight Engr/Barr. Myke-Mary Nwosu, assisted by some supreme officers of the Order among them Sis Pat Ngor Nwachukwu…

Christmas: Don’t succumb to recession -Bishop Amatu tells Nigerians

The Catholic Bishop of Okigwe, Most Rev. Solomon Amatu has enjoined Nigerians to fasten their belts and take the difficult times as they come instead of succumbing to its pressure; assuring them that they could still make good achievements in the face of recession. Bishop Amatu made the call at the Cathedral of Immaculate Cenception Okigwe in a Christmas message to the faithful, during an exclusive session with our Okigwe Correspondent, PeterClaver Ubochi, shortly after Celebrating the 2016 Special Christmas with members of Okigwe Diocesan Council of  Catholic Women Organization (OCCWO). He argued that in human history, there has not…

70 matriculate at School of Nursing, Umulogho

A total of 70 student nurses, who had successfully scaled through the often-dreaded Preliminary Training Studies (PTS) examination, were on Friday, December 6, 2013 capped during a colourful capping/matriculation ceremony of Batch 2012 set of the School of Nursing, Our Lady of Mercy Hospital Umulogho, Obowo. The ceremony, which was attended by parents and guardians of the matriculants, also attracted dignitaries from all walks of life including top government officials, health experts such as Principals of other schools of nursing in Imo State, priests and religious. His Lordship, Most Rev. Solomon Amatu, Catholic Bishop of Okigwe and proprietor of the…