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August 17, 2018

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,…

Priests enjoined to be available to God’s people – As 2013 Owerri Archdiocesan Priests celebrate anniversary

Priests have been advised to organize their lives in a way that will make them always available to the people of God, for whom they were ordained. Rev. Fr. Eustace Nwanekwu, Assistant Parish Priest of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church Emekuku in Owerri-North LGA, gave the charge Wednesday, August 17, 2016 while delivering a homily at the Assumpta Press Chapel Owerri during a Eucharistic celebration to mark  the third  year  priestly anniversary of Owerri Archdiocesan priests, 2013 set. He described availability as an important quality of a good priest, pointing out that a priest who is always available to hear confessions,…

Don’t joke with your prayer life – Priest advises married couples

Rev. Fr. Eustace Nwanekwu, the Assistant Parish Priest and Rev Patrick  Onyeka with the newly wedded couples after Mass. Married couples have been advised not to joke with their prayer life if they want to live in peace. The advice came from the Assistant Parish Priest of Mt. Carmel Church Emekuku in Owerri-North LGA, Rev. Fr. Eustace Nwanekwu while preaching homily at the wedding Mass of nine couples of the parish recently (Saturday July 9). He explained to them that prayer was necessary to enable them understand and appreciate each other and to nip causes of disagreement in the bud….

Mount Carmel College Emekuku sends forth former Administrators, SS3 students

The chaplain, Rev. Fr. Eustace Nwanekwu with the SS3 students shortly after Mass. The 74-year-old Mount Carmel College Emekuku, recently (July 9, 2016) organized a send-forth ceremony for her former administrators as well as the out-going SS3 students. In ceremony for Mass which preceded the occasion, the school Chaplain, Fr. Eustace Nwanekwu commended the graduands whose joy knew no bounds to God, as they go into the larger society. He admonished them to be good ambassadors of their Alma Mater by being of good conduct and never disappoint their parents as well as the teachers they are leaving behind. Fr….

Final Profession: Mt. Carmel Parish receives Sr. Immaculata Obi

Rev. Sr. Immaculata Obi flanked by priests and female religious after Mass. The joy of parishioners of Mount Carmel Catholic Church Emekuku, their friends and well-wishers, knew no bounds, Sunday September 13, 2015, as they accorded a rousing reception to one of their own, an illustrious daughter, who had done them proud. She is, Rev. Sr. Immaculata Obi, who took her Final vow recently, as a female religious of the Daughters of Divine Love (DDL) Congregation. Speaking at the occasion, the Parish Priest, Very Rev. Fr. Dr. Alex Okoro, who also presided at the Eucharistic celebration, advised Sr. Obi to…

Mount Carmel Emekuku Gets First Marian Grotto

  The first Grotto of the Blessed Virgin Mary at Mount Carmel Catholic Church Emekuku, in Owerri-North LGA is now open for public devotion. This followed the blessing of the – N2 million Grotto of Mary the Mother of Perpetual Help on Wednesday July 16, 2015 by Very Rev. Msgr. Kevin Akagha, who represented the Catholic Archbishop of Owerri, His Grace Most Rev. Anthony J.V. Obinna. The occasion which started at 5 pm on the eventful day, attracted many Parishioners including dignitaries such as Sir Ambrose Ejiogu, Chief and Lolo Henry Megwa, whose son, Chiedozie built and donated the Grotto,…