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June 20, 2018

Owerri Archdiocese gets new Pastoral Council Executive

Owerri Archdiocese gets new Pastoral Council Executive

  … New JDPC Director The Most Rev Anthony Obinna, Catholic Archbishop of Owerri has announced the appointment of new Archdiocesan Pastoral executive. Archbishop Obinna unveiled the new exco during the Owerri Archdiocesan Pastoral Council meeting held at Obiri-Odenigbo, Maria Assumpta Cathedral Extension, March 10. The four new Archdiocesan officials are: Barr. Anthony U. Emeana, Chairman, Engr. Cyprian Eke, Vice-Chairman, Dr. Mike Nwachukwu, Secretary, and Mrs. Ngozi Stella Nwaneri, Assistant Secretary. Archbishop Obinna, who is the President of the Council, described the new appointees as “respectable persons who have already been serving God and the church in various offices prior…

2013 Odenigbo Committee Inaugurated

The Most Rev. Anthony J.V. Obinna, Catholic Archbishop of Owerri and founder Odenigbo lecture series has inaugurated the Committee to organize this year’s Owerri Archdiocesan Day/Odenigbo lecture. The 90-man Committee is headed by Mr. Paschal O. J. Ihemedu with Prof. Obiajulu Emejulu as Secretary. Inaugurating the Committee on Monday, June 10,  at the Assumpta Secretariat Hall Owerri, Archbishop Obinna expressed satisfaction with the progress of the lecture series, stressing that “it is yielding fruits, especially among our English-Speaking Igbo”. He recalled years when people, who addressed public gatherings in Igbo language were regarded as illiterates, saying that “today the reverse…

KSM St. Paul’s Sub-Council Owerri elects new Executive

St. Paul’s Sub-Council Knights of St. Mulumba Owerri, on Saturday, May 18, 2013 elected a new executive to pilot the affairs of the Sub-Council for the next three years.  This followed the expiration of the tenure of the former executive led by Bro Paschal O.J. Ihemedu. Prior to the election, Bro. Ihemedu expressed gratitude for the support and unstinting cooperation given to him by his fellow brothers and charged them not to relent in the service of God and defence of the Catholic Church.  Bro. Ihemedu sued for peaceful conduct of the election and wished the new executive a successful…