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July 17, 2018

Laity are pillars of Catholic Church – Bishop Amatu

Laity are pillars of Catholic Church - Bishop Amatu

– As Okigwe Diocesan Laity Council honors faithful Most Rev. Dr. Solomon Amamchukwu Amatu, Bishop of Okigwe Diocese celebrated the Eucharist at the Cathedral of Immaculate Conception, Okigwe, Imo State on Saturday 14th October 2017 heralding the investiture and elevation of select faithful by the Diocesan Catholic Laity Council of Nigeria led by Barr. B.E.A Ebearo (KSM). The prelate of Okigwe Diocese concelebrated the Eucharist with Very Rev. Monsignor Vitus Ohagwa, Chaplain of the Diocesan Laity Council and Monsignor Prof. Simon Anyanwu, the Chancellor of Okigwe Diocese with a retinue of priests. In his homily, Bishop Amatu expressed profound salutary…

Owerri Laity Council kicks-off Outreach visit to Parishes

-Begins with Emekuku Zone 1 In order to sensitize the laity on the need to be more active in their apostolate, the Owerri Archdiocesan Catholic Laity Council has embarked on interactive outreach visit to parishes in the Archdiocese. The outreach programme kicked-off on May 26, at Mt. Carmel Parish Emekuku for all the parishes in Zone One. Addressing representatives of the parishes in the zone, the Chairman of Owerri Archdiocesan Catholic Laity Council (OACLCN), Engr. (Prof.) C.D. Okereke (KSM) said the outreach programme was part and parcel of its work-plan in 2013 to visit parishes at zonal level to sensitize…