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May 27, 2018

Lady Angelina Adaugo Oguh bows out at 66 years

Sr Angelina Adaugo Oguh

  The Noble Order of Knights of St. John International as usual, turned out in their numbers to accord a befitting burial to one of her illustrious members, Sr Angelina Adaugo Oguh who bowed out of this mortal existence at the age of 66. During the homily at the Requiem Mass at St. Rose’s Catholic Parish Ihitte Ezinihitte Thursday April 19, 2018, Rev. Fr. Evaristus Mbanusi asserted that no accident can take away a person’s life unless as destined by God. He supported his assertion with examples of many who scaled through serious accidents and those who couldn’t no matter…

KSJI: Owerri Grand elects, installs new officers

KSJ Owerri Grand elects

Invests 42 Knights in Full Dress, Marching Uniforms Holds Award ceremony The Owerri Grand Commandery of the Noble Order of Knights of St. John International (KSJI) and its Ladies Auxiliary (LAUX) have elected new officers to run their affairs. This followed the successful end of the 12th & 11th Biennial Convention of the Order, held from Wednesday, December 6, to Saturday, December 9, 2017 at the KSJI, complex behind the Maria Assumpta Cathedral Owerri. The theme of the Convention was: “The Fatima Apparitions: Lessons for Nigeria” those who voted at the election were accredited delegates from the 26 Local Commanderies…

KSJI: Noble Lady Viola Onwuliri, LAUX National President visits Owerri Grand Auxiliary

The Supreme Subordinate Respected President of the Ladies Auxiliary (LAUX) Knights of St. John International (KSJI), Noble Lady (Prof) Viola Onwuliri, has ended a two-day official visit to the Owerri Grand Ladies Auxiliary. She was accompanied on the visit by other national officers and Board of Trustees from across the country. The visit coincided with the second Quarterly Meeting of the Joint Supreme Board of Trustees of the Ancient and Noble Order, held in Owerri from July 7 to 8, 2017. The activity-packed visit started with a Red carpet reception accorded the former Minister of State for Education on arrival…

KSJI Ladies Auxiliary donates house to widow in Mbano

Joy knew no bounds at Ewuru, a suburb community in Umunachi autonomous community in Osuama clan, Isiala Mbano LGA of Imo State on Monday 19th December 2016 as the supreme subordinate Ladies Auxiliary Knights of St. John International Nigeria stormed the community with unprecedented outpouring of charity. Occasion was the commissioning of the widow’s housing project which beneficiary was Lady Elfreda Aloka and her only son. It all began with a concelebrated Eucharistic Sacrifice at which the Bishop of Okigwe Most Rev. S.A. Amatu presided. He was represented by the Vicar General II, Very Rev. Dr. Barth Nnaemedo. Other concelebrants…

KSJI: District 8 Ladies round off Year of Mercy activities

Ladies Auxiliary (LAUX) of District 8, Knights of St. John International (KSJI) Owerri Grand Commandery, Tuesday October, 25, 2016, rounded off their programme for the church’s Year of Mercy. Participants in the Rosary Procession and Eucharistic Celebration which took place at the Maria Assumpta Cathedral Owerri came from the four Ladies Auxiliary Commanderies of the district. They are: LAUX 350 Owerri, LAUX 473 Akabo, LAUX 488 Izombe and LAUX 585 Aladinma. The occasion kicked off with the Rosary procession around the Cathedral, starting from the Obiri Odenigbo pavilion at about 11am, praying and singing till they entered the Cathedral Door,…

KSJI: SSC Ladies Auxiliary Widow’s Housing Project kicks off at Mbano

A two-bedroom Housing project for a widow, a Lady Auxiliary of Knights of St. John International (KSJI), Lady Alfreda Aloka has kicked off at Umunachi Osuama in Isiala Mbano LGA, Imo State. She belongs to LAUX 490 Isiala Mbano. The project is being funded by the Supreme Subordinate (National), Commandery of the Ladies Auxiliary (LAUX) of the Order. The epoch-making event, the first of its kind by the LAUX at the national level, attracted the cream of the community. They included: the crown Prince of the community, Prince Facetus Onuoha, members of the Aloka kindred, President General of the community,…

Knighthood aspirants receive lectures on discipline, KSJI structure

  Aspirants into Knighthood in the Catholic Church, have been advised to embrace discipline, as the true catalyst to their spiritual development. This injunction was contained in the lecture delivered by Rev. Fr. Prof. John Obilor, to the 2015 aspirants into the First Degree of the Noble Order Knights of St. John International (KSJI) during their initiation ceremony in Owerri recently. The Professor, who was addressing the 122 aspirants (52 men and 70 women) at the KSJI complex behind the Maria Assumpta Cathedral, venue of the 3-day retreat, explained that the goal of Knighthood is eternal life, which needs a…

KSJ 422 celebrates birth of John the Baptist – commissions security house

Knights of St. John International (KSJ) Holy Cross Commandary, and their Ladies Auxiliary (LAUX) 350 Owerri, last Sunday, June 30, 2013 celebrated the birthday of the patron Saint of the Ancient and Nobel Order, St. John the Baptist. The Grand finale of the week-long activity –packed celebration were: the two-day seminar featuring talks by two distinguished personalities- ”Who is John the Baptist and what does he stand for?” by Prof. Goody Obodo and ”Waves of Doctrine” by Major Peter Opara, the Worthy President. There were also Sunday Eucharist celebration at the Maria Assumpta Cathedral, Special Awards and commissioning of the…