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May 27, 2018

St. Patrick’s Parish Nekede Visits Assumpta Minor Seminary Naze

  The Rector, staff and seminarians of Assumpta Minor Seminary Naze heaved a sigh of relief on Wednesday, May 2 as St. Patrick’s Parish Nekede paid them a visit with cash and foodstuffs in fulfillment of their duty of annual seminary visit/feeding of seminarians. The visit was described as a timely one as it came at a time when the harsh economy of Nigeria has made the cost of food items to skyrocket in the markets; making it excruciatingly difficult for boarding schools to maintain a good standard of feeding for their students. The visitors who were led by the…

60 Hearty Cheers for Pa Cyril & Regina Udeh

  …As couple marks diamond marriage anniversary A thing of beauty, they say is a thing of joy forever. This is true and it’s why we’ve come to thank God for the gift of this couple. Their faith in marriage for these sixty years remains a mystery, and we have every reason to see them as living examples of marriage vow. This eulogizing phrase by Rev. Fr. Remigius Ihim, Parish Priest, St. Jude’s Catholic Church Naze, Owerri North LGA formed part of introductory words at a Eucharistic ceremony held in honor of the 60th Marriage Anniversary of Ugwunna Cyril &…

The folly of man: Fool, when will you learn?

Serving As Useful Idiots

…There is nothing that is hidden that will not be made known The synthesis of the philosophies of René Descartes and John Locke is that man has intellectual natural endowments called faculties which physical experiences enhance for ideas and knowledge. In other words, a mentally retarded person cannot handle ideas from physical things neither would any person excel having contacts with only physical things. i.e. without having natural dispositions and faculties.   It is God who predisposes man with natural abilities, and man cannot accomplish anything reasonably well without them. This helps us to understand the bible when it says…

Wonderful developmental strides in Owerri

Before a new building is erected anywhere, the existing ground must necessarily be cleared which entails elimination of things to prepare the ground for the digging of the foundation. The trees, grasses, plants, stumps etc. must be removed. In the process, ants’ holes will be affected and some of the ants may be crushed without the labourer knowing it. There is no doubt about that. The situation becomes worse when the development is to take place in an already developed area. In this case, it will not be only ants’ holes that will be affected but existing structures and human…

St. Jude’s Naze rounds off activities marking 2016 Father’s Day

Catholic Men Organization (CMO) of St Jude’s Catholic Parish, Naze in Owerri-North Local Government Area of Imo State kicked off their Father’s Day celebration on 27-04-2016 with seminar/retreat/confession and lecture delivered by Rev. Fr. Donald Nwosu with the theme: “Mercy has found me”. On 28/04/2016, the Executive Committee of the CMO led by the President, Ugwunna V.C. Agoha, KSM, the Secretary, Mr. Vitalis O. Diala and the Assistant Parish Priest, Rev. Fr. Donald Nwosu visited the Holy Family Sisters of the Needy, St. Joseph’s Home for Orphans and Destitute Okwu-Uratta, Owerri, where they donated various food items. The donation was…

Naze Community Seeks Government’s Assistance

Naze Autonomous Community in Owerri North Local Government Area, Imo State, urgently need the assistance of both the state and local governments towards the renovation of dilapidated classrooms, science laboratories and halls of Naze Secondary School built by the community in 1978. The community through her apex body; Naze Peoples Assembly, has sent an S.O.S. to His Excellency, the Governor of Imo state, Owelle Rochas Anayo Okorocha, O.O.N. including pictures to show what is left of the school. Also, the ongoing nurses’ quarters at the Naze Primary Health Centre which is under construction by the community has stopped due to…

Imerienwe gets 12th priest: – As Rev. Fr. Ambrose Ike celebrates First Holy Mass

  It was a moment of joy and thanksgiving to God as Rev. Fr. Ambrose Chukwuemeka Ike celebrated his first holy Mass as a Priest of the Holy Roman Catholic Church, at his home Parish, Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church, Imerienwe in Ngor-Okpala LGA of Imo State on Sunday, August 9, 2015. Fr. Ambrose presided over the Mass, assisted by the Parish Priest and Episcopal Vicar of Zone XI, Very Rev. Fr. Jonathan Ezenwoke, his curate, Fr. Francis Metu and Fr. Chukwunonyrem Akammadu. Preaching the homily, Fr. Akammadu, pointed out that God has prepared the Sacraments, especially the…

Members dedicate Imo Int’l Modern Market to God

The Coordinators of General Goods Section “Imo International Modern Market” Naze Nekede, have added their voice appealing to Imolites in other parts of Nigeria to “come home and help develop the State”. They made the call last week at the site of the International Modern Market while dedicating the site to God.  Performing the dedication, Pastor Anselm Onuoha charged the association to seek the face of God with all their hearts.  He assured them that anybody who has God as his foundation would not have any problem in life, “when you have God as your foundation, you will have no…