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May 27, 2018

Work begins at Sacred Heart Church Umunomo Ihitteafoukwu

Ground breaking ceremony of Sacred Heart Catholic Church building Umunomo Ihitteafoukwu

  The ground breaking ceremony of Sacred Heart Catholic Church building, Umunomo Ihitteaforukwu, Ahiara Diocese was held recently, with blessing of the site conducted by Rev. Fr. Isaac Njoku, Parish Priest of St. Charles Catholic Church Ogbor Ihitteaforukwu. The Chairman of the Building Committee, Chief Stanley Okeafor, senior lecturer Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education Owerri, told The Leader that the station church will help bring place of worship nearer to Umunomo Catholic faithful. Chief Okeafor extolled the natives for their compassion and dogged determination to build a befitting place of worship. He eulogized Rev. Fr. Isaac Njoku for ensuring…

Rochas makes good his threat, demolishes church properties

…  Priests, parishioners lament losses “A voice was heard in Rama lamenting. It is Rachel weeping for her children refusing to be comforted because they are no more” (Jeremiah 31:15). This biblical quotation best describes the scene at Akwakuma in Owerri North Local Government Area, where Governor Rochas Okorocha and his workmen have demolished a significant portion of the Sacred Heart Church, reducing to rubble the multi million Naira ultra modern gate, the Sacred Heart of Jesus Statue and 18 lock-up stores rented out to the poor to help them make a living. The heartless demolition took place at 9 am….