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October 23, 2014

St. Michael’s CMO, Ubomiri Parish celebrates Feast of Patron

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St. Michael’s C.M.O members pose with Fr. Osuagwu Members of St. Michael’s Group of the Catholic Men Organization (CMO) of St. Mary’s Parish, Ubomiri, celebrated the feast of their Patron, St. Michael, the Archangel recently. The programme of events for the occasion included; Holy Mass, awards to deserving members, launching of the group’s vest etc. The Holy Mass was celebrated by the Parish Priest, Rev. Fr. Dr. Innocent Maduakolam Osuagwu. In his introductory remark, he said that angels like Gabriel, Raphael etc. minister to God and men, while Micheal, the chief of the angels fought Satan and his followers and…

St Michael’s Umuguma Celebrates Feast Day

The 2014 Feast Committee members with Fr. Dr. Justin Mbaonu

The 2014 Feast Committee members with Fr. Dr. Justin Mbaonu Despite the deplorable state of the Umuguma/Avu road, Catholics in the area turned out in their numbers for this year’s annual celebration of the feast of St Michael popularly known for decades as “Mmakuta Nwanru.” The event took place on Sunday October 5th 2014 at St Michael’s Catholic Parish Umuguma, Owerri West LGA Imo State. The celebration started with a three-day retreat and confessions to prepare the parishioners to be spiritually ready for the Feast. The holy mass at the heart of the celebration was concelebrated by the Parish priest…

St. Mary’s Ubomiri Marks Feast Day.

St. Mary’s Ubomiri Marks Feast Day.

Rev. Fr. Osuagwu blessing the Planning Committee at offering procession. Activities Marking the Feast of Assumption of Mother Mary, Patroness of St. Mary’s Catholic Parish Ubomiri, Mbaitoli LGA, Imo State were rounded off on Sunday, 17th August, 2014 with Holy Mass and other activities. The Holy Mass was presided over by the Parish Priest, Rev. Dr. Innocent Maduakolam Osuagwu, who was ushered in with other members of the Council Executive in a most colourful procession by the St. Mary’s C.W.O band. Fr. Osuagwu, first of all, greeted the congregation in his usual and jovial manner, and wished all a happy…

Parishioners pray for kidnapped choirmaster -As gunmen abduct two in Owerri

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Kidnappers appear to have staged a come-back in Imo State after about one month break. On Friday, June 23, 2013 the hoodlums struck at Ubomiri in Mbaitoli Local Government Council at night and abducted two prominent members of the community – a Lagos-based retired bank director and an Owerri-based contractor, who is also a choirmaster at the Maria Assumpta Cathedral Owerri. Reports said that the choirmaster had gone to the Ubomiri residence of the former bank director, who is his brother-in-law when they were kidnapped. Both of them hail from Umuabali Ubomiri. The Imo State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO),…

St. Mary’s Parish Ubomiri, celebrates 2013 Father’s Day

C.M.O. Executives at offertory Procession

The annual celebration of Catholic Men Organization (CMO) known as “Father’s Day” took place throughout Owerri Archdiocese on Sunday, May 5, 2013. At St. Mary’s Parish Ubomiri in Mbaitoli LGA of Imo State, the occasion kicked off with a concelebrated Holy Mass presided over by the Parish Priest, Rev. Fr. Innocent Maduakolam Osuagwu, assisted by Rev. Fr. Cletus Eboh of the Pontifical Mission Society (PMS). The Parish Priest, Rev. Fr. Osuagwu welcomed the Christian fathers and all, and wished them a happy and fruitful celebration. In his sermon, Rev. Fr. Cletus Eboh said that fathers are heads or pillars (Ide…