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Royal family fetes children in Nkwume Ato at Christmas

  - Says promotes peace in community The Traditional Ruler of Nkwume Ato Autonomous Community in Ihitte-Uboma LGA of Imo State, HRH, Eze Engr. B.N. Nwokeke...

Let nothing spoil your Christmas … Not even Govt – Archbishop...

  Light up the candles; sing carols and jump for joy. Let nothing spoil your Christmas; not even the government induced poverty. This is the clear...

ADVENT: An Opportune Moment for Healing Meditation

  Etymologically the term Advent comes from the Latin word Adentus, meaning A COMING.This coming actually translates the Greek word' parousia. Considering ad­vent as a...

SECOND SUNDAY OF ADVENT

  ENTRANCE ANTIPHON CF. IS 30:19.30 O people of Sion, behold, the Lord will come to save the nations, and the Lord will make the glory...

Prepare to meet the Messiah

    It is Advent and soon, it will be Christmas, the most popular Christian festivity and, undoubtedly, the most abused. We say so because the world...

They came home, met their death … How two foreign based...

Insecurity is rearing its ugly head strongly again in Imo State, kidnappers and cold-blooded murderers are back, with at least two families mourning the...

St Vincent De Paul Society feeds inmates at Christmas

It was jubilation galore at the Federal Prisons Owerri during the Christmas season as members of St Vincent de Paul in Owerri Archdiocese from...

Our people need food not Christmas fanfare – Archbishop Obinna

Workers and pensioners in Imo State went home this Christmas with empty stomach despite promises and announcement of paid salaries over the media.  This...

Christmas: Don’t succumb to recession -Bishop Amatu tells Nigerians

The Catholic Bishop of Okigwe, Most Rev. Solomon Amatu has enjoined Nigerians to fasten their belts and take the difficult times as they come...

Christmas: Doing something different

Today is Christmas Day. It is the climax of the annual commemoration of the birth of Jesus Christ, Saviour of mankind (a feast which...

What is Christmas to you?

Christmas as its name implies is the period or season for merriments and joy. It is celebrated all over the world especially by the...

CHRISTMAS: Ebonyi Governor announces payment of one month salary …As bonus...

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has said he would pay one month salary bonus  as part of his Christmas package to workers. Umahi, who...

SERIOUS AND PERSONAL

Christian discipleship is a serious and personal enterprise! It is much more than a cultural heritage, or social convention. Rather, it is special, fundamental,...

CELEBRATING ADVENT: The Joyful Mystery of Waiting (1)

INTRODUCTION: The Church opens the door of liturgical year with a four week season of great waiting of joy, hope, peace and love called “Advent.”...

Ember Months and road users

Experience has shown that ember months are characterized by heavy vehicular movements on Nigerian roads, with a corresponding rise in number of road accidents. Road...

CELEBRATING CHRISTMAS AMIDST HARDSHIP AND CONFUSION

Christmas is principally a Christian celebration. It is the commemoration of the birth of Jesus Christ. Etymologically the name "Christmas" came from two ancient...

Assumpta Station celebrates Christmas with motherless babies

As part of their Christmas celebration and end-of-year get-together, the Assumpta Station of Maria Assumpta Cathedral Parish Owerri, visited the Daughters of Charity of...

REJOICE AND BE GLAD!

On this Third Sunday of Advent we celebrate the Gaudete Sunday. It's the reason for the rose vestments and candles used in many churches...

SUNDAY READINGS: THE EPIPHANY OF THE LORD YR. (A) 5/1/2014

Entrance Antiphon Behold, the Lord, the Mighty One, has come; and kingship is in his grasp, and power and dominion.   Opening Prayer O God, who on this...

Christmas Day Bombings Kill 37 in Baghdad – As Christians flee...

As Militants in Iraq targeted Christians in three separate Christmas Day bombings in Baghdad, killing at least 37 people, officials said Wednesday.   In one attack,...

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