CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF NNEWI
Our Lady of Assumption Cathedral
P.M.B 5099, Nnewi
Anambra State, Nigeria
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Easter is the Feast of the New Creation:
Easter is the feast of the new creation. Jesus is risen and dies no more. He has opened the door to a new life, one that no longer knows illness . .. .Read More

A CALL TO CONVERSION
Easter comes around as a celebration of victory of our Lord Jesus Christ over the forces of evil that led to his crucifixion and death. Like the corn, Jesus Christ died in order to bear much fruit, the fruit of eternal salvation for those who would believe in Him. His death and resurrection are great lessons for us: death is not the end of everything but a transition that will lead to either eternal victory or to eternal shame. The resurrection of Jesus Christ is a guarantee to everybody who is committed to a life of faith and virtue to achieve eternal victory in the face of the challenges of evil that surround him or her.
Nigeria like the Israel of old is faced with the stark reality of evil. God complained about Israel: "Whenever I would heal Israel, I a
BISHOP OKEKE CELEBRATES PALM SUNDAY AT OUR LADY OF ASSUMPTION CATHEDRAL, NNEWI
is Lordship, Most Rev. Dr. Hilary Okeke, celebrated 2015 Palm Sunday of the passion of the Lord Jesus Christ at Our Lady of Assumption Cathedral, Nnewi on March 29, 2015.
The ceremony started with blessing of palms and procession led by the Bishop priests, religious and the Catholic lay faithful.
In his opening remark, before the blessing of Palms, Bishop Okeke disclosed that we are called during the Holy week to participate actively with Jesus Christ in His suffering and death.
He noted that spreading of clothes and palms for Jesus showed that Christians should always allow God to use their hearts, minds and soul in doing Gods will.

PUBLIC SCHEDULE OF BISHOP HILARY ODILI OKEKE

Sun 5- Easter Sunday
Sun 5- 10th Anniversary Celebration of the Establishment of St. Felix's Parish, Nnewi.
Mon 6- 50th Wedding Anniversary of Chief Luke Osita Onyejianya and Lady Francisca Ezinwanne Onyejianya
Tue 7- Vocation Rally of Utuh Vocation Association
Tue 7- Merit Award of CWO Our Lady Gate of Heaven parish, Ezinifite
Fri 10- Blessing of Chapel of Eucharistic Adoration at St. Martin de Porres Parish, Nnewi.
Sat 11- State Elections
12 April- Divine Mercy Sunday- Collection for Youth Apostolate
Mon. 13– Canonical Examinations for Seminarians
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THE CHRISTIAN OUTLOOK
A publication of the Catholic Diocese of Nnewi produced forthnightly.
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DIOCESAN HISTORY
What has emerged and is celebrated today as Nnewi Diocese is no doubt a product of Onitsha Archdiocese. Before now, Onitsha Archdiocese has given birth to several dioceses ..Read More
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