bishop Dr. Hillary Odili. Okeke of Catholic diocese of Nnewi, Anambra state, Nigeria

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Marriage ? Between Man And Woman,Is Under Attack, Pope Francis Says:Pope Francis told couples to defend God's design for the family as the union of
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Herdsmen Massacre Innocent Villagers In Enugu State
The Campaign for Democracy (CD), has given the National Assembly a pat on the back for throwing out the Grazing Reserve Commission Bill, which it said, was capable of causing communal war.
Describing it as “an ill-wind that blows no good to anybody,” CD said if the Bill, which was meant to provide a very large expanse of land for herdsmen in different parts of the country, had scaled through the National Assembly, a very serious ethnic. ...
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Two Priests Ordained after 19 and 15 Years As Deacons
The Catholic Diocese of Nsukka made history on Divine Mercy Sunday, April 3, 2016 when Rev. Lambert Ejionueme and Rev. Michael Nwabueze were raised to the presbyterial order after 19 and 15 years of being Deacons respectively.
At the colourful ceremony which took place at St. Theresa's Cathedral, Nsukka, the Bishop of Nsukka diocese and ordaining prelate, Most Rev. Godfrey Onah said, "God wants to use this ordination ceremony to teach us that his ways are not our ways and his time is the best."....
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Bishop Okeke, Bigard '74 Priests Mark 42nd Priestly Anniversary
The Catholic Bishop of Nnewi Diocese, Most Rev. Hilary Okeke, with priests of Bigard '74 marked the 42nd anniversary of their priestly ordination on Monday, April 25, 2016 at Our Lady of Assumption Cathedral, Nnewi.
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DIOCESAN Upcoming Events, year 2016

Recollection for all Priests at Christ the King Parish, Ozubulu

Wednesday, MARCH 2.

School of Missionary Animators (SOMA) for Diocesan Animators

Thursday, MARCH 3.

Golden Jubilee of Maria Regina Girls Comprehensive Secondary School, Nnewi

Wednesday, MARCH 4

Lenten Assembly and Cathedraticum for Nnewi Region at St. John Cross, Nnewi
Pastoral Visit to St. Mary's Parish, Umuzu

Sunday, MARCH 6.

Meeting of Episcopal Council and College of Consultors

Wednesday, MARCH 9.

Meeting of Diocesan Finance Council

Friday, MARCH 11.

Lenten Assembly and Cathedraticum for Ihiala Region at St. Martin of Tours, Ihiala

Saturday, MARCH 12.

Pastoral Visit to St. Theresa's Parish, Orsumoghu
Special Caritas Day – National Collection for the Poor and Needy

Sunday, MARCH 13.

2nd Patron of Nigeria

Thursday, MARCH 17.

Lenten Assembly and Cathedraticum for Amichi Region at Queen of Heaven, Amichi

Saturday, MARCH 19.

Palm Sunday and beginning of Holy week

Sunday, MARCH 20.

Lenten General Assembly and Cathedraticum for Ozubulu Region at St. Michael's Parish, Amakwa – Ozubulu.

Monday, MARCH 21.

Holy Thursday Chrism Mass, Renewal of Priestly Commitment, and Cathedraticum for Diocesan Groups.
Collection in all Masses for Chukwunenye Charity Trust Fund

Thursday, MARCH 24.

Good Friday – Collection for Holy Land

Friday, MARCH 25.

Easter Sunday.

Sunday, MARCH 27.

Marriage at Otukpo.

Monday, MARCH 28.

Vocation Rally of Utuh Vocation Association.

Wednesday, MARCH 30.

Golden of St. Mary's Mother of the Church Parish, Ukpor.

Thursday, MARCH 31.