Four Claretian Deacons Ordained Priests


On 19 Saturday December, 2020, four deacons Revs. Michael Madunagu, Augustine Mary Obiadazie, Charles Okonkwo and Vincent Okoye, CMFF were raised to the presbyteral order.

The priestly ordination took place at St Paul Catholic Church Umualum Nekede Owerri,Nigeria through the hands of Most Rev Anthony J.V Obinna, the Catholic Archbishop of Owerri.

The ordaining prelate enjoined the ordinands to live holy lives like Christ who alone is holy. He urged them to shun the attractions of the riches of this world and strive after the riches of heaven in holiness of life through the power of the Holy Spirit. As missionaries, they are to be disposed to work in any place in the world especially at the peripheries. The Archbishop also thanked the Congregation for producing quality missionaries that have contributed to the growth of the Church.

About 80 priests and religious together with the families and friends of the ordinands were were present at the event.