The Catholic Diocese of Awka in Anambra State has ordained 18 more priests.
The Awka Diocesan Bishop, His Lordship, Most Rev. Paulinus C Ezeokafor, on Saturday, presided over the ordination mass held at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Awka.
Those ordained were Rev Fr Ezenekwe Anthony; Rev Fr Anyaorah Solomon; Rev Fr Okoye Cornelius; Rev Fr Igboka Jude; Rev Fr Nwankwo John; Rev Fr Onwuchekwe Emmanuel; Rev Fr Okoye Polycarp; Rev Fr Nwakaeze Martins; Rev Fr Ike Kilian and Rev Fr Nnabugwu Chidiebere.
Others were Rev Fr Igboamalu Anthony; Rev Fr Obiano Godwin; Rev Fr Ezulike Christian; Rev Fr Izuakor Fidelis; Rev Fr Okoye Nelson; Rev Fr Onwumelu Gerald; Rev Fr Paschal V. Okafor (SAC) and Rev Fr Fidelis C. Anajekwu (SAC).
In his homily, Bishop Ezeokafor reminded the newly ordained Priests that priesthood is the greatest beauty of the Roman Catholic Church and charged them to always teach sound doctrines.
Ezeokafor thanked a leading governorship aspirant in PDP, Mr Oseloka Henry Obaze for sponsoring the vestments of the newly ordained priests.