CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF NNEWI
Our Lady of Assumption Cathedral
P.M.B 5099, Nnewi
Anambra State, Nigeria
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JESUS CHRIST, THE SON OF GOD WAS ACTUALLY BORN:
I greet all Nigerians in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, born of the Blessed Virgin Mary at Bethlehem, in Judea about two thousand years ago. We mark that special birth with Christmas celebration, even though some people are trying to divert interest from Christ, the main figure of Christmas to faceless figure called Yuletide! Secularism is divesting reality of transcendence and of God. But it cannot do this to Christmas which has both historical and cultural anchor. Jesus Christ, the Son of God was actually born. Christmas is the annual solemn celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ, the King of kings and the Lord of Lords, the Son of God through him all things were made and to whom everything will be subjected.
NO LONGER SLAVES, BUT BROTHERS AND SISTERS
At the beginning of this New Year, which we welcome as God's gracious gift to all humanity, I offer heartfelt wishes of peace to every man and woman, to all the world's peoples and nations, to heads of state and government, and to religious leaders. In doing so, I pray for an end to wars, conflicts and the great suffering caused by human agency, by epidemics past and present, and by the devastation wrought by natural disasters. I pray especially that, on the basis of our common calling to cooperate with God and all people of good will for the advancement of harmony and peace in the world, we may resist the temptation to act in a manner unworthy of our humanity.
In my Message for Peace last year, I spoke of "the desire for a
PUBLIC SCHEDULE OF BISHOP HILARY ODILI OKEKE

Sat 20- Diaconate Ordinations
Sun 21- Pastoral Visit to Immaculate Heart Parish, Ihiala
Thurs 25- Solemnity of the Birth of Jesus Christ- Christmas Day
Mass at St. Pauls Church, Ogwuaniocha
Fri 26- Pastoral Visit and Patronal Celebration at St. Stephens parish Utuh
Sun 26- Pastoral Visit and Patronal Celebration at Holy Family Parish, Nnewi
Tues 30- Silver Jubilee of Sr. Ngozi Okpalenwe MSHR at Nimo
Wed 31- Closing of the Year with Benefactors, Benefactresses, Friends and Stakeholders of the Diocese
January 2015
Thurs 1- Solemnity of Mary Mother of God- New Year Day
- Pastoral Visit and Patronal Celebration at St. Mary Mother of God Akwaihedi
Thur 8 Final Day for Submitting the monthly Account for

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THE CHRISTIAN OUTLOOK
A publication of the Catholic Diocese of Nnewi produced forthnightly.
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  • His Grace
  • Fr. Ezeobata
  • Fr. Donatus
  • Fr. Hyginus
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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