FR. RAPHAEL MBANEFO CELEBRATES 1ST SOLEMN MASS OF THANKSGIVING
Sunday, July 13, 2014, the entire Azigbo Catholic Community jubilated as Rev. Fr. Raphael Azuka Mbanefo celebrated his first solemn Mass of thanksgiving at St. David's Catholic Church Azigbo; Nnewi South L.G.A. Fr. Mbanefo presided over the Mass which was concelebrated by Rev. Fr. Damian Umeokeke, Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Obinemelu, Fr. Ikenna Okafor, Fr. Matthew Umeze, Fr. Cally Ben Onuma.
In his homily during the Mass, the homilist, Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Obinemelu, dwelling on the gospel of the day which was on the Parable of the Sower, explained that the seed was the word of God, the hard ground represented the person hardened by sin, the stony ground referred to a man who delighted in the word of