By Nna Anulumadu
The Congregation of the Little brothers of Jesus was in a jubilation mood penultimate Saturday May 8, 2021 as one of their Reverend brothers by name Rev Bro. Charles Amobi took his last vow as a finally professed brother.
The event which took place at St Edmund parish Nkpor, attracted the presence of superior general of the congregation Rev. Br. Herve Janson who was represented by Rev Bro. John Paul Ayaogu.
In his Homily at the Holy Mass that kick-started the event, the Episcopal Vicar Dunukofia region cum parish priest All Saints parish Nkpor Very Rev Fr Aloysius Ikekwe charged the finally professed brother and others not to compromise obedience and chastity but continue to answer the call both in the spirit and in truth. He called on faithful to always support the ordained through prayers and materials gifts as that will aid them greatly in actualizing their mission.
In his remarks shortly the Mass the finally professed brother Charles Amobi expressed unalloyed gratitude his congregation for their huge support both spiritually and financially that sustained him from the time of his first profession till his final profession.
According to him, Little of Brothers of Jesus has been taking very good care of him since 2009 he joined the congregation, revealing they sponsored his overseas education, stating that he remained indebted to the congregation.
Rev Bro JohnPaul Ayaogu who represented the superior general in a speech officially congratulated Bro. Amobi, urging him not relent in following the spirituality and simplicity of life their congregation is known for.
The little brothers of Jesus he disclosed are in the mission of imitation of Christ, through charity, work of mercy, transformation of lives and changing the face of the earth. He called on young men who really want to serve God in truth and in spirit to join the congregation.
The father of the final professed brother Chief Amobi who spoke to the press expressed great joy for witnessing the event, adding that his son started displaying his call to sacred life from childhood.
It will interest you to know that Bro Charles Amobi is an indigenous brother of Awka- Etiti who is currently the superior congregation of the Little Brothers of Jesus, Nigeria. Young men and youth desiring to join the congregation should contact 091335224369, WhatsApp no: + 237651014550