- Prelate pays visit to Holy Family parish Oraukwu
By Nna Anulumadu
The auxiliary Bishop of Onitsha His Lordship Most Rev Denis Isizoh on Sunday urged faithful to reflect their Christianity in the daily lives.
The prelate gave the advice while preaching a Homily during his pastoral visit to Holy Family parish, Oraukwu.
According to him, Christianity and holiness should not end at Sunday Holy Masses, but should be evident in all our human endeavours.” As Christians we should be easily identified by the kind of love we exude every moment of our lives and how patient we can be, describing these virtues as kind of sacrifices we owe to the world. As people God, we should not relent in showing the light of Christ by living an honest life, helping one another, being charitable even to the strangers, shunning all kinds of sins etc.
On the other hand, the Bishop eulogized the parish priest Fr
Francis Izuakor for his sincere commitment to his priestly assignment, disclosing that Fr Izuakor preformed excellently well at Igbedor where he worked last before coming to Oraukwu, urging him not relent. The Bishop commended the traditional ruler of Oraukwu His Royal Majesty Barr. Dr. Emeka Onuora ( Igwe Chinyere Eze 11) for his usual support and his full participation in church activities, describing him as a good king.
The parish priest Fr Izuakor in his remarks shortly after the Mass, poured encomiums on Bishop for visiting and encouraging them. He also appreciated the parishioners for their usual magnanimity.
HRM Barr Onuora who spoke to Trinitas said he was elated over the visit of prelate, urging the people of his town to continue support every effort to sustain peace and progress in Oraukwu town.
Ifeanyi Patrick Muojekwu ( Obi Igiri of Ota village of Oraukwu) in his contribution described the visit of the prelate as huge blessing and favours. Chief Uchenna Ukeji (Vice Chairman parish council) Sir Anthony Okafor, Mr Malachy C. Ojukwu, Uchenna Raymond Mbadugha ( Parish CMO Chairman ) in their similar views , appreciated the Bishop for coming, positing that Catholic Church in Oraukwu is growing in leaps and bounds , enjoining fellow members not relent in practicing their faith.
High point of the event was confirmation of 180 candidates.