By Nna Anulumadu
The Catholic community of St Catherine’s chaplaincy, Nwafor Orizu College of Education, Nsugbe last Sunday rolled out their drums to to receive the auxiliary Bishop of Onitsha Archdiocese, His Lordship Most Rev. Denis Isizoh who paid a pastoral visit to the Chaplaincy.
The spectacular event witnessed confirmation of over 50 candidates.
In his Homily, Bishop Isizoh underscores the importance of the Eucharist in the life of every Christian, charging faithful not to relent in seeking God’s assistance through the Eucharist, explaining that without Eucharist, we don’t exist. He further reminded the people of God that Eucharist is s Sacrifice; it is a communion and it is permanent divine presence of Christ.
His words: “Eucharist is a special communion that brings humanity closer to Christ, multiply Grace and saves us from sin.
In others words, for you to tap from the ocean of benefits the Eucharist is providing, prepare yourself very well before approaching our Lord in the Eucharist. If you mistakenly commit sin, ask God for pardon and confess your sins,” he advised.
On the rising insecurity in Nigeria, the prelate urged youths to shun propergation of fake and stale news, describing such act as a catalyst that is fueling the tempo of insecurity. ” Nigerian youths should preach peace and abhor war as an option”.
Bishop Isizoh further extolled the Chaplain Rev Fr Dr. Ben Udeh over recent development recorded at the chaplaincy. Others he commended are the school provost Dr Osegbo and chaplaincy council members for their commitments.
The Chaplain of the Chaplaincy Rev Fr Dr.Benjamin C. Udeh in his remarks praised Bishop Isizoh for visiting them, describing his coming as an encouragement. He thanked the chaplaincy council for their usual support.
The provost of the College Dr. Ifeyinwa Osegbo who spoke to Trinitas eulogized the prelate for visiting the chaplaincy, describing him as a down to earth Sheperd who is coming more closer to his flock, identifying their challenges and at the same time assisting them greatly.