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Pilgrimage Sites in Aguleri

Pilgrimage Sites:St. Joseph’s Church, Christian Village (Ugwu-ndi-uka), Aguleri.Blessed Iwene Tansi (Proposed) Shrine, Igboezunu, Aguleri.St. Raphael’s (formerly St. Joseph’s/Premier Primary) School, Ameze Aguleri.Isabanka, Igwe’s Palace, Ameze, Aguleri.Obuga Palace Square, Enugu, Aguleri.  “Everything got started in him and […]

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Major Catholic Institutions in Aguleri Town

  A) Educational Institutions: Father Joseph’s Memorial High School, Aguleri. Michael Tansi Memorial Secondary School, Aguleri. John Paul II Secondary School, Enugu-Otu, Aguleri. Blessed Iwene Tansi Secondary School, Eziagulu-Otu, Aguleri.  B)  Hospital/Health Institutions: Immaculate Heart Maternity & […]

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The Catholic Church in Aguleri

“Wherever the water goes it brings health, and life teems wherever the river flows” (Ezekiel 47:9; see also John 4:14). The first Catholic missionaries arrived at Onitsha in Eastern Nigeria in 1885 through water navigation […]

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Aguleri

Aguleri – hometown of Fr. Francis Anekwe Oborji, is a predominantly Catholic community in Eastern Nigeria with a village system of settlement. Evidence of urbanization can be dated back to 30 BC. The town is found at […]

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Hometown of Fr. Francis Anekwe Oborji

“From time immemorial, your ancestors lived beyond the River and I led them through the length and breadth of the land”  (cf. Joshua 24:2-3).  Speaking on the memory and hope of Christians during the morning […]

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Pastoral Ministry

“People must think of us as Christ’s servants, stewards entrusted with the mysteries of God”  (1 Corinthians 4:1)     Pastoral Experience in Nigeria:  August 1989: Relief-duty: St. Joseph’s Parish, Okofia, Nnewi.  September 1989: Relief-duty: […]

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Personal background

“By God’s grace I am what I am, and the grace he has shown me has not abandoned me nor has it been without fruit”  (1 Corinthians 15: 10). Francis Anekwe OBORJI, a native of […]