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FACES AND PLACES FR. JOHN AND FRANCISCO AGRAZ VISITED DECEMBER 2016
TO OBSERVE THE BLESSING OF THE PROPERTY FOR THE PLANNED CATHOLIC LEAGUE MEDICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH HOSPITAL IN OKOTI-ODEKPE, ANAMBRA STATE, NIGERIA
4-DEC-2016, with The Most Rev. Valerian M Okeke, Archbishop and Metropolitan of the Archdiocese of Onitsha, Anambra State, Nigeria GROUND BREAKING AND BLESSING OF THE LAND
Bishop Isizoh invites key visitors to help in the unveiling of the monument and plaque commemorating the blessing and ground breaking ceremony.
Parents brought their children
Bishop Isizoh blessed the community.
Blessing the official monument.
The plaque was designed by local artisans in honor of our fund raising efforts.
Bishop reads prayers from the Catholic Rite of Blessing for Property – “Land and life go hand in hand.”
Fr. Ignatius, local land steward since 2012, accompanied the Bishop.
Fr. John Ugobueze addressed the community and state and local government officials ANAMBRA STATE GOVERNOR OBIANO ATTENDS
THE GROUND BREAKING – THE CEREMONY OF LAYING THE FIRST BRICKS
500 from surrounding parishes, the community, government officials, and the news media attended
Parish priest and Governor pray at the ceremonial brick laying
Governor Obiano invited to lay the first ceremonial bricks for the hospital building.
Local and regional chiefs were invited and celebrated the traditional sharing of the Kola Nut ceremony
Bishop Isizoh, Onitsha, checks the program for the ceremony with Fr. John Ugobueze, from Houston, Texas