Catholic men in Isolo Deanery in the Catholic Archdiocese of Lagos have been charged to live up to their responsibilities as pillars of the church.
The Parish Priest of Immaculate Heart Catholic Church, Iba New Town, Rev Fr Alexius Agba OP, made this charge at the April bi-monthly general meeting of the Catholic Men Organization (CMO), Isolo Deanery which held at the church on Sunday, April 7th, 2019.
Thanking the men for all their positive contributions towards the spiritual and physical development of the church in the Archdiocese, Fr. Alexius lamented the low number of men who are registered with the CMO especially in his parish.
He reminded the men of the numerous challenges facing them in their homes as fathers and in the church as the “Pillars of the Church,” wondering how they would successfully confront the challenges without proper fellowship and joining hands as a formidable group.
“Remember that all the pious groups and religious organizations in the church look up to you for inspiration, and when you fail, the entire church has failed,” he warned.
Rev. Fr. Alexius took over as the parish priest of Immaculate Heart Catholic Church in January 2018 and since then the spiritual and physical development of the parish and parishioners have been on the increase.
“Since he came, many dying souls have been revived through the introduction of the Thursday adoration “My Redeemer Liveth”, the creation of mass centers and the building of chapel of adoration,” chairman of CMO in the parish, Prince Maurice Okoro-Nzeako said.
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