Twenty-six students of the Vice Province of Nigeria renewed temporary vows at Redeemer House in Ibadan, Oyo State on Sunday, June 20. Vice Provincial Superior Kingsley Onyekuru presided at the renewal ceremony, along with their formation directors, Fr. Michael Emerue and Fr. Paul Ikeh.
Fr. Kingsley celebrated Mass the next day and conferred Ministry of Acolytes on Andrew Irabor, C.Ss.R, Chinonso Nwankwo, C.Ss.R and Isaac Ozemoya, C.Ss.R. Students Henry Imonisa, C.Ss.R., Patrick Onyia, C.Ss.R., Peter Onyeno, C.Ss.R., Benedict Adu, C.Ss.R., and Kingsley Ekezie, C.Ss.R also were instituted in the Ministry of Readers.
Left to right, from top: Students with (seated) Vice Provincial Secretary Philip Obasi, Formation Director Felix Alabi, Vice Provincial Superior Kingsley Onyekuru, Director of Students Michael Emerue, and Formation Director Paul Ikeh; newly instituted Readers Henry, Patrick, Benedict, Kingsley and Peter; and the students with members of the leadership team.
Submitted by Fr. Philip Obasi
(Kristine Stremel at redemptorists-denver.org)