To the glory of God, and in recognition of their contribution to the mission of the Church especially in our Archdiocese, it gives me great pleasure to announce the decision of the Holy Father, Pope Francis to confer Papal Honours on the following Priests and Lay faithful of our Archdiocese:
Rev. Msgr. Gabriel ‘Kunle AMOLEGBE, Chaplain of His Holiness;
Rev. Msgr. Peter Babatunde OKE, Chaplain of His Holiness;
Rev. Msgr. Patrick ‘Yinka OBAYOMI, Chaplain of His Holiness;
Mr. Gregory Ehimare ENAHORO, Knight of Saint Gregory the Great;
Mr. Robert Soji OLAGUNJU, Knight of Saint Gregory the Great;
Mr. Edward Soleye HUGHES, Knight of Saint Gregory the Great;
Mr. Patrick Okwudili IGWILO, Knight of Saint Sylvester the Pope;
Mr. Anthony Ikemefuna IDIGBE, Knight of Saint Sylvester the Pope;
Mr. Cyril Oluwatoyin PINHEIRO, Knight of Saint Sylvester the Pope;
Mr. Patrick Onyema AMAECHI, Knight of Saint Sylvester the Pope;
Mrs. Winifred Nwaukpo AKPANI, Dame of Saint Sylvester the Pope;
Mrs. Sena Donata ANTHONY, Cross Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice;
Mrs. Chinyelu Nkem AMANGBO, Cross Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice.
The Investiture ceremony is scheduled to hold at the Holy Cross Cathedral, Lagos on Tuesday, 14th September, 2021, the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross and the Principal Feast Day of our Archdiocese.
On behalf of the Clergy, the Religious, and the Lay Faithful of the Archdiocese of Lagos, we congratulate the honorees and we urge them not to rest on their oars. We hope by the conferment of these honors, the honorees would bind themselves more closely to the Church as they carry out their responsibilities with renewed vigor. It is our prayer that the good Lord will renew their strength as they aspire to dedicate themselves more intently to the service of the church in our Archdiocese.
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