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Placements of Priests, September 2021

The recent Priestly Ordination has necessitated the appointment and transfer of some Priests in the Archdiocese. After a prayerful reflection, we hereby make the following appointments and transfer of priests with effect from Wednesday, September 29th, 2021.

PARISH PRIESTS

1. Church of the Annunciation Festac – Fr Pius Omofuma
2. Church of the Visitation, Festac – Fr. Simon Okelezo
3. Church of the Presentation Ikeja GRA – Fr Panachy Ogbede 4. Church of the Assumption, Falomo – Fr Francis Ike
5. St Patrick Alaba – Fr Francis Anyanwu
6. St Ferdinand Ipaja – Fr Jerome Akinyemi
7. Regina Mundi, Mushin – Fr Peter Ayangbola
8. St Lawrence Isheri Olofin – Fr. Joseph Nwanua
9. Blessed Tansi, Magbon – Fr. Michael Omughele
10. St Michael Lafiaji – Fr Paul Ighabor
11. St Rita Obadeyi – Fr Michael Afrifa
12. St Alphonsus, Ira-Ojo – Fr Anthony Nworu SMMM
13. St Michael, Ilogbo Eremi – Fr. Jude Kanu
14. Church of the Presentation Agiliti – Fr Peter Ekwenuya MSP
15. Queen of All Saints, Adaloko – Fr Francis Babatunde
16. St Monica, Igbogbo – Fr Gasper Olanrewaju
17. Ss Timothy and Titus, Isheri Osun – Fr Christopher Agboola 18. St. Peter Claver, Ajao Estate - Fr. Philip Uchendu
19. St Pio Aguda – Fr Gabriel Odunaiya
20.Holy Trinity, Isashi – Fr. Charles Orekoya


NEWLY CREATED QUASI PARISHES AND PRIESTS-IN-CHARGE

1. St. Charles Lwanga, Omotoye Estate, Agege – Fr Vincent Bankole
2. St. Augustine, Morogbo – Fr Peter Azagba [to reside in Magbon]
3. Our Lady Queen of Peace, Odonla – Fr Michael Hunkokoe
4. Our Lady Help of Christians, Iba – Fr Anthony Amosun
5. St Thomas Villanova, Abata – Fr Christopher Olagbemi
6. Ss. Perpetua and Felicity, Era-Awori – Fr Joseph Monye
7. St Joseph, Ishawo – Fr Oviemuno Obi, OMV
8. St Catherine, Ofin-Ile – Fr Alfred Omoleye
9. St Anthony Ipakodo – Fr Emmanuel Egbedike OSA
10. Immaculate Heart, Maya – Fr Henry Ukegbu
11. Our Lady of Fatima, Adamo – Fr Patrick Azubuinye
12. St. Timothy Bayeku - Fr Emmanuel Anyanwu
13. Our Lady Queen of Apostles, Oyewole, Aguda – Fr Peter Williams CMF

ASSOCIATE PRIESTS

1. St Mary Ajegunle – Fr Gabriel Sekunda
2. St Brigid Ijesha - Fr Francis Adekoya
3. St Michael Lafiaji – Fr Stephen Nnama
4. Our Lady of Apostles Ilupeju – Fr Harrison Okoli
5. Ss Philip and James, Lekki – Fr Simeon Reuben 6. Divine Mercy, Lekki - Fr George Chiedu
7. St Patrick, Alaba – Fr Nnamdi Franklin
8. Seat of Wisdom Okota – Fr Paul Okobi
9. St Cyprian Oko Oba – Fr Anthony Ntia OSJ
10. St Paul Ebute Metta – Fr Peter Abiona
11. St Francis Oregun – Fr Thankgod U. Akpos CSsp
12. Ss. Joachim and Anne, Ijegun – Fr Paul-Mary Otukpe
13. St Joseph Victory Estate – Fr Maximus Emerenini MSsCc
14. Holy Redeemer Shibiri – Fr Michael Osamor
15. St Anne Itire - Fr John Ukwa SDV
16. St Theresa Ifako – Fr Gabriel Osiegbu
17. Church of Presentation, Festac - Fr. Martin Ozonwafor 18. Ss. Peter and Paul, Somolu - Fr Mark Tizhe.
19. Our Lady Mother and Queen, Badore - Fr Michael Mensah

NEWLY ORDAINED PRIESTS:

20.St Andrew Kweme - Fr Boniface Aniebue
21. Holy Family Ajara – Fr Joseph Odozi
22.Sacred Heart, Odogunyan – Fr John Madu
23. Holy Rosary, Ibeju Lekki – Fr Michael Ekoja
24. Blessed Tansi Magbon – Fr Theophilus Inegbeneboh
25. St Stephen, Iwaya – Fr Stephen Izebuno

OTHER APPOINTMENTS

Dean of Festac Deanery – Very Rev Fr Melvis Mayaki
Dean of Satellite Deanery – Very Rev Fr Francis Anyanwu
Dean of Ipaja Deanery – Very Rev Fr Jerome Akinyemi
National Director of Social Communications – Very Rev Fr Michael Umoh
National CYON Chaplain – Very Rev. Fr. Gabriel Odunaiya
Lagos Archdiocesan Rep at CAN Lagos State – Very Rev Fr Matthew Ogunyase
Assistant Director of Education – Rev Fr Vincent Bankole
Assistant Director of Social Communications – Rev Fr Joseph Oyekunle

DIRECTORATE OF VOCATIONS

1. Vocations Director - Rev. Fr. Theodore Martinos
2. Asst. Vocations Director 1 - Rev. Fr. Leon Houessou
3. Asst. Vocations Director 2 - Rev. Fr. Collins Ugochukwu

CHANCERY – Secretary to the Archbishop

Rev. Fr Paul Ariole

We have made the above appointments with view to enhancing the evangelization mission of the Church in our Archdiocese and renewing the vigour with which we carry out pastoral care of Christ’s faithful. We expect everyone to give their very best, indeed give all they have to ensure growth of the faith and its practice among our people.

+ Alfred Adewale Martins
Archbishop of Lagos

 


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