Newly Ordained Priests

Credit: Catholic Diocese of Nacala

Let’s Live Priestly Vocation “24 hours a day, every moment”: Catholic Bishop in Mozambique at Ordination of Priest

Apr 11, 2024

Catholic Priests have embraced a fulltime vocation, which they must live, responding to the needs of the people of God under their pastoral care throughout the day, Bishop Alberto Vera Aréjula of the Catholic Diocese of Nacala in Mozambique has said.

Bishop Michael Miabesue Bibi with the eight Priests he ordained on 5 April 2024. Credit: ACI Africa

Catholic Bishop in Cameroon Cautions Newly Ordained Priests against “the seven deadly sins”

Apr 8, 2024

The Catholic Bishop of Buea Diocese in Cameroon has called upon the eight newly ordained Priests to be prudent, vigilant, and avoid temptations. 

Simon Pierre Ediba. Credit: ACI Africa

“Your visit to our Diocese is a blessing”: Mayor in Cameroon Hails Cardinal Sarah’s Visit

Apr 8, 2024

The visit of Robert Cardinal Sarah to the Catholic Diocese of Obala in Cameroon is a “blessing” to the people of God, Simon Pierre Ediba, the Mayor of Obala Council in Lekié Division of the central African nation’s Centre region has said.

Robert Cardinal Sarah, Catholic Bishops and the newly ordained Priests at the end of Holy Mass. Credit: ACI Africa

Cardinal Sarah Urges 12 Newly Ordained Catholic Priests in Obala Diocese, Cameroon, to “be attentive to the flock”

Apr 5, 2024

Robert Cardinal Sarah has called upon the 12 newly ordained Priests for the Catholic Diocese of Obala in Cameroon to be attentive to the needs of the people of God under their pastoral care.

Peter Kodwo Appiah Cardinal Turkson, Archbishop José Avelino Bettencourt, Archbishop Samuel Kleda and the five priests ordained on 24 February. Credit: ACI Africa

Ghanaian Vatican Official Urges New Priests in Cameroon to “cultivate” Eucharistic Spirit

Feb 28, 2024

The Chancellor of the Roman Curia, Ghanaian-born Peter Kodwo Appiah Cardinal Turkson, has called upon the five newly ordained Priests for the Catholic Archdiocese of Douala in Cameroon to nurture the spirit of the Holy Eucharist in  their Priestly ministry.

The ten Priests ordained on 9 December 2023 in the Archdiocese of Luanda. Credit: Archdiocese of Luanda

Newly Ordained Catholic Priests in Angola Urged to Foster Ministry of “healing the wounds”

Dec 13, 2023

The 10 newly ordained Priests in Angola’s Luanda Archdiocese have been urged to foster the healing ministry, bringing hope after the example of Jesus Christ to the people of God under their pastoral care.

Archbishop Maurice Muhatia Makumba of Kisumu Archdiocese in Kenya posing for a photo with the newly ordained Priests on Saturday, 18 November 2023. Credit: Radio Maria Kisumu

“Protect your vocations zealously”: Archbishop in Kenya to New Priests at Ordination

Nov 20, 2023

Newly ordained Priests of the Catholic Archdiocese of Kisumu in Kenya have been urged to “zealously” protect their Priestly vocation, and to live “respectable lives” that conform to their divine calling. 

Archbishop  Ignatius Ayau Kaigama of Nigeria’s Abuja Archdiocese with the three Priests he ordained on 13 July 2023. Credit: Abuja Archdiocese

“Be messengers of hope, animators of faith”: Nigerian Archbishop to Newly Ordained Priests

Jul 14, 2023

The newly ordained Priests of the Society of African Missions (SMA) in Nigeria have been urged to foster hope and contribute to the growth of Christian faith in their Priestly ministry.

Bishop Christian Carlassare with the three Priests he ordained on 11 June 2023. Credit: Radio Good News/Facebook

“Don’t be people of many words”: Catholic Bishop in South Sudan to Newly Ordained Priests

Jun 13, 2023

The newly ordained Priests for the Catholic Diocese of Rumbek will need to be keen on “action and service of God”, the Local Ordinary of the South Sudanese Diocese has said, cautioning them against the temptation to be “people of many words”. 

Archbishop Hubertus van Megen, Bishop Eduardo Hiiboro Kussala, the three newly ordained Priests, and other Priests after the April 30 Holy Mass. Credit: CDTY

Be “the sacrament of hope”: Apostolic Nuncio to South Sudan Urges Newly Ordained Priests

May 2, 2023

The Priesthood ministry is lived among the people of God, the ordained minister interceding for God’s people as “the sacrament of hope”, the representative of the Holy Father in South Sudan has told newly ordained Priests in the country’s Catholic Diocese of Tombura-Yambio (CDTY).