June 2015 - ROMAN CATHOLIC ARCHDIOCESE OF BAMENDA, CAMEROON

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VOCATIONS CAMP 2015
The Archdiocesan 2015 Vocations Camp took place in Ancilla Catholic Comprehensive College, Wossing, Bali from Thursday 9- Tuesday 14 July. Over 300 Aspirants and 40 different delegates of various Congregations were present. The Archbishop of Bamenda, His Grace Cornelius Fontem Esua, officially opened the camp with a Pontifical Holy Mass on Friday 10 July.  


BISHOP AGAPITUS ORDAINS 21 DEACONS 29 June 2015

The Auxiliary bishop of Bamenda, His Lordship Agapitus Nfon ordained 21 deacons in the St Joseph Metropolitan Cathedral, Mankon on Monday 29 June 2015. 11 of these were incardinated into the Archdiocese of Bamenda; 3 into Buea; 2 each for the Diocese of Kumbo and the Capuchin Friary; and 1 each for the Diocese of Mamfe, Bafoussam and Berberati in the Central African Republic. In his homily Bishop Agapitus called on these young deacons to live beyond the expectations of the world; show more detachment and commitment to God.

DEATH AND BURIAL OF PROF. CHRISTIAN MOFOR: 23 June 2015
The very Rev. Prof. Christian Mofor, former Rector of the St Thomas Aquinas Major Seminary, Bambui; former Vice Chancellor of the Catholic University of Central Africa (UCCAC), Nkolbisson, Yaounde; and former Catholic Education Secretary for the Archdiocese of Bamenda, died in St Elizabeth's Catholic Hospital Shisong on Thursday morning 11 June 2015. His mortal remains were taken out of the mortuary in Shisong on 22 June , first Mass in Melim his home village, academic honours in the Catholic University Bamenda followed by masses in the cathedral and then on Wednesday 23 burial.

TRANSFERS OF PRIESTS FOR 2015-2016 YEAR
Some of the main transfers for 2015/2016 include - Archbishop's House: Fr Paul Nyuykighan Remjika-Private Secretary to the Archbishop/Chaplain Social Welfare; Fr George Tomrilla Ngalim- Vicar General Adjunct;  Mankon: Fr Leonard Akiumbene-curate; Akum- Fr Anthony Viban PP; Fr Joseph Ateh-part time curate; Santa: Fr Eric Paschal Ndzie- curate; Njinteh- Fr Leo Asanga Ndanjong-curate; Ntambeng: Fr Ignatius Beriliy PP & a seminarian.




 
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