Pastoral Diary

PASTORAL PROGRAMME FOR 2020

JANUARY

January 1, Mass at Holy Trinity Basilica, Onitsha

January 5, Sunday: Silver jubilee for Fr. Lotanna Olisaemeka

January 14,Tuesday: O.E.P @ Onitsha

January 15, Wednesday: O.E.P @ Onitsha

FEBRUARY

February 1 Don Bosco School Complex, Obosi

February 2  Sunday:  Pastoral Visit Holy Trinity, Ogidi

February 6, Thursday: Holy Childhood Association (H.C.A) & AVOSCO Primary Schools

February 9, Sunday:  18th Episcopal Anniversary (Mass in all the parishes)

February 10, Monday, visit to St. Scholastica Monastry Umuoji

February 14, Friday: 1st Profession at to St. Scholastica Monastry Umuoji

February 15, Saturday: Profession of Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament

February 16, Sunday: Pastoral Visit Holy Spirit Parish Oduke Obosi

February 22, Saturday, Pastoral Visit to St. Charles Borromeo Parish Onitsha/ Confirmation

February 23 Sunday, Dedication at St. Charles Borromeo Parish, Onitsha

February 24 – 25 Priests Compulsory Conference on Sexual abuse of minor and vulnerable Adults

February 26, Wednesday: Ash Wednesday

February 27, Thursday; Conference for the Religious on Sexual abuse of minor and vulnerable Adults

MARCH

March 1- 7, CBCN

March 8 Sunday, Pastoral Visit to St. Michael’s Parish Fegge Onitsha

March 14 Saturday, Pastoral Visit to Our Lady’s Group of School, Nnobi

March 15 Sunday, Pastoral Visit to St. Patrick’s Parish Odume Obosi

March 16-18    Corporate Retreat

March 19, Thursday, St. Joseph’s Special School and Seminary Awka-etiti

March 21, Saturday, Convocation @ Blessed Tansi Seminary, Onitsha

March 21, Sunday, Pastoral Visit to St. John’s Parish Obosi

March 28, Saturday, Pastoral Council

March 29, Sunday, 10th Anniversary of St. Mary’s Parish Iba pope Awada

APRIL

April 2, Thursday, Cathedraticum at Igbariam Region

April 4, Saturday:  Cathedraticum at Dunukofia Region

April 5 Sunday, Passion Sunday Basilica of the Most Holy Trinity, Onitsha

April 6 Monday, Cathedraticum at Aguleri Region

April 7 Tuesday, Cathedraticum at Iyiowa-odekpe Region

April 8 Wednesday, Cathedraticum at Nnobi Region

April 9, Thursday, Chrism Mass and Cathedraticum at Onitsha Region

Mass of the Lord’s Supper at Basilica Of the Most Holy Trinity, Onitsha

April 10 Friday, Good Friday Service at Basilica of the Most Holy Trinity, Onitsha

April 11 Saturday, Holy Saturday vigil Mass at Basilica of the Most Trinity, Onitsha

April 12 Sunday, Easter Sunday Basilica/ Prison

April 18 Saturday, Youth Weekend

April 19 Sunday:  Divine Mercy Sunday/ Youth Day

MAY

May 2, Saturday, Pastoral Visit to Kristi bu Chukwu Parish Ogwu-ikpele

May 3, Sunday, Pastoral Visit to St. Thomas Aquinas Parish ,Onitsha

May 10, Sunday, Pastoral Visit to St. Stephen’s  Parish  Federal Housing ,Onitsha

May 12, Tuesday Onitsha Ecclesiastical Province Bishops formators Meeting, Awka

May 16, Saturday, Pastoral Visit to Marist College, Nteje

May 17, Sunday,,St. Pius X Spiritual Seminary, Akwu-Ukwu

May 24 Sunday Pastoral Visit to St. Joseph’s Parish, Enkwasumpu

May 31 Sunday Pastoral Visit to Holy Spirit Parish, Omagba

JUNE

June 7 Sunday, Pastoral Visit Basilica of the Most Holy Trinity Onitsha

June 8 Monday VACANZA

JULY

July 11 Saturday, Priestly Ordination Group 1/ 39th Priestly Anniversary

July 12 Sunday, Pastoral Visit to St. Anthony’s Parish Umudioka

July 12- 17, Priests Retreat 1st Group

July 18, Saturday, Priestly Ordination Group II

July 19, Sunday Pastoral Visit to Holy Family Youth Village Amasea, Awka

July 19 – 24, Priestly Retreat 2nd Group

July 28, Tuesday, OEP Enugu

AUGUST

August 1, Saturday, , 1st Profession of Immaculate Heart of Mary Sisters

August 5, Sunday, Pastoral Visit to St. Francis’ Parish, Umuoji

August 9, Sunday, Pastoral Visit to St. Peter’s Ugwuagba.

August 15 Saturday, Fist Profession of Immaculate Heart of Mary Sisters

August 17- 21, Reunion with Seminarians

August 22, Saturday, Francis Cardinal Arinze Lecture

August 23, Sunday, AVOMA Music Festival @ Basilica

August 27, CBCN 2nd Plenary

SEPTEMBER

September 4, CBCN 2nd Plenary,

September 5, Final Profession of Immaculate Heart of Mary Sisters

September 6, Sunday, Pastoral Visit to St. Jude’s Parish Fegge Onitsha

September 11 – 20, Eucharistic Congress, Hungary

September 27, Sunday, Jubilee of Immaculate Heart of Mary Sisters

OCTOBER

October 3, Saturday, Pastoral Visit Holy Ghost Academy School Obosi

October 4, Sunday, Pastoral Visit to Q.R.C School Onitsha

October 11, Sunday

October 18, Sunday, Pastoral Visit to Immaculate Conception Parish MCC Onitsha

October 20, Tuesday, Archbishop Valerian Okeke ‘s Birthday

October 24, Saturday, Visit to Onitsha Onitsha Correctional Center (Prisons)/football Match

October 25, Sunday, Pastoral Visit to Onitsha Correctional Center (Prisons)

NOVEMBER

November 1, Sunday, Solemnity of All Saints, Mass @ All Hallows Seminary Onitsha

November 2, Monday, All Souls

November 4, Wednesday Pastoral Visit to St. Charles College, Onitsha

November 8, Sunday, Pastoral Visit to Holy Trinity Parish, Awada

November 15, Sunday, Pastoral Visit to St. Augustine’s Parish Nkpor

November 16, Monday, Onitsha- Owerri Bishop’s Meeting

November 21, Saturday, Pastoral Council Meeting

November 22, Sunday, Pastoral visit to Christ the King College, Onitsha

November 29, Sunday, Pastoral visit to St. Mary’s Parish Iba pope Awada,

November 30, Monday, Anambra Bishop’s Meeting

DECEMBER

December 2 Wednesday, Father’s plenary

December 5 Saturday 135th Anniversaries Of arrival of Missionaries and Dedication of the Basilica

December 6 Sunday, Pastoral visit to St. Mary’s inland Town Onitsha

December 12 Saturday, A Day with IHM

December 13 Sunday, Pastoral Visit to St. Gregory Iyiowa Odekpe

December 15 Tuesday, Pastoral Visit to St. Valerian Parish Akpaka

December 17 Thursday, Installations of Acolytes & Lectors

December 19 Saturday, Diaconate Ordination

December 20 Sunday Avoma Christmas Carol

December 25, Christmas, Christmas Holy Mass at the Basilica and Onitsha Prisons

December 27, Visit to Blessed Tansi Parish, Umudioka