Few months after identical twins, Rev. Fr. Francis Arinzechukwu Offiah and Rev. Fr. Cornelius Nzubechukwu Offiah were ordained Catholic Priests in Aguluezigbo, Anambra State, another Identical twin brothers, Rev. Frs Emmanuel Ukachukwu Nwokeji and James Okechukwu Nwokeji, have been ordained Catholic Priests in Imo State.
The identical twins who are the second set of Twins in Orlu Local government to be ordained as catholic priests, had their ordination at the Holy Trinity Cathedral, Orlu on Saturday, August 18th.
Facebook user, Amicable Amara Emenalo Odibeze who shared the report, wrote;
And again history repeated itself today for the second time since the creation of the Orlu Diocese as another Twins emerges a full Catholic ordained priests.
Congratulations to you both Rev.Frs Emmanuel and James Nwokeji on your priestly ordination as catholic priests. It was indeed a huge sacrifice from your family to God. Father in heaven I pray thee to continue to fuel the zeal they have to serve you, Amen, and may God Almighty continue to bless and take care of the womb that begot you both, Amen!!!!
Here are photos below;
Recall that we reported that Identical twin brothers Francis and Corenlius Offia who were recently ordained Catholic priests by the bishop of Nnewi diocese Rev. Hilary Odili Okeke, performed their first mass as ordained priests at the St. Patrick’s Catholic church Aguluzigbo. In attendance was former APGA chairman Senator Victor Umeh, who gifted them cars, congratulating them, as he wished them well on their religious journey.
A Facebook user identified as Oluoma Assumpta shared pictures from the ordination on the popular Igboist group on Facebook. She wrote;
“BREAKING Identical Twins Ordains Catholic Priests in Aguluzigbo Senator Victor Umeh has just arrived the St. Patrick’s Catholic Church Aguluzigbo where identical twins, Rev. Fr. Francis Arinzechukwu Offiah and Rev. Fr. Cornelius Nzubechukwu Offiah are celebrating their First Solemn Mass of Thanksgiving and their Grand Reception following their successful ordination yesterday by the Bishop of Nnewi Diocese, Most Rev. Dr. Hillary Odili Okeke.
This is indeed a rare happenstance and first of its kind in Anambra state and beyond… Congrats twinie”