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03 January Fr Deacon Onyango IMC 09 January Fr Mthokozisi Khanyile 22 January Fr Vincent Moba Cssp 29 January Fr Gerald Gostling 03 January Fr James Madappallil MSFS 16 January Fr James Mattathil MSFS
Fr Ikemerika Onyekachi Azubuike, OSA is a Nigerian Augustinian priest working in Sacred Heart Parish, Pomeroy. He was ordained 7th July 2012. Since then he has worked in St Paul’s Catholic Church, Jaji Kaduna State, Nigeria.
Fr Sunday Baba Ikpe, OSA is a Nigerian Augustinian priest presently working in Sacred Heart Parish, Pomeroy. He was ordained on 1st July 2006 and before his coming to South Africa in August this year, he had worked in St Augustine’s Catholic Church, Maiduguri, Nigeria for Seven years. He solicits for your prayer for a fruitful mission work in South Africa.
Father James (Shijo Joseph) Madappallil Belongs to the Missionaries of St. Francis de Sales (MSFS). Was ordained in the year 2009, January 03. First appointment in SFS Church and School, Kangpokpi, in the State of Manipur, India. Arrived in South Africa on the 06th of April 2010. Worked for 3 years in the Diocese of Keimoes-Upington at St. Thomas Catholic Church, Vredendal.
Fr. Jacob Mattathil M.S.F.S. arrived in Cape Town on 16th June 2013. On my arrival Frs. Babychan and Job received me in the airport. For about three weeks I received a very valuable induction program. Brief history and culture of South Africa, driving lessons, and some liturgical concelebrations in four different parishes of Cape Town archdiocese, were the highlights of the induction program. After that the very same fathers brought me to Dundee on 8th of July. Before I arrived here I served as a priest for 17 years in the North East India Province of the Missionaries of Saint Francis De Sales (M.S.F.S.). Till March 2013 I was serving as the Principal of Saint Francis De Sales School Dhemaji, Assam. There was a small parish in the same campus for which I was the parish priest at the same time. I began my preparations to come Africa from September 2012. As soon as the papers got ready I left India. On my arrival I am given this opportunity to in Zululand, Dundee. I am grateful to everyone who helped me especially to Bishop Thomas Graham Rose and Fr Babychan Arackathara our Regional Superior. My work permit is for five years. I leave in the hands of my ministry and missionary life in Africa. I count on your prayers and support.
Birthdays: 1977-08-12: Fr Pious Ncube Ordinations: 2008-08-12: Bishop Graham Rose