Identical twin brothers Francis and Corenlius Offia were recently ordained Catholic priests by the bishop of Nnewi diocese Rev. Hilary Odili Okeke. The twins 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”
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