Since St. Thomas Aquinas Major Seminary, Bambui was created 37 years ago, hundreds of priests have been trained in the giant formation house, but it was only on Friday, April 9, 2010, that priests were ordained on the seminary grounds.
Of all kinds of poverty, mental impoverishment is the most dangerous. Uncanny politicians have tested and confirmed that to keep a people docile and servile, they have to tele-guide them, giving them the impression their survival depends on how closely attached the governed remain to the governors’ dictates- mental dependency, call it.
Social Democratic Front Chairman, Ni John Fru Ndi, has said under the present disposition elections are not going to take place in Cameroon as the National elections management body, ELECAM, cannot guarantee free, fair and transparent elections.
After 22 priests were ordained into Christ’s vineyard on Friday, April 09, 2010, an event that marked a remarkable juncture in the history of St. Thomas Aquinas Major Seminary, Bambui, the Archbishop of Bamenda, His Grace Cornelius Esua, was exuberant. He shares his joy with L’Effort Camerounais.
For three years the Christian community of Bamenda Archdiocese had been anxious and wondering what was happening to candidates into the Catholic Priesthood. As could be expected all sorts of rumours went round about conspiracies to reject candidates because they had not gained favour with certain Church authorities. With the ordination of the lone priest for Bamenda Archdiocese, Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Seninka, on Friday, April 9, 2010, Christians have now breathed a sigh of relief and are again in high spirits. Fr. Emmanuel Seninka talked to L’Effort Camerounais about his lone candidacy and how he feels breaking the gloomy trend.
The Vatican secretary of State, His Eminence Tarcisio Cardinal Bertone ordained the new Apostolic Nuncio to Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea, Mgr. Piero PIOPPO, on March 18, 2010 at St. Peter’s Basilica, Rome.
Dr Mafuta: Chief Medical Officer, St. Albert the Great Hospital Bonaberi:
We are extremely happy because we were worried what the future holds for patients, especially when they are transferred to other health structures for hospitalisation. Initially a health centre, St. Albert the Great Centre is now a full-fledged hospital.
Pioneer staff, priests and bishops at launching ceremony
Four priests from the dioceses of Buea and Kumbo and the Archdiocese of Bamenda and three lay people, took an oath of fidelity to build a tertiary Catholic Education in the Ecclesiastical Province of Bamenda on Saturday, April 10, 2010, at Mankon St. Joseph’s Metropolitan Cathedral.
Thousands of Christians thronged Our Lady of Annunciation Parish church, Bonamoussadi on April 11, in a bilingual Eucharistic celebration, to commemorate their parish feast, the solemnity of the Feast of the Annunciation.