Revd Father Michael Etekpo is a Catholic Missionary priest of the Missionary Society of St. Paul, (MSP), the wholly indigenous society of Missionary priests founded by the late Dominic Cardinal Ekandem of blessed memory and established by the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria to work where the Church most needs them. He was ordained on June 28, 2003 by the Most Revd Hilary Odili Okeke, Bishop of Nnewi diocese, Nigeria at the National Missionary Seminary of St. Paul, Gwagwalada, Abuja, Nigeria. since his ordination, he has worked at the diocese of Abeokuta at St. Anne’s Catholic Church, Ibara and the archdiocese of Lagos at St. Gabriel’s Church, Ladi-Lak, Bariga, St. Sabina, Idi-mangoro, Agege as associate priest and at Catholic Church of Resurrection, Magodo GRA, Lagos as Parish Priest. He resumed as Parish Priest at St. Ferdinand Church, Boys Town, Ipaja on December 18, 2013. He enjoys reading, watching football, discovering new places and making friends.
Associate Parish Priest
Reverend Father Edwin Ikechukwu Nwalozie is a member of the Congregation of the Sons of Mary Mother of Mercy. A religious congregation founded in 1970 in Umuahia, Nigeria by late Bishop Anthony Gogo Nwedo, CSSP. The first indigenous religious congregation for men founded in Africa, by an African for a world-wide mission.
Reverend Father Edwin went for mission in 2011 in the Catholic Archdiocese of Ibadan, where he served at St Luke’s Chaplaincy, University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan, and Holy Family Catholic Church, Akobo respectively.
In January 2013, he was sent to work in the Catholic Archdiocese of Lagos, where he served at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Lafiaji, Lagos Island and in extension Voice of Nigeria/Radio Nigeria Chapel, Ikoyi. He is presently serving at St. Ferdinand Catholic Church, Boys Town, Ipaja, Lagos.