OPENING OF HOLY DOORS
Saturday 16 January 2016 in Bambui Parish Church -
Saturday 23 January 2016 in Widikum with Mgr George Tomrilla Ngalim; and Bafut with Mgr Lucas Sanosi
Tuesday 26 January in Njinikom with Fr Willaim Neba
Saturday 30 January in Babanki Tungo and St Martin de Porres Wum
ALL SAINTS PARISH BAYELLE CELEBRATES GOLDEN JUBILE: Sun.21Feb. 2016
Christians and well wishers of All Saints Parish, Bayelle, were in a festive mood on Sunday 21 February 2016 as they reached the climax of the Golden Jubilee of their Parish, opened 50 years ago by the very Reverend Fr Otto de Wolff, Mill Hill Missionary, in February 1966. At the concelebrated Holy Mass with His Grace Cornelius Fontem Esua as main celebrant, the participation showed that much preparation had gone into the occasion. Members from the Sacred Heart Parish, Dipanda Douala, twinned to Bayelle, were also present. Mr Patrick Visas, the Chairperson of the Parish Pastoral Council was elated. Everyone joined forces to make the day a success, and Fr Cosmas Ndang, the PP was full of thanks. In his homily, the Archbishop exhorted all the Christians to work as a team and to benefit from the graces of the Jubilee Year of Mercy.
SATURDAY 5 MARCH 2016 ARCHDIOCESAN JUBILEE TO THE MATER REDEMPTORIS SHRINE, JANGMA
Bishop Agapitus Nfon was the main celebrant ; also opened the Holy Door of the Shrine.
WEDNESDAY 6 APRIL 2016 PRIESTLY ORDINATIONS
Ordinations of 11 new priests in Mankon, all for the Archdiocese of Bamenda. Archbishop Cornelius Fontem Esua was the main celebrant assisted by His Grace Antoine Ntalu of Garoua, Mgr George Nkuo of Kumbo, and Mgr Agapitus Nfon, then Auxiliary of Bamenda. The Mass took place in the Centenary Piazza in front of the Cathedral. This was the largest number of priests ever to be ordained in Bamenda.
SILVER JUBILEE OF PRIESTHOOD OF BISHOP AGAPITUS & CO.
On Sunday 23 April, His Lordship Agapitus Nfon, Fr Joseph Awoh and Fr Celestine Diang celebrated the Silver Jubilee of their ordination in the Cathedral in Mankon. On the same day Catholic University Students in the Archdiocese of Bamenda celebrated their Jubilee of Mercy in Bambui.
CLOSING OF THE YEAR OF THE CONSECRATED LIFE
The Year of the Consecrated Life which began on 30 November 2014, officially closed in the Vatican on 2 February, Feast of the Presentation 2016. In the Archdiocese of Bamenda it closed on Tuesday 29 December 2015 while the Provincial celebrations for the Bamenda Ecclesiastical Province took place in the Diocese of Mamfe from Wednesday 20-
At the end of the Pontifical Mass with His Grace Cornelius Fontem Esua as chief celebrants the following religious who were celebrating jubilees received awards: 8 for Golden Jubilee in Religious Life: 3 for Ruby Jubilee in Religious Life all of them Sisters of St Therese of the Child Jesus of Buea; and 4 for Silver Jubilee.
BISHOPS SEMINAR IN BATOURI:10-
The 39th annual seminar of the Bishops of Cameroon took place in the Diocese of Batouri from 10-