Sunday Nov 28, 2021

Shocking News:Catholic church wedded 80 couples

– St Sylvester Catholic Church breaks
wedding record by holding marriage
ceremony and sacrament of confirmation for
80 couples at once
– The ceremony which took place at the
church premises in New Nyanya, Karu wasofficiated by Most Reverend Dr IshayaMattew Audu
– The event was unique and first of its kind
in the history of St Sylvester catholic church
Brides at their marriage ceremony and
sacrament of confirmation
St Sylvester catholic church is located in
New Nyanya, Karu in the local government
area of Nasarawa state. On 27th November
2016, the church witnessed a unique and
historical event that will change the lives of
80 couples who decided to each be joined
with their spouses in holy matrimony.
The church was visited by Most Reverend Dr
Ishaya Mattew Audu, catholic bishop of Lafia
diocese, Nasarwa state and in advent to
celebrate his first pastoral visit to the
independent mission, the ceremony was
held. Among many other activities, this
event was lined up as one of the key
activities to welcome the bishop to the
The successful ceremony was put together
by the Parish Priest of St Sylvester catholic
church, Lawrence Anyembugu. During the
speech of the bishop, a lot of wisdom was
shared with newly joined couples. He said:
” Couples should cloth themselves with the
love of Christ in order to have a sustainable
marriage life, stressing that marriage without
love is meaningless. Citing many examples
of causes of breakage in marriage life.”
He also called on them to avoid pitfalls that
would lead to regrets, adding that exemplary
Christian life was key to successful
marriage. See more photos of the event

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