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Identical Twins, Francis & Cornelius Gifted With A Car As They Are Ordained As Priests In Anambra (Photos)



It was a day of joy and celebration on Sunday after an identical twins were ordained as priests by the Catholic Bishop of Nnewi Diocese in Anambra State.

Senator Victor Umeh, his wife and the ordained priests after mass. (Photo: Victor Umeh OFR/Facebook)

A Facebook user identified as Oluoma Assumpta, has taken to the social networking platform to share some pictures and story of how an identical twin brothers, Francis and Corenlius Offia, were recently ordained Catholic priests by the Bishop of Nnewi diocese Rev. Hilary Odili Okeke.

It was gathered that the twins performed their first mass as ordained priests at the St. Patrick’s Catholic Church Aguluzigbo in Anambra state.

In attendance at the Holy mass was former APGA chairman, Senator Victor Umeh, who gifted them cars, congratulating them, as he wished them well on their religious journey.

Oluoma who shared pictures from the ordination on the popular Igboist group on Facebook, 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.

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This is indeed a rare happenstance and first of its kind in Anambra state and beyond…Congrats twinie.”

Senator Victor Umeh presenting the car to the new priests. (Photo: Senator Victor Umeh OFR/Facebook)