They are highly revered among catholic faithfuls in Nigeria for their great powers and the big ministries they run, which are replete with signs, wonders, miracles and testimonies. They strictly adhere to the catholic doctrines but are also being used as instruments by God to affect and liberate souls. In the Catholic Church hierarchy nationwide they do not hold significant positions but they are among the few who run mega ministries that record thousands of worshipers on weekly basis. s.In this report, City People Vivian Onuorah brings you the top 10 most powerful catholic reverend fathers In Nigeria.
Reverend fr.Emmanuel Ede is one of these powerful and influential Reverend Fathers in Nigeria. He is the founder of Catholic Prayer Ministry of the Holy Spirit, Elele, Rivers State. Fr. (Father) Ede arguably pioneered the growth of catholic ministries and is most revered for his miracles and crusades. His major strength is breaking of curses/yokes, and healing of the sick through the inspiration of the Holy Spirit. He holds a famous monthly miracle program at Pilgrimage Centre, Elele town, Rivers Sate, a gathering that attracts thousands of Christians, and even non-Christians from all parts of the country who always besiege the place, every month for breakthroughs in all areas of life. He also owns two reputable institutions in Nigeria, Our Saviour Institute of Science and Technology, (OSISATEC) Enugu State and Madonna University Okija, Anambra State.
REV FR EJIKE MBAKA is a very powerful catholic priest and runs the biggest catholic ministry in Nigeria .He is the parish priest of Christ The KING Parish G.R.A Enugu, Catholic Diocese of Enugu and the SPIRITUAL Director of Adoration Ministries, Enugu, Nigeria. Renowned for his dynamic healing powers, he has impacted in the lives of many across the globe. His name rings a bell among Catholic Nigerians especially people in the east where his ministry is domiciled. His weekly adoration programmes which holds every Wednesday from 7pm till dawn, draws multitudes of crowd and it’s always replete of miracles, testimonies, signs and wonders. In Enugu, his bottle water Aqua Rapha is the only sachet and table water patronised by residents of the coal city because of its healing abilities. His ministry also caters for thousands of followers and has rewarded scholarships to many. In Nigeria, Rev Fr Ejike Mbaka is touted as the most powerful of all catholic priests and the only priest who runs a ministry of such magnitude. He is also a gospel act and has written several prayer books.
Rev.Fr. Emmanuel Obimma POPULARLY KNOWN AS (Ebube Muonso), IS THE spiritual director of HOLY GHOST ADORATION MINISTRY UKE IN ANAMBRA state. He is a very popular man of God whose ministration is always abound with signs and wonders. His adoration ground located in Anambra state is always besieged with mammoth crowd each time he holds a crusade. He is also a writer and has written over a dozen powerful prayer books. He is an ordained catholic priest from Onitsha Archdiocese. He is the parish vicar at St Charles Borromeo Catholic Church Odume Obosi.He is one catholic priest people rush to for miracles.
Rev. Fr. Basil Gbuzue is a powerful priest whose name rings a bell among catholic faithful. He became popular long before several others as his prayers and miracles have transformed many lives,. He started his exploits in the house of God several years ago, after he was ordained in 1978 and his followership comprises of most prominent and influential people who are catholic. He is the spiritual Director of Mountain of Solution Catholic Adoration Ministry Nkpor Anambra State and a resident priest at The Holy Trinity Catholic Church Ogidi.He is popularly known as Man pass Man.
Rev Fr Ejike Nwankwo popularly known as WOUNDED MESSIAH is a very powerful reverend father in Nigeria and renowned for his powerful crusades across the nation. His ministry located in UMUNZE, Anambra state is always a converging point for many Christian faithful. He is a very powerful and spirit filled Catholic priest and also a gospel act with several gospel tracks to his credit.
Rev Fr. Paul Obayi popularly known as Okunaerere runs the very popular OKunaerere Adoration Ministry OKAM located in Nsukka,Enugu state. He started his priestly journey in 2000,when he was ordained by the Bishop Emeritus Most Rev.Dr. Francis Okobo.His passion for the poor, needy and the sick led to the birth of his ministry which has grown into a very big Christian gathering. His strength ranges from healing, family liberations ,breaking of curses and so many others. His ministry trains and caters for thousands in different vocations. Today, he is the most sought after Catholic Priest in Nsukka Catholic Diocese because of his spiritual power to destroy the works of kingdom of darkness and liberate souls under satanic bondage.
. Rev. Fr. Dominic Nwobodo is the director, Vincentian Retreat Centre, Lagos located in Ojodu area of Lagos. Today, the Centre has become a pilgrimage of some sorts, as miracles-seeking people troop to the Centre in thousands. He runs Programs for couples, monthly midnight vigil and weekly crusades. He is one Catholic priest in Lagos people rush to for miracles and breakthrough prayers and deliverance.
In Lagos, the name Fr Mario is a sing song on the lips of many Christians, both Catholics and non catholics.Although he is domiciled in Delta state, his exploits are felt all over the nation as he takes his crusades to different cities.Rev. Fr. Mario David Dibie , a catholic priest and missionary based at Issele-Uku and the director Emmaus School of Evangelization and also the Director of Retreats, Lumen Christ Family at Issele-Uku Diocese. Fr. Dibie was ordained in 1999 and he was later appointed assistant Director of Emmaus School of Evangelization at All Saints Parish, Onicha Ugbo. His commitment to serve the people even more was found when he was appointed Director of Retreats and Mission which in turn grew to the weekly Tuesday for prayers and counselling groups at Shepherd Chapel at Issele-Uku.
Rev. Fr. Paschal Tochukwu Ekediegwu, is the Parish Priest at St. Mary’s Church, Akuke, Enugu State. And one of the powerful Reverend Fathers in Enugu State.
Rev Fr. Fabian Anumba is a very powerful catholic priest and runs a very big ministry in Awka ,Anambra State.
Rev. Fr. Anthony Mario Ozele , is the founder and spiritual director CATHOLIC WORLD EVANGELICAL OUTREACH Orerokpe.His ministry has liberated families in bondage and his weekly programs is filled with thousands of worshippers.