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Reverend Jude Thaddeus Osunkwo
Born in 1961 into the family of Ezinna Sylvester Mputam and Ezinne Christiana Okwuchukwu Osunkwo, Fr. Jude Thaddeus was ordained a Catholic Priest of the Diocese of Orlu, Nigeria, in I990.
He did his primary education at the St. Anthony Primary School Isiekenesi in Ideato LGA of Imo State, Nigeria; and his secondary education at Holy Ghost Juniorate Ihiala, Anambra State, Nigeria. Later, he proceeded to do his graduate studies.
Fr. Jude Thaddeus holds the PhD honors in Environmental Theology. He also holds the M.A. honors in Missiology, and the B.A. honors in Philosophy.
Fr. Jude Thaddeus has had vast pastoral experience. He had served seven Parishes in the Orlu Catholic Diocese of Nigeria: St. Gregory Parish Amaigbo; St. John Parish Urualla; St. Theresa Parish Mbato; St. Paul Parish Amiri; St. Paul Parish Isu; All Saints Parish Ebenator and St. James Parish Arondizuogu.
He had also served his Diocese, Orlu, as Diocesan Director of Religious Education and Diocesan Chaplain of Orlu Diocesan Catechists Association for four years respectively. He was a member of the National Association of Directors of Religious Education (NADRE) Nigeria for four years.
Presently, Fr. Jude Thaddeus is on Fidei Donum to the Archdiocese of Boston, MA, USA. He is currently the Parochial Vicar of the St. Katharine Drexel Parish Boston, and the Chaplain of the Nigerian Community in the Archdiocese of Boston. Fr. Judethadd, a member of the Knighthood of Columbus International, is Spiritual Director to Council 15292, USA.


Day Time Activity
Monday 10.00am-12noon Marriage Encounter (for Youths)
7.00pm-9.00pm CCRN/Healing Mass
Tuesday 10.00am-12noon Office
6.00pm-8.00pm Marriage Course (for intending Couples)
Wednesday 10.00am-12noom Visitation of the Sick/Aged.
3.00pm-4.00pm Visitation of the Sick/Aged (CMM Assisted Living - 1st Weds).
6.00pm-8.00pm Appointments/Marriage Counselling (for Married Couples)
Thursday Off Day.
7.00pm-8.00pm Bible Study Class.
Friday 10.00am-12noon Office
7.00pm-9.00pm Eucharistic Adoration/Holy Mass.
Saturday Parish Scheduled Engagements
11.00am-12noon Visitation of the Sick/Aged (Ruggles Assisted Living - 3rd Sats).
Sunday 10.00am, 1:00pm Worship/Meetings