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Father Joseph Okoko Leaving Local Churches

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After six years of service at Saint Raphael’s Parish in Blackville and Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Howard, Rev. Joseph Okoko, will be leaving the Parish and the Diocese to pursue graduate studies for his community.

A celebration Mass will be held on Monday, August 22 at 7:00 pm. Presentations will be given to Father Okoko at that time. His final regular mass is Sunday, August 28.

Father Okoko is also Administrator of St. Joachim’s Parish in Boiestown, with its mission of Our Lady of the Annunciation in Doaktown.

Effective September 1, Rev. Godwin Kalu of Sts. Simon and Jude Parish, Nackawic is appointed Pastor of St. Raphael’s Parish, Our Lady of Mount Carmel, St. Joachim’s Parish and Our Lady of the Annunciation.

Village of Blackville

Village of Blackville

The village of Blackville is governed by an elected council made up of a mayor and four councillors. Incorporated as a village in 1966, Blackville has a population of 958 and has had a long history related to forestry and salmon fishing.

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  1. Avatar Ugonna Nee Ugorji. on February 20, 2021 at 2:32 pm

    Congratulations to you fr Joe Okoko

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