Bishop calls on Christians to remain strong in faith

The Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Bamenda Michael Miabesue Bibi has called on Christians of the Five zones of Balikumbat Parish not to relax on their faith despite the difficulties they encounter in their daily lives.

The Bishop made the call during a 3-day pastoral visit to the Parish from Friday April 12th to Sunday April 14th 2019 .

The visit took the Bishop to the 5 zones of the Parish namely the Main Mission Zone in Balikumbat village, Small Market zone, Bamunkumbit Zone , Baligashu zone, and Bafanji zone.

Upon arrival on Friday April 12th after braving the odds on his way there was a waiting crowd of Christians of diverse ages in their Various uniforms waiting for the Prelate. He alighted from the car and was handed a bouquet of flowers and accorded warm words of welcome by a young cadet of about 3yrs old.

From there the Bishop was led to the Parish house by the groups singing and dancing.

Later, the Bishop went straight to Small Market zone where he celebrated his first Mass with the Christians of St Pius Mission station Small market .

In his homily the Prelate enjoined them to be great ambassadors of Christ by getting close to Jesus especially during this time and also to live exemplary lives. He called on them to trust in God by remaining faithful to him during this trying time of socio-political crisis in the region.

The day ended with the Bishop paying a visit to the new church project site .

Report and pictures by Paschal Chengeng.

The Auxiliary Bishop of t Archdiocese of Bamenda Michael Miabesue Bibi has called on Christians of the Five zones of the Parish not to relax on their faith despite the difficulties they encounter in their daily lives.

The call was made by Bishop Michael Bibi during a 3days pastoral visit to the Parish from Friday April 12th to Sunday April 14th 2019 .

The visit took the Bishop to the 5 zones that the Parish is stratified in, that is Main Mission Zone in Balikumbat village, Small Market zone, Bamunkumbit Zone , Baligashu zone, n Bafanji zone.

Upon arrival on Friday April 12th after braving the odds on his way there was a waiting crowd of Christians of diverse ages in their Various groups uniform waiting for the Prelate. He alighted from the car n was handed a bouque of fresh beautiful flowers n accorded warm words of welcome by a young cadet of about 3yrs old.

From there the Bishop was led to the Parish house by the present groups singing n dancing.

After briefly resting the Bishop went straight to Small Market zone were he celebrated his first mass with the Christians of St Pius Mission station Small market .

In his homily the Prelate enjoined them to be great ambassadors of Christ by getting close to Jesus especially during this time n also to live examplary lives. He called on them to keep trust in God by remaining faithful to him during this trying time amidst the the current socio political crisis in the region.

The day ended with the Bishop paying a visit to their new church project site .

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