By Nkoli Opara (AGENDAWATCHDOG) – According to the Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry, Enugu, Rev Fr Ejike Mbaka, the Adoration Ministry has been shut down for 30 days (starting from May 11, 2021, to June 10, 2021) to enable him proceed on a solitary prayer retreat.
The radical cleric disclosed this via a statement, titled: “Notice to all adorers”, in which he implored members of the congregation to also join him in prayers, fasting and acts of charity during the period activities in the ministry would be on hold.
“Our Spiritual Director, Rev Fr Ejike Mbaka wishes to inform his beloved adorers that he has embarked on a private prayer retreat that will end on 10th June 2021.
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“Consequently, no ministry activities shall be held in the ministry ground pending his return. He directs that members of the ministry are to observe this period of his retreat as they used to do during the usual January breaks of the ministry, by praying at their homes, being charitable and fasting according to their ability.
“Adoration! Holy Spirit is our Power”, The statement reads.
The reasons for the shutdown was not clearly specified in the statement, though there are suggestions from the grapevine that it might not be unconnected with an earlier order given to him by Catholic Bishop of Enugu Diocese, Bishop Calistus Onaga.