The Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry Enugu, Southeast, Nigeria Reverend Fr Ejike Mbaka, has called on Nigerians to always pray, fast and do charity rather than fear over the deadly coronavirus.
The clergyman who revealed that he has suspended his weekday open ministrations, urged people to curtail their growing apprehension over the development so that fear of the disease should not be more than the disease itself.
He asked people to stay at home and continue to pray to God if they want to overcome the virus.
Adding that “God loves us and will answer our prayers and grant healing and deliverance to the whole world over Covid-19 pandemic”.
Onyxnewsng quoting Vanguard that a statement from Mbaka’s Media Spokesman, Maximus Ugwuoke, titled ‘Message To All Adorers’ indicated that the postponement is in adherence to worldwide efforts and official measures by the Catholic Church towards containing the coronavirus pandemic.
The statement read: “The Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry Enugu Nigeria, Rev Fr Ejike Mbaka, has postponed the weekly Wednesday Adoration prayer Programmes, a.k.a “E no Dey Again” as well as Friday All Night Adoration Programme of the Ministry to two weeks from today 24th March 2020 pending further directives.
“However the usual 10am Sunday Mass of the ministry would continue to hold at the Ministry Ground.
“These measures are in adherence to the Enugu Diocesan regulations and in joining the whole world to manage the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.
“Fr Mbaka enjoins all to continue to keep believing in the healing and miraculous power of God that He has continued to demonstrate among us and increase our faith in the healing blood of Jesus.”
The statement further read that father Mbaka also assured of his continued spiritual intervention over COVID-19 global threat and urged the general public to do a lot of charity, while fasting and praying ceaselessly for God’s mercy, also stated that “Worshippers are urged to stay safe at home and continue to pray for God’s intervention in the pandemic”.