Welcome To Holy Ghost Juniorate. Ihiala, Anambra State
The Holy Ghost Juniorate officially began at Ihiala on January 16th, 1952. The Establishment Holy Ghost Juniorate, Ihiala was intended to help, in no small measure, to nurture young vocations to the religious and missionary priesthood, and to indigenously sustain the missionary spirit of the local churches that were being established.
The first recorded admission was done by Fr. John Jordan, C.S.Sp; and the total number of students admitted were 67, but 41 arrived and started classes; 20 students started in class 1, while 21 students started in class 2. The criteria for admission would include entrance examination, oral interview, one’s family approval, good character, good health and the desire to be a religious / missionary priest. Read more