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“Nothing is Easy”: After Years of Proper Training, Man Becomes a Priest, Posts Throwback Photos



"Nothing is Easy": After Years of Proper Training, Man Becomes a Priest, Posts Throwback Photos
  • A Nigerian man has become a Catholic priest after successfully completing his priestly education
  • He posted a story on TikTok, showing some throwback photos he took when he was still in the seminary
  • The priest, Father Chidubem, inspired many of his followers with the story of his humble beginning, and he became a priest

A Nigerian man inspired his TikTok followers after sharing the story of how he became a Catholic priest.

The priest, Father Chidubem, shared old photos showing his followers his humble beginning.

Priest inspires people with his story.The story of Father Dubem’s humble beginning touched a lot of people. Photo credit: TikTok/@fr_chidubem.Source: TikTok

The photos he posted showed when he enrolled in the junior in preparation for becoming a priest.

Father Chidubem wrote his West African School Certificate Examination, WASSCE, in 2008.

He joined the major seminary in 2012. He wrote his final examination for the theological degree and did his defence.

He was finally ordained a priest. Father Chidubem declared in the TikTok post that his dream of becoming a priest was a long journey but that it was worth it.

Nigerians react to priest’s humble beginning


“See me smiling. I can remember your innocent face in primary school. May God continue to strengthen you, more and more celebrations to come.”

@Stancy commented:

“And you became the celebrity Padre. Well done Padre.”

@Jepngetich asked:

“Becoming a priest takes this long? Wow!! Congratulations from Kenya.”

@bundu said:

“Congrats. but no one is talking about the 14th slide examination Hall arrangement with a Bible.”

@Gracie_O commented:

“May God continue to guide you in the path you have chosen. God bless you. Remember me in your prayers.”


“Omo, nothing in this life is easy.”

@simplicity434 commented:

“May God keep strengthening you.”


“God bless you Padre , may he continue to keep you in his vineyard forever and ..thank you for service.”

Catholic priest dies in Benue state

Meanwhile, THETALK.NG reported that a catholic priest who is an albino died in Benue state.

The priest reportedly slumped and died before he was rushed to the hospital.

There were rumours online that he was struck by thunder but this was later found to be untrue.


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