The objectives of this Commission shall include:
i. Providing for aged clerics by arranging for their accommodation, health care and feeding. The Commission shall ensure that there are people who will help them and that adequate financial provision is made for them.
ii. Arranging for further studies as part of the on-going formation for priests. Hence the commission should:
iii. know the areas of need in the diocese
iv. know the talents and inclinations of priests
v. set down objective standards for the selection of candidates for studies
vi. recommend priests for studies to the bishop
vii. see to the finance for this education
viii. liaise well with those studying
ix. scout for opportunity for securing scholarships within and outside the country
x. propose disciplinary measures for priests who flout diocesan policy on education
xi. Taking care of priests who are socially and psychologically maladjusted
xii. Ensuring the availability of proper health care for priests by
xiii. providing some sort of health insurance for priests
xiv. providing health enlightenment publications
xv. organizing priests’ holiday programmes/schedules
xvi. fostering active and concerned care for priests
xvii. Encouraging and promoting the charisms of priests.
xviii. Improving the living conditions of priests.
xix. Organizing seminars (of spiritual and academic nature) for priests and religious.
xx. Taking care of parents of deceased priests
xxi. Organizing the Jubilee Celebrations of diocesan priests
xxii. Investigating cases of priests who feel aggrieved or who flout the order of the diocese with view to possible reconciliation or recommending disciplinary actions where necessary.
|1||Fr. Nnamdi A. Nwankwo||Chairperson|
|2||Fr. Ozonwafor Raphael||Member|
|3||Fr. Peter Chukwu||Member|
|4||Fr. Ojiogu Michael||Member|
|5||Fr. Aneke Marcellinus||Member|
|6||Fr. Enebechi Theophilius||Member|
|7||Fr. Alexander Ugwu||Member|