Bauchi – 17 August Fixed for Ordination, Installation of Msgr. Hilary Dachelem By Justine Dyikuk

Following the appointment of Monsignor Hilary Nanman Dachelem, C.M.F as the substantive Bishop of Bauchi diocese by the Holy Father, Pope Francis, 17 August 2017 has been approved for his ordination and installation.The event will be preceded by a gala night and reception of guests at the St. John’s Cathedral, Bauchi on 16 August by 7pm prompt.Lineup for occasion includes traditional dances, choreography and musical renditions aimed at treating and welcoming the guests to Bauchi, the pearl of tourism, the organizers say.Meanwhile, the ordination and installation Mass is to hold on 17 August at the Immaculate Conception Secondary School (ICSS), Gubi Dam road, by 10am prompt. This would be followed by a grand-reception at the same venue after the celebration of the Holy Mass.  Msgr. Hilary Nanman Dachelem, C.M.F would succeed Bishop Malachy Goltok of Blessed Memory as the third Catholic Bishop of Bauchi Diocese.