Friends Day of Prayer: Rev. Hamilton Okeke

September 4 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm


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Date: September 4

Time: 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

Cost: $45

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Presenter: Fr. Hamilton Okeke

Stay With Us, Lord  

The theme for this month’s Friends Day of Prayer is “Stay with us, Lord … (Luke 24:29).” Throughout the day, we will reflect on this invitation to Jesus, offered by the two disciples journeying to Emmaus on the evening of the day of the resurrection. We will explore how the Word can “open our eyes” amid the shadows and the darkness that cloud our world. Join us for this day of prayer, meditation, and encounters with the Lord.  

All are welcome to attend the Friends Day of Prayer retreats, held monthly on the first Wednesday of the month. It is not required to attend every month, so register for one or more sessions as your schedule allows. While the presenters and topics vary, each Friends Day of Prayer typically includes pastries and conversation at 9:30am, a morning presentation at 10am, an optional Mass, a delicious lunch, short periods of free time to enjoy the grounds or shop in the bookstore, and an afternoon presentation. 

Rev. Hamilton E. Okeke, JCL, is a priest of the Archdiocese of Baltimore. Originally from Nigeria, Fr. Okeke was ordained a Catholic priest in June 2013 by Archbishop William Lori at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen, Homeland. After his ordination, Fr. Okeke was assigned to Sacred Heart Church, Glyndon and St. Charles Borromeo Church, Pikesville. During his pastoral ministry at Sacred Heart, Fr. Okeke also worked at the Metropolitan Tribunal of the Archdiocese of Baltimore. In 2018, Fr. Okeke began his canonical studies at the Catholic University of America, Washington, DC while at the same time was appointed as Associate Pastor of St. Mark’s Catonsville and the Tribunal Ministry. Having obtained his Licentiate in Canon Law in 2020, Fr. Okeke was assigned by the Archbishop to the Tribunal full-time. Fr. Okeke leads retreats, seminars, and workshops on canonical issues for different associations of the Christian faithful within and outside the United States.  

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