Smiles has been put in the faces of 136 couples in the month of February 2018.

The big burden of organizing and sponsoring a wedding ceremony has been taken off their shoulders by a catholic priest in Nasarawa state.

Rev. Fr. Lawrence Soja-Anyembugu, Parish Priest in charge of St Sylvester Catholic Church, New Nyanya announced this to newsmen on Saturday during the holy matrimony of 83 couples in commemoration of his 10th priestly anniversary in St Patrick Catholic Church, Akwanga, Akwanga Local Government Area.

He said the gesture was extended to the people, who could not marry in the church to enable them receive the sacrament of holy matrimony.

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“I have decided to celebrate my 10th priestly anniversary to sponsored mass wedding for people who indicated their interest to have their marriage blessed in the church as at Feb. 3, I have sponsored 53 couples in St Sylvester Catholic Church, New Nyanya.

“Today, I have sponsored 83 couples making a total of 136 couples to enable them get the sacrament of holy matrimony as well as to give them a sense of belonging,” he said.

The priest called on the couples to continue to be patient, tolerate one another for them to have a peaceful home.

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