Fr. Albert Owie Ofere wants to win souls with this music
Fr. Olfere, ordained in 2001, decided on Afro-pop “because many people like to dance to Afro-pop music and using it to glorify God would help to win more souls for him.”
According to All Africa, music runs in Fr. Ofere’s family. He began singing as a child.
“My dad was once a choirmaster. My younger brother, Fr. Richard Ofere, who is now a Catholic priest in the Archdiocese of Benin, sings a lot too. In fact, he was a choirmaster in the seminary. I never joined the choir, but I was occasionally invited to lead some songs or choruses in my seminary choir. As a deacon, I sang a lot in Sacred Heart Cathedral Warri.”
Fr Ofere is currently the pastor of a parish in London.
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