Father Fidelis Ezeani

Catholic Chaplain


Spellman Hall, G20

Born in Orsu-Ihiteukwa, Nigeria, Father Fidelis Okechukwu Ezeani was ordained to the Catholic Priesthood on August 21, 1999, in Orlu, Nigeria. Presently, he is a parochial vicar at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, Lindenhurst, New York. Since his Ordination, he has been actively involved in parish, school and hospital ministries as well as in humanitarian services both in Nigeria and outside Nigeria. He was trained in Nigeria, the Philippines and the United States of America. He is a Board-Certified Chaplain with the National Association of Catholic Chaplains (NACC) of the United States of America.
Father Fidelis is the founder and pioneer principal of Christ the King College (High School) Ndiakunwanta-Uno Arondizuogu, Nigeria, as well as the Founder and President of "Move Around With Us Incorporated" (MAWUI) a Non-Governmental (Non-Profit) Organization that promotes better life for people with disabilities. He holds a Diploma in Mass Communication (Journalism), Bachelor's Degrees in Philosophy and Theology, three master's Degrees in Theology with major in Pastoral Ministry, Religious Education and Theological Studies, and a Doctorate Degree in Theology (Pastoral).His priestly ministry is informed by his watchword: "gratitude", and his motto/guiding principle: "Never grow tired of doing what is good" (2 Thess. 3: 13). His hobbies include, reading, writing, singing, playing xylophone, artistic designs and drawings, playing table tennis (ping pong), etc.