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Jesuit scholastic Joel Thompson at a recent church event celebrating indigenous peoples of Guyana. Photo: Catholic Standard

GUYANA

Two young men—seminarian Brother Joseph Oguejiofor and Jesuit scholastic Joel Thompson SJ are now a step closer to the priesthood.

Bishop Francis Alleyne OSB of Georgetown conferred the Order of Lector on Nigeria-born Oguejiofor who joined the minor seminary in Nigeria in 1991, studying philosophy there from 1998 to 2002 before he joined the Georgetown diocese in 2017.

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