Rev Fr Hyacinth Igwenagu OGBODO C.S.Sp.
Fr. Hyacinth Igwenagu Ogbodo, C.S.Sp. is a priest of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit, British Province. Raised to the order of priesthood in the year 2003, he served in these capacities while in Nigeria: Assistant Parish Priest from 2003 to 2007, and as Parish Priest from 2008 to 2017 in the Archdiocese of Lagos.
Fr Hyacinth also served in his order, the Congregation of Holy Spirit in Nigeria, first as a member of the Provincial Council (Provincial Leadership Team, PLT) and later as the Provincial Superior of the Congregation, Province of Nigeria South West, for two mandates of three years each.
At the expiration of his second mandate as Provincial Superior he was sent to the United Kingdom. While in the UK he served at St Mary Magdalene RC Church Brockley as the assistant Parish Priest and at St John Fisher RC Church Kidbrooke as Parochial administrator.
Archbishop Peter Smith has appointed him to succeed Fr Josephat Ezeanolue C.S.Sp. as the Parish Priest of Our Lady of Grace Charlton with effect from 1st September 2018.
Fr Eduardo Ushe C.S.Sp
Fr Eduardo Ushe C.S.Sp is a member of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit. He was ordained in 2007. He has served in several capacities including Assistant Priest (Gboko, Makurdi and Jalingo dioceses), Regional Secretary in the Spiritan Province of Nigeria Northeast for 3 years, Parish Priest (Lafia, Yola and Pankshin dioceses), Chaplain to the Nigerian Law School, Yola Campus; Chaplain to Yola Prison, Chaplain to the National Association of Catholic Corps Members (NACC) Adamawa Chapter, Principal of St Mary’s Secondary School, Yola, the Chairman of National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools, Yola Local Government, and the Dean of Yola Deanery in Nigeria.
He recently arrived from Israel to the United Kingdom on Sabbatical in 2019, and has served as Assistant Priest in St. Thomas More Parish, East Dulwich, English Martyrs Parish, Walworth, St Thomas the Apostle Parish, Nunhead (all in the Catholic Archdiocese of Southwark). Then SS Mary and Modwen Parish, Burton-on-Trent (in the Catholic Archdiocese of Birmingham). He is currently the Assistant Priest in Our Lady of Grace Parish, Charlton, and the Chaplain RC in Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Greenwich with effect from September 1, 2021.