The popular Roman Catholic priest, Very Rev. Fr. Dr. Raymond Arazu, who used several traditional means to teach, heal, and celebrated the Holy Mass has died.
Very Rev. Fr. Dr. Raymond Arazu passed on the early hours of 26th December 2021, (Boxing day), at Parklane hospital, Enugu, around 7 a.m on the 26th of December, 2021.
His passing was confirmed by Fr. Vitalis Anusionwu, C.S.Sp. the Provincial Secretary of the Order of Spiritans, in an announcement which reads;
Breaking: Great Rev. Fr. Arazu; the Guru Goes Home!
It is with a deep sense of loss but also in total submission to the will of God that we announce the transition of our confrere, Rev. Fr. Dr. Raymond ARAZU, C.S.Sp. whose sad event occurred in the morning of Sunday, December 26, 2021.
Fr. Arazu as you know had been weak in health and had been effectively managed by health experts. He struggled with prostate cancer for a long time and then diabetes. As he became weaker a few days ago, he was taken to Parklane hospital, Enugu, where he departed this world, around 7 a.m today being the 26th of December, 2021.
Please do remember him in your prayers and also say Masses for his repose following our tradition. When his funeral date and arrangements have been finalized, it will be communicated accordingly.
May he rest in perfect peace, Amen! Fraternally yours in the Holy Spirit,
Fr. Vitalis Anusionwu, C.S.Sp. Provincial Secretary.