Fr Dominic Adezia

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Fr Dominic Adezia

Fr Dominic was born into a Muslim family of eight, of which he lost a brother, a sister and his father. He trained in Nigeria and was ordained for the diocese of Lokoja. After his ordination he served in his diocese as the Chancellor/the Bishop’s Secretary and the co-editor of the diocesan newspaper.

After a few years, he went over to Rome to study communication at the Gregorian University while living at the English College (Sherwin House). As a student in Rome, he spent his holidays in parishes in Preston, Parbold, Wimbledon, Warwickshire and North London.

After his studies he was asked to continue with research. He came to England and was offered a scholarship by the diocese of Portsmouth. He did his research in Sociology at Surrey University, Guildford. While doing his studies, he served as the parish priest of St Swithun’s Yateley. Mid-way, he took on the responsibility of St. Thomas More, Hartley Wintney. He later served as the Parish priest of Blessed Huge Faringdon, Oxfordshire.

At the completion of his studies, he returned to Nigeria to take on the appointment of a Training Director of Lux Terra Leadership Foundation. He served as the Coordinator and Director of the Psycho-Spiritual Institute, Nairobi, Kenya. He taught at the Albertine Institute, Fayit- Fadan Kagoma, Kaduna, Veritas University Abuja and at the Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation.

At some point he also served as Chaplain to the Knights, Catholic Lawyers, Prisons and Journalists.

Fr Dominic enjoys reading, teaching, traveling, cooking his own meals, walking and outdoor games. He loves dogs and would love to engage in gardening.