Welcome Fr. Sylvester!

Fr. Sylvester currently resides at the OMC Rectory, from where he serves as the chaplain for Scripps Memorial and Scripps Green hospitals. He also assists Fr. Steven, as much as his schedule permits, in the pastoral care of the OMC faith community. 

He was born in Ewulu, Aniocha South LGA, Delta State in Nigeria. His Ordination as a priest was on the 14th of August, 1993. He has several degrees, including a Doctorate in Bioethics, obtained from the Sacred Heart Catholic University in Rome, in 2006.

Since his ordination in 1993, he has served variously as chancellor and secretary of his home diocese of Issele-Uku, pastor of different parishes, seminary formator, and also shared in the pastoral life of different parishes here in the United States during his annual vacations. 

Welcome Fr. Sylvester; we are blessed to have you as a member of our community of faith.