Rev. Anthony Chukwudumeme Mbanefo MSP., PhD, is a Nigeria American Catholic priest of the Missionary Society of Saint Paul. Born in Ogidi near his town Eziowelle of S. East Nigeria in November 25 1965, he had his early education and priestly formation in Nigeria. After his priestly ordination in July 1 1992, he worked for two years in Nigeria before proceeding to The Gambia where he worked successfully for ten years towards the building of the Christian faith in the predominantly Muslim country.
Fr Mbanefo started his ministry in United States in January 2005. He has served as associate pastor and pastor of different parishes in United States. He is presently the pastor of Holy Redeemer Parish McRae and Saint Mark’s Parish Eastman GA. He is a gifted preacher and writer.
Fr Anthony fluently speaks four languages. They are Igbo, Wolof, English and Spanish. He also speaks small French. Fr Mbanefo is a systematic theologian and holds PhD in theology.