The Church of the Nativity is honored to have and welcomes as Associate Pastor Fr. Cosmas Mabu! Father Cosmas was ordained in July 10, 2004, at Holy Ghost Cathedral Enugu by his Lordship Most Rev. Dr. AO Gbuji Bishop Emeritus of Enugu Dioceses.
After his priestly formation at Saints Peter and Paul Major Seminary Bodtija Ibadan Nigeria, majoring in Philosophy and theology at the Ubania University Rome. He obtained his masters degree in Peace and Conflict studies at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. Fr. Cosmas served as a Chaplain with the Nigerian army for 12 yrs.
Fr. Cosmas arrived in the United States in the summer of 2015. Memphis was his first assignment where he resided at Holy Rosary Church, then at St. Paul as an Associate pastor and sacramental minister at the Church of Resurrection.
He has five brothers and five sisters though none have entered the religious life.