The Catholic Praise Concert is a one-day, Gospel music concert which has become an annual Catholic evening of Praise music offering to God for Christians. It features some of the best-known musical talents in the Gospel music genre. The event debuted in April 2014 and subsequently evolved into an annual tour with increased momentum in terms of performances, anticipated crowd and venue. It features; praise, worship, dance, and special highlight performances. St. Leo Catholic Church Ikeja is the venue for this yearâ€™s concert on August 11 2017 and is open to all to attend, for all Christians and individuals who thirst for God, and want to praise God.
Rt. Rev. Msgr. John Aniagwu Parish Priest of the Host Parish, St Leo Catholic Church in a statement said â€œthe Catholic Church is very open minded, and diverse in its worship of God, and that the Church is not boring at all and that Catholics love God and honour Mary the Mother of God and not worship her.â€ For the executive producer Mr. Peter Egbumokei the Catholic Praise Concert is simply an opportunity for Christians to come together to praise GOD, interact, put aside un-Godly differences, and together lift one voice in worship to God. In a simple phrase – an offering of PRAISE to God; our lives must go from Grace to Praise of God, that Heaven may take notice of us and our beloved country. It also serves as a medium to showcase beautiful Gospel talents that our country is endowed with.
This yearâ€™s artist line up promises to lift our spirits even higher to the Lord. The 2017 edition of CPC will be featuring; Rev Fr Lawrence Adelana (AKA -Fr Fuji), Rev Fr Tony-Maria Boluwaji , Joe Praize, Tessy Aniesi, Daniel â€œA Stringsâ€ Azuka (Violinist from Turkey), Kenny Kâ€™Ore, Prisca D Nightingale, Psalmos, Kelar Thrillz, St Charles Lwanga Choir, St Cecilia (University of Lagos) Choir, Ella Vibes, B’Dash, Jesus Baby , DJ X-Moe, Harmonic Syndrome, Desmond Unaegbu, Victoria Orenze; we also have Iyke Okechukwu of Tinsel and Ivie Okujaye as compÃ¨res and so much more. This year it will Be an offering of Excellent Praise for Extraordinary Grace performance, hence the theme – â€œPraise 4 Graceâ€. The Catholic Praise Concert is being organized by the Felicia Michael SoS Foundation, House of Ogugua Michael Egbumokei and Yellow Craig in conjunction with Saint Leo Catholic Church. It is powered by the Holy Spirit and proudly supported by Catholic Archdiocese of Lagos, Inspiro Productions and Donralph Media Concepts Limited- DMG.