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An African native, Fr. Vitalis became a naturalized citizen following his family’s decision to immigrate to the United States. He was ordained to the Catholic priesthood for the Archdiocese of Omaha, Nebraska on June 1, 2002 and is currently the pastor of St. Benedict the Moor.

Fr. Vitalis loves being a priest and he especially enjoys preaching and celebrating the sacraments. His hobbies

include reading, walking, music, watching soccer and

football (not all at the same time), traveling and making


In addition to his parish duties, Fr. Vitalis works very closely with a missionary religious community of sisters and

brothers he founded in 2003 based in Nigeria and the

United States called Ad Gentes Missionaries.

Holy Name Church

2012 - 2020

Omaha, Nebraska

St.Benedict Church 

 2011 - current

Omaha, Nebraska

St.Therese Church

2011 - 2013

Omaha, Nebraska

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