Reverend Samuel Osigbheme Igbafe MSP

June 9, 1967 - December 25, 2022

Reverend Samuel Osigbheme Igbafe, 55, died Sunday, December 25, 2022. He was born on June 9, 1967, in Delta, Nigeria.

Father Igbafe studied for the priesthood in Nigeria and was ordained on June 28, 1997, when he became a member of the Missionary Society of St. Paul (M.S.P.).

After years of committed priestly ministry in Africa, Father Sam went to Ireland and served as a missionary in the Archdiocese of Armagh.

He came to the Diocese of Beaumont in 2019 when he was assigned to Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church, Beaumont where he served as Pastor until November 2021.

The reception of Reverend Igbafe will be 3:00 p.m., with a gathering of family and friends to follow until his Vigil service at 6:00 p.m., Thursday, January 5, 2023, at Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church, 3390 Sarah St., Beaumont. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Friday, January 6, 2023, at Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church, with his graveside service at 1:30 p.m., at Sacred Heart Cemetery, 3720 FM 160, Raywood.

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Reception of Reverend Igbafe

Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church
  • 3390, Sarah St, Beaumont, TX, 77705,
  • January 5, 2023
  • 3:00 pm

Vigil Service

Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church
  • 3390, Sarah St, Beaumont, TX, 77705,
  • January 5, 2023
  • 6:00 pm

Mass of Christian Burial

Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church
  • 3390, Sarah St, Beaumont, TX, 77705,
  • January 6, 2023
  • 10:00 am

Graveside Service

Sacred Heart Cemetery
  • 3720, Farm to Market 160, Liberty, Texas, 77575,
  • January 6, 2023
  • 1:30 pm

Comments (2)

    Angela Stewart says:

    My deepest and sincere condolences to the family, parishioners, and friends of Fr. Sam. May his soul rest in eternal peace.🙏🏾

    Yolanda M ROBERTS says:

    My heartfelt condolences to Father’s loving family and friends near and far.
    Rest in Christ Peace Fr. Sam.

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