Father Innocent Abonyi, MSP belongs to the Missionary Society of St. Paul of Nigeria. He was ordained a priest for the missions on 3rd July 1999. Since his priestly ordination, he has served as a formator, Spiritual Director, and Lecturer in the National Missionary Seminary of St. Paul, in Iperu-Remo, Ogun State and Gwagwalada, Abuja, all in Nigeria ( 1999 -2001 and 2003 - 2006 respectively); He had his post graduate Studies in Ireland (2001-2003) and Oxford Brookes England (2012 - 2014). He has worked in few parishes in England. He currently serves as a parish priest of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Gravesend, Kent, UK.