Fr. Jude Ekenedilichukwu (pronounced, aye-kay-nay-d-lee-chu-ku) Ezuma was born on February 10, 1979 in Lagos, Nigeria, to Michael and Philomena Ezuma. Fr. Jude began his Seminary Formation in 2000 with the Josephites until 2006 when he was called to join the Archiocese of Galveston-Houston to continue his discernment to the priesthood.
Fr. Jude was ordained on June 4, 2011 as a priest for the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart and was immediately assigned as the Parochial Vicar at the Co-Cathedral for 3 years, serving the people of God with great joy. He then served as the Parochial Vicar at Holy Family Parish in Galveston Bolivar.
In 2015, he returned to Houston to serve as secretary to Daniel Cardinal DiNardo. He was assigned to be Pastor of Holy Family Parish, Galveston Bolivar, July 1, 2017.