Fr. Nicholas Akindele is a priest who was ordained in 2000 for the Diocese of Lokoja in the Kogi State of Nigeria. He was installed as the pastor of both Holy Family and St. Alphonsus parishes of Davenport on Aug. 14 at Holy Family Church, with Bishop Thomas Zinkula presiding at the Mass of Installation. Fr. Akindele is described as a priest who loves God and loves the family of God, with an infectious enthusiasm of joy and love of God. He is committed to building a community of faith and leading lives of faith that will shine for the world to see.