Evans B. Yongyee


2nd Theology
St. Mary's Seminary & University, Baltimore, MD
(Co-sponsored with Diocese of Kumbo)



I am Yongyee Evans Bongwunyuy, the only child of my parents, Humphrey Ngah and Ignasia Sighan. I was born in Wainamah, a village in the northwest region of Cameroon. I am 26 years old. My parents are still alive.

I am the holder of a first school leaving certificate, ordinary level certificate of education, and advanced level certificate of education. After my high school studies, I applied to start formation into the ministerial priesthood for the Diocese of Kumbo. I was admitted by Bishop George Nkuo in 2016. I began with a prospective year, followed by a spiritual year, three years of philosophical studies, a year of pastoral experience, and presently, I am in first year theology at St. Mary’s Seminary and University in Baltimore. I am studying for the Diocese of Portland, Maine.

Fun Facts:

Favorite hobbies: Music, soccer, and serving the people of God

Favorite dishes: Corn fufu and vegetables, rice or pasta with sauce

Favorite saints: St Michael the Archangel, St. Faustina Kowalska, St. Teresa of Calcutta, and devotions to Mary. our Lady

Favorite authors: Robert Cardinal Sarah, Blaise Pascal, Bett Brennen, Soren Kierkegaard, St Augustine, and St Thomas Aquinas

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