The 26th of June, which is the anniversary of Saint Josemaría's death in 1975, is also his feast day. Masses will be celebrated in many cities and towns in Nigeria.
Zariba Young Professionals held an outreach programme for inmates of a correctional centre in Abuja, Nigeria. We were armed with an empty purse, some good humour and reliance on divine providence to reach our fundraising goal... The fruits were abundant!
Msgr. Robert Lozano (1932-2020), a Mexican, spent more than three decades in Nigeria and was instrumental in preparing a solid foundation for the apostolates of the Work. Msgr. Ignatius G. Sotos sheds light on the personality of Fr. Robert who was recently called to the Lord.
A few weeks after celebrating the 35th anniversary of his priestly ordination, Rev. Fr. Joachim Okechukwu Cabanyes, a priest of the Prelature of Opus Dei, died in the morning of 16th of July, the feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.
Ella, a recent graduate, shares her experience in assisting the needy in Benin City. Despite being in Calabar, she was able to work remotely in organizing a team of volunteers in Benin to provide palliatives and health and safety measures to some indigent people in Benin City.
This year the masses will be without congregation because of the lockdown. Some masses will be live online though different platforms.
A teacher of the Lagoon Institute of Hospitality Studies (LIHS), shares with joy the experiences of her students who, during the holidays, organized culinary sessions in their various communities. These sessions have turned to be impactful both to the students and their communities. LIHS is a hospitality and tourism school in Lagos targeted at equipping young women from low income homes with relevant skills that help them to be economically independent.