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.
Several women attending the means of formation in centres of Opus Dei in Lagos started WiNE (Women in New Evangelization) an initiative that organizes activities for young professionals. They decided to start one to help the less privileged during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Taking advantage of a recent industrial strike action by staff of government owned universities, 25 undergraduates from about five different universities in Nigeria volunteered to work on the expansion project of Alayo Youth centre, located in Iloti village in Ogun state. Uchenna, a recent graduate of Microbiology, narrates his experience of the work camp.
An extensive biography of the life of Guadalupe Ortiz de Landázuri, the result of two years of research by Mercedes Equibar Galarza, has been published in Nigeria.