Saturday, January 20 2018
Archbishop's Correspondence

We ask everyone to take note that with effect from the month of January, the Archbishop will receive the lay faithful who need to see him only on Mondays and Thursdays of every week while Wednesdays reserved for priests and religious. Priests and religious would be received on the other days only by appointment. Tuesdays remain Archbishop’s day off. The secretary is off on Thursdays every week. Kindly take note and circulate the information.

2.    FEBRUARY 13

is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the season of lent. It is a day of penance, fasting and prayer in which the ash is impressed on our forehead to remind us of our finitude and what we actually are: dust without the animating breath of God. May God grant us a fruitful Lenten season.

3.    FEBRUARY 14

is Valentine’s Day popularly called Lovers” day. It is not exclusively a day when lovers express their mutual love for each other. It is also a day when children of God and indeed all beneficiaries of Christ’s love renew their friendship and relationship with the God who is love. To mark this day in our Archdiocese the lay Apostolate Center has organized a program for Christ faithful in the Archdiocese titled Valentine’s Day with the Archbishop. This will take place on the 16th of February at Catholic Church of Ascension, Airport, and Lagos. The time is 10.00am. Please be punctual.


Our CMD Theatre Academy now admits students for the 3-month certificate course in theatre Arts. Lectures will commence on Monday January 23, 2013. Forms are sold at N1, 000.00 while the course fee is N35, 000.00. Priest and parents are encouraged to send their youth and wards. Let us work together to build media literacy in our church for a better witnessing in our society. Call or text 07035329555 for more information.


The annual inter- Denominational Divine Service comes up on Saturday, 9th February 2013 at the Apostolic Church, Alapere-Ketu at 10.00am. It is for Christians of all denominations. Kindly mobilize your parishioners for a full participation by the Catholic Church.


The annual Archdiocesan Lenten pilgrimage comes up on Saturday 2nd March 2013. It will be organized by the Lekki Deanery.


TRAINING PROGRAMMES: The marriage, family and Human Life Unit of the Archdiocese of Lagos is running two training programs for the clergy, religious and laity of the Archdiocese this year beginning from the month of February.

7.1     Marriage, theology and lived experiences:

(A) Weekday (one Tuesday a month for 10 months) starting on the 5th February, 2013. Time- 9.30am – 4pm

(B) Weekend (one Tuesday a month for 10 months) starting on the 16th February, 2013. Time: 9.30am – 4pm. Fee: N3, 500 per month (including tea break and lunch). For more information/enquiries, please call 08032271257, 08080538765.

7.2     Training on Billings Ovulation Method of Natural Family Planning:

(One Saturday a month for 5 months) starting on 6th April, 2013. Time: 9.30am – 4pm at Church & society building Maye Street, Sabo Yaba. Fee: N3, 500 per month (including tea break and lunch). Interested person can visit our office or call us on 08032271257, 08080538765

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