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.
4. ADMISSION INTO CMD THEARTRE ACADEMY
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.
5. INTER-DENOMINATIONAL DIVINE SERVICE (IDDS)
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.
6. ARCHDIOCESAN LENTEN PILGRIMAGE
The annual Archdiocesan Lenten
pilgrimage comes up on Saturday 2nd March 2013. It will be organized by the Lekki
7. TRAINING PROGRAMMES
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.
7.1Marriage, 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
7.2Training on Billings Ovulation Method of Natural Family Planning:
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