Nigeria: Novices Profess Vows


The Vice Province of Nigeria recently welcomed nine new members (above, left to right): Benedict Anyanwu, Bright Adzaklu, Charles Ojukwu, Kenna Agbada, Patmaria Njim,
Johnkennedy Akoma, Basil Agbom, Anthony Opara and Theophilus Ojatta. Vice Provincial Superior Fr. Kingsley Onyekuru presided at the liturgy and profession ceremony at the novitiate chapel on August 6, the Feast of the Transfiguration.
The large number of family members, friends, priests and religious gathered for the profession ceremony in the novitiate chapel witnessed the excitement as the newly
professed received fraternal embraces from confreres and danced to the altar in thanksgiving to God for bringing this period of formation to a successful end.

Fr. Henrymary Mbanefo, director of the Pre-Novitiate Program, looks on as a newly professed confrere signs his certificate of profession; and Fr. Kingsley presides at the
profession ceremony.

by Philip Obasi, C.Ss.R.