Archbishop\’s Desk – 24th November

Christ the King:
The celebration of the Solemnity of Christ the King comes up today Sunday, 24th November, 2019. It marks the beginning of the last week of the 2018/2019 Liturgical Year. On this day, Eucharistic Processions are held throughout Nigeria. The Procession at Holy Cross Cathedral begins at 2:00 p.m. prompt from the Cathedral to St. Gregory College, Obalende. With this procession, we profess our faith in Christ as the King of the Universe and His completion of the renewed creation that marks the fullness of the Kingdom of God. Let us all march out and proclaim Christ, the Universal King.

Augustine University (AUI) offers Prelim Studies:
Having obtained her Permanent License, the Augustine University, in collaboration with the Government Body responsible for Preliminary Studies in Nigeria, would soon be offering opportunities for Prelim Studies to students who are preparing to enter University. This opportunity is for young people who sat for JAMB Exam but did not secure admission or those who are awaiting their results. The advantage for those who do the Preliminary Studies is that they will be able to go on straight to 200 level of their Course of choice in the university. For more information about this, interested persons should contact the University, the University website or the Directorate of Education.

Archdiocesan Novena for the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception: There shall be a Novena in preparation for the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception at the Archdiocesan Marian Shrine, Maryland:
Date: 30th November- 8th December, 2018.
Solemnity: December 9th, 2019.
Theme: As a mother comforts her child, so will I comfort you (Is 66:10-14) Venue: Archdiocesan Marian Shrine, Maryland.
Time: 4:30 pm daily

St. Raphael Divine Mercy Specialist Hospital, Ijede:
This Archdiocesan Catholic Hospital calls the attention of all Priests, Religious and lay Faithful of the Archdiocese as well as the General Public to the World Class Standard health care services provided at the 300-bed purpose-built hospital. The hospital boasts of exquisite private and semi-private wards in a serene and safe environment ideal for complete recuperation. The hospital also offers the following services:
Diagnostic Services: which include, but not limited to;
Complete Hormonal Profile, Full Laboratory Service, Scan, E.C.G, X-Ray. Well Equipped Theaters: for different specialized surgeries for: Eye, General, Obstetrics and Gynecology and Urology. St. Raphael also has dedicated Labour Ward, Children’s Ward with Incubators.
Other Services available include: Circumcision, Childhood and Adult Immunization, Ambulance Services, Mortuary Services.
Available Clinics with Consultants Include: Obstetrics/Gynecology, Ophthalmology/EYE, Pediatrics, Dental, Cardiology, Urology and Nephrology.
N:B. All these are in addition to our round-the-clock Out-Patient, Pharmacy, and Nursing Departments manned by warm and friendly professionals. Also, St. Raphael is a recognized Primary and Secondary Health Service Provider recognized by NHIS and other reputable HMO\’s. Call Us Now: 08093878456, 08122360765, 07050949223, 09054465257, 09097370915, 08162916669.
St. Raphael Divine Mercy Specialist Hospital… Caring with Compassion!!!

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