Parish Announcement – 15th December

PARISH OFFICE: The Parish Office closes on Wednesday 18th December, 2019 to resume on Friday 10th January, 2020.

PRE-MARRIAGE COURSE: This is to inform parishioners that the pre-marriage class which holds every Sunday @ 4:00pm will close on Sunday 15th December, 2019. The Class will resume on Sunday 12th January, 2020.

INFANT BAPTISM:  In the month of January 2020 there shall be no infant Baptism on 4th January but it shall come up during the 10:00am Mass on Sunday, January 12th 2020, the feast of the Baptism of the Lord and the compulsory Pre-Baptism Instruction Class for Parents and God-Parents holds on Sunday January 5th, 2020 by 4:00pm @ Msgr. Michael Omisesan Hall. Please note God- Parents are to come along with their Baptismal Card and must be CONFIRMED.

APPRECIATION:  The Parish Priest and the Pastoral Team wish to expresses our deepest gratitude to the Planning Committee and all parishioners for their presence and support for last week’s Parish Christmas Carols and Send forth/Welcome Ceremonies for our Priests and Sisters. May God in his infinite mercies bless and reward each of us. Amen.

JANUARY 2020 21 DAYS RETREAT: We shall have a Parish 21 day Beginning of the Year Prayer Retreat Programme from Saturday 11th January to Friday 31st January, 2020. The Theme is ‘WALKING IN DOMINION’ (Eph. 1:19:23). Many ministers of God shall be present for this retreat which will help us to commit the coming year and all our plans to God. Let us all participate with our families and friends.

TITHES: Parishioners who wish to pay their tithes can pay directly to Holy Family Catholic Church, Fidelity 5080032193.

HARVEST: We urge parishioners to kindly redeem their pledges by (i.) Cash or Cheque at the Harvest stand or Parish Office and get a receipt. (ii.) Pay direct to the Harvest Account, “Holy Family Catholic Church Harvest, Zenith 1014506326 (iii.) Pay through POS at the Parish Office or Harvest stand.

EXQUISITE DINNER AND AWARDS: The Catholic Youth Organization of Nigeria (CYON) is inviting all parishioners to her upcoming Dinner/Awards night on Sunday, December 22, 2019. This promises to be an enthralling night as side attractions such as comedy performances, ball dancing, raffle draw etc are on display. You can purchase your tickets on Sundays at the bulletin stand or during the weekdays at the parish office. The prices for ticket purchase are as follows:
Regular N1, 000.
VIP- N2, 500.00.
TABLE for 10 – N20, 000.

HOLY FAMILY INFO-TECH SERVICES: This is to inform those who are certified in Web Design & Development and Computer Networking that HFIS training centre is in need of Tutors in the specified fields mentioned. Interested persons should please visit us at Holy Family Info-Tech Services or contact us on 08035343025, 08061509771.

HOLY FAMILY INFO-TECH SERVICES: Celebrates her 5 years of existence in Holy Family Catholic Church, to this effect; we wish to offer 50% Discount in our ICT PROGRAM and DESKTOP PUBLISHING/GRAPHIC DESIGN. Hurry now and register as the 50% discount will end on 31st January, 2020. In addition to the 50% Discount, the training centre wishes to announce that there will be free internet between the months of December 2019 and January, 2020 for all parishioners. For more info, please visit the Youth Centre or call 08035343025, 08061509771.

KNIGHTS & LADIES OF ST. MULUMBA: The Order of the Knights of Saint Mulumba Nigeria, Festac Town Sub Council invites young boys and girls between the ages of 14 and 25 to enroll in the Youth Wing (Youths of St. Mulumba). The youth is aimed at strengthening the spiritual growth and character formation of members in addition to training. Grooming and equipping them with valuable life skills. For further information kindly contact Bro. Anselm Alokha on 08033091702. Bro Vincent Iwueze on 09099993046. Bro George Kokobili on 08027153868.

CONFESSION: Confessions end on Saturday December 21st and resume on Saturday January 4th, 2020. There shall be no special Christmas Confessions.

FROM THE PARISH OFFICE: Please, kindly collect your receipt for every money payment made in the Church through the Parish office. This includes: – (i). Mass Booking (ii). Marriage Registration & Certificate. (iii). Issuance of Baptismal Cards (iv). Harvest/Donations/Remodelling (v). Altar Bread & Wine for Thanksgiving (vi). And any other payments. All Payments must go through the Parish Office.

CHRISTIAN WAKE: There will be a Christian Wake for Late Mr. Michael Agunwa Aduba on the 9th January, 2020. Place of Wake: 5th Avenue, ‘Q’ Close, House 8, Festac Town.

CECILIAN ACADEMY: ADMISSION INTO THE CECILIAN ACADEMY OF SACRED MUSIC 2019/2020 SESSION. The academy is calling for registration from prospective candidates who wish to acquire music knowledge to register, Admission is still ongoing. Courses offered include Rudiments/Theory of music: Voice and Conducting; Basic Piano; Gregorian chant and Applied Music (any instrument of your choice). Instructional centers are located in Festac; Surulere; Lekki; Ikeja and Ejigbo. Tuition fee is very affordable. For further enquiries call or text: 09030905196/09083036356/08056526856 or send email to:

RETURN TO THE SACRAMENTS: We wish to encourage those who have been estranged from the sacraments for one reason or the other especially the Holy Eucharist, to return to the Sacraments. Kindly meet any of the priests if you are having any difficulty in this regard. May Christ grant us life through his Body and Blood. Amen.

LUMEN CHRISTI COLLEGE ADMISSIONS 2020/2021: Admission to Lumen Christi College, Maya Ikorodu Lagos is now open for Boys and Girls JSS1, 2, 3 & SS 1 classes. You can purchase the forms at the Parish Office. The form cost N5, 000.00 only. Call the school for more information: 08037763193, 07032410512 or 08092422747.

CHRIST THE KING COLLEGE (CKCC) ODOLEWU-IJEBU: 2020 Entrance Examination forms for Christ the King Catholic College, Odolewu-Ijebu are now available. Exam Date: Saturday, March 21, 2020. Time: 9.00am. For details, please check the parish notice board.

St. Anthony’s Grammar School (Private) Esure, Ijebu-Imusin, Ogun State: Entrance forms for 2020/2021 academic year into JSS1, JSS2 & SS1 available at the Parish office at the rate of N5, 000. For enquires contact: 08098250408, 08064022492, 08058351319, and 08077888135.

ST. FRANCIS ADMISSIONS 2020/2021: Sale of admission forms into St. Francis Catholic Secondary School, Idimu, (The Jesuit-Catholic College of Lagos) Begins on November 1, 2019 and ends on February 7, 2020. You can Purchase the form at the school premises, or on the school’s website: For details, please check the parish notice board. Email:



  • What is the particular Judgement?
    It is the judgement of immediate retribution which each one after death will receive from God in his immortal soul in accord with his faith and his works. This retribution consists in entrance into the happiness of heaven, immediately or after an appropriate purification, or entry into the eternal damnation of all. 2 Tim 1:9-10; Luke 16:22; 23:43; Mt. 16:26; 2 Cor. 5:8; Phil 1:23; Heb. 9:27; 12:23.