Parish Announcements – 1st September

TITHE SUNDAY: Today is the first Sunday of the month, and we shall have the opportunity to pay our tithes. There shall be a special blessing after the second collection. May God bless and grant success to the works of our hands. Amen. We can also pay direct to Holy Family Catholic Church, Fidelity 5080032193.

BIRTHDAY OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY: Next Sunday 8th September, 2019 is the feast of the birthday of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

REVIVAL: The Catholic Trained Evangelizers Holy Family Catholic Church 22 Road, Festac Town, Lagos presents a 5 Day Powerful Revival Programme Titled: BREAKING THE CHAINS OF CAPTIVITY. Isaiah 52:1-3. Date: 23rd – 27th September, 2019. Time: Starts with Holy Rosary by 6:00pm every day. Venue: Pope John Paul II, Upper Hall. Note: There will not be any society meeting during this programme. Come and your life will never remain the same.

CHAPEL OF ADORATION: We wish to remind parishioners to kindly obey the set rules in front of the Chapel and avoid distracting others there. It is a holy place, let us respect its sanctity.

HARVEST OF DIVINE RESTORATION: We thank God for the successful unveiling of the Harvest Theme. Our slogan is Harvest of Divine Restoration… Restore us o Lord. We thank all our dear parishioners for their generosity. Kindly redeem your pledges and commitment at the Harvest stand or transfer to HOLY FAMILY CATHOLIC CHURCH, ZENITH BANK 1014506326.

INFANT BAPTISM: There will be infant Baptism on 7th September, 2019. The Compulsory Pre-Baptism Instruction Class for Parents and God-Parents holds today 1st September, 2019 by 4.00pm @ Msgr. Michael Omisesan Hall. Please note God-Parents are to come along with their Baptismal Cards and must be CONFIRMED.

The WTK concert which had over 4000 individuals in attendance at FHA last year and hosted top Gospel artistes like Chinyere Udoma, Prosper Ochimana, Bejay Sax and others is here again. The Committee of this year’s event is requesting the support of each parishioner with the sum of #1000 and above.
Kindly check your bulletin for the account details and meet any of the committee members at the parish office or parish library to make your donations and collect a payment slip.
For further Enquiries Contact DONALD UBEH +2348037496660 or VIVIAN 08163732315.

EHJ CLINIC: We wish to inform our dear parishioners that our beloved Sr. Eucharia Eghaghe, EHJ shall be proceeding on a 4-month sabbatical leave. Let us remember her in our prayers. The Clinic shall be administered by Sr. Elizabeth Ayinde, EHJ.

INDECENT DRESSING: We wish to remind all our parishioners of the importance of decent dressing to the Church. The church is not a fashion Parade or a place for indecent exposure. Let us kindly ensure that we and our children dress properly to the Home of God.

CHRISTIAN WAKE: There will be a Christian Wake for Late Mr. N.I.C Nicholas Ibeawuchi on the 5th September, 2019. Place of Wake: 3rd Avenue, 311 Road ‘E’ close, Block 4, Flat 1, Festac Town.

PARISH OFFICE: The Parish Office will now be open on Sundays from 8am to 1pm. Parishioners can take advantage of this opportunity on Sundays to book masses.

PARISH LITURGY: let us kindly take note of the following blessings during the week.

  1. Mondays: Blessings for workers for the new week (all Masses)
  2. Tuesdays: Blessing of Sacramentals (6:30pm only)
  3. Thursdays: Blessings for Expectant Mothers and those seeking the fruit of the womb. (6:30pm only)
  4. Fridays: Blessing of workers and general intentions.
  5. Saturdays: Blessing for children (6:30am)

USE OF CHURCH FACILITIES: We wish to appeal to all parishioners to kindly handle church equipment and property with care and always return them properly after use. Kindly note that the church hall should not be littered. No eating or drinking of any kind.

SMALL CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY MASS FOR WEDNESDAY, 4th September, 2019 is scheduled to be celebrated at St. Paul Community, area enclosed by part of 41 Road from ‘I’ close to area left of 4th Avenue, part of 5th Avenue to ‘W’ close. MASS CENTRE: Flat 4, Block 5, ‘G’ close, 401 Road, Festac Town. MASS TIME: 6.30PM. COMMUNITY LEADER: MR. CHRIS ECHEM. Other Communities to meet at 6pm. SCRIPTURAL READING: Hebrews 12:14-18 (BE AT PEACE WITH EVERYONE).

BULLETIN SPONSORSHIP: We wish to encourage parishioners to support the printing of Parish Bulletin by sponsoring it and or making generous donations towards it. Sponsorship is N2,000/ N3,000 per week. Please make your cheques payable to Holy Family Catholic Church, Festac. You can also advertise your products and services in the Bulletin. Kindly visit the Parish Office for further information.

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.

DEAR PARISHIONERS, kindly be informed that going forward, Adults would not be allowed into the tent during the 8am Children’s mass at the Event Center, as the tent is reserved for the children only. Parents please note also that Children would not be allowed to attend mass at the 8am Parish Centre as they expected to attend mass at the Event Centre. Thank you for usual co-operation.

2019 CHRISTIAN PILGRIMAGE: Padua Tours, a Pilgrimage outfit of the Guild of St. Anthony of Padua, Nigeria in conjugation with ISCRA TOURS Rome, invites all interested Christian adults (Clergy & Laity) to a 10- days Pilgrimage to Rome, Padua, Assisi and Israel. The Pilgrimage will take place from 26th November, 2019 to 5th December, 2019 at a very friendly cost of N950,000 only which covers FLIGHT TICKETS, Feeding, Accommodation, Tour Guide and Shuttle services to all the Holy Sites. Obtain your registration forms at the Parish Office. For more information, please contact MR. ANTHONY UKAOHA @08028517717.

PARISH UNIFORM: This is to remind Parishioners that our Parish uniform is still available for Sale, on Sundays at the 40th Anniversary Desk opposite the Bookshop (parish Centre); Souvenir Stand (Event Centre); and in the Bookshop on week days. The Uniform, which is of the finest cotton quality, is going for only N6, 000 per piece of SIX YARDS.

PARISH LIBRARY: The Anthony Cardinal Okogie Library is open for usage to all parishioners and Non-Parishioners who intent to study for various examinations or read for information purpose. Also, we offer services like (i).Photocopying. (ii). Perfect Coloured Photocopies and Printouts now available (iii). Typing (iv). Laminating (v). Binding (vi). Scanning etc at affordable rates. We open from 9AM – 5pm from Monday to Friday. Kindly Patronize.

FR. CAPUTO’S CATHOLIC COLLEGE: Admission in progress into JSS 1- JSS 3 and SS 1 only. Forms could be obtained at the following centers:- Nazareth School Festac, St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Ikorodu, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Ojota, Lagos, Blessed Tansi Catholic Church Magbon, Badagry, St. Leo’s Catholic Church, Ikeja, Lagos, Holy Family Catholic Church, Festac. Rate: N3, 000.00 only. For more info call: 08153818312, 08161295024, 09026546579 or visit our website at

HOLY FAMILY INFO-TECH SERVICES is pleased to announce the use of internet access at the computer centre. 30min, 1hour and 3hours time use. Computer training activities is in progress for interested individuals.
Registration is open to all who wish to gain sound knowledge in both introductory /advanced computer course with SKILL ACQUISITION programs on:
Registration is in progress. For registration, visit us at the youth centre Holy Family Catholic Church Festac. ATTRACTIVE DISCOUNT FOR JSCE/SSCE FRESH GRADUATE. Why go far when we have better services here at HOLY FAMILY.

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