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St. Benedict women hold inauguration in Lagos

By Barbara Negbejie
23 July 2022   |   3:32 am
It was a day of celebration as the women of St. Benedict from the Catholic church of Ogoja Diocese Cross River State inaugurated 30 members in Lagos at St Agnes Catholic Church in Maryland.

It was a day of celebration as the women of St. Benedict from the Catholic church of Ogoja Diocese Cross River State inaugurated 30 members in Lagos at St Agnes Catholic Church in Maryland.

In his homily the founder of the Association and Chaplain of St. Micheal the Archangel catholic chaplaincy Nassarawa state University Keffi, Rev.Fr Jake Otonko, said women multitask and are go getters when given responsibilities and are ready to carry it out beyond expectations. He encouraged the newly inaugurated women to be steadfast in making a difference in the church and in our country Nigeria.

National President, Mrs. Mary Ada Ndifon accompanied by the immediate past National President Mrs. Eunice Adie said that despite the economic challenges in the country a lot of women are striving to make a mark in their various fields of endeavour. She said St. Benedict women association is spreading with branches in Calabar, Port Harcourt, Abuja, Kaduna,the United kingdom and presently Lagos since 2005.

Also speaking to The Guardian, President of St. Benedict women Lagos branch, Mrs. Obarike Ogbeche Bello said the association brings together daughters and wives from Ogoja diocese in Lagos to unite us as one and also carry out developmental projects within the Catholic Church and the home front.

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