The Society of Catholic Sisters United in Christ is 25 years having evolved from St. Agnes Maryland Lagos in 1994 and has now spread to over 50 Parishes across 11 Dioceses in Lagos, Abuja, Warri, Abeokuta, Bayelsa and Asaba.
With the aim of promoting spiritual growth, fostering sisterhood, inculcating leadership and giving support for the Church and the community at large, the Society embraces ladies between the ages of 25 to 45 years.
Throwing light on the event, the National Publicity Secretary, Mrs. Chiddy Ibiam said the climax of the Silver Jubilee celebrations which is themed “Building a New Standards of Hope” will be the conferment of Awards and Recognition of sisters who have in various ways contributed immensely to the growth and success story that is being told today.
She confirmed that the National President Mrs. Ngozi Agboegbulem is excited as the week-long Abuja meet which will end with a Thanksgiving Mass on Sunday, May 12, 2019 will herald three core activities.
These are the 11th Annual General Meeting (AGM), Election of new National Officers that will pilot the affairs of the Society in the next two years, and the 25th Anniversary celebrations as the grand finale, planned to hold 11am on Saturday May 11, 2019 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church Maitama Abuja.
All roads lead to Abuja come May 7, 2019 as the sisters are gearing up to be part of this great celebration. Some of the activities lined up for the Anniversary include Charity visit to Jabi School for the Blind, Courtesy visit to the Bishop of Abuja Diocese, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, Excursion and Mountain climbing.