News : THE PASSIONATE SISTERS JOURNEY TO OYO DIOCESEPosted on: 2015-09-30
Source: Oyo Diocesan communications department
In the Spirit of the ongoing celebration of the Year of Consecrated life by the Church worldwide, three of the Sisters of the Cross and Passion (CP) known as the Passionate Sisters arrive in Oyo for "window shopping" on the 28th of September, 2015. The institute is said to have been founded in 1850 by Fr. Gaudentius Rossi, an early passionist priest with the aim of evangelizing others by means of the word of the cross. Sisters Prisca Nwaeme, CP, Benedicta Ejeh, CP and Juliet Emereonye, CP, met with the Local Ordinary of the Diocese, Most Revd E.A. Badejo in his office. The CP sisters had a chat with the Local ordinary in view of the eventual arrival to the diocese to stay. Present at the later warmth welcome and chat were Rev. Fr. Benjamin Jolasun, the Diocesan Pastoral Secretary, Rev. Fr. Francis Eyinade, the Diocesan Youth chaplain, Sr. Francis-Mary Adigun, OSF, the diocesan Youth coordinator, Msgr Ajayi from Ekiti diocese and Francis Ogundare, the diocesan assistant Communications Officer.
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