News & Events
1. Extraordinary Mission Month Celebration kicks-off in Africa and Nigeria
Activities for the 2019 Extraordinary Mission Month celebration as directed by the Holy Father, Pope Francis has begun in earnest at both the local, national, continental and international level. According to the programme of the Universal Church, the Colloquium for Africa took place in Zambia from July 28 to August 3rd With the Nigerian National Director of Pontifical Mission Societies and the President of the African body, Rev. Fr. George Olusegun Ajana in attendance. Speakers at the well-attended programme were drawn from different parts of the continent.
In Nigeria, several activities were put in place by the Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS) Nigeria for Archdioceses and Dioc... Read More
2. NEW PONTIFICAL APPOINTMENT
The Holy Father Pope Francis has graciously appointed a new PMS National Director for Nigeria, Rev. Fr. Solomon Zaku
Fr. Solomon who is from Maiduguri Diocese was received at the PMS National Office in Abuja on Tuesday 16th of June 2020.
He was happily welcomed in a grand style by the PMS members of staff led by the outgoing National Director, Very Rev. Fr. George Ajana who has been the PMS National Director for the past ten (10)years.
We thank him very immensely for his good work for the Church and pray for God's guidance as he bows out of the Office.
We also pray for God's direction and divine wisdom on the new PMS National Director as he begins his work ... Read More
3. HOLYCHILDHOOD ASSOCIATION (HCA) AND YOUNG MISSIONARY MOVEMENT OF NIGERIA (YOMM) MAIDUGURI DIOCESE APPRECIATES AND CELEBRATES THE PMS NATIONAL DIRECTOR.
It was a joyous home coming for the PMS National Director Very Rev. Fr. Solomon Patrick Zaku as he had a wonderful moment with the HCA and YOMM Members of Maiduguri Diocese. Fr. Zaku was the Diocesan Director of Pontifical Mission Societies Maiduguri Diocese before his appointment by the Holy see as National Director early last year. This is the first official gathering with his PMS Family in Maiduguri since his appointment. The members of HCA and YOMM appreciated him immensely for the wonderful work he did among them for about Ten years. They prayed and wish him well in his National Assignment. Many thanks to Missio Maiduguri for putting this together. Brethren, let us continue to ... Read More
4. COMMUNICATION IS MISSION WEBINAR
Our Mission family in 40 countries across 18 time zones with over 200 participants for the past 5 days have learnt how to better communicate the mission message of Jesus Christ
We thank the International Office of the PONTIFICAL MISSIONARY UNION (CIAM) for organizing this wonderful webinar for the PMS National Directors and their collaborators.
It was a success! #togetherwearemission......... Read More
5. Vocations Sunday was celebrated throughout all the Parishes in Nigeria
The people of God prayed for Vocations and donated to the training of Priests and Religious. The National office also organized a Vocations webinar, titled "DISCERNING MY VOCATION' by the PMS National Director, Very Rev. Fr. Solomon Patrick Zaku.
It was a success..
We continue to pray for an increase in Vocation to the Priestly and Religious Life. Amen.
Amen.... Read More