News & Events
1. PMS NATIONAL DIRECTOR MEETS WITH RECTORS OF MAJOR AND MINOR SEMINARIES
The PMS National Director Addressed Rectors of Major and Minor Seminaries of Nigeria during their meeting in Jos. The Pontifical Mission Society of St. Peter the Apostle promotes prayer and support for Vocations to the Priesthood and Religious life. Nigeria has the highest number of Seminaries in Africa. You can support the training of Seminarians through the society of St. Peter the Apostle. For more information, you can contact PMS National office.... Read More
2. 2023 PONTIFICAL MISSION SOCIETIES NATIONAL COUNCIL MEETING. By Peter Oluwasanmi ADUBI
The PMS National Council meeting is a meeting of the Diocesan Directors of PMS to basically report the previous year’s PMS Diocesan activities and plan for the current year’s activities. It is usually the third week of Easter and takes place in Abuja.
This year National Council Meeting took place at The Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria’s Resource Centre, Durumi Abuja on 24-28 April 2023. With the theme
“Burning hearts, feet on the move” (Luke 24:13-35)
45 PMS directors from 45 Dioceses across Nigeria were present.
The National Council meeting commenced with an opening Mass presided over by the PMS Episcopal Chairman,... Read More
3. THE PONTIFICAL MISSION SOCITIES’ DIOCESAN COORDINATORS MEET IN ABUJA FOR THEIR ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
The coordinators of the four (4) different arms of the Pontifical Mission Societies:
Pontifical Society for the Propagation of Faith (POF), Pontifical Society of the Holy Childhood A(HCA),Pontifical Society of St Peter Apostles and Pontifical Missionary Union of Priest and Religious (PMU) met at the Resource Centre, Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria, Durumi Abuja for their annual general meeting from the 24th to the 27th of January, 2023.
The opening Mass was presided over by the PMS National Director, Very Rev. Fr. Solomon Patrick Zaku on the feast of the conversion of St. Paul.
Fr Zaku encouraged the coordinators to be passionate about the mission of proclaim... Read More
4. 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
5. 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
6. 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
7. 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