Listed below are our nine first- and second-year novices.
Please pray for them as they continue their formation at the Holy Child Novitiate in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria.
Born: Plateau State, Nigeria
Work Experience: Teaching
Interests: Singing, reading and playing basketball.
I chose the Society because I feel God is calling me to be a Holy Child sister to serve him more and to teach others and help them in any way I can. I also chose SHCJ because of the humility and simplicity of the Sisters.
Jacinta Chioma Ekeh
Born: Imo State, Nigeria
Work Experience: Teaching in nursery and primary sections, I worked as a receptionist in a school and as a supervisor in the nursery section.
Interests: Reading interesting books, listening to good music, cooking and I love to play football.
I chose the Society because of the word “holy,” which attracted me so much that I wanted to join the Society.
Atochi Jennifer Foby
Born: Anambra State, Nigeria
Work Experience: Teaching practice – L.E.A. Central Primary School
Karu Abuja from Sept.-Nov. 2011. As a teacher in Providence School Gidan Mangoro Abuja 2013.
Interests: Arts/Crafts, songs of praise, prayers and domestic work.
I chose the Society because the Sisters are simple, loving, caring and humble.
Mary Olajumoke Lawrence
Born: Enugu State, Nigeria
Work Experience: Working as a medical officer; volunteer in an N.G.O. and as a resident doctor.
Interests: Cultivating colourful flowers, peeling melon, reading, gardening, listening to and learning inspirational songs.
I chose the Society because of her Mission, Spirit and her appreciation of the uniqueness of God in each human person.
Theresa Ifunanya Nwaigwe
Born: Imo State, Nigeria
Work Experience: Teaching at Precious Gift Nursery and Primary School in Lagos for 7 years.
Interests: Teaching, singing and cooking.
I chose the Society because of the simplicity of the Sisters.
Florence Chinyere Owunna
Born: Ikepeze-Mba in Arondizuogu, Nigeria
Work Experience: Receptionist in an estate management establishment, National Youth Service Corps member and banking job.
Interests: Studying, reflecting and sharing the word of God. Reading, watching movies and sports.
I chose the Society because it is flexible in her apostolates, diverse in her ministry, versatile in accordance to the situation of time in our world and dynamic according to the needs of the age. The Holy Child Sisters have a humble and simple spirit. The Society has a deep concern and devotion to God through the scriptures