17 September, 2019
On 10th August, 2019, three Holy Child Sisters professed their final vows at Church of the Assumption, Falomo in Lagos, Nigeria.
The perpetual profession celebrants were Sr. Abah Blessing, Sr. Felicia Ezeobi and Sr. Stephanie Ugwu. Officiating at the profession was the Archbishop of Lagos, His Grace Most Rev. Dr. Alfred Adewale Martins; Society Leader Veronica Openibo, SHCJ received the vows.
The second part of the celebration was the reception that took place at Holy Child College, Lagos. It was a very colourful event with entertainment. There were special evening prayers where the tertians shared beautiful experiences of 2018/2019 Tertianship that took place in Rome, London and Cape Coast, Ghana.
Both events were transmitted live by Lumen Christi TV, and have subsequently been repeatedly broadcast.
Also celebrating were diamond anniversary (60 years) jubilarian Sr. Ann Schulte, and silver (25 years) jubilarians Sr. Pauline Ibekwe, Sr. Virginia Nweke, and Sr. Margaret Ogunlade.