Meet Our Novices

Listed below are our first- and second-year novices.

Please pray for them as they continue their formation at the Holy Child Novitiate in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria.

Vocation in the African Province

Maureen Abadom

From: Lagos, Nigeria

Work Experience: Pharmacy technician in a hospital; medical representative in a pharmaceutical company

Interests: Reading, traveling and listening to music




Josephine Asoloko

From: Akwanga, Nasarawa, Nigeria

Work Experience: Teacher in Fatima Catholic Primary and Secondary School; pastoral work in St. Patrick’s Parish

Interests: Singing, reading, dancing and watching football


Augustina Ayinga

From: Upper East Region, Ghana

Work Experience: Teaching and working as a health assistant for vaccinations

Interests: Reading, dancing and listening to Gospel music



Mercy Duru

From: Edo State, Nigeria

Work Experience: Teaching English at the Holy Child College in Ikoyi, Lagos. Working as a housemistress and as a secretary

Interests: Reading, playing football, singing and drumming


Bernadine Ekeh

From: Imo State, Nigeria

Work Experience: Working as a receptionist in a cosmetic company in Lagos

Interests: Reading history books, sports, singing, listening to music and cooking.


Celine Chidiogo Ezeoke

From: Anambra State, Nigeria

Work Experience: Teaching

Interests: Singing, reading, hairstyling and cooking


Sharon Iorapuu

From: Aliade, Benue State, Nigeria

Work Experience: Administrative posts at St. Thomas’ Hospital and teaching women various skills in Markurdi

Interests: Cooking, singing, craftwork and listening to Christian music


Anastasia Kommeh

From: Elmina, Ghana

Work Experience: Secretarial posts at the offices of the Western Regional Head of State; assistant at St. Anne’s Vocational Institute

Interests: Reading, typing, singing and dancing

Angela Odoh

From: Ugbaike, Enugu State, Nigeria

Work Experience: Administrative assistant in a hospital and medical laboratory scientist; volunteer at the clinic at Gidan Mangoro

Interests: Singing, drumming, cooking, reading and sewing


Mercy Oveghawo

From: Delta State, Nigeria

Work Experience: Teaching and working as a shop keeper

Interests: Reading, singing, dancing, weaving hair and playing games


Philomena Sam

From: Western Region, Ghana

Work Experience: Teaching, marketing survey and as security officer

Interests: Listening to music, artwork, playing musical instruments, reading, sports and teaching