April 28, 2016 (Thursday of the 5th Week of Easter) Dear friends in Christ, while the law is good for our common existence, grace is even more important. The law came through Moses, but grace has come to us through Christ. Our Liturgy today focuses on...

Holy Thursday morning, the bishop, joined by the priests of the diocese, gather at the Cathedral to celebrate the Chrism Mass. Watch the Archdiocese of Lagos Chrism mass at chrismmasslagos.com or chrismmasslagos.org. This Mass manifests the unity of the priests with their bishop. Here the bishop...

CCC 830-831  The Church is catholic.      Cath.o.lic Adjective Comprehensive, Universal, broad in sympathies or tastes or interests Synonyms: wide, broad, all encompassing, comprehensive, all inclusive I have looked for different dictionary definitions of the word catholic and they all sing a similar tune, catholic means universal. The church is catholic because Christ is present in the Church and The church has been sent out by Christ on a mission to the whole human race- the whole Universe!

Good day beautiful, we hope you are having a blessed Monday. We want to say a big thank you to the 40 (the biggest crowd yet!) people that showed up. Soon will be doing it in stadiums? Our last Symbolon episode was on why we need the church and the church's role on our religious and spiritual life. We went through a variety of themes relating to this topic. • How communion with the Church is directly related to our relationship with Christ • How the Church is more than a human institution • Why Jesus established only one Church • The four marks (or chief characteristics) of the Church • How the Church can be holy when it is filled with sinners • Why we call the Church “Catholic”