CATHOLIC Archbishop of the Metropolitan See of Lagos, His Eminence, Anthony Cardinal Olubunmi Okogie is expected to pay a canonical visit to the Catholic Church of Resurrection, Magodo G.R.A. Shangisha, Lagos from Thursday, July 8-10, 2011.
Amongst other things, the cardinal will commission a new outstation of the parish at Omojuwa, dedicate the Marian Grotto and give the sacrament of confirmation to parishioners waiting to be confirmed.
According to the Code of Canon Law of the Catholic Church, a canonical visit is an obligatory visit of the archbishop to the parish within his diocese.
Rev. Father Mike Etekpo, the parish priest, in a statement said “the archbishop is expected to meet with various groups in the church, give advice and bless the parishioners.”
He added that the visit is a great privilege for the church and it comes on the heels of the 75th birthday anniver-sary of the archbishop.