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Dominican Sisters of St Catherine of Siena, Gusau, Nigeria

News & Events

News & Events

1. AHEAD OF THE GOLDEN JUBILEE GRAND FINALE

Dominican Sisters of St. Catherine of Siena, Gusau Nigeria (1973 -2023), Golden Jubilee Celebration Grand Finale loading 99.99%. The opening Mass was celebrated by Rev. Fr. Anthony Achebe, CMF at the Queen of Peace Chapel in the Mother House on the 31st of August, 2023 by 9.00 a.m. The Holy Mass of the Holy Spirit was followed by the Golden Jubilee Lecture delivered by Rev. Fr. Felix Udolisa, O.P. on the theme: 'Celebrating God's Faithfulness and Love Through Active Participation In His Preaching Mission." Some guests made input on the impact of the Sister on their lives and society in these fifty years. Other activities include Group Discussions and Evaluation, Indo... Read More



2. SUCCESSFUL SECOND BATCH ANNUAL RETREAT

We thank God for a grace-filled Annual Retreat directed by Fr. Anthony Achebe,  CMF. The Retreat began on the 24th of August and ended on the 30th of August, 2023. It took place at Queen of Peace Chapel in the Mother House at Gusau, Zamfara State. About forty Sisters were in attendance. He reminded the Sisters that faithfulness to the life of evangelical counsels, healthy Community life and effective apostolic service demands a constant deliberate commitment. It was a period for sober reflection, renewal, consultation, adoration, self discovery and reunion for the Sisters. "... Read More



3. REGIONAL GOLDEN JUBILEE CELEBRATIONS WERE SUCCESSFUL

Ahead of the grand finale of our Golden Jubilee Ceremony, the regional celebration took place successfully as follows: Abuja: August 12, 2023 Jos: August 8, 2023 Makurdi: August 8, 2023 Agbor: August 5, 2023 Funtua: July 29, 2023 Malumfashi: July 22, 2023 Sokoto: July 1, 2023 Significant across the celebrations were the offering of Mass of Thanksgiving, cutting the Jubilee cake and fundraising for the proposed Jubilee project. Sisters recounted the story of their humble beginning and shared their experiences in ministry, especially regarding their mission of presence and grassroots evangelization in the Northwest of Nige... Read More



4. SUCCESSFUL FIRST BATCH ANNUAL RETREAT

The first batch of the annual retreat that started on  April 19, 2022, ended today, April 25, 2022. It was a Spirit-filled retreat directed by Fr. Joemary IOLARHA  with the theme: Behold, I am doing a new thing. Dominican Sisters from different communities across the country participated in this annual retreat.... Read More



5. BEHOLD THE NEWEST BRIDES : Sr. Theresa Pius Ibanga, O.P. and Sr. FaithMary Ahemen Nor, O.P.

The Bishop of Makurdi Diocese, Most Rev. Wilfred Chikpa Anagbe, CMF, Priests, Religious, and Lay faithful gathered on the 19th of April 2022 for this noble ceremony which took place at Dominican Sisters Novitiate, Yakyor, Benue state.During the homily, the Bishop stressed the importance of the first step of everything or mission. He said it is more important than the last because, without making the First Profession, there will be no Final Profession; just as without the Sacrament of Baptism, one cannot receive other sacraments in the Church. He thus congratulated the sisters for taking this bold step of making the First Profession and prayed that they persevere in their choic... Read More



6. FUNERAL RITES OF SR. STELLA UDEH,O.P.

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The remains of Sr. Stella Udeh has been committed to mother earth, in Ghana. We take solace in the hope of resurrection. We thank God for the success of the funeral rites and appreciate all those who supported us in our moment of grief. LIVE @: https://facebook.com/events/s/requiem/284180223838009/ The Requiem Mass for our Sister, at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church Gusau today was also successful.  We sincerely appreciate our Sisters from Sokoto, Funtua, Malunfashi, Birnin Kebbi, Sr. Amaka and Sr. Hope for making out time to come over to Gusau. We thank th... Read More



7. OBITUARY

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THE REQUIEM MASS FOR OUR LATE SR. STELLA UDEH, O.P. IS SCHEDULED TO TAKE PLACE AS FOLLOWS: DATE: THURSDAY MARCH 10,2022 LYING IN STATE: 5 AM MASS: 9:30 AM VENUE: ST MICHAEL'S CATHOLIC CHURCH, JAMASI INTERMENT FOLLOWS IMMEDIATELY AT THE DIOCESAN CEMETERY, DIVINE PROVIDENCE CENTER, JAMASI. ... Read More



8. Sr. Regina Chimerelem Onyegbule, O.P., a Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice Medalist!!!

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February, 25th remains a memorable day for the Church in Sokoto Diocese as Pope Francis honours twenty-four of her members. The honours include; Monsignors, Knights of St. Sylvester, Knights of St Gregory the Great and Medalists.   A great Dominican, Sr. Regina  Chimerelem Onyegbule, O.P. received one of those honours; she is now a Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice Medalist!!! Congratulations to her.   Sr. Onyegbule, O.P. is a member of the Order of Preachers, Dominican Sisters of St. Catherine of Siena, Gusau, Nigeria. She made her first and final profession of Vows on the  6th of August, 1988 and 24th of September, 1994 respectively. &... Read More



9. The Life and Times of Sr. Stella Udeh, O.P.

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  There is a time for everything, a time to live and a time to die! Thus death came knocking and suddenly departed with one of us. Ours is to live and die, not to ask God, 'why?' According to William Penn, death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity. Oh! The 16th of February 2022, the eternal birthday of our beloved Sr. Stella Ikpendu Udeh, O.P.   Adieu, Dear Sr. Keep resting in the bosom of God till we meet to part no more.   The life and Times of Sr. Stella Udeh, O.P.   A child was born on the 27th of September, 1964 to the family of Pa Udeh and Nne Chikwaru... Read More



10. ANNUAL RETREAT (SECOND BATCH)

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The second batch of our Annual Retreat is scheduled to begin on the 27th of August (evening) and end on the 31st of August (morning), 2022. You are invited to pray with and for us.... Read More



11. ANNUAL RETREAT (FIRST BATCH)

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The first batch of our Annual Retreat is scheduled to begin on the 19th of April (evening) and end on the 24th of April (morning), 2022. You are invited to pray with and for us.... Read More



12. FIRST PROFESSION OF RELIGIOUS VOWS

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Sr.  MaryFaith Nor and Sr. Theresa Pius Ibanger have been approved to make their First Profession in our Congregation. Congratulations Dear sisters! We thank all those who journeyed with them in the course of their initial formation. You are invited to celebrate with us.... Read More



13. MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A NEW HAPPY YEAR TO ALL OF US AND OUR BELOVED SUBCRIBERS

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We thank God for this gift of this Christmas. We ask the Good Lord to lead us safely and healthily into the year, 2022, in Jesus' Name. Amen.  ... Read More



14. INSTALLATION CEREMONY OF OUR NEW LEADERSHIP TEAM, OCT,2021

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The installation ceremony of the new leadership team of the Dominican Sisters of St. Catherine of Siena, Gusau, Nigeria took place today, Oct 7, 2021, at the Chapel of Annunciation, Gusau. It was a simple but wonderful ceremony. May God give the new leadership team the graces and blessings to carry out this noble task. Amen. We are grateful to all Priests, Religious and Lay Faithful who were present at the ceremony.  We are most of all grateful to God for all His benevolence. May He be praised. Amen. CONGRATULATIONS TO THE NEW LEADERSHIP TEAM !!!... Read More



15. PRE-CHAPTER RETREAT, 2021, STARTED AND ENDED SUCCESSFULLY

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We give thanks to Almighty God that the Pre-Chapter retreat for this year started and ended successfully. The retreat facilitator was Rev. Fr. Prof. Anthony Akinwale, O.P. To God be the Glory.... Read More



16. Sisters Day Celebration

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We thank God Almighty for the success of the Sisters' Day celebration on 1st May 2021.... Read More



17. Commissioning of Borehole Water at Layin Minista Community, Katsina State

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His Lordship, Most Revd Dr. Matthew Hassan Kukah commissions a borehole drilled by Rural Development Animation Programme (RUDAP), Funtua, for Layin Minista community, Katsina State.... Read More



18. FIRE ENGULFED AN ENTIRE BLOCK OF DOMINICAN COLLEGE, DABAI, ZURU, KEBBI STATE!!!

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Fire from an unknown source engulfed an entire block of our Dominican College, Dabai yesterday evening, January 24, 2021. Please, let us pray for the Management, Staff, Students and all of us at this trying moment.   Thank God, no life was lost.   We ask God to provide finance for us to rebuild another structure. Amen. ... Read More



19. HASKE DOMINICAN HOSPITAL, DABAI, ZURU, KEBBI STATE, NIGERIA HAS BEEN RECOGNIZED AND AWARDED FOR EXCELLENCE IN LEADERSHIP AND PRODUCTIVITY!

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At the National Award ceremony for Excellence in Leadership and Productivity given to our 11month old hospital- HASKE DOMINICAN HOSPITAL, DABAI, ZURU, KEBBI STATE conferred by the National Productivity Center, Fed. Min. of Labour and Employment. To God be the Glory.... Read More



20. Second Batch of Retreat at Makurdi, 2020

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The second batch of Retreat, September, 2020 at Makurdi. We thank God for making this a possibility. We are grateful to our Superiors for arranging this noble feature. May God bless you abundantly.    Retreat Master - Fr. Samuel Akagwu. May God continue to nourish you, spiritually and physically. Amen. THEME OF RETREAT RELIGIOUS LIFE - A CONSCIOUS STRIVE TOWARDS HOLINESS... Read More



21. FEAST OF ST. DOMINIC

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Today all over the world, we celebrate the feast of our Founder St. Dominic. In all our communities, this feast is celebrated respectively in the ways that suits the community best. Some play games and do other activities together by themselves, others with Dominican, fathers, brothers and lay faithfull. It is a great occcasion that leaves us with sweet memories. We thank God for our founder, St. Domonic. Blessed Father Dominic, pray for us Embrace true charity, preserve humility Treasure your poverty, this is my will to you.... Read More



22. OUR HASKE DOMINICAN HOSPITAL, DABAI, ZURU, KEBBI STATE, NIGERIA HAS BEEN CERTIFIED

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To God be all the Glory! Our Haske Dominican Hospital, Dabai, Zuru, Kebbi State, Nigeria, has been certified by the Ministry of Health, Kebbi State Government, Nigeria.  We are grateful to God,Prioress General and Council, the Bishop of Kontagora Diocese, Bishop Bulus dauwa Yohana, all the Sisters and all who made this noble project a reality. May God be praised.amen.... Read More



23. Happy Feast Day of St. Catherine of Siena

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We happily celebrate the Feast Day of  our patron - St.Catherine of Siena. May St. Catherine of Siena continue to intercede foor us. The Noviate Community celebrates the Feast of St. Catherine of Siena in sporting acctivities.... Read More



24. First Profession of Vows

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We thank God Almighty for the successful First Profession of Vows of Sr. Vivian Mbaku, O.P. It was well attended by Dominican Sisters, Priests and Religious from near and far. We also thank God for a fine weather. To God be all Glory and Honour.... Read More



25. New Nine Young Women admitted to our Postulancy!

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To God be all praise.  We are grateful to God for the gift of nine new young members, who were admitted into our Postulancy.... Read More



26. OPENING CEREMONY OF HASKE DOMINICAN HOSPITAL, DABAI, ZURU

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Haske Dominican Hospital was officially opened this December 2019. It was attended by various dignitaries from Kebbi State and beyond, including Bishop of the Apostolic Vicariate of Kontagora - Bulus Dauwa Yohanna.... Read More



27. WAO ! A NEW APOSTOLATE - HASKE DOMINICAN HOSPITAL, DABAI, ZURU

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We give glory to God for a new apostolate (Hospital) for us, which will take off very soon in Dabai, Zuru, Kebbi State - Haske Dominican Hospital. As part of the preparation for its take-off, a team of inspectors visited the Facility in Dabai, Zuru.   ... Read More



28. BEHOLD THE SILVER JUBILARIANS OF 2019

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May God bless you all, Sisters and continue to give you the grace of perseverance. Amen.... Read More



29. MISSIONING CEREMONY 2019

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Happy Missioning to all of us. May God continually endow us with His Divine Blessings. Amen. ... Read More



30. JOYFUL CELEBRATION OF SILVER JUBILEE OF FIRST RELIGIOUS PROFESSION OF VOWS

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Glory to God for the happy and successful celebration of the Silver Jubilee of First Religious Profession of Vows of:  Sr. Ruth Dogmo, O.P. Sr. Kate Okolocha, O.P. Sr. Marie Wakdok, O.P. and  Sr. Agatha Nenger, O.P.  Congratulations dear sisters!  May God continue to enrich you with His Divine Love. Amen.... Read More



31. 2ND BATCH OF CONGREGATIONAL RETREAT ENDS

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Thank God for the success of the 2nd batch of Congregational Retreat, which came to an end on October 9, 2019. May the Word of God bear fruits in our lives, fruits in plenty, fruits that will last. Amen.... Read More



32. JUSTICE AND PEACE PROGRAM

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Justice and Peace programme organized for the youth of Gidan Mai Kambu Parish in Katsina State, Nigeria. From September 21 to 22, 2019.   Topic: Building Gender Equality.   Facilitator and Organizer:   Sr. Patience Oledinma, O.P.... Read More



33. 2ND BATCH OF CONGREGATIONAL RETREAT BEGINS

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To God be All Glory and Honour as the 2nd batch of our Congregational Retreat begins today.  We ask God for a Spirit-Filled Retreat on all Participants. Amen.... Read More



34. CELEBRATION OF SILVER JUBILEE OF FIRST RELIGIOUS PROFESSION

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With joy in our hearts and in thanksgiving to God, we are happy to announce the forth coming celebration of the Silver Jubilee of First Religious Profession of Srs. Ruth Dogmo, O.P., Kate Okolocha, O.P., Marie Wakdok, O.P. and  Agatha Nenger, O.P.  On 12 October, 2019. See Invitation Card for more details.... Read More



35. HAPPY FEAST DAF ST. DOMINIC DE GUZMAN

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Happy feast day. May St. Donicic inttercedefor us.     Amen          ... Read More



36. RECEPTION OF NOVICES

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To God be all glory!  Seven Novices were received into our Novitiate on July 11, 2019. May God give them the grace of perseverance, and may He see them through, every step of the way. Amen.... Read More



37. HURRAY! SR. JOSEPHINE OTTAH, O.P. CELEBRATES 42ND ANNIVERSARY OF RELIGIOUS PROFESSION

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May God be praised, both now and forever more. Amen. Wishing you Sr. Josephine Ottah, O.P., a day rich in JOY and HAPPINESS. Congratulations on the 42nd  ANNIVERSARY of your RELIGIOUS PROFESSION!  ... Read More



38. DSI ASSEMBLY ELECTS NEW INTERNATIONAL COORDINATOR

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At the 9th Dominican Sisters International General Assembly, in Rome, the members elected Sr. Margaret Mayce, O.P., its new International Coordinator.... Read More



39. HAPPY NURSES' DAY TO ALL OUR SISTER NURSE

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Congratulations to all our Sister Nurse as they celebrate Nurse Day. May God bless the work of the hands of all nurses, and grant you more compassion and love, as you carry out your work with passion. May God grant healing to all the sick. Amen... Read More



40. Feast of St. Matthias, Apostle of Christ

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The feast of St. Matthias, the Apostle who replaced Judas Iscariot, comes up next week Tuesday, May 14, 2019.    He is the Patron Saint of alcoholics.... Read More



41. CALL TO GLORY

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With pain in our hearts, but with submission to God's Will, our Prioress General , Sr. Jacinta Nwaohiri,O.P. announces the call to glory of our Sr. Regina Anyaora, O.P. on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, the day on which the 15 Tuesdays Novena to St. Domonic began for the year 2019. Funeral arrangements is as follows: Thursday, May 30, 2019 - Vigil Mass/Wake Keep   Time: 5:00 PM Friday, May 31, 2019 - Mass of the Ressurrection Time: 10:00 AM Internment follows immediately Venue: Dominican Sisters' Convent, Gusau, Zamfara State Until her death, she was a teacher at Fatima Nursery/Primary School, Gusau, Zamfara State.... Read More



42. CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR SISTERS ON THEIR SIMPLE PROFESSION OF VOWS

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We thank God for the successful Profession of Simple Vows of Five of our Sisters:   Sr. Martha Edowaye Sr. Precious Ameh Sr. Graceann Iguve Sr. Christiana Akume Sr. Vivian Ijirakaa    May God God sustain give them a fulfilled Vocation. Amen.... Read More



43. First Profession of Vows

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There will be First Profession of Vows for the following Novices: Sr. Martha Edowaye Sr. Precious Ameh Sr. Graceann Iguve Sr. Christiana Akume Sr. Vivian Ijirakaa    Date:    April 23, 2019 Venue: Dominican Sisters Novitiate, Markurdi.   Congratulations dear Sisters. Let us keep them in our prayers.   ... Read More



44. HAPPY FEAST OF CONSECRATED LIFE

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On this Feast Day of the Presentation of the Lord, we aslo celebrate, the Feast Day of Consecrated Life. May God continue to give us fulfilment in our vocation. Amen.... Read More



45. THANK GOD FOR THE NEW YEAR

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We trully give praise to God for the gift of the New Year, 2019.  We pray for a blessed and fulfilled year for all of us. May God be praised.... Read More



46. NEW COMMUNITY IN GHANA

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We thank God for this new development. Our sisters moved to a new school community in Ghana. May God guide the sisters with wisdom. Amen.... Read More



47. CELEBRATION OF SILVER JUBILEE OF RELIGIOUS PROFESSION OF VOWS/FINAL PROFESSION OF VOWS

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We give glory to God for the celebrations of: Siver Jubilee of Religious Profession of Vows of_ Sr. Bridget Yabo, O.P Sr. Stella Udeh, O.P.P Sr. Susan Ogbole, O.P.   and Perpetual Profession of Vows of - Sr. Christiana Ikhane, O.P. Sr. Edith Igboanugo, O.P. Sr. Hope Samuel,O.P. Sr. Callista Agbokwor, O.P. Sr. Felicia Ochube, O.P. Sr. Mary Baiyegunhi, O.P.   which took place at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, Gusau, Zamfara State by His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr. Matthew Hassan Kukah, Bishop of Sokoto Diocese. May God... Read More



48. PRIORESS GENERAL IN CHICAGO

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  Sr. Jacinta with Sr. Perpetua at St. Angela, Chicago, USA sharing Dominican love.             ... Read More



49. SILVER JUBILEE OF RELIGIOUS PROFESSION OF VOWS & FINAL PROFESSION OF VOWS

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We rejoice with and pray for Srs. Bridget Yabo, O.P., Stella Udeh, O.P., and Susan Ogbole,O.P, on the occasion of the Celebration of Silver Jubilee of the Religious Profession of Vows and Pepertual Profession of Vows of Srs. Christiana Ikhane, O.P., Edith Igboanugho,O.P., Hope Samuel, O.P., Callista Agbokwe, O.P., Felicia Ochube,OP, and Mary Baiyeghunhi,O.P., which will take place on October 13, 2018 at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, Gusau, Zamfara State, Nigeria. May God richly bless you, dear Sisters.... Read More



50. GRADUATION FROM SLDI

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Congratulations to Srs Emmanuela Okafor, O.P. and Mary Danladi, O.P. on your graduation from SLDI - Sisters Leadership Development Initiative, Jos, Nigeria... Read More



51. HAPPY FEAST DAY OF ST. DOMINIC

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Happy Feast Day to us. May God, through the intercession of St. Dominic, continue to give us the grace to preach His Word everywhere. St. Dominic, pray for us. ... Read More



52. RECEPTION OF NOVICES

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Reception of Novices on September 2, 2018... Read More



53. CONGREGATIONAL ANNUAL RETREAT - BATCH 2

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The forthcoming Annual retreat, (batch 2) for the Congregation will take place from 6th (evening) – 11th October, (morning) 2018 We wish everyone a spirit-filled retreat.... Read More



54. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO OUR PRIORESS GENERAL

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We heartily rejoice with and for our Prioress General, Sr. Jacinta, O.P. on her birthday. May God continue to bless, protect, provide and grant your heart's desires and even more than you can imagine. May He continue to give you the wisdom to carry out your leadership role.  IT IS YOUR DAY. ENJOY IT. HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!... Read More



55. ASCENSION DAY - THURSDAY. HAPPY FEAST DAY

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So then, when the Lord Jesus had spoken to them, He was received up into heaven and sat down at the right hand of God. - Mark 16:19 Jesus Christ, the head of the Church, precedes us into the Father's glorious Kingdom so that we, the members of his Body, may live in the hope of one day being with him for ever. Happy Feast Day to all pf us.  May God help us to live good lives and gain Heaven. Amen.... Read More



56. SR. BLESSING NWANKWO,O.P. RENEWS HER VOWS

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We give thanks to God Almighty, on behalf of Sr. Blessing Nwankwo, O.P. who renwed her vows to the Lord today. May God grant her a fulfilled religious life. Amen. ... Read More



57. NOVENA PRAYER IN HONOR OF ST. DOMINIC

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15 Tuesdays novena in honour of St. Dominic De Guzman began today, by all Dominicans, friends of St. Dominic and anyone, in preparation for the feast of St. Dominic on August 8. May God grant our intentions for this novena and other prayers, through the intercession of St. Dominic. Amen.  St. Dominic is the patron saint of falsly accused people, scientists, astronomers, Dominican Republic. ... Read More



58. RENEWAL OF VOWS

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We give glory to God for these Sisters - Srs Baiyegunhi, Buoro, Agbokwe, Olumoroti, Bulus, Felicia who renewed their vows to God Almighty.  May God continue to give you the grace of perseverance and a happy fulfilled religiuos life. Amen.  Congrats Sisters... Read More



59. 2ND ANNUAL RETREAT: 5-11, NOV., 2017

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The 2nd annual retreat of the Dominican Sisters of St. Catherine of Siena, Gusau, Nigeria took place in the Mother House, Gusau fron Nov 5 - 11, 2017. Rev. Fr. Anthony Edukore, OSA was the retreat preacher.  It was a spirt-filled retreat.  We thank God for a successful retreat.... Read More



60. MISSIONING CEREMONY

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The missioning ceremony of the Dominican Sisters of St. Catherine of Siena, Gusau, Nigeria took place on Sunday Nov. 5, 2017 in the Chapel of our Mother House in Gusau. It is a ceremony where Sisters are encouraged to continue to carry on with good religious life with the help of God and each Sister picks a Prayer Partner for the year.  The Sisters present where all happy.... Read More



61. SILVER JUBILEE & PERPETUAL VOWS CELEBRATIONS

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We give thanks to God for the following Sisters: Sr. Edith Amaechi, O.P. Sr. Ann Ani Iko, O.P. Sr. Faustina Jimoh, O.P. who celebrated their Silver Jubilee and along with the Sisters who celebrated their Perpetual Profession of Vows: Sr. Perpetua Agu, O.P. Sr. Mary Danladi, O.P. Sr. Justina Ezike, O.P. May God give them the grace to continue living a fruitful religious life and happiness in His vineyard.... Read More



62. INSTALLATION OF NEW LEADERSHIP TEAM

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The new leardership team: Sr. Jacinta Nwaohiri, O.P. - Prioress General Sr. Juliana Ekwoanya, O.P. Assistant Prioress Genral Sr. Bridget Yabo, O.P. - 2nd Councillor Sr. Kate Okolocha, O.P. - 3rd Councillor Sr. Patricia Daaor, O.P. - 4th Councillor which was elected during the September, 2017 Chapter, was installed on September 3, 2017 at the Mother House of the Dominican Sisters of St. Catherine of Siena, Gusau, Nigeria. The chief celebrant at the Masss was the Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Most Rev. Dr. Matthew Hassan Kukah. Rev. Fr. Anthony Akinwale, O.P. and other priests were also present. We wish our new leaders God's abidin... Read More



63. PHOTOS OF THE DSI AND DSA COORDINATORS TO DOMINICAN SISTERS,, GUSAU,,. NIGERIA

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64. DSI & DSA COORDINATORS VISIT DOMINICAN SISTERS, GUSAU, NIGERIA

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The DSI Coordinator,. SR. Marie Therese and the DSA Coordinator are paying a visit to the Dominican Sisters of St. Catherine.of Siena, Gusau, Nigeria. They are having a beautiful time there.... Read More



65. DSI & DSA COORDINATORS VISIT DOMINICAN SISTERS, GUSAU, NIGERIA

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The DSI Coordinator,. SR. Marie Therese and the DSA Coordinator are paying a visit to the Dominican Sisters of St. Catherine.of Siena, Gusau, Nigeria. They are having a beautiful time there.... Read More



66. VISIT OF DSI & DSA COORDINATORS TO OUR CONGREGATION

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The Dominican Sisters' International (DSI) Cordinator, Sr. Marie Therese Clement, O.P. and Dominican Sisters' Africa Coordinator (DSA), Sr. Faustina Jimoh, O.P. is visiting our Congregation this week - Tuesday, 24/10/17 to Saturday, 28/10/17. We pray for safe journey for them, a happy stay and God's blessings.... Read More



67. PICTURE SPEAKS: CLOSING CEREMONY OF SEPT 2017 6TH GENERAL CHAPTER

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Pictures shown are as follows: a. Procession from the Chapter arena to the Chapel. b. The Canonist, Very Rev. Fr. Charles Ukwe, O.P. signing the Chapter Register. c. The Chapter Facilitator, Sr. Bernadette Eyewan Okure, SHCJ signing the Chapter Register. d. The re-elected Prioress General, Sr. Jacinta Nwaohiri, O.P. signing the Chapter Register. e. A Capitular signing the Chapter Register. f. Others.... Read More



68. 12TH & LAST DAY OF 6TH GENERAL CHAPTER

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God is good, all the time. Put songs of praise in these hearts of ours; God is good, He is so good all the time. The 6th General Chapter has finally ended. May God grant our re-elected Prioress General, Sr. Jacinta Nwaohiri, O.P. and her councillors continued wisdom to steer the affairs of Congregation to greater heights. Amen. Congratulations!!! Dear sisters. ... Read More



69. 11TH DAY OF 6TH GENERAL CHAPTER

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Thank God is the 11th day of the 6th General Chapter.  May God lead us safely, joyfully and productively to the last day of this Chapter.... Read More



70. CONGRATULATIONS TO TO OUR RE-ELECTED PRIORESS & NEW COUNCIL MEMBERS

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To God be all glory, great things He has done.  The good deed has been done. The 6th General Chapter elections took place today, and the following are the results: Prioress General               - Sr. Jacinta Nwaohiri, O.P. Assistant Prioress General - Sr. Juliana Ekwoaya, O.P Second Concillor - Sr. Bridget Yabo, O.P. Third Councillo - Sr. Kate Okolocha, O.P. Fourth Councillor - Sr. Patrcia Daaor, O.P. Congratulations, Dear sisters!!! May God grant you good health, more wisdom, long life and the zeal to carry out God's will. Amen. Their pictures and profiles will be made... Read More



71. CONGRATULATIONS TO TO OUR RE-ELECTED PRIORESS & NEW COUNCIL MEMBERS

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To God be all glory, great things He has done.  The good deed has been done. The 6th General Chapter elections took place today, and the following are the results: Prioress General               - Sr. Jacinta Nwaohiri, O.P. Assistant Prioress General - Sr. Juliana Ekwoaya, O.P Second Concillor - Sr. Bridget Yabo, O.P. Third Councillo - Sr. Kate Okolocha, O.P. Fourth Councillor - Sr. Patrcia Daaor, O.P. Congratulations, Dear sisters!!! May God grant you good health, more wisdom, long life and the zeal to carry out God's will. Amen. Their pictures and profiles will be made... Read More



72. 10TH DAY OF 6TH GENERAL CHAPTER

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As we are gradually getting to towards the end of 6th General Chapter of the Dominican Sisters of st. Catherine of Siena, Gusau, Nigeria, we conitnue to implore the intercession of Our Lady of Lordes.   “To rejoice in temporal comforts is dangerous, to rejoice in self is foolish, to rejoice in sin is fatal, but to rejoice in God is heavenly.” ― Charles H. Spurgeon We truly thank God for the journey so far. ... Read More



73. 9TH DAY OF 6TH GENERAL CHAPTER

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We are moving on. God truly cares for us. Philippians 2:3 Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves.   “When your will is God’s will, you will have your will.” ― Charles H. Spurgeon... Read More



74. 8TH DAY OF 6TH GENERAL CHAPTER

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75. 7TH DAY OF 6TH GENERAL CHAPTER

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We have gone this far. Thanks to the Almighty. Isaiah 41:10   So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.... Read More



76. 6TH DAY OF 6TH GENERAL CHAPTER

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77. 5TH DAY OF 6TH GENERAL CHAPTER

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Thank God,  we are making progress. May St. Catherine intercede for us. Amen.... Read More



78. 5TH DAY OF 6TH GENERAL CHAPTER

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We thank God, we are progressing. May St. Catherine of Siena intercede for us. Amen.... Read More



79. 6TH GENRAL CHAPTER BEGAN ON 1ST SEPT., 2017

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We give all glory to God. The 6th General Chapter of the Dominican Sisters of St. Catheriine of Siena, Gusau, began on Sunday, 1st Sept., 2017 on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2017. It will run through Sept. 12, 2017. Officiatng priests at the opening Mass were:  Rev. Fr. Cyril Ibe, representative of the Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Most Rev. Matthew H. Kukah. Very Rev. Fr. Charles Ukwe, O.P., the Canonist for the Chapter. Rev. Fr. Albert Ebosele Rev. Fr. John Izuala Rev. Fr. Mario Celestine, O.P. Rev. Fr. Illiya Tsiga Rev. Fr. Lawrence Ejembi, O.P. The Chapter Facilitator is - Sr. Bernadette E. Okure, SHCJ May t... Read More



80. 4TH DAY OF OUR 6TH GENERAL CHAPTER

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Today, being the 4th day of our 6th General chapter. St. Dominic, pray for us.... Read More



81. 3RD DAY OF 6TH GENERAL CHAPTER

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Today, Sunday, September 3, 2017 is the third day of the 6th Genersl Chapter of the Dominican Sisters of St. Catherine of Siena, Gusau, Nigeria. We thank God for the journey so far. May our Blessed Mother, Mary continue to intercede for us. Amen.... Read More



82. 2ND DAY OF 6TH GENERAL CHAPTER

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Today is the second day of the 6th General Chapter of the Dominican Sisres of St. Catherine of Siena, Gusau, Nigeria. May God continue to lead us. ... Read More



83. PRE-CHAPTER ASSEMBLY - APRIL, 24 - 27, 2017

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The pre-Chapter assembly has been scheduled to take place from: April 24 (Monday) – 27 (Thursday), 2017. The arrival date is April 24, 2017.... Read More



84. DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY

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You expired, Jesus, but the source of life gushed forth for souls,and the ocean of mercy opened up for the whole world.O Fount of Life, unfathomable Divine Mercy,envelop the whole world and empty Yourself out upon us. THE DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY (FEAST OF DIVINE MERCY) On the Second Sunday of Easter of the Jubilee Year 2000, at the Mass for the canonization of St. Faustina Kowalska, Pope John Paul II proclaimed to the world that "from now on throughout the Church" this Sunday will be called "Divine Mercy Sunday." Our Lord insisted that it be celebrated on a specific day - the Sunday after Easter! Our... Read More



85. HAPPY EASTER!!!

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"We are the Easter People and Alleluia is our song" - Pope John Paul II "O Death, where is your sting? O Hell, where is your victory? Christ is risen, and you are overthrown. Christ is risen, and the demons are fallen. Christ is risen, and the angels rejoice. Christ is risen, and life reigns. Christ is risen, and not one dead remains in the grave. For Christ, being risen from the dead, is become the first fruits of those who have fallen asleep. To Him be glory and dominion unto ages of ages." (St. John Chrysostom, Easter Homily)... Read More



86. GOOD FRIDAY

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Good Friday is the day on which Catholics commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Catholics are joined by almost all other Christians in solemn commemoration on this day. It is also a legal holiday around much of the world.... Read More



87. HOLY THURSDAY

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Holy Thursday is the commemoration of the Last Supper of Jesus Christ, when he established the sacrament of Holy Communion prior to his arrest and crucifixion. It also commemorates His institution of the priesthood. The holy day falls on the Thursday before Easter and is part of Holy Week. Jesus celebrated the dinner as a Passover feast. Christ would fulfill His role as the Christian victim of the Passover for all to be saved by His final sacrifice.... Read More



88. HOLY WEEK CONTINUES

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89. HAPPY PALM SUNDAY

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90. FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS FOR SR. UMEADI CHRISTIANA, OP

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Sunday April 9, 2017 5p.m        Lying in state at the Dominican Sisters' Chapel, Gusau, Zamfara State. This will be                    followed by the vigil Mass. Monday April 10, 2017 10a.m      Requem Mass at the Dominican Sisters' Convent, Gusau.                Interment follows immediately after the Mass. Please, join us to pray for the peaceful repose of her soul and God's consolation on all those she left behind.  ... Read More



91. Obituary

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With heavy hearts, but in submission to the will of God, we regret to announce the death of Sr. Christiana Nwaejum Umeadi, OP, whose death occurred on Friday, 31st March, 2017 in a ghastly motor accident on her journey from immunizing hundreds of people against cerebrospinal meningitis along Gusau-Sokoto Road. She hailed from Nri in Anaocha Local Government in Akwa Diocese, Anambra State. Until her death, Sr. Christiana was the Assistant Prioress General of the Dominican Sisters of St. Catherine of Siena, Gusau, Nigeria. We really miss you, sister, but God knows best. May your soul rest in the bosom of the Lord.... Read More



92. HAPPY WORLD DAY OF CONSECRATED LIFE!!!

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Happy World Day of  Consecrated Life!  As we celebrate Our Day, may Mary, the Mother of All Consecrated Persons pray for us and continue to obtain for us the grace of a happy and fulfilled Religious Life. Amen.  HAPPY FEAST DAY TO ALL OF US!!!... Read More



93. MERRY CHRISTMAS

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God's love for us at Christmas and always remains supreme!  Merry Chirtmas!!!... Read More



94. DOMINICAN SISTERS, GUSAU FECILITATE WITH BISHOP KUKAH AT 40TH PRIESTLY ANNIVERSAARY

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Most Rev. Dr. Matthew Hassan Kukah Of Sokoto Diocese Celebrates 40 years of Priestly Grace at the Holy Family Cathedral, Sokoto, on Dec. 19, 2016. We wish our noble Bishop many happy years in the Lord’s Vineyard, God’s continued protection and guidance. Amen. ... Read More



95. INTER-FAITH DIALOGUE

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The Dominican Sisters of St. Catherine of Siena, Gusau, Nigeria, in collaboration with the Association of Muslim Sisters, Gusau organized a workshop on “Inter-Faith Dialogue”, from the 16 17 December, 2016. Venue was the Ministry of Women and Children Affairs, Gusau. This workshop is aimed at fostering peaceful co-existence between the Christian and Islamic Religions. The facilitators were Mr. Gaius Daphet of the Humanitarian Web Initiative and Mrs. Esther Nang, a nurse, both from Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria. They both performed excellently well in their presentation of papers. It was attended by the Muslim women, Christian women and us. Our Prioress Ge... Read More



96. SR. JULIANA NIKIEMA, OP FROM COTE DE VOIR VISIT GUSAU

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The Zonal Co-ordinator of Dominican Sisters Internatioal (DSI), for West Africa in the person of Sr. Juliana Nikiema, OP, who works in Cote De Voir, but is an origin of Burkina Faso, paid a friendly visit to our Mother House, Gusau, from 14 - 15 Dec, 2016. She a warm welcome from the sisters and had a very good time with us.... Read More



97. SR. JULIANA NIKIEMA, OP FROM COTE DE VOIR VISITS GUSAU

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The Zonal Co-ordinator of Dominican Sisters Internatioal (DSI), for West Africa in the person of Sr. Juliana Nikiema, OP, who works in Cote De Voir, but is an origin of Burkina Faso, paid a friendly visit to our Mother House, Gusau, from 14 - 15 Dec, 2016. She a warm welcome from the sisters and had a very good time with us.... Read More



98. WORKSHOP ON AUTHENTIC UNITY

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A workshop on authentic unity was held in our Mother House, Gusau, from November 25 - 26, 2016.  It was facilitated by Mr. Jacob Choji Pwakin, an executive member of the Youth Initiative Against Violence and Human Rights, Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria. It was attended by the Prioress General, Sr. Jacinta Nwaohiri, OP , and Sisters from various communities, including Zuru, Sokoto, Malufashi, Gusau (Host Community), and others. Some of the topics dwelt on were: AUTHENTIC UNITY IN A DIVERSE COMMUNITY DIVERSITY  CLIQUES/SECTIONALISM BENEFITS OF ETHNIC DIVERSITY DRIVERS OF  AUTHENTIC UNITY IN A DIVERSE COMMUNITY UNDERSTANDING SOCIAL ... Read More



99. DELES WORKSHOP 4TH PHASE AND COMMISSIONING/GRADUATION CEREMONY!!!

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Hurray!!! The DELES (Development Education & Leadership Services) which started its 1st phase in April, 2015 at our Noviate House, Makurdi came to its 4th & last phase/the great commissioning/graduation day at our Motherhouse, in Gusau, Zamfara State, Nigeria on September 3o, 2016. IN brief, DELES is a programme which trains one to be a better leader, animator, and facilitator. It runs for a four-phase period, after which attendees are commissioned and graduation takes place. The resource persons were: Mr Joseph Aigbuowuo and Mrs. Amaka. The sisters were all filled with joy at this great ceremony, as they expressed it in dancing, joy and laughter. Thanks be... Read More



100. SILVER JUBILEE/FINAL PROFESSION

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Every thing written about You, God is great.  On Saturday, 24th September, 2016, Sr. Jacinta Nwaohiri, OP, our present Prioress General, and Sr. Theresa Adewuyi, OP celebrated their Silver Jubilees. And Sr. Blessing Ugwu, OP too her Final Vows. The ceremony was presided over by Bishop mathew Kukah of Sokoto Diocese. It was well attended by Priests, Religious, Lay Faithful, family, friends and well wishers. It was a beautiful ceremony. We give God all glory!!! ... Read More



101. 800 YRS OF DOMINICAN AUTHENTIC PREACHING, JUBILEE INPUT BY THE CONGREGATION!!!

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As part of the 800 years of Dominican authentic preaching, (800 years jubiee), on Thursday, September 22, 2016, as a Congregation, we had an input on the theme: "MY ROLE IN PROMOTING AND DISCERNING RELIGIOUS VOCATION" It was well attended by majority of the sisters, including the past and present Prioress Generals - Sr. Faustina Jimoh, OP and Sr. Jacinta Nwaohiri, OP. The input was prepared by Sr. Bridget Yabo, OP but delivered by Sr. Emmanuella Okafor, OP. Srs. Jacinta and Faustina also gave their contributions respectively. W We wnet into workshops for about twenty-five minutes, where we answered questions given to us. Every sister was present was made to make committmen... Read More



102. MEMORIAL FOR SR. CORNELIA BOCK, OP

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On Thursday, August 11, 2016 at about, a memorial mass was held for Sr. Cornelia Bock, OP at our Novitiate Chapel, Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria. Sr. Cornelia was the first Great Bend Superior of our congregation. She died in June, 2016 at the USA. Let us remember to prayf or the repose of her soul. The Mass was presided by Rev. Fr. (Prof.)  Anthony Umorem, MSP... Read More



103. GLORY BE TO GOD!!!! A NEW BABY WAS BORN!!

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We give God, our Eternal Fahter all the Glory! The Simple profession of Vows of Sr. Virginia Chukwuemeka, OP took place at our Novitiate Community, Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria, West Africa. It was well attended by priests, religious of Makurdi diocese and beyond, her parents, friends and relatives from Kontagora Vicariate where she used to live. Our Prioress General, Sr. Jacinta Nwaohiri, OP received the Vows. It was indeed a joyful day.... Read More



104. HURRAY! OUR NEW HOST MACHINES HAVE ARRIVED

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We give thanks to God for the arrival of our new Host machines on Sunday, January 24, 2016. It was with joy and happiness that we received them.  We thank our donors. We thank our Prioress and Council, whose efforts led to its realization.  We prat God to help us work harder and achieve the desired goal.... Read More



105. WORKSHOP ON INTER RELIGIOUS DIALOGUE FOR CONFLICT PREVENTION AND HARMONIOUS CO_EXISTENCE AT GIDAN KORAU, KAFUR LGA, KATSINA STATE.

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106. FUNERAL CEREMONIES OF SR. JOAN OFUOKWU, O. P.

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TO GOD BE THE GLORY! The funeral ceremonies of Sr. Joan Nmadinobi Ofuokwu, OP, who died on August 17, 2015 were held on Aug 27 (Vigil) and 28, 2015 (Burial Mass and Interment). During the vigil, the Prioress General of the Dominican Sisters of St. Catherine of Siena, Gusau, Nigeria, Sr. Jacinta Nwaohiri, OP Dominican Sisters, priests of Sokoto Diocese, family members of Sr. Joan, parishoners of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, St. Edward Catholic Church, both in Gusau, Zamfara State, and those of St. Vincent Ferrer Catholic Church, Malumfashi, Katsina State, and friends were in attendance in great number. Likewise friends and well wishers from Lagos (Tobenna),... Read More



107. OBITUARY

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It is with great sadness but submission to the will of God, that we, the Dominican Sisters of St. Catherine of Siena, Gusau, Nigeria, announce the passing away of Sr. Joan Ofoukwu, O.P. who died on August 17, 2015, Monday morning at the age of 70. We acknowledged the motherly and sisterly role exhibited by Sr. Joan in our communities. The way she maintained good health all along was very encouraging. This must have kept her going. She was a good Catechism Instructor/Supervisor. Until her death, Sr. Joan was Catechism Teachers’ Supervisor at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, Gusau, Zamfara State, Nigeria. A job which she loved and cherished, which drew many young catechism ... Read More



108. Team Building Workshop, July 17 - 18, 2015

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Thanks to the Leadership of our Congregation, who deemed it fit for us to have a Workshop on TEAM – BUILDING. The workshop was facilitated by Sr. Rita Shwarzenbager, O.P. for two days: July 17 – 18. 2015. It turned out to be a very enriching workshop and the spent was worth it. The workshop helped most of us to see our true selves and opened areas for growth. Some of the topics dwelt on were: WHAT IS A TEAM? WHY TEAMS ARE FORMED ADVANTAGES OF WORKING IN A TEAM DISADVANTAGES OF WORKING IN A TEAM ROLES CARRIED OUT BY A TEAM A GAME ABOUT IED BEHAVIOURS THAT HINDER A TEAM S... Read More



109. FIRST PROFESSION OF VOWS!!!

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We thank God for the First Profession of Vows of Sr. Mercy Olumoroti and Sr. Salome Bulus, which took place at our Novitiate House, Makurdi, Benue State on Tuesday, April 21, 2015. It was well attended by all and sundry, home parish priest of both sisters, their parents, other priests and religious, lay faithful, friends and family. His Lordship, the bishop of Gboko Diocese, Most Rev. William Avenya was the chief celebrant. Our able and lovely Dominican Sisters were there en mass, including the chief host of the day, our vibrant Prioress General, Sr. Jacinta Nwaohiri, OP. It was indeed a very colourful ceremony. ... Read More



110. HURRAY! OUR BENEFACTION/BAZAAR DAY, FRIDAY, NOV. 21, 2014

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We give glory to God for Benefaction/Bazaar Day, which took place at our novitiate House, Makurdi, Benue State, on Friday, November 21, 2014. It was well attended by a lot of dignitaries and people from various places. The Bishop of Gboko Diocese, Benue State, Most Rev. Williams Amove Avenya was the chief celebrant of  the Opening Mass, the Co-adjutor of Makurdi Diocese, Most Rev. Anagbe Chikpa (CMF) was also present.  The Prioress General, of the Dominican Sisters of St. Catherine of Siena, Gusau, Nigeria, the chief host of the celebration and the Dominican Sisters were present.  It was indeed a great day and a successful celebration!!!... Read More



111. SR. MERCY NWODO, O.P. RENEWS HER VOWS. CONGRATS SISTER!

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We say a very big thank you to God Almighty as Sr. Mercy Nwodo, O.P. renews her Vows to the Lord. May God grant her the grace of a fulfilled religious life. Amen.... Read More



112. Happy celebration of Silver Jubilee of religious profession of Srs. Augusta Nyong, O.P. and Nkechi Odum, O.P.

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A happy celebration of Srs. Augusta Nyong, O.P. and Nkechi Odum, O.P., at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, Gusau, Zamfara State. The bishop emeritus of Sokoto Diocese, Most Rev Kevin J. Aje was the chief celebrant, assisted by the representative of the bishop of same diocese (Most Rev. Matthew H. Kukah), the Vicar (administration) - Very Rev. Fr. Nuhu Illaya as well as many other priests from within and outside the diocese. The chief host of the day was our Prioress General, Sr. Jacinta Nwaohiri, O.P., ably suported by her sisters. Also present was Sr. Rita Schwarzenberger, O.P., a sister of the dominican Sisters of Peace, U.S.A. Family memebers, friends and rel... Read More



113. SILVER JUBILEE OF SR. ONYEGBULE R., O.P.

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Sr Regina Onjyebgule, O.P. celebrates her silver jubilee at St. Theresa's Catholic Church, Funtua, Katsina State, Nigeria. The parish priest, Rev. Fr. Kelvin and parishioners honored her. Members of the Dominican Sisters of St. Catherine of Siena, Gusau, Nigeria were present. In the evening of that same day, a party was held in her honor.... Read More



114. PRO NUNCIO'S VISIT TO OUR MOTHER HOUSE IN GUSAU, ZAMFARA STATE, NIGERIA

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His Excellency, the Papal Nuncio to Nigeria, Archbishop Augustine Kasujja, paid a courtesy call to our Motherhouse, Gusau, Zamfara State, today, Saturday, 26/7/2014, in the company of the Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Most Rev. Matthew Hassan Kukah, the Dean of Gusau Deanery, Rev. Fr. Cyril Ibe, the President, Catholic Women Organization, CWO, of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, Gusau, members of the Catholic Men Organization, CMO of the same Parish, and other members of his entourage. Some pix during the visit.... Read More



115. First Profession Ceremony!

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The First Profession ceremony of Sr Blessing Ogechukwu Nwakwo took place at Queen of Peace chapel, Dominican Sisters convent, Gusau on May 5, 2014. The Prioress General, Sr Jacinta Nwaohiri, OP, the representative of the Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Fr Cyril Ibe, the parish parish priest of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, Gusau, and his associates and parishoners, Dominican Sisters, her family members, frieds and well wishers graced the occasion. It was an eventful and a happy day for Sr Blessing Nwankwo and indeed for all of us. We heartily congratulate Sr Blessing Nwankwo, OP... Read More



116. At Gusau Deanery Cathedraticum

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We were present at Gusau Deanery Cathedraticum, held at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, Gusau on March 29, 2014. Priests and parishioners from the deanery graced the occasion. Staff and students of Fatima Nursery/Primary School, Gusau and Dominican College, Gusau were there. We thank God for its success!.... Read More



117. INSTALLATION OF OUR NEWLY ELECTED LEADERS TOOK PLACE ON OCT 31, 2013

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We give glory to God! The installation ceremony of our newly elected leaders took place on Thursday, Oct 31, 2013 at our Mother house, Gusau. It was presided by the Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Nigeria, Most Rev. Matthew Hassan Kukah, with Rev Fr Raymond Nwabueze, OP, Rev Fr Steven Owusu-Achaw, OP, (Dominicans), Rev Fr Collins Tagwai, Rev Fr Iliya Tsiga, Rev Fr Albert Ebosele, Rev Fr Cyril Ibe (priests of Sokoto Diocese), Rev Fr Ephraim Nwaohiri, a brother to the newly elected Prioress General (a priest of Okigwe Diocese) as concelebrants. Two Sisters from our founding congregation in the United States of America , now Dominican Sisters of Peace, Sr. Margaret Ormond, OP, and ... Read More



118. CONCLUSION OF OUR 5TH GENERAL CHAPTER

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Thanks be to God, our 5th General Chapter came to a conclusion on September 14, 2013 with the following sisters as new Leadership: Sr Jacinta Nwaohiri OP - Prioress General Sr Christian Umeadi OP - Assistant Prioress General   COUNCILLORS 1. Sr Augusta Nyong OP 2. Sr Magdalene Okorie OP 3. Sr Kate Ezeh OP   Thank you very much for all your prayers. Watchout for the installation/handover ceremony!!! See the links of 'Upcoming Events' on the left hand side of the home page of our website. ... Read More



119. HURRAY! OUR 5TH GENERAL CHAPTER STARTED ON MON, 2ND SEPT, 2013

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Our 5th General Chapter and Elections began earnestly on Monday, 2nd Sept, 2013. Kindly, remeber us in your prayers.  It began with an Opening Holy Mass presided over by Rev Fr Joseph Atado, representative of the Bishop of sokoto Diocese; con-celebrating with him was Rev Fr Raymond Nwabueze, OP. After the Holy Mass, all of us with the priest matched on in procession from thechapel to the Chapter arena. See some pix during these activities. ... Read More



120. 2ND ANNUAL RETREAT AND 5TH GENERAL CHAPTER IS AT THE CORNER!

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Programme alignment for the 2nd annual retreat and forth-coming 5th General Chapter is as follows: August 23th - Arrival for input on ‘Chapter in the Dominican Tradition’ August 24th – Input on ‘Chapter in the Dominican Tradition’ August 25th – Retreat begins after compline August 31st – Retreat ends with Mass in the morning September 1st – Opening ceremony of Chapter September 2nd – 14th – Chapter proper September 14th closing ceremony of Chapter Let us take these... Read More



121. RE-SCHEDULE OF CONGREGATIONAL RETREAT, 2013

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There will be two sets of Congregational Retreats this year, 2013. The first retreat which is for non-chapter delegates has been re-scheduled as follows: Arrival: April 6, 2013 Retreat: Begins on the night of April 7, 2013 Retreat: Ends with Holy Mass on the morning of April 12, 2013 Venue: Motherhouse, Gusau.   The Second retreat is for chapter delegates. August 23, 2013: Arrival for input on 'Chapter in the Dominican Tradition'             ... Read More



122. 2013 ANNUAL RETREAT

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There wii be two sets of Congregational Retreat this year,2013. First Retreat: For those who are not Chapter Delegates. Date:            Begins on the night of April 4, 2013 to the morning of April 10, 2013. Venue:          Novitiate house, Markurdi.   Second Retreat: For those who are Chapter delegates. Date:                It begins with an input on "Chapter in Dominican Tredition"           ... Read More



123. 2013 RETREAT

Thre will be two sets of Congregational Retreat this year, 2013. First Retreat: For Sisters who are not chapter delegates. Date:            From the night of April 4, 2013 to the morning of April 10, 2013. Venue:          Novitiate House, Markurdi, Benue State.    Second Retreat: For Sisters who are not chapter delegates. Date:                It begins with an input on "Chapter in dominican Tradition" on August 24, 2013.           &n... Read More



124. Formation Course

There will be a course on "Spiritulity and Religious Formation" for all Temporary Professed Sisters by next, year, 2013.... Read More



125. Postulants

Our postulants have successfully completed their postulancy and have gone home for holidays.... Read More



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ASPIRANTS' WEEK AND INTERVIEW

Date: 2023-09-15 - 2023-09-20

WHOM SHALL I SEND? Isiaih 6:8 Young women who feel called to become Dominican Sisters are invited to participate in our 2023 Aspirants' Week/Interview. Date: 15th to 20th September, 2023 Venue: Dominican Sisters' Novitiate, Yakyor, Makurdi Contact phone numbers: 099063305339, 09073679140 e-mail:domsrvoc@gmail.com

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