AFW Province – Mary Help of Christians Feast Celebration in all AFW Communities

The feast of Mary Help of Christian is celebrated worldwide to remember the great work mother Mary did in giving us Jesus Christ.

This how Don Bosco Communities in Anglophone West Africa marked it.


St John Bosco Community Obosi Onitsha celebrated the Mary help of Christian Feast with a Rosary procession which ended in a Mass. Today was also really blessed because the Onitsha Community Groto was officially blessed and opened.


At Ashaiman-Ghana the day began with Rosary procession and mass celebrating the Feast of Mary Help of Christians today, the community of Bld Attemide Zatti thanked God also for Frs Michael Karikunnel and Jose A.M who today also is their 40th Anniversary of First religious Profession. May Our Lady continue to intercede for them in their vocational journey.

At Sunyani – Ghana on the Feast of Mary Help of Christians, our dear Novices submit their applications for admission to First Religious Profession.

May She intercede for them as they Freely give themselves to the service of God in the footsteps of Don Bosco.


At Ibadan-Nigeria the community of Sts Aloysius Versiglia & Callistus Caravario celebrated the Feast of Mary Help of Christians with our dear Provincial Fr Michael Karikunnel who was the main celebrant and also thanks God for 40 years of First religious profession.

May Mary intercede for our Confrères in formation as prepare themselves to lead young people to her son.

At Iju, Lagos the heavy rain of Monday April 20, 2019 which affected part of the newly blessed grotto of Mary Help of Christians and the Salesian community didn’t deter them from celebrating “She who has done it all.”


At Koko in far North Nigeria, the Feast of Mary Help of Christians was celebrated with rosary procession. With the percentage of Christians on a low in that region, may Our Lady strengthen the Confrères to witness to the Risen Lord. 


At Freetown, Sierra Leone, Don Bosco Fambul Celebrates the Feast Mary Help of Christians with the young people we serve.


At Ondo in Nigeria a crowd of young faithful Catholics made a pilgrimage from Don Bosco Centre to the shrine of Mary Help of Christians in Akure.


Almost every Salesian community is happy celebrating the mother of Music, the mother of the church and the mother of the Church Mary.


Thank you for supporting our work with young people.

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