Dominican friars at Ibadan, Nigeria.

In union with the entire Order which is celebrating the Jubilee of the 800th Anniversary of its foundation, the Priory of St. Thomas Aquinas, Ibadan, Nigeria, will be celebrating in grand style. This is the Formation House of the Province of St Joseph the Worker (Nigeria and Ghana) and one of the largest priories in the Order.

The celebration will be a three-day program from the 1st to the 3rd of May, 2015. As we celebrate our past in the present, may God continue to sustain a vibrant and progressive future for the Order.

Schedule of Celebration

Day 1 (Friday 1st May 2015)
Morning Session: Lectures
     Venue: Carolyn Walker Hall, Dominican Institute.                    
     Time: 9:00 am
            First Lecture: On Preaching by Fr. Jude Mbukanma, O.P.
            .................Tea Break..............
Second Lecture: On the History of the Order cum History of Our Province cum Pastoral Challenges by Fr. Anthony Akinwale, O.P.                    
Evening Session: Sports and Games
      Venue: Community Sports Complex
      Time: 3:30pm
Day 2 (Saturday 2nd May 2015)
Highlights on Dominican Apostolates: History and Challenges
            Time: 3:00pm
Day 3 (Sunday 3rd May 2015)
      Holy Mass
      Venue: Community Chapel
      Time: 10:00am
            Reception afterwards, featuring: Art Exhibition, Cultural Dance and Presentations from other members of the Dominican family (Dominican Sisters, DYHM, etc.), Cutting of Cake, and Luncheon
(13 April 2015)