Tel: (+234)-708-834-4963, 706-924-9903, 9032616998 | Mail: holycrosscathedralagos@gmail.com



Holy Cross Cathedral, Lagos

Name of Societies

1. St. Augustine Choral Society

Day of meeting/frequency: Tuesday/Friday/Saturday

Time of Meeting: 7.00p.m

Venue of Meeting: In the Church at the Choir Stand

Objectives/goals of your Society: To enhance the liturgical worship through singing and instigate true light and zeal of worship in the heart of the congregation through singing.

 

2. St. Cecilia’s Choir (10.30am Mass)

Day of meeting/Frequency: Practice: Every Sunday and Tuesday & General meeting: Every last Sunday

Time of Meeting: 7.00p.m

Venue: Community Hall

Objectives/goals of your Society: Singing at Mass. To enhance the liturgical function, to foster better singing with parishioners

 

3. Board of Church Wardens

Day of meeting/Frequency: 1st Sunday of the Month

Time of Meeting: After 8.00am Mass

Venue: Community Hall

Objectives/goals of your Society: To ensure that orderliness maintained during Mass.

 

4. Board of Lectors

Day of meeting/Frequency: Last Sunday of the Month

Time of Meeting: 12.30p.m

Venue: 3rd Floor of Community Hall

Objectives/goals of your Society: To serve the community by proclaiming the Word; Living it and encouraging others to do same.

 

5. Altar Serves’ Association

Day of meeting/Frequency: Saturdays

Time of Meeting: 10.00am

Venue: Community Hall

Objectives/goals of your Society: To build its members spiritual, morally and otherwise and to worship God through its service on the sanctuary.

 

6. Association of Catechists

Day of meeting/Frequency: 2nd Sunday of the Month

Time of Meeting: 1.00p.m

Venue: 3rd Floor

Objectives/goals of your Society: To catechise, bring people to God; To know and understand the Catholic faith and to be able to express belief and the faith

 

7. Confraternity of Christiam Mothers

Day of meeting/Frequency: 2nd Sunday of the Month

Time of Meeting: 3.00p.m

Venue: Under the Community Hall

Objectives/goals of your Society: The proper up-bringing of children in the Catholic way. A pious society; Must be properly married in the Catholic and leaving together with husband.

 

8. Catholic Women Organisation

Day of meeting/Frequency: 4th Sunday of the Month

Time of Meeting: Immediately after 10.30am Mass

Venue: Community Hall

Objectives/goals of your Society: Welfare of the less priviledge, Spiritual enrichment of members, support of parish, deanery and archdiocese’s projects.

 

9. Catholic Youth Organization of Nigeria CYON)

Day of meeting/Frequency: 1st & 3rd Sundays of the Month

Time of Meeting: 10.30am (After Faith Sharing)

Venue: Conference Hall

Objectives/goals of your Society: To build a vibrant, spirit-filled and knowledgeable youth for the growth of the Church.

 

10. Catholic Men Organisation

Day of meeting/Frequency: 4th Sunday of the Month

Time of Meeting: Immediately after 10.30am Mass

Venue: 2nd Floor of Conference Hall

Objectives/goals of your Society: Spiritual development and socials

 

11. Young Catholic Movement

Day of meeting/Frequency: 2nd & 4th Sunday of the Month

Time of Meeting: Immediately after 8.00am Mass

Venue: Conference Hall

Objectives/goals of your Society: To enhance spiritual upliftment and temporal goals of her members and to support the less priviledge in the Church and society.

 

12. Association of Sacred Heart of Jesus & Immaculate Heart of Mary

Day of meeting/Frequency: Every Thursday

Time of Meeting: 4.00p.m to 5.00p.m

Venue: Inside the Church

Objectives/goals of your Society: To promote devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and Immaculate Heart of Mary.

 

13. Parish Laity Council

Day of meeting/Frequency: 3rd Sunday of the Month

Time of Meeting: Immediately after 10.30am Mass

Venue: 2nd Floor of the Community Hall

Objectives/goals of your Society: Coordination of Activities of all Societies in the Parish.

 

14. St. Jude Catholic Society

Day of meeting/frequency: Every Wednesday

Time of Meeting: 5.00p.m/During Lent 4.00p.m

Venue of Meeting: Community Hall 2nd Floor

Objectives/goals of the Society: To foster and encourage devotion to St. Jude Thaddeus/To help promote spiritual progress and apostolic spirit of members. To carry out spiritual and corporal work of mercy. Love among the society members and the faithfuls.

 

15. Women of Divine Love (WIDOWS)

Day of meeting/frequency: Every 2nd Saturday

Time of Meeting: After Morning Mass

Venue of Meeting: Community Hall

Objectives/goals of your Society: Trying to live holy life and to work together with our great husband Jesus Christ. To participate in Church activities. To seek for help from those who wish to help us.

 

16. Infant Jesus of Prague Society

Day of meeting/frequency: 16th - 24th Every month

Time of Meeting: 4.30p.m/During Lent 4.00p.m

Venue of Meeting: In the Church

Objectives/goals of your Society: To promote devotion to the Infant Jesus

 

17. St. Joseph Society

Day of meeting/Frequency: 2nd Sunday of the Month

Time of Meeting: After 10.30am

Venue: In front of Parish Office

Objectives/goals of your Society: Devotion to St. Joseph spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary and Patron of Workers.

 

18. Divine Mercy Apostolate

Day of meeting/Frequency: Every Thursday

Time of Meeting: 3.00p.m

Venue: Inside the Church

Objectives/goals of your Society: To make Divine Mercy Devotion

 

19. Holy Cross Catholic Society

Day of meeting/Frequency: 2nd Sunday of the Month

Time of Meeting: Immediately after 10.30am Mass

Venue: Under the Community Hall

Objectives/goals of your Society: Spiritual upliftment of the members in particular and the Cathedral in general.

 

20. Legion of Mary

Day of meeting/Frequency: Every Sunday

Time of Meeting: 11.00am

Venue: Under the Community Hall

Objectives/goals of your Society:Prayer and home to home visitation and Hospital visitation

 

21. Purgatorian Society

Day of meeting/Frequency: Every Friday

Time of Meeting: 7.00p.mam

Venue: Church Main Entrance

Objectives/goals of your Society: To empty purgatory through praying for the departed souls and Church suffering.

 

22. Catholic Charismatic Renewal of Nigeria

Day of meeting/Frequency: Thursdays and Fridays

Time of Meeting: Immediately after Evening Mass

Venue: Community Hall

Objectives/goals of your Society: To teach and preach to people on how to pray and to bring people or parishioners closer to God.

 

23. Boys & Girls Brigade

Day of meeting/Frequency: Saturdays

Time of Meeting: 4.00p.m

Venue: In front of the Grotto

Objectives/goals of your Society: Train and groom boys and girls in line with God’s words.

 

24. St. Sebastian Catholic Society

Day of meeting/Frequency: 4th Sunday of the Month

Time of Meeting: Immediately after 10.30am Mass

Venue: Under the Community Hall

Objectives/goals of your Society: To promote spiritual upliftment of the members mutual relationships, love and spirit of co-operation among the members, To promote good relationship between the Clergy and Laity, co-operate with authorities and other associations in the Cathedral for any purpose calculated to benefit the Church.

 

25. Society of St. Vincent de Paul

Day of meeting/Frequency: Every Saturday except last Saturday of the month

Time of Meeting: 8.30am

Venue: Under the Community Hall

Objectives/goals of your Society: To help the less privileged

 

26. Guild of Immaculate Conception

Day of meeting/Frequency: 3rd Sunday of the Month

Time of Meeting: Immediately after 10.30am Mass

Venue: Church Premises

Objectives/goals of your Society: To promote devotion to Mary and emulate the virtues of our Blessed Virgin Mary.

 

27. Confraternity of Christian Fathers

Day of meeting/Frequency: 2nd Sunday of the Month

Time of Meeting: Immediately after 10.30am Mass

Venue: Church compound

Objectives/goals of your Society: To help the needy, and the poor people in the Church.

 

28. Catholic Biblical Instructors Union (CBIU)

Day of meeting/Frequency: Every Sunday

Time of Meeting: Immediately after 8.00am Mass

Venue: Community Hall (Top Floor)

Objectives/goals of your Society: To bring back with the aid of the Holy Bible, the lost sheep of the Catholic Church; to correct the false impression that Catholics are not allowed to study or read the Bible; To train her members and non members alike to be obedient, truthful, honest; To penetrate and establish the Catholic Church where the Church does not exist or has no strong hold and to serve as emergency Catechists. etc.

 

29. St. Margaret Society

Day of meeting/Frequency: 2nd Sunday of the Month

Time of Meeting: Immediately after 10.30am Mass

Venue: Church Compound

Objectives/goals of your Society: To pray and help members.

 

30. St. Stephen Friendly Society

Day of meeting/Frequency: 2nd Saturday of the Month

Time of Meeting: Immediately after 10.30am Mass

Venue: 200 Bamgbose Street, Lagos

Objectives/goals of your Society: Charitable, Spiritual and Friendly

 

31. St. Theresa of the Child Jesus

Day of meeting/Frequency: 2nd Sunday of the Month

Time of Meeting: Immediately after 10.30am Mass

Venue: Church Premises

Objectives/goals of your Society: To improve the spiritual life of members.

 

32. Fraternity of St. John the Baptist

Day of meeting/Frequency: 2nd Saturday of the Month

Time of Meeting: Immediately after 10.30am Mass

Venue: 23, Babatunde Street, Surulere

Objectives/goals of your Society: To foster fraternal love among members and their families; To uphold the tenets of the Catholic Faith; To be of good relationship with fellow countrymen and women and preach the religion via our action.

 

33. St. Clare Society

Day of meeting/Frequency: 3rd Sunday of the Month

Time of Meeting: Immediately after 10.30am Mass

Venue: Under the Community Hall

Objectives/goals of your Society: To develop our spiritual devotion and growth in our Catholic Faith.

 

34. Saint Paul Society

Day of meeting/Frequency: 1st Sunday of the Month

Time of Meeting: Immediately after 6.30am Mass

Venue: 2nd Floor of Community Hall

Objectives/goals of your Society: To assist our Parish Children and Married Couples.

 

35. Guild of St. Anthony of Padua

Day of meeting/Frequency: Devotion: Every Tuesday/2nd Sunday of the Month

Time of Meeting: Immediately after 10.30am Mass

Venue: Community Hall/Devotion: Ground Floor

Objectives/goals of your Society: To promote devotion to Saint Anthony of Padua; To visit the sick and prisoners; To give bread (food) to the poor; To give alms to the poor; To meet for intercessory prayers for members and devotees.

 

36. Catholic Biblical Movement of Nigeria (CBMN)

Day of meeting/Frequency: Every Sunday

Time of Meeting: Immediately after 8.00am Mass

Venue: 3rd Floor of the Community Hall

Objectives/goals of your Society: To restore all men to Christ; To read, study and pray the Bible through the power of the Holy Spirit; To study and understand the Doctrine of the Church.

 

37. Apostleship of Prayer

Day of meeting/Frequency: Thursdays/Last Friday of the Month

Time of Meeting: 4.00p.m (Holy Hour of Reparation)

Venue: Church Premises/Inside the Church

Objectives/goals of your Society: Propagation, Devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and Immaculate Heart of Mary.