NIGERIAN FEDERATION OF CATHOLIC STUDENTS (NFCS)

...........LIVING THE FAITH !

THE NFCS ANTHEM

first stanza

NFCS Nigeria Federation of Catholic Students is living the faith.

We are the hope of our faith to blossom the dreams of the church. Hail NFCS.

With the strength of our youth, we will move our faith forward and defend it whatever be the case.

 Chorus: When the roll is called on the last day, a joyful song we’ll raise, Hail NFCS.

second stanza

Let’s spread the good news of the kingdom to all people on earth, through NFCS.

And join hands with groups of like minds to evangelize the world, through NFCS.

Let the message be brought to every living soul, by the life that we live as students.

Chorus: When the roll is called on the last day, a joyful song we’ll raise, Hail NFCS.

third stanza

We say no to corruption and greed, sectionalism and violence in NFCS.

And chant down the agents of Bribery, Ethnicism and war in NFCS.

With Jesus, Prince of love and Peace, we will pitch our tent.

Yes the enemies will forever be shamed.

Chorus: When the roll is called on the last day, a joyful song we’ll raise, Hail NFCS.

Lots of Ways to Get Involved WITH NFCS & grow spiritually

Challenge yourself to Attend mass daily

Get involved with nfcs & chaplaincy activities

Join a Liturgical group 

Use the chaplaincy facilities made available for you

Participate more on the NFCS family group chat

Take Responsibility for Your own faith

Invite your friends to nfcs activities

network with fellow nfcsers

Frequent the sacraments as often as you can, as they are the fountain of grace!

Get Involved

Join Any liturgical ministry today !

mass servers

meeting days & time: fortnightly on mondays @ 6:00pm
practice every thursday @ 6:00pm
venue: chaplaincy premises

We are a group of young people who assist the priests and deacons in the celebration of the liturgy, especially the Holy Mass. Our aim is to render special service to God in His sanctuary and the attainment of holiness of all our members. 

You can join us if you are catholic and a communicant, and are also a student at the College of Medicine University of Lagos (CMUL).

 

Legion of Mary

Meeting days & time: Every tuesday    @ 6:00pm
vENUE: CHAPLAINCY LIBRARY EXTENSION

The Legion of Mary is a lay apostolic association of Catholics who, with the sanction of the Church and under the powerful leadership of Mary Immaculate, Mediatrix of All Graces, serve the Church and their neighbour on a voluntary basis. The object of the Legion of Mary is the glory of God through the holiness of its members developed by prayer and active co-operation, under ecclesiastical guidance, in Mary’s and the Church’s work of crushing the head of the serpent and advancing the reign of Christ.

 

Board Of Lectors

Meeting Days & TIME: EVERY SATURDAY IMMEDIATELY AFTER MORNING MASS
VENUE: CHAPLAINCY LIBRARY EXTENSION

The Board of Lectors is a liturgical ministry consisting of lay faithful of the chaplaincy who have received the sacraments of baptism and holy communion amongst others.

They volunteer to Proclaim the readings from the sacred scripture for all liturgical and sacramental celebrations in the Chaplaincy. 

The patron saint of this board is St Bede the Venerable, who is celebrated every 25th May.

 

Church Wardens

Meeting days & time: Every sunday immediately after 7am mass
VENUE: CHAPLAINCY LIBRARY 

The board of church wardens best known as the “hospitality ministry” are the angels that watch and guide the faithful during the celebration of mass and other liturgical activities in the chaplaincy. They are the first point of contact when entering the chapel and the ever smiling ministers are always there to remind you that there is joy in the service of the Lord.

 

Sanctuary beautifiers

Meeting Time: no specific time 
Contact Adeola or Lucia to join

We are a group of young people dedicated to using our talents to decorate and beautify the Lord’s house. Our  duties include changing the Altar clothes to reflect the Seasons, Feasts and Solemnities celebrated in the Catholic Church. Decorating the Chapel for major Feasts such as the Chaplaincy’s Agape celebration, as well as the Easter and Christmas festivities.

Getting to use our creativity to serve God is a rewarding experience and we welcome new members into our fold to enjoy this experience and serve God with us!

 

Choir

Meeting days & time: Every thurdays & saturdays @ 6:30pm
vENUE: CHAPLAINCY Premises

The St. Cecilia Choir is at the heart of the liturgy, leading the congregation as the church raises hymns to God. Beyond beautifying liturgy, the music the render in the church is a spiritual offering of reverence for the father.

 

SErvices

nfcs programs & activities

Wednesday Evening Masses @6:30pm 

Bible Study – Mondays, Bi-weekly @6:30pm

Block Meetings – Thursday, Bi-weekly @6:00pm  

General Fellowship – 1st Wednesday of every month

(immediately after nfcs mass)

Social Activities

Freshers welcome: An event held at the beginning of a new academic year, to welcome new NFCSers and invite them into various liturgical ministries.

Film shows: An evening dedicated to watching a spiritually enlightening movie, together as Catholic youths.

Independence Day celebration for children: A day set aside to celebrate Nigeria’s Independence, while having fun and playing games with the children.

NFCS week: A week set aside once a year to mark the end of the NFCS year and send-forth our final year students. It involves activities such as Quizzes, Cooking competitions, Praise Night, Games, Outreach, Symposium, Drama and the NFCS Dinner/Mass on the beach, which is the highlight of the celebration.

Educational activities

Reading (Study) marathons: Reading and study marathon is an activity organised to improve reading skills, intensify focus while studying and improve the relationship among NFCSers. Study materials and past questions are made available for the students of each level for all departments.

Students( most especially the freshers) are paired with senior colleagues who act as mentors to guide them. The students are also given the medium of studying together in the library for long hours on the day of study Marathon.

Tutorials: Tutorials are frequently being organized for all students of all levels of all departments. Most times the tutorials are based on request by the class. The tutorials help to simplify seemingly hard topics for better comprehension.

Facilities and Services

Facilities Available For Use Includes:

  • Chapel
  • Office
  • Library
  • Conference room 

Other Service Programs Includes: 

  • Health Talk
  • Health Check and health walk
  • Agape Mass of Thanksgiving

     

 NFCS Announcements

Payment of dues

This is necessary for the smooth running of NFCS activities. It is 100 naira per month which is equal to 500 naira per semester or 1000 naira per session. Pay to the financial secretary or any other exco. You can also pay to the account using the narration “NFCS dues”.

Account name-Nigerian Federation of Catholic Students 

Bank- UBA

Account Number- 1020566127

NFCSer Of The Month

Our chaplaincy website will be featuring an active NFCSer every month based on ceratin criterias that will be communicated. Do well to participate actively in the activities. 

Catechism classes

Catechism classes are available on Saturdays for those who have not received all Sacraments of Christian initiation i.e Baptism, Holy Eucharist and Confirmation.

NFCS birthday thanksgiving

NFCS birthday thanksgiving takes place on the 3rd Sunday of every month at 7am Mass. Endeavour to book mass of thanksgiving in gratitude to God for another year.

ARTICLE SUBMISSION

Are you an NFCSer skilled in writing? Do you have a beautiful story or spiritual lesson to share? – Contact the PRO to submit your article for the chaplaincy website; God bless you as you do so!

Meet Your NFCS Executives!

NFCS excos are individuals (not in final year) who are nominated and elected by fellow NFCSers and function in various capacities to improve the organization. They function to help in enhancing the academic, spiritual, moral and social welfare of all catholic students, make important decisions for the growth and development of the chapter and represent the chapter at meetings with other chapters in the archdiocese, province or nation, as well as the Chaplaincy advisory committee for the progress of the Chaplaincy.

Call: (+234) 8081631470
Email: medilagnfcs@gmail.com

nwaoha Justin ifeanyi

nwaoha Justin ifeanyi

PRESIDENT

ADELUSI ADEOLA. E

ADELUSI ADEOLA. E

VICE PRESIDENT

EJEH BLESSING

EJEH BLESSING

GENERAL SECRETARY 1

AWORO RAYMOND. C

AWORO RAYMOND. C

GENERAL SECRETARY 2

ONIPE MARYANN

ONIPE MARYANN

FINANCIAL SECRETARY 1

 EZEUDU KENECHUKWU

EZEUDU KENECHUKWU

FINANCIAL SECRETARY 2

ONIPE ANTHONIA

ONIPE ANTHONIA

WELFARE SECRETARY 1

 NWANEBI CHELSEA

NWANEBI CHELSEA

WELFARE SECRETARY 2

EKWEGBARA SOMTO

EKWEGBARA SOMTO

EDUCATIONAL COORDINATOR 1

 OKUDO  EMMANUEL

OKUDO EMMANUEL

EDUCATIONAL COORDINATOR 2

MBACHU LILIAN

MBACHU LILIAN

PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER 1

OBIEKWE PRECIOUS

OBIEKWE PRECIOUS

PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER 2

OGUNKOYA MUYIWA

OGUNKOYA MUYIWA

SPIRITUAL COORDINATOR 1

ORAZULIKE CHIDERA

ORAZULIKE CHIDERA

SPIRITUAL COORDINATOR 2

OWATE ORIBOLAWALE

OWATE ORIBOLAWALE

ALUMNI LIASON OFFICER 1

ATTOH ADEPEJU

ATTOH ADEPEJU

ALUMNI LIAISON OFFICER 2

OKOYE IFUNANYA

OKOYE IFUNANYA

SCHOOL OF NURSING REP 1

 NNADIEKWE CHISOM

NNADIEKWE CHISOM

SCHOOL OF LUTH REP

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