SAGS HOSTS REGIONAL RECTORS AND DIRECTORS OF VOCATION

SAGS HOSTS REGIONAL RECTORS AND DIRECTORS OF VOCATION

By Oshunsanya Paul O.

St. Albert the Great Seminary hosted the 2022 Interaction between Rectors of Seminaries in the region and Vocation Directors of subscribing Dioceses, the first of its kind in her history. The event that...

SAGS ADMITS HER SECOND SET AS CANDIDATES FOR SACRED ORDERS

SAGS ADMITS HER SECOND SET AS CANDIDATES FOR SACRED ORDERS

By: Otoro Murphy

On Tuesday, 25th of January, 2022, the feast day of the Conversion of St. Paul, the Seminary Community of St. Albert the Great admitted her second set as candidates for Sacred Orders. The newly admitted candidates...

2021 CHRISMAS MESSAGE: “ALL FLESH SHALL SEE THE SALVATION OF GOD”  (LUKE 3:6-10).

2021 CHRISMAS MESSAGE: “ALL FLESH SHALL SEE THE SALVATION OF GOD” (LUKE 3:6-10).

Curbed from the 2021 Christmas Message Delivered By Rev Fr. Paul Amenaghawon.

Jesus' mission on earth was to proclaim peace, joy happiness, liberation and general well-being for all. Christmas is therefore the period to...

YOU MUST EXERCISE YOUR OFFICE Bishop: Odetoyinbo tells newly installed Lectors

YOU MUST EXERCISE YOUR OFFICE Bishop: Odetoyinbo tells newly installed Lectors

By Oshunsanya Paul

The seminary of St Albert the Great celebrated another huge landmark event in her history as seventeen of her seminarians were installed as Lectors on Monday, 15th November, 2021, the feast day of St. Albert...

SAGS CELEBRATES FR LEWIS SILVER JUBILEE

SAGS CELEBRATES FR LEWIS SILVER JUBILEE

By: Eze Christian

The Seminary Community was thrown into a mood of joyous celebration on the 30th of October, 2021, as she celebrated the 25th priestly anniversary of her Registrar,  Rev Fr. Emmanuel Adebayo Lewis. The...

FACE AND ACCEPT  FORMATION: Bishop Odetoyinbo Challenges SAGS Seminarians

FACE AND ACCEPT FORMATION: Bishop Odetoyinbo Challenges SAGS Seminarians

Reported By: Oshunsanya Paul

The 2021/2022 Academic- Formative Session of St. Albert the Great Major Seminary kicked off officially with the Mass of the Holy Spirit on Thursday 7th October, 2021 with Most Rev. Peter Odetoyinbo,...

FR. ANTHONY ADERIBIGBE JOINS TEAM OF FORMATORS

FR. ANTHONY ADERIBIGBE JOINS TEAM OF FORMATORS

Reported By: Oshunsanya Paul

The Seminary on 2nd October 2021, welcomed Rev Fr Anthony Aderibigbe into her midst. Fr Aderibigbe was ordained in 2002 for the Catholic Archdiocese of Lagos. He had his seminary training at the...

BE ON YOUR GUARD AND FIGHT AGAINST ALL FORMS OF ABUSE! Fr Patrick Akirisimi, OSA, tells SAGS

BE ON YOUR GUARD AND FIGHT AGAINST ALL FORMS OF ABUSE! Fr Patrick Akirisimi, OSA, tells SAGS

Reported By: Otoro Murphy

It is true that in the last few decades, the Church has passed through hard times in many areas of life which include abuse of minors and vulnerable adults. With this in mind, the Seminary Community...

SEMINARY OF ST. ALBERT THE GREAT UNVEILS HER PUBLICATION OF AGORA MAGAZINE AND JOURNAL

SEMINARY OF ST. ALBERT THE GREAT UNVEILS HER PUBLICATION OF AGORA MAGAZINE AND JOURNAL

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SAGS FIRST SET RECEIVES CANDIDACY TO THE SACRED DIACONATE AND PRIESTHOOD

SAGS FIRST SET RECEIVES CANDIDACY TO THE SACRED DIACONATE AND PRIESTHOOD

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THE SIXTH ANNUAL INUAGURAL MASS OF SAINT ALBERT THE GREAT MAJOR SEMINARY FOR 2020/2021 ACADEMIC AND FORMATIVE SESSION.

THE SIXTH ANNUAL INUAGURAL MASS OF SAINT ALBERT THE GREAT MAJOR SEMINARY FOR 2020/2021 ACADEMIC AND FORMATIVE...

 

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As...

FR. OLUFUNMILAYO JOINS TEAM OF GOLDEN JUBILARIANS

FR. OLUFUNMILAYO JOINS TEAM OF GOLDEN JUBILARIANS

The Bursar of the Seminary, Rev Fr. Francis Olufunmilayo, on 7th of December, 2021, clocked 50 years on earth. In thanksgiving to God for all the favours received, a Mass of thanksgiving was celebrated in the Seminary Community with a large number...

THE CLASS OF NOBLES DONATES TO THE SEMINARY

THE CLASS OF NOBLES DONATES TO THE SEMINARY

The Year 4 class, 2019/2020 academic and formation session of St. Albert the Great Major Seminary, in appreciation to God and to the seminary community, donated a two-phase grinding machine to the seminary community. This was made known by the Rector...

BISHOP ODETOYINBO LAYS FOUNDATION BLOCK OF THE SAGS CHAPEL

BISHOP ODETOYINBO LAYS FOUNDATION BLOCK OF THE SAGS CHAPEL

Reported By: Ntaka John

The Seminary Community of Saint Albert the Great made another landmark on Monday 24th February, 2020 as the Chairman of the Governing Council; Most Rev Peter Odetoyinbo laid the Foundation Stone of the...

HUMAN DEVELOPMENT IS A MEANS OF SELF DISCOVERY - FR. SIMEON MAUTIN TELLS SAGS SEMINARIANS

HUMAN DEVELOPMENT IS A MEANS OF SELF DISCOVERY - FR. SIMEON MAUTIN TELLS SAGS SEMINARIANS

Reported By: Oshunsanya Paul

As one of the events outlined for the 2019/2020 inter-semester activities, the Seminary Community  on Monday 24th February, 2020, organized a lecture on the theme: “Human Development:...

REJOICE AND BE GLAD BECAUSE A CHILD IS BORN FOR US

REJOICE AND BE GLAD BECAUSE A CHILD IS BORN FOR US

Reported by: Oshusanya Paul

The Seminary, on Sunday, 8th December, 2019, celebrated her annual Christmas Lessons and Carols ina grand style. In the Christmas message delivered at the event,Very Rev Fr. John Nwanze, exhorted...

NIGERIA UNIVERSITY COMMISSION VISITS SAGS FOR ACCREDITATION

NIGERIA UNIVERSITY COMMISSION VISITS SAGS FOR ACCREDITATION

Reported by: Ebodaghe Michael

The Seminary Community received a delegation from the National University Commission (NUC), for the accreditation of our philosophy programme. This accreditation exercise lasted from 17th to 19th...

2019 SAGS CONVENTION

2019 SAGS CONVENTION

Reported by: Adetoro Francis

On Saturday 16th November 2019, the Seminary community hosted her friends from various parishes to celebrate FOSAGS (Friends of St Albert the Great Seminary) day. The celebration began with the...

ARCHBISHOP MARTINS ADEWALE VISITS SAGS FOR HANDOVER OF PROJECTS

ARCHBISHOP MARTINS ADEWALE VISITS SAGS FOR HANDOVER OF PROJECTS

Reported by: Ntaka John

The Archbishop of the metropolitan see of Lagos, His Grace Most Rev. Alfred Adewale Martins, was in the Major Seminary of St Albert the Great on Friday 15th of November, for the handover of completed...

FRS ANSELM AND JOHN MARK THEIR  30TH PRIESTLY ANNIVERSARY

FRS ANSELM AND JOHN MARK THEIR 30TH PRIESTLY ANNIVERSARY

Reported by: Arewa Christopher

It was a day worth remembering in the life of the Seminary when two of our formators, Very Rev. Frs. Anselm Ekhelar, the Rector of the Seminary and John Nwanze, the Dean of Studies, celebrated...

OPENING CEREMONY OF 2019/2020 ACDEMIC SESSION

OPENING CEREMONY OF 2019/2020 ACDEMIC SESSION

Reported by: Oshunsanya Paul

The Seminary had her inaugural Mass for the 2019/2020 Academic Session on Wednesday 9th October, 2019, with His Lordship, Most Rev Peter Odetoyinbo, the Catholic Bishop of Abeokuta presiding. At...

GROW IN ALL AREAS OF FORMATION! FR. JOHN HEZEKIAH TELLS SAGS SEMINARIANS - Fr. John Hezekiah

GROW IN ALL AREAS OF FORMATION! FR. JOHN HEZEKIAH TELLS SAGS SEMINARIANS - Fr. John Hezekiah

Reported by: Kolajo Mathew

The Vocations Commission of the Catholic Diocese of Abeokuta, led by the Assistant Vocations Director of the Diocese, Rev Fr. John Hezekiah, paid a courtesy visit to the Seminary...

THIRTY-ONE SENT FORTH FOR PASTORAL YEAR EXPERIENCE

THIRTY-ONE SENT FORTH FOR PASTORAL YEAR EXPERIENCE

Reported by: Oshunsanya Paul

 

On Sunday 23rd of September, 2019, the Seminary Community reached another land mark as the Pioneer Set of the institution completed their first phase in formation for the Sacred Priesthood.

At...

SAGS EXPLORES ART

SAGS EXPLORES ART

Reported By Fasakin Anthony

On the 14th of May, 2019, the Seminary Community held her first art exhibition in style. The occasion was one that afforded Seminarians the opportunity to showcase their creative skills in art which...

SAGS HOLDS MAIDEN DEPARTMENTAL LECTURE

SAGS HOLDS MAIDEN DEPARTMENTAL LECTURE

The Seminary held her Maiden Departmental Lecture on Thursday 4th of April, 2019 with the Topic Marxism, Capitalism and Unionism in Nascent Nigeria: A Constructive and Destructive Dilemma, which was delivered by the H.O.D Philosophy Department...

SAGS’ SEMINARIANS VISIT BABCOCK UNIVERSITY.

SAGS’ SEMINARIANS VISIT BABCOCK UNIVERSITY.

The Seminary honored an invitation for sporting activities from Babcock University at Ilisan, Iperu Remo Ogun State on the 7th of March, 2019. The Contingents were led by the Sports Director Rev Fr Francis Fabidun and Rev Fr. Evarestus Igwe. The games...

SAGS ATTENDS ANOTHER INTER-SEMINARY INTERACTION.

SAGS ATTENDS ANOTHER INTER-SEMINARY INTERACTION.

The Seminary participated in the Annual Inter-seminary Interactive Program which was held at SS. Peter and Paul Major Seminary, Bodija, Ibadan from the 27TH of February to the 1ST of March, 2019. The Contingent was led by Rev Fr. Francis Fabidun and...

NEVER ASSUME THAT YOU CAN CONQUER FIRE ALONE!

NEVER ASSUME THAT YOU CAN CONQUER FIRE ALONE!

As part of the programmes outlined for the inter-semester break, the Seminarians of St. Albert the Great Major Seminary had a seminar on fire fighting and the use of the extinguishers which was facilitated by Mr. Lawrence Sanwo on Tuesday 26th of February,...

SAGS RECEIVED NEW BUILDING

SAGS RECEIVED NEW BUILDING

The parishioners of St Dominic Catholic Church, Yaba of Lagos Archdiocese on Thursday 20th December, 2018 joyfully handed over hostel building to the Seminary Community. The ceremony was presided over by the Vicar General of the Catholic Archdiocese...

THE WORD WAS MADE FLESH AND DWELT AMONG US

THE WORD WAS MADE FLESH AND DWELT AMONG US

The fourth edition of SAGS festival of lessons and Carols took place on December 9th, 2018 at the Seminary auditorium. The event, with the theme “The Word Was Made Flesh, and Dwelt Among Us” attracted a cross section of...

WISDOM ENTAILS THE PRACTICALITYOF INTELLIGENCE – RESOUNDS FR ENOCH

WISDOM ENTAILS THE PRACTICALITYOF INTELLIGENCE – RESOUNDS FR ENOCH

Reported By: Michael Imadonmwinyi “Wisdom entails the practicality of intelligence”, these were the words of Rev. Fr. Enoch Usifo in his homily on the feast day of the Seminary on the 15th of November 2018. In it he stated that wisdom is...

ORGANIZE YOURSELF INTERNALLY - FR GABRIEL TELLS SEMINARIANS.

ORGANIZE YOURSELF INTERNALLY - FR GABRIEL TELLS SEMINARIANS.

Reported by: Imadonmwinyi Michael.

This was the admonition given to the seminarians of St Albert the Great Major Seminary by the Spiritual Director Rev Fr. Gabriel Anekwe, during the customary monthly recollection held from...

SAY NO TO IDEAOLOGIES THAT DO NOT AUGUR WELL WITH YOUR IDENTITY -  BISHOP ODETOYINBO ADMONISHED

SAY NO TO IDEAOLOGIES THAT DO NOT AUGUR WELL WITH YOUR IDENTITY - BISHOP ODETOYINBO ADMONISHED

It is a custom in every Catholic institution to begin a new academic session with the Mass of the Holy Spirit as a sign of total commitment of the activities of the new session to the guidance and influence of the Holy Spirit. The Seminary community...

KNIGHT OF ST MULUMBA HAND OVER NEWLY COMPLETED HEALTH CENTRE TO SAGS

KNIGHT OF ST MULUMBA HAND OVER NEWLY COMPLETED HEALTH CENTRE TO SAGS

On Thursday 4th October 2018, the Seminary community reached another milestone as she received a building to be used as Health Centre. The project was sponsored by the Knights and Ladies of St. Mulumba of the Archdiocese of Lagos.  The Vicar General...