The Catholic Caritas Foundation of Nigeria (CCFN); also known as Caritas Nigeria is the specialised agency of the Catholic Church in Nigeria for coordinating development and Humanitarian interventions. Since its establishment in 2010 by the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), Caritas Nigeria has reached millions of  beneficiaries  and communities across the length and breadth of Nigeria. Caritas Nigeria is a member of Caritas Internationalis, a global confederation of 166 member nations that shares in the common vision of being the outreach of the Church to those in need.

As part of the Lenten celebration this year, the Executive Secretary  of Caritas Nigeria, Rev Fr Uche Obodoechina, accompanied by a few staff of the organization joined other staff and priests of the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria on Saturday March 13 to particiate in this years Cathedraticum.  

  The event which took place at the Police Chaplaincy, St Raphael, Garki was celebrated by his Grace, Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama and drew catholic faithfuls from the entire Garki Deanary.  

The Team from the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria (St Gabriel's Parish) was led by the Secretary General, Rev Fr Zachariah Sanjumi.

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