Christ the King procession, 2016
Priests, religious, knights of the alter, papal knights and dames, choirs, societies, ministries and lay people living aroung Akoka, Yaba, Makoko, Shomolu and like neighbourhoods of St. Dominic Parish, Lagos, filed out in their thousands on Sunday, November 20, 2016 to acclaim that Jesus Christ is the universal king.
They accompanied the unveiled Holy Eucharist on a solemn, orderly procession across Lagos Mainland, singing and praising the Lord, whose kingship is a holy example of service and sacrifice and is not of this world but of the everlasting world to come.
Leading the way in the procession were the gayly clad ladies of the Confraternity of Christian Mothers, Dame Ladies and Knights of St. Lumumba, Catholic Women Association, Children Ministry of St. Dominic’s , Christ the King Society, Traffic Ministry and St. Michael’s Security Ministry.
Not to be outdone were the Queen of Angels Choir, St. Jude Choir, Legion of Mary Society, St. Dominic Charismatic Renewal, Divine Infant Jesus of Prague Society, Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Young Christian Workers Movement of Nigeria, St. Dominic’s Youth Club, Catholic Men Association, Board of Church Wardens and Knights of the Alter.
The procession commenced from St. Finbarr’s College grounds in Akoka and ended at St. Dominic Catholic Church, Yaba, with a high Mass by the parish pastor, Fr, Felix Onomeghie, OP and the blessing of the thousands of Catholic faithfuls who had accompanied their Lord and God and proclaimed him to the world.
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