By Jude Forbi SJ, ITCJ
On November 21, 2020, Fr. Agbonkhianmeghe Orobator SJ, President of the Jesuit Conference of Africa and Madagascar, celebrated Mass in the Chapel of the Jesuit Institute of Theology (ITCJ). During the course of the mass, he instituted first and second-year theologians into the ministries of lector and acolyte, respectively.
Institution into these ministries signifies both the spiritual development of the candidates who have cultivated a deep devotion to God’s Word in Scripture and the Holy Eucharist as men aspiring to ordained ministry as well as their commitment to evangelization, bringing the word of God and the Holy Eucharist to the people of God.