CYON Marks “Old School” Sunday

The Catholic Youth Organization of Nigeria (CYON) of St. John’s Parish, Muchia, Zaria on Sunday September 18, 2016 marked her annual Old School Sunday as part of a preparations for her youth Harvest.

In his homily, Rev. Fr. Samuel Aliba, who was recently transferred from the parish to St. Dennis, parish, Danladi, zeroed in on stewardship. According to him, “a steward is a person who is patient, humble and submissive to his master. He advised parishioners to learn to be stewards as it pays to imbibe virtues associated with Stewardship.

At the event, there was launching of the youth harvest programme, while the youth dressed in “Old School” attire to make occasion colorful. Drama and cultural dances were displayed by the youth as parishioners came out en masse to buy the harvest programme.

In the evening that followed, the youth treated parishioners to an exciting event full of games, cultural dance, comedy and music exhibited by the youth to make parishioners remember their ‘80s and ‘90s.

In his farewell speech, Fr. Aliba thanked parishioners of St. John’s for their love and care, saying it is the will of God that he is going out of the parish. He told them to always pray for him and the diocese as well as for a successful tenure as he assumes his pastoral duties as the parish priest of St. Dennis, Danladi.