Teresa Anyabuike is a Sister of Notre Dame de Namur living in Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria. For a time, she was the coordinator of a Catholic community self-help association, a department of the Justice, Development and Peace Mission in the Ilorin Diocese. Currently, she is serving as a website manager for her congregation. She also manages her congregation's social media outreach.
Have you ever prayed so hard for someone or something very dear to your heart and felt disappointed when God did not grant your request?
A recent celebration brought together Nigerian youth to interact and share ideas. One young woman, who spoke about the mistreatment of women, opened my eyes and had a big impact on her fellow students.
There is no better way to begin this year's Lent than to show love to our brothers and sisters. God is wise; indeed God is wisdom herself. What better way to begin Lent if not by being charitable to my fellow pilgrims on earth?
Sisters in the Africa Faith and Justice Network-Nigeria have set out to change the statistics on human trafficking in their country. At a recent meeting in Benin City, we gathered community leaders to educate, sensitize and enlighten them and their people about the horror of trafficking in Edo State.