Mission in Afrika

Day 2 - Monday, 6 September
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Saint Stephen's Basilica

Szent István tér 1. Budapest 1051 Hungary

Registration: recommended

Owing to the Hungarian medical missions of recent years, a sound relationship has developed between the Hungarian Catholic community and the faithful of the city of Onitsha, Nigeria. Now we can meet in person Valerian Okeke, Metropolitan Archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Onitsha, Nigeria, who is going to deliver his lecture “The Eucharist, our strength.”

The Hostess of the evening will be Dr Réka Fodor, also known as “Afréka”, a missionary doctor, the founder of the Afréka Foundation. We can also meet Reverend Fr. Dr Izunna Okonkwo, CEO of the St. Charles Borromeo Hospital in Onitsha, Nigeria. He will share his thoughts on the topic “The Eucharist and World Hunger.”

The evening program goes on with the presentation “The Eucharist, as the source of the Humanitarian Aid” of Reverend Father Basil Ekwunife, Vice Chancellor to the Onitsha Archdiocese.
The father of the Nigerian medical missionary service, neurosurgeon András Csókay shares his thoughts, titled

“Medical missions with Jesus prayers, on the adventures and experiences on his Nigerian mission. The evening is enriched with the fantastic Ghanaian origin singer, musical artist, Sena Dagadu, also acting as one of the Congress’ messengers.

Event admission is free! However, should you intend to support the coming mission of the Afréka Foundation, please do not hesitate to visit the “St. Stephen’s Week of the Book”, to be held in front of the St. Stephen’s Basilica all along the week of the Congress, and to purchase the Afréka-volumes, summarizing the experiences of Nigerian medical missionary services, as well as the book of Father Izunna. Interpretation service is provided! Registration is advisable! Please mail your intention of attendance to the email: hello@iec2020.hu

Seats can be taken on a “first come, first served” basis.