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A Yoruba Woodcarver

Introduction to traditional Yoruban woodcarver and his craft by Father Kevin Carroll, SMA. From Pylon, Vol. XXIII, No. 2, Summer 1961, pages 25-27.

Summer 1961

A light grows in the darkness

Article describing early work of the sisters in Nigeria and Ghana. Pylon, Vol. XXI, No. 1, Spring 1959, pages 23-28.

Spring 1959

A vignette of the Holy Child missions in Africa

Glimpse of missions in Nigeria. From Pylon, Vol. XXIV No. 2, Summer 1962, pages 27-29.

Summer 1962

A visit to the Holy Child Missions II

Description of missions in Afikpo and Ogoja. Pylon, Vol. XXI, No. 3, Winter 1959-60, pages 12-26.

Winter 1959-60

About Ikom

An introduction to the community of two in Ikom. From Pylon, Spring 1967, pages 18-20.

Spring 1967

African women praying

SHCJ Novices, African Province. By Judith Anomneze, Chika Eze, Pauline Ibekwe, Rose John, Francisca Niameh, Virginia Nweke, Margaret Ogunlade, Stella Okpunor, Justina Ugwu. From Source, No. 29, 1994, "Women Praying," pages 9-11.

1994

After a Holy Child education - what then?

Article describing post-graduate activities of African alumnae. From Pylon, Vol. XXIV No. 2, Summer 1962, pages 30-38.

Summer 1962

Community in Nigeria

Photo of community in Nigeria. Click here for details.

1970's (?)

Community in Nigeria - Details

Details for photo of community in Nigeria.

1970's (?)

From Ibo Sacrifice to the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, Part II

Essay about the introduction of the concept of the mass to the Ibo people by Father Francis Arinze. From Article about the school by Mother M. St. Henry. From Pylon, Vol. XXIII, No. 2, Summer 1961, pages 16-19.

Summer 1961

Governor's Dinner Celebrating 75th Anniversary of SHCJ in Nigeria

Photo of Governor's dinner celebrating 75th anniversary of SHCJ in Nigeria. Click here for details.

Oct. 15, 2005

Governor's dinner celebrating 75th anniversary of SHCJ in Nigeria - Details

Detailed description for Governor's Dinner Celebrating 75th Anniversary of SHCJ in Nigeria.

Oct. 15, 2005

Ifuho - twenty-five years later

Article on the Silver Jubilee celebration for the Holy Child Traning College in Ifuho, September 1962. From Pylon, Vol. XXIV No. 3, Winter 1962-63, pages 30-32. 

Winter 1962-63

Ifuho Community

Photo of Ifuho (?) community. Click here for details.


Ifuho Community - Details

Details of photo of Ifuho community.


Independence Celebrations: Enugu

A description of the Nigerian independence celebrations in Enugu as experienced by Mother M. Osmund in October 1960. From Pylon, Vol. XXII, No. 3, Winter 1960-61, pages 23-26.

1960-61

Independence Celebrations: Lagos

A description of the Nigerian independence celebrations in Lagos as experienced by Rev. Mother Mary Frideswide in October 1960. From Pylon, Vol. XXII, No. 3, Winter 1960-61, pages 16-22.

1960-61

Journey to the New World

Autobiographical story of the first two African sisters (Sisters of the Handmaids of the Holy Child Jesus) to study at Rosemont College by Sister Mary Cecile, HHCJ and Sister Mary Vincent, HHCJ. From Pylon, Vol. XXV No. 1, Spring 1963, pages 30-32.

Spring 1963

Kingdom of light and grace

Account of the second half of a tour of Nigeria taken by Rev. Mother General written by her compnaion Mother Mary Arthur. From Pylon, Vol. XXVII No. 3, Winter 1965-66, pages 4-10.

Winter 1965-66

Memento for the Novices; from Rev. M.M. Vianney

Follow-up to article about Handmaids written by Rev. Mother Mary Vianney who was their Novice Mistress from 1950-1960. Pylon, Vol. XXII, No. 2, Summer 1960, pages 25-30.

Summer 1960

Mother Teresa of Africa

Article about Reverend Mother Teresa Xavier and her work in Nigeria. Pylon, Vol. XXI, No. 1, Spring 1959, Page 16.

Spring 1959

On the African air waves

The story of alum Marie Tabiowa and her experiences with the Nigerian Broadcasting company. From Pylon, Vol. XXIV No. 3, Winter 1962-63, pages 24-27.

Winter 1962-63

Pylon XXIV, No. 1
 

Pylon XXIV, No. 1, selected articles:

  • "My Own Dear Country" II. Westward Expansion, pp. 5-13
  • Letters to Africa, pp. 14-17
  • Sunday Morning at Marian Hill, pp. 18-23
  • Through Northern Ghana - By Lorry, pp. 27-31
  • Trio for Heaven, pp. 32-34
Spring 1962

Pylon XXVII, No. 2
 

The Pylon, XXVII, No. 2. Selected articles:

  • Introducing the Reverend James Montgomery, pp. 4-7
  • Kingdom of Light and Grace; Rev. Mother General Visits West Africa, pp. 8-18
  • A Thinking Pool, I'm Sorry, pp. 34-35
  • Mission Mosaic - In Manhatten, pp. 36-39
  • The Spark; Electra, pp. 40-41
Autumn 1965

Pylon, XXVIII, No. 2

Pylon XXVIII, Autumn 1966. Selected articles:

  • Ogoja (Nigeria), pp. 20-32
  • In Loving Memory of a Pioneer Missionary, Sister Charles Magdalen, p. 36
Autumn 1966

Reflections on a missionary society

"Reflections occasioned by a recent visit to the Holy Child Missions in West Africa," by James Walsh, SJ. From Pylon, Vol. XXIV No. 3, Winter 1962-63, pages 34-36.

Winter 1962-63

Return to Africa; Holy Child West African Missions

Article describing SHCJ missions in Africa. Pylon, Vol. XXII, No. 1, Spring 1960, pages, 14-28.

Spring 1960

Sharon-Izzi

Article about the school by Mother M. St. Henry. From Pylon, Vol. XXIII, No. 2, Summer 1961, pages 10-15.

Summer 1961

Snakes are sacred in Ishiagu

Article about school and surrounding culture by headmistress Benedicta Okonkwo. From Pylon, Vol. XXIII, No. 3, Winter 1961-62, pages 31-33.

Winter 1961-62

Sr. Cecilia Nya's Final Profession

Photo of Sr. Cecilia Nya's final profession, Calabar.

April 1, 1978

Sr. M. Flavia, Chief Emeh and Regina Emeh, Otukpo

Photo of Sr. M. Flavia, Chief Emeh and Regina Emeh, Otukpo.

1985

Teacher - Apostles

Article about the SHCJ work training teachers in Nigeria and Ghana. From Pylon, Vol. XXIII, No. 3, Winter 1961-62, pages 24-33.

Winter 1961-62

The great family spirit of our African missionaries

By Mother Teresa Xavier, SHCJ. From Pylon, Vol. XXV No. 1, Spring 1963, page 21.

Spring 1963

The Handmaids of the Holy Child Jesus

The history and impact of the Handmaids program. Pylon, Vol. XXII, No. 2, Summer 1960, pages 14-24.

Summer 1960

The Nigerian Holy Child Teacher

One young woman's story by Josephine Adie. From Pylon, Winter 1966-67, pages 17-21.

Winter 1966-67

The University of Nigeria pays tribute to a pioneer missionary

University names new college of Home Econmics after Mother Mary Osmund, SHCJ. From Pylon, Vol. XXV No. 1, Spring 1963, page 27.

Spring 1963

The Wind of Change

An essay on "the need for educating leaders among the young African Catholics" by Bishop James Moynagh, Calabar Diocese. From Pylon, Vol. XXII, No. 3, Winter 1960-61, pages 14-15.

1960-61

The YCS in Nigeria

The Young Christian Student Movement in Holy Child schools in Nigeria. From Pylon, Spring 1967, pages 45-47.

Spring 1967

Two at Ututu

Two Holy Child Nuns move from Ifuho to Ututu as recorded by Mother Mary Assumpta. From Pylon, Vol. XXVIII, Spring 1966 (Special Council Jubilee Number), pages 32-35.

Spring 1966

Two Holy Child students from Africa tell their stories

Two Holy Child students describe their lives and experiences with the sisters and the impact that had on their lives. Pylon, Vol. XXI, No. 1, Spring 1959, Pages 17-22.

Spring 1959

Water for Fijai

Article about college students' successful efforts to bring water to the neighboring village of Fijai. From Pylon, Vol. XXVI No. 3, Winter 1964-65, pages 18-19.

Winter 1964-65

We Came, We Saw and Africa Conquered

Description of lay missionary's experiences at Cornelia Connelly Secondary School in Uyo, Nigeria written by missionary Kathleen Gardner. From Pylon, Vol. XXIII, No. 2, Summer 1961, pages 20-24.

Summer 1961

Women in the Mission Field

Article praising sisters work in Africa written by Msgr. Joseph H. McMahon. Pylon, Vol. XXI, No. 1, Spring 1959, pages 30-31. (Originally published in Pylon, January 1934.)

Spring 1959

Women's education in a developing country

A case study of Duduguru Plateau State, Nigeria by Sophia Onuora, SHCJ. From Source, No. 17, Summer 1988, pages 32-33.

Summer 1988


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