Enugu Shrine Nigeria:
Redemptorists are renowned for their shrine ministries and these shrines become centre of prayer and healing and social action. The Shrine of Our Mother of Perpetual Help in Enugu Metropolitian city, Nigeria is a pilgrimage centre geared towards the spiritual enrichment of people from all walks of life.
The Redemptorists have identified the following Aims and Objective in their Shrine Ministry at Enugu:
- The Shrine is established for the spiritual enrichment of all Catholic faithful and Christians of other denominations;
- For the propagation of the devotion of Our Mother of Perpetual Help
- Giving retreatants and pilgrims the opportunity to share in the spirituality of the Redemptorists;
- To foster the growth of the Confraternity of Our Mother of Perpetual Help in the dioceses of Nigeria.
Some temporary structures have been constructed to serve as a church and hall for the pilgrims. There are ambitious plans to build hostels for the pilgrims and to drill a borehole for water. The shrine is growing at an incredible speed and a campaign has been launched to raise €1.3 million to construct the hostels.