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In the name of the Clergy, Religious and Lay Faithful of the Archdiocese of Ibadan, it is my pleasure to welcome you to our website. I do hope the site serves your needs during this visit.

As you encounter our Archdiocese in this medium, I pray God's peace and blessings on you and your family. Do remember our Archdiocese in your prayers. God bless you.


Most Rev. Gabriel 'Leke Abegunrin
Archbishop of Ibadan Archdiocese

Not to us, Lord, not to us, but to your Name be the Glory

By REV. FR. SAMUEL FREDERICK
Fri, 20 May 2022
Acts 14:5-18, Jn 14:21-26. The Responsorial Psalm, “Not to us, O Lord, but to your name give glory," echoes Paul and Barnabas attitudes toward their missionary activities as recounted by today's first reading. They affirmed that the good they did should not be attributed to them, as the people of Lystra wanted to, ..

By REV. FR. SAMUEL FREDERICK
Mon, 16 May 2022
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Love of Jesus: the Christian Identity

By REV. FR. SAMUEL FREDERICK
Sun, 15 May 2022
Acts 14:21-27, Rev. 21:1-5, Jn 13:31-33.34-35. On this Fifth Sunday of Easter Year C, the Church invites us to experience the newness of life which comes from God’s unconditional love for us. God’s unconditional love is the creative force which brings a total newness of life. The missionary passion of Paul an..

THE FEAST OF ST MATTHIAS, THE APOSTLE: Acts 1:15-17.20-26, Jn 15:9-17.

By REV. FR. SAMUEL FREDERICK
Sat, 14 May 2022
Today we celebrate the Feast of St Matthias, the Apostle. Today's first reading presents us with the selection of two men who qualified to fill in the vacancy left by Judas Iscariot in the college of Apostles: Barsabbas and Matthias. Peter and the other Apostles decided to choose from among those who had been with the Lo..

I am the way, and the truth, and the life

By REV. FR. SAMUEL FREDERICK
Fri, 13 May 2022
Acts 13:26-33, Jn 14:1-6. In today's first reading, Paul proclaimed all the works of Jesus Christ, the Saviour who came amidst the Jewish people and as one of their own. Paul spoke of the wonders and works the Lord and how He was rejected, condemned to death, but now alive. Also, Paul and the other disciples of the Lord ..

When it does happen you may believe that I am He

By REV. FR. SAMUEL FREDERICK
Thu, 12 May 2022
Acts 13:13-25, Jn 13:16-20. In first his missionary journey, Paul addressed a crowd of Jews and “God-fearing” individuals, non-Jews who have come to the Synagogue to learn more about God and who desire to have a relationship with God. Paul asserted that all Israelite history has been leading up to the coming ..

My Father and I are one

By REV. FR. SAMUEL FREDERICK
Wed, 11 May 2022
Acts 12:24-13:5, Jn 12:44-50. Today's first reading presents us with the first missionary journey of Paul and Barnabas. Their missionary efforts included the mission of evangelisation and building up the Church communities across the Mediterranean. The Twelve Apostles laid their hands on Paul and Barnabas, praying over t..


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