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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.

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Most Rev. Gabriel 'Leke Abegunrin
Archbishop of Ibadan Archdiocese

The Holy Trinity, the undivided unity

By REV. FR. SAMUEL FREDERICK
Sun, 26 May 2024
Deut. 4:32-34.39-40, Rom. 8:14-17, Mt. 28:16-20. Today we celebrate the Most Holy Trinity, the revelation of the mystery of God’s inner life. This mystery will remain for us as long as we live in this world, even though the veil which covers it is lifted ever so little. Our God is not a personal God, but a God who ..

Pray for one another, that you may find healing

By REV. FR. SAMUEL FREDERICK
Sat, 25 May 2024
James 5:13-20, Mk 10:13-16. In today’s first reading, James challenges believers to care for the elderly and the ill members of the Church. Caring means treating others with much love and attention as we show to young children who have a simple, but profound trust in us. It demands that we do all we can to help the..

Let no human agency separate what God has joined

By REV. FR. SAMUEL FREDERICK
Fri, 24 May 2024
 James 5:9-12, Mk 10:1-12. In today’s first reading, James challenges us not to grumble at each other. Rather, we need to let biblical examples inspire us to bear hardships and practice patience. Patience and steadfastness are what enable friendship and marriage to survive the cloudy days and reach the sunshin..

Whoever receives me, receives Him who sent me

By REV. FR. SAMUEL FREDERICK
Thu, 23 May 2024
 James 5:1-6, Mk 9:41-50. The author of today’s first reading reflects on the dangers of excessive desire for riches. James challenges us to examine our choice of earthly possession over heavenly treasures. The author particularly criticises those who are willing to climb the ladder of success at the expense o..

If the Lord wills it

By REV. FR. SAMUEL FREDERICK
Wed, 22 May 2024
James 4:13-17, Mk 9:38-40. In today’s first reading, James challenges us to make good use of the opportune moments we have with God. Since we have no knowledge of what the future owns for us, we are enjoined to avoid any form of arrogance but submit to God who owns the future. Our plans should always include &ldquo..

God resists the proud but shows Favour to the Lowly

By REV. FR. SAMUEL FREDERICK
Tue, 21 May 2024
 Jam. 4:110, Mk 9:30-37. As we return to the ordinary time of the year after Easter, the Church invites us to reflect on the virtue of humility. In today’s first reading, James exhorts us to humble ourselves in the sight of God and God will take care of us: “God resists the proud but shows favour to the ..

Memorial of Mary, Mother of the Church

By REV. FR. SAMUEL FREDERICK
Mon, 20 May 2024
Gen. 3:9-15.20, Jn 19:25-34. It is fitting to celebrate the memorial of Mary, mother of the Church just after the Pentecost experience. One of the greatest gifts of the Lord is that of His mother. As we celebrate, mother of the Church, we renew our appreciation of this gift of Mary and we receive this gift of the Lord mo..


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