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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

Let me see again

By REV. FR. SAMUEL FREDERICK
Mon, 14 Nov 2022
Rev. 1:1-4.2:1-5, Lk. 18:35-43. Today's first reading is both a commendation and warning to seven key communities of faith in Asia Minor. In addressing the Christians gathered at Ephesus, John commended the way they have recognised false prophets and of their deep rooted faith to face persecution. As they went through li..

Whoever has not seen the Temple has not contemplated the most beautiful

By REV. FR. SAMUEL FREDERICK
Sun, 13 Nov 2022
Mal. 3:19-20, 2 Thess. 3:7-12, Lk. 21:5-19. Being the Thirty Third Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C, the Church invites us to radiate the joy and peace of one that is on the way to enjoying the fullness of Heaven. What is important is that our actions and speech should reflect our consciousness that we are drawing to ..

The Memorial of St Josaphat

By REV. FR. SAMUEL FREDERICK
Sat, 12 Nov 2022
3 Jn 5-8, Lk. 18:1-8. In today's first reading, John urges Gaius to continue to support those who go forth as missionaries. Gaius have been generous not only to his local community but also to those being sent out to spread the goodnews to others. John exhorts Gaius to continue his support of those being sent out on the j..

The Memorial of St Martin of Tours

By REV. FR. SAMUEL FREDERICK
Fri, 11 Nov 2022
2 Jn 1:4-9, Lk. 17:26-37. The good gifts of nature could sometimes distract us from thinking about our Creator. Since they are so good, they can negatively influence our desire to think beyond the pleasures of the present moment, to worship the One who sustains the beautiful world. By contrast, today's first reading deli..

The Memorial of St Leo the Great

By REV. FR. SAMUEL FREDERICK
Thu, 10 Nov 2022
Philm. 1:7-20, Lk. 17:20-25. In today's first reading, Paul enjoins Philemon a beloved friend and fellow worker not to punish Onesimus for his uselessness and desertion, but to accept him as a “useful” brother. Onesimus escaped Philemon’s service and sought out Paul in prison. Although Onesimu..

The Dedication of the Lateran Basilica

By REV. FR. SAMUEL FREDERICK
Wed, 09 Nov 2022
Ezk. 47:1-2.8-9.12, 1 Cor. 3:9-11.16-17, Jn 2:13-22. One image of the Church is that of a building, with Jesus as the foundation and the cornerstone, while we are the different components of the structure. In this imagery, people are united with Jesus to continue to spread the Goodnews and praise of God and are able..

We have done no more than our duties

By REV. FR. SAMUEL FREDERICK
Tue, 08 Nov 2022
Tit. 2:1-8.11-14, Lk. 17:7-10. Today's first reading shows careful respect for the social values of the local culture and reminds us to set everything within the context of Divine grace. The teaching of religious leaders must be “consistent with sound doctrine” and the core of this sound doctrine co..


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