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Profile of Our Bishop

MOST REV. GABRIEL OJELEKE ABEGUNRIN

Priestly Ordination:21 Apr 1979
Episcopal Ordination:03 Mar 1995
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E-Mail:ibcathad@yahoo.com
Motto:LOVE IS THE FULLNESS OF THE LAW
 
Date of Birth: 1949
Place of Birth: Iwere-Ile Oyo State
Appointed Bishop of Osogbo: 1995
Date of Episcopal Consecration: 1995
Principal Consecrator: Archbishop Vigano
Appointed Archbishop of Ibadan: 29th October, 2013
Enthroned Archbishop of Ibadan: 24th January, 2014

 

CHANCERY OFFICE ADDRESS
The Chancery of the Catholic Archdiocese of Ibadan
Pastoral Institute, Bodija
P.M.B 5057, Dugbe Ibadan
 
OFFICE DAYS AND HOURS
Mondays – Thursday                      By Appointment

 

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTES

Bishop Abegunrin holds Doctorate degree in Canon Law from Pontifical Urban University Rome,1988.

Parish Priest St Ferdinand's Catholic Church, Ogbomosho,1988- 1992.

Cathedral Administrator, St. Benedict's Cathedral,Osogbo,1992-1995.

Catholic Representative, Christian Association of Nigeria, Osun State,1992-1995.

Chaplain, Political Awareness Committee,1993-1995.

Appointed by the Federal Government of Nigeria as Chairman of Peace and Reconciliation committee for Ife - Modakeke crises on 24 March 2000.

Appointed Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria, 2000-2004.

Former Chairman Lay Apostolate Organisations of Catholic Bishops' Conference of Nigeria.

Some of his Writings:

Parish Organisation in Conciliar Documents and in the Code of Canon Law With Special Reference to Oyo Diocese of Nigeria,1988.

Collaborative Ministry: A Challenge for Religious in the Third Millennium, 2001.

The Pathway to an Authentic Peaceful Social Order in Nigeria, 2003.

Canon Law and Leadership:Lessons and Implications for the Church in Nigeria, 2002.

The Role of the Laity in Social Transformation, 2000

Upholding Christian Values in a Crises Ridden Society, 2002.

His biography titled: A Shepherd in Service published by Book Merit Publishing and Editorial Consultants, Ibadan, 2005 was written by a priest in Osogbo diocese.

 
Bishop's Messages
APOSTOLIC EXHORTATION GAUDETE ET EXSULTATE OF THE HOLY FATHER FRANCIS ON THE CALL TO HOLINESS IN TODAY’S WORLD Read this »
CATHOLIC ARCHDIOCESE OF IBADAN EASTER SUNDAY – HOMILY MOST REV. GABRIEL ABEGUNRIN THE ARCHBISHOP OF THE ARCHDIOCESE OF IBADAN April 01, 2018 Read this »
CATHOLIC ARCHDIOCESE OF IBADAN CHRISM MASS – HOMILY MOST REV. GABRIEL ABEGUNRIN THE ARCHBISHOP OF THE ARCHDIOCESE OF IBADAN March 29, 2018 Read this »
CATHOLIC ARCHDIOCESE OF IBADAN GOOD FRIDAY– HOMILY MOST REV. GABRIEL ABEGUNRIN THE ARCHBISHOP OF THE ARCHDIOCESE OF IBADAN March 20, 2018 Read this »
THE MARONITE EPARCHY IN IBADAN STATEMENT ISSUED BY THE CATHOLIC ARCHDIOCESE OF IBADAN Read this »
“...THAT THEY MIGHT HAVE LIFE AND HAVE IT MORE ABUNDANTLY” (JOHN 10:10) Read this »
MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS FOR LENT 2018 Read this »
WHITHER NIGERIA! Read this »
POPE FRANCIS' NEW YEAR'S MESSAGE Read this »
CHRISTMAS: CELEBRATION OF HUMILITY AND LOVE Read this »
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