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Diocesan Overview

ORDINARY OF THE ARCHDIOCESE OF IBADAN

His Grace

GABRIEL OJELEKE ABEGUNRIN

Archbishop and Metropolitan

 

METROPOLITAN ARCHDIOCESE OF IBADAN

 Patron of the Archdiocese: St. Patrick

Patronness of the Archdiocese: Our Lady, Star of Evangelization

 

EMERITUS ARCHBISHOP

Most Rev. Dr. Felix Alaba Adeosin Job,

St. Joseph Catholic Church, Oke-Ado Ibadan

P.O Box 1469, Ibadan

 

 

First Missionaries ………….  Rev. Fr. Theodore Holley & Jean-Baptist Chausse, SMA

First Mass in the Diocese ….  Oke-Are, 1884

First Bishop ………………... Most Rev. Dr. Richard Finn SMA

Area of the Territory ………. 28,000

Population of the Archdiocese …5,891,589

Catholic Population …………….341,593

Parishes under Direction of Archdiocesan Clergy…  33

Parishes under Direction Religious Priests………… 10

Ingenious Priests ………………………………….. 92

Religious Priests……………………  ……………..  72

Religious Sisters…………………………………..    92

Religious Brothers in Formation………………….    325

Major Seminarians……………………………...…   27

Seminarians in the Spiritual Year…………………    7

Aspirants…………………………………………..   10

 
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