Archbishop till date

HIS EXCELLENCY

LATE MOST REV. JOSEPH IGNATIUS SHANAHAN, CSSP

Born on June 06, 1871

Ordained Priest on April 22, 1900

Made Apostle Prefect of Vicariate of Southern Nigeria on September 28, 1905

Ordained Bishop of the Apostolic Vicariate of the Southern Nigeria on June 06, 1920

Bishop of the Vicariate of the Southern Nigeria 1920 - 1931

Died on December 25, 1943.

 


 

 

HIS EXCELLENCY

MOST REV. CHARLES HEEREY, CSSp

Born on November 29, 1890

Ordained Co-adjutor Bishop of Onitsha, May 27, 1927

Bishop of Onitsha from 1931 to 1950

Archbishop and Metropolitan of Onitsha from 1950 to 1967

Died on February 07, 1967.


  HIS EMINENCE,

FRANCIS CARDINAL A ARINZE

Former Perfect, Sacred Congregation for Divine Worship and Discipline of the Sacrements, Vatican City, Europe.

Born in Eziowelle on November 01, 1932

Ordained Priest on November 23, 1958.

Consecrated Bishop on August 29, 1965

Became Archbishop and Metropolitan of Onitsha in June 1967

Created Cardinal of the Holy Roman Catholic Church in May, 1985

Quote for the month

-- " To those who suffer, God does not provide arguments which explain everything; rather, his response is that of an accompanying presence, a history of goodness which touches every story of suffering and opens up a ray of light." (Pope Francis "Lumen Fidei,").

Masses @ The Basilica of Most Holy Trinity

Sunday, 5:15am, 7:00am, 8:30am, 10:30am & 6:15pm

Other masses outside the Basilica Church, 5:30am, 6:00am, 7:15am, 8:45am & 9:00am

Monday-Saturday, 5:15am, 6:00am & 6:15pm

Thursday, Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament 6:15pm

Saturday Evening, 5:30pm (mass with Vespers 1 of Sunday)

About Blessed Cyprian Michael Iwene Tansi

He is the first person in West Africa and the first African Priest to be beatified. Blessed Cyprian Michael Iwene Tansi is from Aguleri in our Archdiocese.

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