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Get ready to discover more about the Basilica of the Most Holy Trinity. Located in the city of Onitsha, West Africa, Nigeria. It is the first Catholic Cathedral Basilica east of the Country, where hundreds of faithfuls gather regularly as we worship, learn, love and share God's grace and mercy with one another. We look forward to having you at one of our masses soon.


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You are invited to join in this reflection which explores the greatest of God’s gift to humankind and expresses one of the greatest proofs of God’s care - the gift of Jesus Christ himself in the Most Holy Sacrament of the Eucharist.

God has given us the grace to witness another Lenten Season: a time of Prayer, Abstinence and Almsgiving. Lent is a period God brought out for us in a year to have renewal and be new again.

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. Do you want to know more about him?

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He started out at St. Anthony's Catholic School, Umudioka, and St. Gabriel's Catholic School, Ifitedunu and then followed up with a secondary education at Christ the King College, Onitsha.

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Church Dedication of St. Dominic Parish Abatete

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PALM SUNDAY (YEAR C)

In a triumphant entrance into Jerusalem, Christ both affirmed his kingship and his readiness to embrace the consequence of his salvific mission for our sake. As we begin the Holy Week the Archbishop, Most Rev. Valerian Okeke reminds us that all great deeds for common good presuppose great sacrifice as well. He, therefore, exhorts us to a confident embrace of life lived for the good of all irrespective of the sacrifices it entails. He prays for an abundance of grace for the challenges ahead in our existential or Christian journey.

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Masses @ The Basilica of Most Holy Trinity

Sunday: 5:15am, 7:00am, 8:30am, 10:30am & 6:15pm. Thursday: Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament 6:15pm. Saturday Evening: 5:30pm (Mass with Vespers 1 of Sunday). Monday-Saturday: 5:15am, 6:00am & 6:15pm. Other Masses outside the Basilica Church: 5:30am, 6:00am, 7:15am, 8:45am & 9:00am.