He is the first person in West Africa and the first African Priest to be beatified.
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Basilica of the Most Holy Trinity
Basilica of the Most Holy Trinity where everyone is welcomed
The Relics of Blessed Cyprian Michael Iwene Tansi
The Relics of Blessed Cyprian Michael Iwene Tansi, the First West African Priest to be canonized
His Grace receiving Papal Blessing
His Grace receiving Papal Blessing at the Vatican
2018 1st Group Priestly Ordination by His Grace
2019 Chrism Mass
2019 Chrism Mass Celebration.
60th Priestly Anniversary of Cardinal Arinze
Pope Francis rejoicing with Cardinal Francis Arinze on his 60th Priestly Anniversary in the Vatican
The Holy Father Receiving His Grace at Vatican
Pope Francis Receiving His Grace at the Vatican during the Ad Limina Visit
2019 Chrism Mass
The Archbishop consecrating the Oil of Chrism at the Chrism Mass.
2018 2nd Group Priestly Ordination by Bishop Denis Isizoh
The Holy Father Blesses the Auxiliary Bishop
Pope Francis Blessing Auxiliary Bishop during the Ad Limina Apostolorum Visit at the Vatican
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.
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.
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?