He is the first person in West Africa and the first African Priest to be beatified.
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The Relics of Blessed Cyprian Michael Iwene Tansi
The Relics of Blessed Cyprian Michael Iwene Tansi, the First West African Priest to be beatified.
60th Priestly Anniversary of Cardinal Arinze
Pope Francis rejoicing with Cardinal Francis Arinze on his 60th Priestly Anniversary in the Vatican
2019 Priestly Ordination by the Archbishop
Priestly Ordination on the 13th July, 2019 by the Archbishop
The Holy Father Receiving His Grace at Vatican
Pope Francis Receiving His Grace at the Vatican during the Ad Limina Visit
The Archbishop in his Pastoral Visit to Holy Trinity Parish, Odume-Obosi
2019 Chrism Mass
The Archbishop consecrating the Oil of Chrism at the Chrism Mass.
The Archbishop in a Group photograph after the Mass in his Pastoral Visit to St. Edmund's, Nkpor.
Archbishop's Pastoral Visit to St. Theresa's Mba-Farm, 3-3.
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.
On 13th July, 2019, Onitsha Archdiocese witnessed the ordination of 9 new priests by the Metropolitan Archbishop of Onitsha, Most Rev. Valerian M. Okeke at Basilica Church of the Most Holy Trinity, Onitsha.
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 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?