June 16, 2024

OSOGBO DIOCESE

NAME OF DIOCESE
ERECTION DATES
CATEGORY
PICTURE OF BISHOP
LEADERSHIP (Bishop's Profile)

MOST REV JOHN AKINWUNMI OYEJOLA
Date of Birth: May 18, 1963 Priestly Ordination: October 5, 1991 Episcopal Ordination: June 30, 2016 Address: Catholic Bishop’s House, Oke Ayepe, P.O Box 78, Osogbo, Osun State, Nigeria Ph: 08105584018; 08033892421 E -mail: [email protected], [email protected]

ECCLESIASTICAL PROVINCE
Ecclesiastical Province of Ibadan
STATISTICS OF DIOCESE

STATISTICS AT-A-GLANCE
First Mass in the Diocese .C 1886 First Bishop: Most Rev. Gabriel ‘Leke Abegunrin Population of the Diocese: 1.5Million Catholic Population: 70,000 Indigenous Priests: 68 Missionary Priests: 5 Female Religious: 58 Major Seminarians: 41 Full Time Catechists: 11 Part Time/Voluntary Catechists: 166

HISTORY OF DIOCESE

The Catholic Diocese of Osogbo was created out of the old Oyo Diocese on
14th of March, 1995 and the appointment of its first Bishop was made known by the announcement of the Holy See in Rome through the Vatican Press Office on the same day. Before this time, Osogbo Diocese has been part of the old Oyo Diocese which was raised to the status of a Diocese in 1963 with Msgr.
Owen McCoy as the first Bishop; with the seat of the Bishop based in Osogbo.
Bishop Julius Babatunde Adelakun later became the first indigenous Bishop and the second Bishop of the old Oyo Diocese in 1973 thereby replacing Rt. Revd Dr.
Owen McCoy. However, with the creation of Osogbo Diocese, Bishop Adelakun had the seat of the Bishop of the old Oyo Diocese transferred from Osogbo to Oyo town.
The canonical erection of the Catholic Diocese of Osogbo and the installation of its first Bishop, Most Rev. Gabriel Leke Abegunrin took place at St. Benedict Cathedral Church, Osogbo on May 13, 1995. The diocese comprises of all the parishes in most parts of Osun State; and some parishes in parts of Ibadan Archdiocese in Oyo State. The parishes in Osun State are located in 24 local government areas out of the 30 local governments in the state; while the others are based in six Local Government Areas of Oyo State. Following the elevation of Bishop Gabriel Abegunrin to the position of Archbishop and his subsequent transfer to the metropolitan see of Ibadan in 2013, Very Rev. Fr Michael Okodua was appointed the Diocesan Administrator until June (2016); when the Bishop of
MOST REV JOHN AKINWUNMI OYEJOLA
Date of Birth: May 18, 1963 Priestly Ordination: October 5, 1991 Episcopal Ordination: June 30, 2016 Address: Catholic Bishop’s House, Oke Ayepe, P.O Box 78, Osogbo, Osun State, Nigeria Ph: 08105584018; 08033892421 E -mail: [email protected], [email protected]
BRIEF HISTORY OF THE DIOCESE
OSOGBO DIOCESE
Province: Ibadan Erection: May 13, 1995the diocese, Most Rev John Oyejola was installed as the second Bishop of the diocese at St. Benedict Cathedral church, Osogbo, On June 30, at an impressive and colourful ceremony attended by diginitaries from all the walks of life from within and outside the country. Though, Osun State is predominantly a Moslem state, the evangelization mission of the Church in the last few years, has yielded commendable results due to the dynamic leadership of the former local ordinary of the diocese. Also, there has been gradual progress in the areas of vocation to the priesthood and Consecrated Life.

NAMES OF PRIESTS OF THE DIOCESES AND DATES OF BIRTH / ORDINATION

PRIESTS INCARDINATED INTO THE DIOCESE OF OSOGBO
1 Very Rev. Msgr John Adeniyi 12th June, 1966 2 Very Rev. Msgr Lawrence Adesina 19th June, 1966 3 Rev. Fr. Thomas M. Ilesanmi (Deceased) 28th Dec, 1969 4 Rev. Fr. Nicholas B. Okesola 30th Dec, 1973 5 Rev. Fr. Joseph O. Faniran 26thDec, 1976 6 Rev. Fr. Michael Okodua 17thDec,1977 7 Archbishop Gabriel Abegunrin 21st April, 1979 8 Rev. Fr. Clement Akinwale 3rd Dec, 1983 9 Rev. Fr. Augustine O. Famoriyo 7th Oct, 1989 10 Rev. Fr. Francis O. Adesina 14th Oct, 1989 11 Rev. Fr. Paul Idowu Awowole 5th Oct, 1991 12 Rev. Fr. Michael Abayomi Adeniji (Deceased) 5th Oct, 1991 13 Rev. Fr. Joseph Ayo Abe 25th Sept, 1993 14 Rev. Fr. Gabriel M. Oderinde (Deceased) 13th Aug, 1994 15 Rev. Fr. Clement K. Oyafemi 13th Aug, 1994 16 Rev. Fr. Augustine A. Ogundele 19th Aug, 1995 17 Rev Fr Thaddeus A. Ajayi 27th June, 1997 18 Rev Fr John Yemi Popoola 27th June, 1997 19 Rev Fr Patrick K. Ajayi 19th Sept, 1998 20 Rev Fr Michael ‘Wumi Akinsode 19th Sept, 1998 21 Rev Fr Emmanuel Fadele 19th Sept, 1998 22 Rev Fr Michael O. Ajayi 6th Jan, 1999 23 Rev Fr Benjamin Adebiyi 28th July, 1999 24 Rev. Fr. Lawrence Omowumi 28th July, 1999 25 Rev. Fr. Festus Komolafe 28th July, 1999 26 Rev. Fr. Gabriel Adeniyi 28th July, 1999 27 Rev. Fr. Peter ‘Seyi Adeyemi 28th Aug, 2000 28 Rev. Fr. Pius Odediran 28th Aug, 2000 29 Rev Fr Martin K Obiyemi 28th Aug, 2000 30 Rev Fr Stevenson Olowolagba 28th Aug, 2000 31 Rev Fr Paul ‘Tayo Akinyode 6th Oct, 2001 32 Rev Fr Anthony Adebayo 7th Dec, 2002 33 Rev Fr Francis ‘Femi Adetunji 7th Dec, 2002 34 Rev Fr Kenneth Adesina 30th Aug, 2003 35 Rev Fr Charles Akinloye 30th Aug, 2003 36 Rev Fr Peter Akinola 30th Aug, 2003 37 Rev Fr Victor Ogunyemi 30th Aug, 2003 38 Rev Fr Anthony Olagoke 30th Aug, 2003 39 Rev Fr Cyril Olagunju 30th Aug, 2003 40 Rev Fr Emmanuel Ogundipe 24th July, 2004 41 Rev Fr Martins Oguntoyinbo 24th July, 2004 42 Rev Fr Benedict Idowu 24th July, 2004 43 Rev Fr Ambrose Olasinde 24th July, 200444 Rev Fr Augustine Abiola 29th July, 2005 45 Rev Fr Cyril Oni 29th July, 2005 46 Rev Fr Felix Olaniyan 29th July 2005 47 Rev Fr Julius Soladoye 29th July, 2006 48 Rev Fr Francis Idowu 13th Jan, 2007 49 Rev Fr Peter Akinsanya 26th June, 2008 50 Rev Fr Emmanuel Idowu 26th June, 2008 51 Rev Fr John Adegoke 25th July, 2009 52 Rev Fr Peter Akinkunmi 25th July, 2009 53 Rev Fr Albert Obembe 25th July, 2009 54 Rev Fr Lawrence Olaniyan 25th July, 2009 55 Rev Fr Anthony Omodunbi 25th July, 2009 56 Rev Fr Michael Olawuni 17th Dec, 2011 57 Rev Fr Emmanuel Olaberinjo 17th Dec, 2011 58 Rev Fr Stephen Ilesanmi 17th Dec, 2011 59 Rev Fr Cyril Ogbonna 17th Dec, 2011 60 Rev Fr Patrick Oladapo 17th Dec, 2011 61 Rev Fr Emmanuel Olayade 17th Dec, 2011 62 Rev Fr David Olaniyi 5th Jan, 2013 63 Rev Fr Pius Odekunle 23rd Nov, 2013 64 Rev Fr Anthony Ayoola 23rd Nov, 2013 65 Rev Fr Joseph Ochonogor 23rd Nov, 2013 66 Rev Fr Albert Ominiyi 4th Oct, 2014 67 Rev Fr John Makinde 24th Oct, 2015 68 Rev Fr Lawrence Adebisi 24th Oct, 2015 69 Rev Fr David Ogundare 24th Oct, 2015 70 Rev Fr Stephen Kolawole 24th Oct, 2015 PRIESTS FROM OTHER DIOCESE
1 Rev Fr Augustine Olayiwola (Oyo Diocese) 12th April, 2013 2 Rev Fr Thomas Popoola (Oyo Diocese) MEN RELIGIOUS WORKING IN THE DIOCESE
1 Rev Fr Erasto Shayo (M. Afr.) 21st July, 1991 2 Rev Fr Gilbert Rukundo (M. Afr.) 17th Aug, 2013 3 Rev Fr Moses Musa (CMF) 30th June, 2001 4 Rev Fr Anthony Anyawike (CMF) 11th June 2015 5 Rev. Fr Jonathan Wyok Bahago. M. Afr 26th June 2010

OFFICES AND PORTFOLIOS

PRINCIPAL OFFICERS
Vicar General: Very Rev. Thaddeus Ajayi Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Oke Fia, Osogbo.
Diocesan Secretary/ Director, Catechetical Commission: Revd Fr Anthony Omodunbi Bishop’s House, Oke -Ayepe, Osogbo
Cathedral Administrator: Rev. Fr Paul Awowole St. Benedict’s Catholic Cathedral, Popo, Osogbo Vicar for Priests: Very Rev. Fr. Ayo Abe Vocations Director: Rev. Fr Augustine Ogundele St Mary Catholic Church, Ayetoro, Osogbo Director of Religious Education: Rev. Fr Peter Adeyemi St Michael Catholic Church, Ibokun
Education Secretary: Rev. Fr Felix Olaniyan, St. Benedict Cathedral, Osogbo Justice, Development and Peace Makers Centre (JDPMC): Rev. Fr Thaddeus O. Ajayi Director Rev. Fr David Olaniyi Assistant Director JDPMC Office, Bishop’s House, Oke-Ayepe.
Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS): Our Lady & St Kizito Pastoral Center, Ede Rev. Fr Michael Olawuni Director Director of Pastoral Centre/Pastoral Secretary: Rev Fr. Olawuni Michael Our Lady & St. Kizito’s Pastoral Centre, Ede Social Communications: Rev. Fr Francis Adetunji Director Communications Office, Bishop’s Office, Oke-Ayepe, Osogbo Health Coordinator: Sr. Cecilia Adache OSF Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Hospital, Jaleyemi, Osogbo Youth Chaplain: Rev. Fr Lawrence Olaniyan Bishop’s House, Oke Ayepe, Osogbo Police Chaplain: Rev. Fr Gilbert Rukundo MAfr St Gerald Chaplaincy, Oke-Fia , Osogbo.
Osun State CAN Chairman Very Rev. Fr. Michael O. Okodua DIOCESAN COMMISSIONS
Liturgical Commission: Rev. Fr M. O. Okodua (Chairman) Catechetical Commission: Rev. Fr Peter Adeyemi Ecumenical Commission: Rev. Fr Patrick Ajayi Marriages & Family Rev. Fr M. O. Okodua (Chairman) Mrs. E. B. Akinola (Secretary) Justice Dev. & Peace Rev. Fr Thaddeus Ajayi (Coordinator) Vocations Director Rev. Fr Augustine Ogundele
Social Communications Rev. Fr Francis Adetunji Inter Religions Dialogue Rev. Fr Peter Akinkunmi Diocesan Youth Co-ordinator Rev. Fr. Lawrence Olaniyan Director, Marriage and Family Life Very Rev. Fr. Michael Okodua Nigerian Catholic Diocesan Priests Association (Osogbo Diocese) Chairman: Rev. Fr Thaddeus Ajayi Deans/Deaneries Osogbo Deanery: Rev. Fr. Augustine Ogundele (Dean) Otan. Aiyegbaju Deanery Rev. Fr. Paul Akinyode (Dean) Ilesha Deanery Rev. Fr. Peter Adeyemi (Dean) Ile-Ife Deanery Rev. Fr. Martin Obiyemi (Dean) Officers And Chaplains Of Associations Of Lay Faithful Diocesan Laity Council Mrs. V. Fayenuwo (President) Rev. Fr Paul Akinyode (Chaplain) Catholic Women Organization (CWO)
Mrs. Olabampe (President) Rev. Fr John Popoola (Chaplain) Rev. Fr Cyril Olagunju (Asst.)Catholic Youth Organization of Nigeria (CYON) Ayeyan Lawrence (President) Rev. Fr Lawrence Olaniyan (Chaplain)
Bible Apostolate Prof. Jide Ige (Chairman) Rev. Fr Charles Akinloye (Chaplain) Choirmasters Association Mr Richard Adigun (President) Rev. Fr Ilesanmi Stephen (Chaplain) Block Rosary Crusade Rev. Fr Benedict Idowu (Chaplain) Legions of Mary Rev. Fr Benedict Idowu (Chaplain) Blue Army Rev. Fr Benedict Idowu (Chaplain) St. Jude Society Rev. Fr John Adegoke (Chaplain) St. Vincent De Paul Rev. Fr Thaddeus Ajayi (Chaplain) Sacred Heart Association Mr Alake Dominic (President) Rev. Fr. Martin Obiyemi (Chaplain) Rev. Fr Olaberinjo Emmanuel (Assistant Chaplain) St. Anthony’s Guild Rev. Fr Olowolagba Stephen (Chaplain)
Cath. Charismatic Renewal Rev. Fr Adebayo Anthony (Chaplain) Rev. Fr. Ilesanmi Stephen.
(Assistant Chaplain) Prison Welfare Rev. Fr Ogundipe E. (Chaplain) Cath. Youth Corp. Members Rev. Fr. Charles Akinloye (Chaplain) Rev. Fr Augustine Abiola (Assistant Chaplain) Cath. Nurses Association Mrs T. Omodunbi (President) Rev. Fr Gabriel Adeniyi (Chaplain) Rev. Fr Emmanuel Idowu (Assistant Chaplain) Divine Mercy Rev. Fr Popoola Thomas (Chaplain) FECAMDS
Rev. Fr Augustine Ogundele (Chaplain) Rev. Fr Augustine Abiola (Assistant Chaplain) Lectors Rev. Fr Michael Okodua (Chaplain)
NFCS
Rev. Fr Joseph Ayo Abe (Chaplain) Rev. Fr Cyril Oni (Assistant Chaplain)
DRE
Rev. Fr Peter Adeyemi (Chaplain) FORMATION CENTRES
Diocesan Pastoral Centre Rev. Fr Olawuni Michael – Director Our Lady & St. Kizito’s Pastoral Centre, Ede Catechetical Training Centre Rev. Fr Anthony Omodunbi CoordinatorVOCATIONAL CENTRES
Diocesan Wood Work/Carpentry Workshop Rev. Fr Pius Odekunle Coordinator Mr. Thomas Ogunwole Workshop Manager St. Joseph’s Workshop, Inisa Diocesan Pax Metal / Mechanical Workshop Rev. Fr Olawuni Michael Director Our Lady & St. Kizito’s P.C, Ede Mr Lawrence Oderinde Manager (07033191476) St. Stephen’s Vocational/Social Centre Rev. Sr Olusi, DHS St Mary’s Rehabiliation Centre, Ipetumodu, Osun State, Nigeria .
Rev. Sr. Elizabeth Kehinde DHS (Responsible) St Augustine’s Regional Pastoral Institute (SARPI) (Lagos&Ibadan Provinces) Rev. Fr Michael Akintolu Director Ede DIOCESAN INSTITUTIONS
SCHOOLS:
A. NURSERY/PRIMARY SCHOOLS
St. Clare’s Nursery and Primary School, P. O. Box 191, Isale-Aro, Osogbo, Osun State Head Teacher : Revd Sr
Consolata Famoyin St. Leo’s Nursery and Primary School, P. O. Box 259, Oke-Oniti, Osogbo, Osun State , Nigeria .
Head Teacher : Revd Sr Beatrice Jegede
St. Mary’s Nursery and Primary School, Box 136, Lagere, Ile-Ife, Osun State , Nigeria .
Head Teacher: Revd Sr Mary Ojiba
Holy Spirit Nursery and Primary School, P. O. Box 14, Modakeke, Ile-Ife, Osun State , Nigeria Head Teacher: Revd Sr Anthonia Ogunyomi, DHS Sacred Heart Nursery and Primary School, P. O. Box 158, Ipetu-Ijesa, Osun State , Nigeria Head Teacher: Revd Sr Veronica Odianememe, DHS Our Lady of Fatima Nursery and Primary School, P. O. Box 163 , Iragbiji, Osun State , Nigeria .
Head Teacher: Revd Sr Kalesanwo Catherine, SSMA Bishop McCoy Memorial Nursery and Primary School, P. O. Box 163, Inisa, Osun State , Nigeria .
Headmistress: Revd Sr Elizabeth Oni, OSFFranciscan Nursery and Primary School, P. O. Box 136, Ilesa, Osun State , Nigeria .
Headmistress: Revd Sr Carmel Mary Akinbuli, OSF St. Gabriel Nursery and Primary School, Ila-Orangun, Osun State , Nigeria Coordinator: Revd Fr Paul Akinyode Headmastress: Mrs Adewoye St. John’s Nursery and Primary School, P. O. Box 136, Iyanfoworogi, Via, Ile-Ife, Osun State , Nigeria .
Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ Nursery & Primary School, P. O. Box 887, Ondo,Ifetedo.
Head Teacher: Sr Viola Ihejerika

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS

SECONDARY SCHOOLS
Our Lady and St. Francis Catholic College Osogbo (OSCCO)
P. O. Box 63, Isale-Aro, Osogbo, Osun State , Nigeria Principal: Revd Fr Felix Olaniyan St. Anthony High School , P. O. Box 136, Ijofi , Ilesa, Osun State.
Principal: Revd Fr Ambrose Olasinde
St. Mulumba Catholic College, P. O. Box 136, Lagere, Ile-Ife, Osun State .
Principal: Rev Fr Peter Akinsanya Sacred Heart Catholic Secondary School , P. O. Box 158 , Ipetu-Ijesa, Osun State Acting Principal: Revd Sr Esther Amowe, DHS, Holy Spirit Catholic High School , P. O. Box 14, Modakeke, Ile-Ife, Osun State , Nigeria Principal: Sr Anastasia Nnamezie, DHS St. Kizito’s Catholic College, P. O. Box 388, Ikirun, Osun State Principal: Rev Fr Anthony Olagoke Our Lady and St. Francis Continue Education Centre (CECO)
P. O. Box 63 , Isale-Aro, Osogbo, Osun State , Nigeria Director: Prince Paul Oyebiyi (08036018586)
San Francesco Catholic College, Ejigbo, Osun State , Nigeria .
Principal: Revd Sr Victoria Ogunwande TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS
Osun State Polytechnic Iree, Osun State , Nigeria .
Chaplain: Revd Fr Akinkunmi Peter Osun State College of Education Ila-Orangun, Osun State , Nigeria Chaplain: Revd Fr Paul Akinyode Osun State College of Education Ilesa, Osun State , Nigeria .
Chaplain: Revd Fr Emmanuel Ogundipe Osun State College of Technology Esa-Oke, Osun State , Nigeria .
Chaplain: Revd Fr Patrick Ajayi Federal Polytechnic Ede , Osun State , Nigeria .
Chaplain: Revd Fr Benedict Idowu Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife, Osun State , Nigeria .
Chaplain: Revd Fr Joseph Ayo Abe Ladoke Akintola University College of Medicine , Osogbo, Osun State , Nigeria .
Chaplain: Revd Fr. Augustine Ogundele Assistant Chaplain: Revd Fr Augustine Abiola.
Osun State School of Nursing, Osogbo, Osun State , Nigeria .
Chaplains: Revd Fr Augustine Ogundele Assistant Chaplain: Revd Fr Augustine Abiola.
Osun State University , Osogbo, Osun State , Nigeria .
Chaplain: Fr Felix Olaniyan HEALTH CARE CENTRES:
Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Hospital P. O. Box 9, Osogbo , Osun State , Nigeria .
Matron: Rev Sr Cecilia Adache, OSF Chaplain: Msgr Lawrence Adesina Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Hospital P. O. Box 66, Ipetumodu, Osun State,
Nigeria .
Matron: Revd Sr Anthonia Abiola Adigboluja, DHS Chaplain: Revd Fr Moses Musa, CMF.
St. Nicholas Maternity Centre P. O. Box 134, Otan โ€“Ayegbaju, Osun State , Nigeria .
Matron: Rev Sr Cecila Adache OSF Holy Spirit Primary Health Care Ipetu-Ijesa, Osun State , Nigeria .
Responsible: Revd Sr Anthonia Abiola Adigboluja, DHS. St. Joseph Health Care Centre Ifon-Osun, Osun State , Nigeria .
Responsible: Sr Cecilia Adache, OSF Holy Spirit Mobile Health Centre C/o P. O. Box 14 Modakeke, Ile-Ife, Osun State , Nigeria .
Responsible: Revd Sr Anthonia Abiola Adigboluja, DHS.
St. Michael’s Maternity & Health Care Centre Ibokun , Osun State , Nigeria .
Acting Matron: Revd Sr Cecila Adache St Patrick’s Mobile Health Care, Ifetedo, Osun State , Nigeria .
Responsible: PHJC Sisters.
Holy Trinity Clinic/Maternity Iree.
Matron: Sr Esther Kolawole, DHS.
PARISHES AND QUASI PARISHES
OSOGBO DEANERYSt Benedict’s Cathedral, Osogbo P.O. Box 12, Osogbo, Osun State .
Administrator: Revd Fr Paul Awowole (08035722602, 08052172334)
Senior Priest in Residence: Very Revd Msgr Lawrence Adesina (08029008702)
Associates: Revd Fr Felix Olaniyan (08069031315); Rev Fr Soladoye Julius (08038664631) St Mary’s Parish, Ayetoro, Osogbo P. O. Box 259, Ayetoro, Osogbo, Osun State .
Parish Priest: Revd Fr Augustine Ogundele (07066392804) Senior Priest-in-Residence: Msgr John. A. Adeniyi (08037211445) Associate Priests: Revd Fr David Olaniyi (08069224229); Rev Fr John Makinde (07069700332) Sacred Heart Parish, Oke-Fia, Osogbo P.O. Box 2093, Oke-Fia, Osogbo, Osun State .
Parish Priest: Revd Fr Thaddeus Ajayi (07039739602)
Associate: Revd Fr Clement Akinwale (08033739564)
St Anthony’s Parish, Ede P.O. Box 73, Ede, Osun State .
Parish Priest: Revd Fr Benedict Idowu (08035608536)
Associate: Revd Fr Olawuni Michael (08133402737)
Pastoral Supply: Revd Fr Michael Akintolu (08033028336) St Joseph’s Ifon/Ilobu Parish P. O. Box 37, Ifon, Osun State .
Parish Priest: Revd Fr Emmanuel Idowu (08030463530)
St Vincent de Paul Quasi Parish, Ogo-Oluwa, Osogbo Ogo-Oluwa, Osogbo, Osun State .
Parish Priest: Revd Fr Virgilius Kawama, M. Afr. (08106835452) Associate: Revd Fr Gilbert Rukundo, M.Afr. (08104704432) St Thomas Quasi Parish, Ejigbo.
Parish Priest: Revd Fr Benedict Idowu (08035608536)
St Joseph Quasi Parish, Oke Odo, Osogbo.
Revd Fr Augustine Ogundele (07066392804)
St Thomas Quasi Parish, Ota Efun, Osogbo.
Revd Fr Augustine Ogundele (07066392804)
Police Chaplaincy, Oke-Fia, Osogbo.
Chaplain: Revd Fr Gilbert Rukundo, M.Afr. (08104704432) Dean: Revd Fr Augustine Ogundele ILESA DEANERY
St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral, Ifofin, Ilesa P. O. Box 88, Imo, Ilesa, Osun State .
Parish Priest: Revd Fr Ambrose Olasinde (08035854664) Associate: Revd Fr Joseph Ochonogor (08060484254); Rev Fr David Ogundare (08068215422) Christ the King Parish, Oloruntedo, Ilesa P. O. Box 211 Oloruntedo, Ilesa, Osun State .
Parish Priest: Revd Fr MichaelOkodua (08031132706) Associate: Revd Fr Cyril Ogbonna (08037291904)
All Saints Parish, Ipetu-Ijesa P. O. Box 24, Ipetu-Ijesa, Osun State .
Parish Priest: Revd Fr Cyril Oni (08034377285)
Associate: Revd Fr Emmanuel Olayade (08068970030) St Michael’s Parish, Ibokun P. O. Box 05, Ibokun, Osun State .
Parish Priest: Revd Fr Peter Adeyemi (08033547105)
St Peter’s Parish, Esa-Oke P. O. Box 44, Esa Oke, Osun State .
Parish Priest: Revd Fr Patrick Ajayi (08033884596)
St Dominic’s Parish, Ifewara P. O. Box 88, Ifewara, Osun State .
Parish Priest: Revd Fr Adegoke John (08062899862)
St James Catholic Quasi Parish, Oke-Ese, Ilesa Oke-Ese, Ilesa, Osun State .
Parish Priest: Revd Fr Emmanuel Ogundipe (08034479744) St Lawrence Quasi Parish, Imo, Ilesa.
Parish Priest: Revd Fr Michael Okodua (08031132706) Associate: Revd Fr Cyril Ogbonna (08037291904)
St Joseph Quasi Parish, Ijebu-Ijesa.
Parish Priest: Revd Fr Adebayo Anthony (08034730965) St Francis Quasi Parish, Ilare Ijesa, c/o P. O. Box 05, Ibokun, Osun State .
Parish Priest: Revd Fr Peter Adeyemi (08033547105)
Dean: Revd Fr Peter Adeyemi IFE DEANERY
SS Peter & Paul, Parish, Lagere, Ile-Ife P.O. Box 136, Lagere, Ile-Ife, Osun State .
Parish Priest: Revd Fr Lawrence Olaniyan (08050370148) Senior Priest-in-Residence: Very R e v d F r N i c h o l a s O k e s o l a (08032492001)
Associates: Rev Fr Adebisi Lawrence (08164833483); Rev Fr Kolawole Stephen (09052805225) St John’s Parish, Ilode, Ile-Ife Ilode, Ile-Ife, Osun State .
Parish Priest: Rev Fr John Popoola (07035429548)
Our Lady of Perpetual Light Chapel, O.A.U, Ile-Ife.
O.A.U., P.O. Box 609, Ile-Ife, Osun State .
Parish Priest: Revd Fr Joseph Ayo Abe (08034001887)
St Mary’s Parish, Igboya, Ile-Ife P.O.Box 1596, Lagere, Ile-Ife, Osun State .
Parish Priest: Revd Fr Peter Akinsanya (08064472607) Assistant: Revd Fr Albert Obembe (08034767967)
SS John & Paul Parish, Oranfe, Ile-Ife P. O. Box 1846,Oranfe, Ile-Ife, Osun State .
Parish Priest: Revd Fr Charles Akinloye (08033613749) St Francis’ Parish, Iraye, Modakeke, Ife P.O. Box 14, Modakeke, Ife , Osun State .
Parish Priest: Revd Fr Pius Odediran (07035610165)
St Patrick’s Parish, Ifetedo P.O. Box 7, Ifetedo, Osun State .
Parish Priest: Revd Fr Patrick Oladapo (08060714202)
St Augustine’s Parish, Ipetumodu.
P.O. Box 3, Ipetumodu, Osun State .
Parish Priest: Revd Fr Moses Musa, CMF (08068636748)
Associate: Revd Fr Anthony Anyawike CMF (07030517841)
St Lawrence’s Quasi Parish, Akarabata, Modakeke, Ife .
Parish Priest: Revd Fr Martin Obiyemi (08037218226)
St Anthony’s Quasi Parish, Ondo Road, Ile-Ife.
Parish Priest: Revd Fr Lawrence Olaniyan (08050370148) Sacred Heart Parish, Ajenbandele, Ile-Ife.
Parish Priest: Revd Fr Emmanuel Fadele (08034007762) Assistant Revd Fr Lawrence Omowumi (08034835029) St Thomas Quasi Parish, Mefoworade.
Parish Priest: Revd Fr Patrick Oladapo (08060714202)
Dean: Revd Fr Joseph Abe OTAN DEANERY
St Nicholas Parish, Otan-Ayegbaju P. O. Box 50, Otan-Ayegbaju, Osun State .
Parish Priest: Revd Fr Steve Ilesanmi (08032845265)
St Joseph’s Parish, Inisa P. O. Box 20, Inisa, Osun State .
Parish Priest: Revd Fr Odekunle Pius (08036505451)
St. Anthony’s Parish, Aagba P. O. Box 32, Iragbiji P.O.
Aagba, Osun State .
Parish Priest: Revd Fr Francis Adetunji (08035800049; 08073131786)
St. Paul’s Parish, Ikirun P. O. Box 388, Ikirun, Osun State .
Parish Priest: Revd Fr Cyril Olagunju (08038468731)
Associate: Revd Fr Anthony Olagoke (08034905907) St. Michael’s Parish, Oyan P. O. Box 255, Oyan, Osun State .
Parish Priest: Revd Fr Anthony Ayoola (08039478125)
St. Mary’s Parish, Iree P. O. Box 160, Iree, Osun State .
Parish Priest: Revd Fr Peter Akinkunmi (08035135062) St. Julius’s Parish, Ila-Orangun P. O. Box 70, Ila-Orangun, Osun State Parish Priest: Revd Fr Paul Akinyode (08033617087)

NECRELOGY

DEPARTED PRIESTS ORDAINED DIED
1 Revd Fr Simon Dele Oladipo 1970 1974 2 Revd Fr Joseph Eruvmeba 1969 1983 3. Revd Fr Samuel Akpors 1990 1990 4. Rev. Fr. Michael Abayomi Adeniji 1991 2013 5. Rev. Fr. Gabriel M. Oderinde 1994 2015 6. Rev. Fr. Thomas M. Ilesanmi 1969 2016

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