Diocese of

Ondo

Nigeria Nigeria

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Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Ondo / OndoΓ«n(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Ibadan

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

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Celebrations

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2010.11.26 – ...):Bishop Jude Ayodeji Arogundade (62)Bishop Jude Ayodeji Arogundade (62)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Ondo (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jude Ayodeji Arogundade (62)Bishop Jude Ayodeji Arogundade (62)
(2010.11.26 – ...)

Bishop of Ondo (Nigeria)

Born:1961.06.02 (Oka-Akoko, Niger)
Ordained Priest:1990.09.08
Consecrated Bishop:2010.05.06

Priest of Ondo (Nigeria) (1990.09.08 – 2010.02.15)

Coadjutor Bishop of Ondo (Nigeria) (2010.02.15 – 2010.11.26)

Bishop of Ondo (Nigeria) (2010.11.26 – ...)

Bishop Francis Folorunsho Clement Alonge (89)Bishop Francis Folorunsho Clement Alonge (89)
(1976.05.31 – 2010.11.26)

Bishop emeritus of Ondo (Nigeria)

Kristi L’Oluso Mi

Born:1935.03.01 (Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria)
Ordained Priest:1963.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1974.04.21

Titular Bishop of Thignica (1973.12.17 – 1976.05.31)

Auxiliary Bishop of Ondo (Nigeria) (1973.12.17 – 1976.05.31)

Bishop of Ondo (Nigeria) (1976.05.31 – 2010.11.26)

Bishop William Richard Field, S.M.A.
(1958.01.16 – 1976.05.31)

Born:1907.07.06 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1934.06.10
Consecrated Bishop:1958.04.27
Died:1988.02.03 († 80)

Bishop of Ondo (Nigeria) (1958.01.16 – 1976.05.31)

Bishop Thomas Hughes, S.M.A.
(1950.04.18 – 1957.04.01)

Born:1892.02.01 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1927.06.16
Consecrated Bishop:1943.05.09
Died:1957.04.17 († 65)

Prefect Apostolic of Northern Nigeria (Nigeria) (1934.01.12 – 1934.04.09)

Prefect Apostolic of Kaduna (Nigeria) (1934.04.09 – 1943.01.12)

Titular Bishop of Nepte (1943.01.12 – 1950.04.18)

Vicar Apostolic of Ondo-Ilorin (Nigeria) (1943.01.12 – 1950.04.18)

Bishop of Ondo (Nigeria) (1950.04.18 – 1957.04.01)

Titular Bishop of Latopolis (1957.04.01 – 1957.04.17)

Vicars Apostolic of Ondo-Ilorin (Roman Rite)

Bishop Thomas Hughes, S.M.A.
(1943.01.12 – 1950.04.18)

(see above)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Ijebu-Ode (↙), Osogbo (β†–), Ekiti (↑), Lokoja (β†—), Auchi (β†’), Benin City (β†˜), Warri (↓)

Statistics (2020.12.31)

Area: 15,500 kmΒ²

Population: 177,000 Catholics (4.8% of 3,704,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 60 parishes, 6 missions

Personnel: 116 priests (107 diocesan, 9 religious), 72 religious (21 brothers, 51 sisters), 63 seminarians

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