WELCOME TO THE CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF OYO
Welcome! I, Bishop Emmanuel Adetoyese Badejo along with the Clergy, Consecrated men and women and the Laity of the Catholic Diocese of Oyo greet you warmly as you access our Diocesan website. We do hope the site serves your needs during this visit. As you encounter our Diocese in this medium, we pray that you also encounter God and that His blessings rest on you and your family. Do remember our Diocese in your daily prayers and should you wish to support the work of evangelisation with us, feel welcome to do so.
BISHOP'S ARTICLE: Lent: Stay Awake Stand Ready
The globalization of indifference
"Lent is a time of renewal for the whole Church, for each community and for every believer. Above all it is a 'time of grace'". With those words, Pope Francis began his message for Lent 2015. The pope confirms at the very beginning of the letter that God is not aloof from his people, that we each have place in his heart and that he cares for us. It is God's love for us that does not allow him to be indifferent to what happens to us and to his world. "For God so loved the world that he sent his only son..." (Jn 3:16). We often claim