Biography of Peter Odetoyinbo (Bishop)

Biography of Peter Odetoyinbo (Bishop)

Peter Odetoyinbo
Peter Kayode Odetoyinbo was born on Janury 28, 1964 at Ibadan, Ondo State of Nigeria.

Peter was ordained a priest of the Catholic Church on October 7,
1989. He was later ordained a Catholic Bishop on June 25, 2014 at St. Bernedette Nursery and Primary School, Oke-Ilewo, Abeokuta. He was consecrated on the order of Pope Francis by Bishop Alfred Adewale Martins, the Catholic Bishop of Lagos. Odetoyinbo was appointed the Catholic Bishop of Abeokuta on April 15, 2014.

Prior to being appointed a Bishop, Peter Kayode Odetoyinbo had the following pastoral experiences:

From 1989-1992, he was an Assistant Parish Priest Holy Cross Ikire;

From 1992-1996, he was a Teacher at St. Theresas? Minor Seminary, Oke Are;

From 1995-1996, he was a Priest in Charge of St Partrick?s Church Bashorun;

From 1998-1999 he was Priest in Charge, St Ignatius of Loyola Parish;

In the year 2001, he became the Residential Priest of St Mary?s Cathedral Ibadan;

From 2001-till his Episcopate Ordination, he was the, Parish Priest of the Church of Ascension Bodija, Ibadan.

Bishop Odetoyinbo was a Professor of Church History and Patristic in SS Peter and Paul Major Seminary Bodija, and the Dominican Institute, Ibadan. Previously he had been Assistant Director of ?Review process Ibadan Archdiocese?(1990-1996), President of Ibadan Diocesan Priests? Association from 2002-2007 and Secretary of the Diocesan Priests? Association of All Yoruba land (2002-2008). He was appointed to succeed Most Rev Alfred Martins as Bishop of Abeokuta.

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