Today is the Feast Day Of Our Saint; BLESSED CYPRIAN MICHAEL IWENE TANSI, of Nigeria (know as Father TANSI, Cistercian Monk) By Augustine C.
The Catholic Church in Nigeria and in the whole world celebrates Blessed Iwene Tansi. Below is a short Biography of him.
BORN:- September 1903
TOWN:- Aguleri, Anambra state
Ordained priest of Onitsha Archdiocese on 19
He became a Cistercian Monk at Mount St. Bernard monastery in England. After he was recommended by Francis cardinal Arinze, whose own life was inspired by TANSI
DIED:- 24 January 1964
PLACE OF DEATH:- Leicester, in England
Declared Blessed on 22nd March 1998, by
Pope St. John Paul II
FEAST DAY:- 20th January
He is the patron saint of Nigerian priests
Blessed Fr. TANSI, Pray for our country Nigeria, the church in Nigeria and Nigerian
Happy Feast Day!!