BISHOP KWOFIE CUTS SOD FOR NEW SEMINARY
Most Rev. John Bonaventure Kwofie, CSSp, Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sekondi-Takoradi on 8th April, 2018 led a sod cutting ceremony for the construction of a new seminary at Apowa.
When completed, the new seminary will cater for 150 seminarians. The new facility will include a chapel, a multi-purpose hall, library, kitchen and refectory, 4 classrooms and 5 dormitories with staff accommodation. The project is estimated to cost GHC 1,321,995.00 (USD 265,001.25).
The relocation of the Seminary is to allow for the expansion of the Pastoral Center and to enable the Seminary admits more young men who desire to respond to the Priestly calling.
Present at the ceremony were Most Rev. Joseph Essien, Bishop, Catholic Diocese of Wiaso, Msgr. Francis Abuah-Quansah (Vicar General), Very Rev. Fr. Raphael Mensah (Chancellor), Very Rev. Fr. James Mesu( Priests’ Personnel Director), Very Rev. Fr. Austin,Very Rev. Fr. Nana Banyin Konduah (Rector) as well as other priests from the diocese and some members of the Seminary’s Board of Governors and the seminarians.