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SEKONDI TAKORADI DIOCESE HOSTS PROVINCIAL STUDY SESSION

SEKONDI TAKORADI DIOCESE HOSTS PROVINCIAL STUDY SESSION

The delegates and fr Dolphyne after the thanksgiving Mass

The Cape Coast Ecclesiastical Province has held its annual Provincial Study Session at the St. Kizito Pastoral Centre, Apowa. It took place from the 20th to 22nd April, 2018.

The session was attended by delegates from Cape Coast Archdiocese as well as the Wiawso and Sekondi-Takoradi Dioceses.Delegates were taken through topics such as entrepreneurship, government policy on entrepreneurship, identifying financial strategies and Marketing strategies.

The resource persons for the study session were Mr. Francis Ackon Boadu (entrepreneur), Mr. K.B. Wilson, Mr. Blighton Stephen (Government Economic Officer.) and Rev. Fr. Wilfred Bebodu.

The thanksgiving Mass to climax the study sesssion was held on Sunday, 22nd April, 2018 at St. John the Evangelist Parish, Apowa. Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Dolphyne, the Parish Priest, charged the youth not to wait to be holy before responding to the call of God. He mentioned that “when you come to God just as you are, holiness will then be a consequence of your response to God.

He further reminded them that the promotion of vocations must not only be limited to praying for vocations but must also include doing concrete things that will foster, encourage and support vocations.

The theme for this year’s session was “Integral Pastoral care of the Family in the Light ofAmoris Laetitia“.

The provincial study session was instituted when GHANCYC decided to empower Ecclesiastical Provinces in the country to enable them form Provincial Youth Councils.

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