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DIOCESAN NEWSLETTER

DIOCESAN NEWSLETTER Your favorite online bi-monthly Publication of the Catholic Diocese of Sekondi-Takoradi https://www.scribd.com/document/385830893/DIOCESAN-NEWSLETTER-8TH-EDITION-JULY-AUGUST-2018 is out. Click here to read https://www.scribd.com/document/385830893/DIOCESAN-NEWSLETTER-8TH-EDITION-JULY-AUGUST-2018 This 8th edition covers the months of July- August,2018

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“Death Penalty inadmissible “

Pope Francis: ‘death penalty inadmissable’ After an audience with Pope Francis earlier this year, and following his approval, the Vatican’s CDF says it has made changes to the CCC on the death penalty according to which capital punishment is inadmissible. By Linda Bordoni Pope Francis has approved a new revision of paragraph number 2267 of the Catechism of the Catholic …

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THE BASILICA OF OUR LADY OF PEACE

THE BASILICA OF OUR LADY OF PEACE is located in Ivory Coast, standing majestically in Yamoussoukro. It was built and donated to the Church by the late President Felix Houphouet-Boigny who declared…”For God, nothing is too good nor too big“. This he expressed concretely through this Church to worship the Lord. It is of special interest to note that there …

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DO YOUR PASTORAL WORK WITH ZEAL AND FAITHFULNESS

*DO YOUR PASTORAL WORK WITH ZEAL AND FAITHFULNESS* ” – Bishop Kwofie tells the Clergy as he ordains 12 into the ministerial priesthood The Bishop of the Sekondi-Takoradi Catholic Diocese, Most Rev. John Bonaventure Kwofie has challenged the clergy to discharge their pastoral duties with zeal and faithfulness. He made this call during the ordination of 12 deacons into the …

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MSGR. BINNAH LAID TO REST

MSGR. BINNAH LAID TO REST A Requiem Mass was held on 13th July ,2018 at the Star of the Sea Cathedral, Takoradi for Rev. Msgr Lucas Kwamena Binnah who died on 8th June 2018. Delivering the homily, Archbishop Emeritus Most Rev. Matthias Nketsia who happened to be the classmate of the late Msgr. Binnah recounted their seminary days and eulogized …

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LAITY COUNCIL IS NOT ANOTHER ‘SOCIETY ‘

LAITY COUNCIL IS NOT ANOTHER ‘SOCIETY’ Bishop Kwofie tells the Laity. Most Rev. John Bonaventure Kwofie CSSp., Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sekondi-Takoradi has admonished the laity not to see the Laity Council as another “Society” in the Church, but as a coordinating body of all the lay people and societies in the Church. He therefore called for the …

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14 NEW CARDINALS FROM 5 CONTINENT

POPE FRANCIS TO NAME NEW CARDINALS THURSDAY On Thursday, June 28, Pope Francis will create new cardinals for the fifth time. There are 14 bishops coming from countries such as Japan, India, Iraq, Spain, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Mexico, Bolivia, Peru and Madagascar. The ceremony will consist of the imposition of the biretta, the handing over of the cardinal ring and …

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MSGR LUCAS BINNAH IS DEAD

MSGR BINNAH IS DEAD Msgr Lucas Kwamina Binnah of the Catholic Diocese of Sekondi Takoradi has passed away after a short illness. The sad event occurred on 8th July , 2018 in Accra where he had gone to seek further medical attention in the company of Rev. Fr. Sikayena, the Diocesan Chaplain to hospitals in the Sekondi Takoradi Metropolis. Msgr. …

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TEACH THE YOUTH TO UNDERSTAND THEIR CATHOLIC HERITAGE “ BISHOP KWOFIE ADVISES.

“TEACH THE YOUTH TO UNDERSTAND THEIR CATHOLIC HERITAGE “ BISHOP KWOFIE ADVISES. Bishop Kwofie (middle) ready for underground mining experience Bishop Kwofie with the PPC Most Rev. John Bonaventure Kwofie, Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sekondi-Takoradi has called for the education of the youth in order to help them understand their Catholic heritatage. He made the call in a …

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