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HOLY CHILD HOLDS 11TH CONGREGATION: AS MISS REBECCA ASSAN EMERGES OVERALL BEST STUDENT.

HOLY CHILD HOLDS 11TH CONGREGATION:AS MISS REBECCA ASSAN EMERGES OVERALL BEST STUDENT. Miss Rebecca Assan (overall best student) The Holy Child College of Education, Takoradi, has held her 11th Congregation for the Conferment of Diplomas under the theme; “Teacher Licensing in Ghana Prospects and the Way Forward”. The ceremony which was held at the Cornelia Connelly Hall on the 26th …

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MARY, MOTHER OF THE CHURCH

Mother Church will celebrates the memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church, monday May 21, 2018 for the first time.The following must be noted: Vestments: white Memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church Reading GN 3:9-15, 20 After Adam had eaten of the tree, the LORD God called to him and asked him, “Where …

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POPE FRANCIS ANNOUNCES FOURTEEN NEW CARDINALS

Pope Francis announces names of fourteen new cardinals Speaking to pilgrims and visitors gathered in St Peter’s Square on Sunday for the recitation of the Regina Caeli prayer, the Pope announced he would create new cardinals at a Consistory on June 29th. In the surprise announcement following his Regina Caeli address, the Pope noted that the places from which the …

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BISHOP KWOFIE CELEBRATES DIAMOND JUBILEE

Most Rev. John Bonaventure Kwofie, CSSp., Bishop of the Sekondi-Takoradi Diocese has celebrated 60 years of life. The Diamond Jubilee celebration was commemorated with a line-up of activities including a dinner with the priests and religious, a choral concert and a thanksgiving Mass. On Thursday, April 26, 2018, which was the Bishop’s Birthday, a dinner was held in honor of …

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SEKONDI-TAKORADI DIOCESE BIDS FAREWELL TO SOCIETY OF ST. ANNE’S

SEKONDI-TAKORADI DIOCESE BIDS FAREWELL TO SOCIETY OF ST. ANNE’S (From left to right : Rev. Srs. Nancy, Celina,Lilly and Sahaya) The Catholic Diocese of Sekondi-Takoradi has expressed its gratitude to the Sisters of the Society of St. Anne’s for their dedication and service at the St. Martin De Porres Hospital at Eikwe for the past 12 years. In a homily …

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BISHOP KWOFIE ERECTS NEW PARISH

BISHOP KWOFIE ERECTS NEW PARISH Most Rev. John Bonaventure Kwofie, CSSp, Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sekondi Takoradi on May 13th , 2018 erected the Divine Redeemer Parish and also installed Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Andoh, SMA, as the first Parish Priest. The decree for the erection of the parish which was read by the Chancellor, stated that “the Catholic …

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HOW BISHOPS ARE APPOINTED IN THE CATHOLIC CHURCH

How Bishops Are Appointed Introduction The ultimate decision in appointing bishops rests with the pope, and he is free to select anyone he chooses. But how does he know whom to select? The process for selecting candidates for the episcopacy normally begins at the diocesan level and works its way through a series of consultations until it reaches Rome. It …

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OFFICE OF BISHOP IN THE CATHOLIC CHURCH

Bishops The Bishops of the Church are given to us by Christ to act as our shepherds. Bishops are in charge of a “Diocese” which is (usually) a geographical area made of local communities (parishes) of the faithful. The Bishop is the superior of all the priests (except those belonging to religious orders) in his dioceses, as well as the …

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BE WITNESSES FOR CHRIST,” BISHOP KWOFIE ADMONISHES YOUTH.

BE WITNESSES FOR CHRIST,” BISHOP KWOFIE ADMONISHES YOUTH.” The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sekondi- Takoradi, Most Rev. John Bonaventure Kwofie has charged Ghanaian youth to eschew acts of immortality and live an exemplary life to reflect the character of Jesus Christ. The Bishop made the call in his homily during the confirmation of 21 candidates of St. John’s …

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Pope creates new diocese in Thailand, appoints bishop in Vietnam

Pope creates new diocese in Thailand, appoints bishop in Vietnam Pope Francis on Wednesday created a new diocese in Thailand with a new bishop and appointed another bishop in Vietnam. Thailand Pope Francis on Wednesday created the Diocese of Chang Rai in north-east Thailand and appointed Father Joseph Vuthiler Haelom as its first bishop. The new diocese has been created …

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