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Sekondi-Takoradi Diocese to Set to Ordain Twelve New Priests


Sekondi-Takoradi Diocese to Set to Ordain Twelve New Priests

The Diocese of Sekondi-Takoradi is set to ordain twelve new priests this year. The ordinations will take place on Saturday, October 7, 2023, at the ‘Star of the Sea’ Cathedral in Takoradi at 9:30 AM.

Among the candidates to be ordained are:

1. Rev. AGYIM, Prince Henry Austin from St. Anthony’s Parish, Kwesimintsim

2. Rev. ASSAFUAH, Paul from Blessed Virgin Mary Rectorate, Egyam

3. Rev. BAFFOE, Martin Francis from Our Lady, ‘Star of the Sea’ Cathedral Parish, Takoradi

4. Rev. BONSU, Richard Osei from Immaculate Conception Parish, Huni Valley

5. Rev. COBBINAH, Francis Bomah from St. Patrick’s Parish, Half Assini

6. Rev. DARKO, Celestine Owusu from St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Parish, Japa

7. Rev. ESSIEN, John Kerson from St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Agona Nkwanta

8. Rev. KWOFIE, Marcellinus from Divine Redeemer Parish, New Amanful-Funkoe

9. Rev. MINTAH, Emmanuel Oduro from St. John the Baptist Parish, Adiembra

10. Rev. NKETSIAH, Godwill from St. Anthony’s Parish, Kwesimintsim

The second ordination will take place on Friday,December 8, 2023, at the Immaculate Conception Church in Asankragwa at 9:30 AM.

The candidates for this ordination include:

1. Rev. ADDAI, Gilbert Saniagya from Immaculate Conception Parish, Asankragwa

2. Rev. ASARE, Albert from Immaculate Conception Parish, Asankragwa

The Most Rev. John Baptist Attakruh, in a circular to the Clergy, Religious and Laity of the Diocese, extends his warm greetings of peace and love as they prepare to witness the ordination of these candidates.

As these candidates prepare to take on the sacred responsibilities of priesthood, Most Rev. John Baptist Attakruh urges the faithful to keep them in their prayers. The ordinations stand as a testament to the enduring faith and commitment of these individuals to serve God and their community.


DEPSOCOM Sekondi-Takoradi

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