Accra Archdiocese 2020 priestly ordination takes off on safety standards

The Archdiocese of Accra priestly ordination, under the leadership of the Metropolitan Archbishop of Accra, Most Rev. John Bonaventure Kwofie CSSp takes a new turn in the midst of COVID 19 protocol.

The Catholic community is encouraged to partake in the celebration through live streaming on DEPSOCOM Accra social media platforms on Facebook; DepsocomAccra and Radioangelusghana.

The Six (6) deacons to transition into the Holy Priesthood at the Holy Spirit Cathedral, Adabraka-Accra include:  Bernard Adu-Tawiah Sor, Emmanuel Elikem Mensah Larnyoh, Isaac Gyasi Amoateng, Emmanuel Boateng, John Armah Koufie and Dominic Kwabla Amanor.

Most Rev. Charles Gabriel Palmer-Buckle, the Metropolitan Archbishop of Cape Coast takes the seat as the ordaining bishop for the 2020 priestly ordination on Saturday, September 19 at the Holy Spirit Cathedral, Adabraka at 9 am.

Below are brief profiles of the candidates.

Bernard Adu-Tawiah Sor, a parishioner of SS. Anne and Joachim Catholic Church, Teshie hails from Sefwi-Wiawso in the Western North Region of Ghana. He enjoys playing basketball, swimming, drawing and watching movies.

Emmanuel Elikem Mensah Larnyoh, worships at St. Peter Damian Catholic Church, Tema and comes from Kpone, near Tema, in the Greater Accra region of Ghana. Dancing, touring, swimming, and watching movies are his hobbies.

Isaac Gyasi Amoateng is a native of Abuom in the Ahafo region of Ghana and worships at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Adenta. His hobbies are listening to music, playing computer games, watching football and wrestling.

Emmanuel Boateng comes from Piase in the Ashanti Region of Ghana and worships at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, Kwashieman. Basketball, swimming, reading, watching movies and listening to music are his interests.

John Armah Koufie hails from Abura-Aboase in the Central Region of Ghana, a parishioner of Blessed Clementina Catholic Church, Ashaiman Middle-East. He also enjoys reading, walking, playing lawn tennis and volleyball, listening to music and listening to people

Dominic Kwabla Amanor hails from Odumasi Krobo in the Eastern Region and worships at St. Kizito Catholic Church, Nima. Reading, listening to choral music, singing, walking and playing football are his interests.

Juliette Y. Manomey


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