The Metropolitan Archbishop of Cape Coast, Most Rev. Matthias Kobena Nketsiah has raised the St. John the Evangelist Quasi Parish at Abrem Agona near Elmina to the status of a parish with Rev. Fr. Edward Yaw Gyasi as its first Parish Priest. According to the newly installed Parish Priest,…
A book entitled ‘ Catholic Social Doctrine At A Glance- Principles, Messages And Impact on Development’ authored by Sir Kt. Dr Lawrence A. Honny has been launched at the St. Peter’s Regional Seminary with a call on Catholics and the society as a whole to apply the teachings in such documents in their developmental plans. The author, Sir Dr. Honny said at the launch that his objective for writing the book
The Christian Health Association of Ghana, CHAG for short, has organized a one-day seminar for the youth of Christian denominations in Cape Coast, Central Region of Ghana.
The Seminar which was coordinated by the Executive Secretary for health in the Archdiocese of Cape Coast, Rev. Fr. Daniel Neyoh, was under the theme: ‘Mental Health, Everybody’s Issue/Concern’.
CAPE COAST GETS FIVE DEACONS
The Archbishop of Cape Coast, Most Rev. Matthias Kobena Nketsiah, has ordained five acolytes into the Order of Diaconate for the Archdiocese.
The celebration which took place at St. John the Baptist Parish, Saltpond was attended by many people among whom were the parents and friends of the candidates as well as priests and Religious.
The mission of the Church is clarified in Luke 4:18-19 as Jesus reads from the scroll of Isaiah: “The Spirit of the Lord is upon me…to bring good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim liberty to captives, and recovery of sight to the blind, to let the oppressed go, to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favour”(NRSV). Here the poor will be lifted up from their abject poverty. Captives will be released from their sins and all other forms of bondage – physical, economic, and political. Jesus is the light for all those who are blind (John 8:12) and his followers will also be a light for others (Matt 5:14-16). Jesus proclaims the “acceptable year”, thus signaling the redemption of the oppressed. Such a Jubilee must include the social concerns of all people (Archdiocese of Cape Coast Synodal Acts, 2006:5). Read More