GCBC 2019 Plenary Assembly Comes to a Close
The 2018 Plenary Session of the Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference (GCBC) has come to a close. In a Solemn Mass held at the St. Paul’s Cathedral Church in Techiman on Friday November 16, 2018, the Bishops of the GCBC, the Secretary General and his Staff at the National Catholic Secretariat, Priests, Religious and laity of the Catholic Diocese of Techiman and beyond, gathered to thank God for the successful end of this year’s Plenary Assembly held in the Catholic Diocese of Techiman from November 9 – 16, 2018. The Mass was presided over by the Most Rev. Philip Naameh, the Metropolitan Archbishop of Techiman and President of the GCBC.
Reading the Communique on behalf of the GCBC, Most Rev. Charles Gabriel Palmer Buckle, the Metropolitan Archbishop of Cape Coast and Apostolic Administrator of Accra Archdiocese, and Vice President of the GCBC, congratulated Most Rev. Dominic Yeboah Nyarko, the Priests, Consecrated Men and Women and the entire Faithful of the Catholic Diocese of Techiman on the occasion of their 10th Anniversary of the creation of the diocese and prayed for the growth of the faith and for the Bishop and his collaborators as they exercise their shepherding roles over the people entrusted to their care.Read more ...
Techiman Diocese Prepares for 10th Anniversary Climax and GCBC Plenary Assembly
The Bishop, Most Rev. Dominic Yeboah Nyarko, Priests and Religious, and the entire Catholic Faithful of the Catholic Diocese of Techiman get set for the Climax of the 10th Anniversary of the creation of the Diocese.
The 10th Anniversary has been a yearlong celebration, which started from August 2017 and will end on 18th November, 2018. The Catholic Diocese of Techiman has been honored to host the 2018 Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference Plenary Assembly and all the Bishops will join us to climax the 10th Anniversary celebration.
The Bishops will be arriving in Techiman on Friday 9th November, 2018, and they will pay a courtesy call on the Paramount Chief of the Techiman Traditional Council and the Municipal Chief Executive of Techiman. On Monday, 12th November, 2018, the Plenary Assembly of the Ghana Bishop’s Conference will be officially opened at the new ultra-modern Pastoral and Social Center at the Our Lady of Calvary Grotto site. The Closing Ceremony of the Conference will be held at the St. Paul’s Cathedral Church on Friday 16th November, 2018.
On Sunday 18th November, 2018, the Bishops and other distinguished guests will join the entire Techiman Diocesan Family to climax the 10th Anniversary of the creation of the Diocese at the St. Paul’s R/C School park in Techiman.
The Bishop and the Planning Committee would like to cordially invite all and sundry to the Climax and to join us thank God Almighty for how far he has brought us.
TECHIMAN DIOCESE GETS FOUR NEW PRIESTS
The Most Rev. Dominic Yeboah Nyarko, the Catholic Bishop of Techiman Diocese has ordained four new priests at the St. Martin of Tours Church in Amanten. The newly ordained priests are Rev. Fr. Matthias Ackah, Rev. Fr. Richard Baatabe, Rev. Fr. Martin Kanyire Ninsaala and Rev. Fr. Felix Addo Mensah. Present at the Ordination ceremony were Priests and Religious from Techiman and Sunyani dioceses, friends and family of the newly ordained priests and Catholic Faithful from every nook and cranny of the Diocese of Techiman.
In his Homily, the Bishop, Most Rev. Dominic Yeboah Nyarko, congratulate the new priests and thanked all the Catholic Faithful of the diocese for their support, hard work, dedicated worship, sacrifices and generous contributions towards the growth of this diocese in the past 10 years. This year’s Priestly Ordination coincided with the 10th Anniversary celebration of the creation of the diocese. The Bishop asked them to realize that, they are coming into the priesthood ‘to participate in a ministry which the bishop, senior priests, Religious men and women and all the lay faithful, have toiled so hard to uphold.’ And so he pleaded on them to work hard to contribute their quota towards building the family of God in the diocese.Read more ...
TECHIMAN DIOCESE DONATES TO YEJI PRISONS
The Chancellor, Very Rev. Fr. Paul Ameyaw, the Chairman of the Anniversary Planning Committee, Very Rev. Fr. Francis Anane Yeboah, the Dean of Atebubu Deanery, Very Rev. Fr. John Effah Awiti, and a cross section of Priests, Religious and laity of the Catholic Diocese of Techiman, paid a special visit to the inmates of Yeji Prison Camp. This visit was made as part of the activities marking the 10th anniversary celebration of the Catholic Diocese of Techiman.
Explaining the purpose and spirit behind the visit, Very Rev. Fr. Francis Anane Yeboah used Jesus’ call in the Gospel of Matthew (25:31-46) to show that, the diocese earmarked the month of May to give food to the hungry, give water to the thirsty, to welcome the stranger, cloth the naked and visit the sick and the imprisoned. He added that, all the parishes in the diocese got the opportunity to perform various works of charity in their respective localities. The visit to the Yeji Prison Camp was done on behalf of the Bishop and the entire catholic faithful of the Diocese of Techiman.Read more ...