MSGR ATTAKRUH:  GRATEFUL TO CLERGY, RELIGIOUS, LAITY AND ARCHBISHOP KWOFIE

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MSGR ATTAKRUH:  GRATEFUL TO CLERGY, RELIGIOUS, LAITY AND ARCHBISHOP KWOFIE

Rev. Msgr John Baptist Attakruh, Bishop-elect of the Catholic Diocese of Sekondi-Takoradi has expressed his profound gratitude and appreciation to the Clergy and Laity of the Diocese.

Msgr. Attakruh made this statement at a  ceremony to welcome him ahead of his Episcopal Ordination and Installation on Friday, September 24, 2021 at the Star of the Cathedral in Takoradi.

Msgr. Attakruh used the occasion to also paid glowing tribute to Most Rev. John Bonaventure Kwofie, CSSp, for his selfless dedication and commitment during his time as the Bishop of the Diocese.

He called on all and sundry to put our shoulders to the wheels and work for the good of the Diocese.

He was welcomed by scores of Catholics, Priests and Religious of the Diocese.

In his welcome address the Rev. Msgr. James Margaret Mesu, the most senior priest in the Diocese expressed his gladness for seeing a day like this. He eulogized all the former Bishops by paying tributes to them for their immense contributions towards the development of the diocese.

He also thanked the bishop-elect for accepting this huge task being placed on his shoulders and pledged an unflinching support on behalf of the priests to the Bishop.

Very. Rev. Fr. Philip Arku Tandoh, the Priests’ Association President, on behalf of the priests congratulated the Bishop-elect by elucidating on the role of the Bishop and what the priests can do to support him.

Mr. Emmanuel Salia, the Diocesan Laity Council’s President also thanked and congratulated the Bishop-elect and promised that the Laity Council will work together with him to promote the kingdom business.

The ceremony ended with benediction.

Credit

Depsocom Sekondi-Takoradi

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