Executives of the Accra Archdiocesan Catholic Youth Council on Friday 18th September 2020 paid a visit to Most Rev. John Bonaventure Kwofie CSSp, Metropolitan Archbishop of Accra, at his Osu residence in Accra.
In a communique to the youth, cited by Radio Angelus, the secretary of the AADCYC, Mr. Lawrence Kwame Okyere writes “we are pleased to inform you that the Archbishop is doing well and extends his regards to all youth in the Archdiocese”.
He continues that “the Archbishop is recuperating and humbly calls on all youth in the Archdiocese to come together, but privately, to pray the Divine Mercy on Friday 25th September 2020 at 3 pm for the speedy recovery of the Archbishop”
All youth are thereby informed to humbly pray the Divine Mercy on Friday for the speedy recovery of our shepherd; Archbishop Kwofie.
Find below the Divine Mercy prayers:
The Divine Mercy Prayer at 3 pm
How to Recite the Chaplet:
The Chaplet of Mercy is recited using ordinary rosary beads of five decades.
1. Make the Sign of the Cross
2. Our Father……..
3. Hail Mary………..
4. The Apostles’ Creed:
I believe in God, the Father almighty, Creator of heaven and earth, and in Jesus Christ, His only Son, our Lord, who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died and was buried; He descended into hell; on the third day He rose again from the dead; He ascended into heaven, and is seated at the right hand of God the Father almighty; from there He will come to judge the living and the dead. I believe in the Holy Spirit, the holy catholic Church, the communion of saints, the forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body, and life everlasting. Amen.
5. On the ‘Our Father’ beads recite:
Eternal Father, I offer you the Body and Blood, Soul and Divinity of Your Dearly Beloved Son, Our Lord, Jesus Christ, in atonement for our sins and those of the whole world.
6. On each of the 10 (Hail Mary) beads, recite:
For the sake of His sorrowful Passion, have mercy on us and on the whole world.
7. Continue for all 5 decades of the Rosary.
8. Conclusion : (Repeat three times)
Holy God, Holy Mighty One, Holy Immortal One, have mercy on us and on the whole world.
(Repeat three times)
O Blood and Water, which gushed forth from the Heart of Jesus as a fount of mercy for us, I trust in You!