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Appointment of Vocations Director, Accra Archdiocese

 

Most Rev. John Bonaventure Kwofie, CSSp, the Catholic Archbishop of Accra, in consultation with the Archdiocesan College of Consultors, has appointed Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Quarshie as the Vocations Director.

The effective date for this appointment is 1st July, 2021.

The communication sighted by Radio Angelus news, signed by the Bishop’s Secretary, Rev. Fr. Emmanuel D. Appah stated that the new Vocations Director will have his office located at the Archdiocesan Secretariat, Holy Spirit Cathedral, Adabraka-Accra.

The statement further indicated that Rev. Fr. Januarius Akpabli will remain as the Youth Director and will be in charge of the Youth Formation Centre and the St. Raphael Catholic Community at Lashibi.

Below is brief profile of the new Vocations Director of the Archdiocese of Accra:

EDUCATION

  • UNIVERSITY OF GHANA, LEGON, (PhD, Study of Religion)
  • CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF AMERICA, WASHINGTON, DC, (Theology Spirituality)
  • UNIVERSITA POPOLARE, ROMA, ITALY, (Italian Language)
  • JOAQUIN SOLLA CENTER FOR ALDULT EDUCATION, MADRID, SPAIN, (Spanish Language)
  • UNIVERSITY OF CAPE COAST, CAPE COAST (Post Graduate Diploma in Education)
  • PONTIFICA UNIVERSITY OF ST. THOMAS, ROME (Sacred Theology)
  • ST PETER’S MAJOR SEMINARY/UNIVERSITY OF GHANA, LEGON, (Theology and Philosophy)

PASTORAL EXPERIENCES

  • ST. MICHAEL CATHOLIC CHURCH, NKAWKAW, GHANA, 1986-1988 (Associate Pastor)
  • TEACHER, NURSING TRAINING SCHOOL (Medical Ethics)
  • POPE JOHN SECONDARY SCHOOL AND MINOR SEMNARY, KOFORIDUA, GHANA, 1988
    (Chaplain, Teacher, Seminary Prefect, Acting Rector)
  • Spiritual Director of Handmaids of Divine Redeemer (HDR) Fatima Convent, Nuaso
  • Spiritual Director and Confessor for HDR Postulants, Akwatia
  • ST. THOMAS AQUINAS DAY SECONDARY SCHOOL, ACCRA, 1995
    (Chaplain, Teacher, Youth Chaplain, Vocation Director
  • Spiritual Director and Confessor for HDR Postulants, Akwatia
    Chaplain for Serra Club
  • ST. PETER’S REGIONAL SEMINARY, CAPE COAST, 1999 (Spiritual Director, Lecturer)
  • SACRED HEART CHURCH, PATERSON, NEW YORK, ARCHDIOCES
  • ST. GREGORY BARBARIGO, GARNERVILLE, NEW YORK
  • ST. CHARLES BORROMEO, DOVA PLAINS, NEW YORK
  • ST. TERESA OF AVILA CATHOLIC CHURCH, TARRYTOWN, NEW YORK (Associate Pastor)
  • ST. STEPHEN MARTYR CATHOLIC CHURCH, WASHINGTON DC (Associate Pastor)
  • ST. DOMINIC CATHOLIC CHURCH, DAWHENYA, ACCRA, (Priest in Charge)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIES, PAX ROMANA/ACCRA (Chaplain)
  • TEACHER TRAINING COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, CATHOLIC TRAINEES, LEGON, ACCRA, 2015-2020 (Chaplain)

Source: Radio Angelus News

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