PRIESTS, RELIGIOUS and SEMINARIANS

 

PRIESTS, RELIGIOUS and SEMINARIANS PRIESTS

There are 52 priests in the Diocese of Wiawso excluding the Bishop. Their names and year of ordination can be found below:

 

No.

NAMES OF PRIESTS

YEAR OF ORDINATION

001

JOHN OFORI DOMAH

1981

002

SIMON ASSAMOAH

1983

003

JOSEPH KOBINA OTOO

1988

004

ANTHONY JONES MENSAH

1989

005

CHRISTOPHER GYAMFI

1990

006

PETER NKANSAH TWUMASI

1991

007

THOMAS ASANTE

1992

008

JOSEPH ASARE

1992

009

MICHAEL ASANTE

1994

010

GEORGE FESTUS ASAMOAH

1995

011

BANABAS KYEA 

1995

012

FRANCIS DICKSON AMPONSAH

1996

013

PETER GYENIN

1998

014

FRANCIS XAVIER AMOAKOHENE

1999

015

GEORGE ANTHONY QUAINOO

1999

016

HENRY USSHER

1999

017

ANTHONY OPPONG

1999 

018

PETER MENSAH

1999

019

SAMUEL NKUAH-BOATENG

2001

020

FRANCIS YAW MENSAH

2001

021

GODFRED KWESI YEBOAH

2001

022

DOMINIC JEWEL ACKAH

2003

023

SIMON AFUKAH

2004

024

PATRICK APPIAH ANDOH

2006

025

EMMANUEL QUAICOE

2006

026

BONIFACE OWUSU ASANTE

2007

027

FRANK AIDOO

2009

028

MICHAEL BOAMAH

2010

029

ANTHONY GEORGE OBENG DANSO

2010

030

SIMON OSEI OBOUR

2010

031

MICHAEL YAW DARKO

2010

032

THOMAS KWARTENG

2010

033

AUGUSTINE ASEMIAH

2012

034

STEPHEN AMOAFUL

2013

035

SIMON DUKU

2014

036

ERIC SAAH

2014

037

HENRY KWABENA OSEI

2015

038

DENNIS JOJO KWARTENG

2015

039

SIMON OPPONG KESSEH

2016

040

BERNARD ENOCH FUACHIE

2016

041

ERIC KOFI KUSI APAU

2017

042

GEORGE AGGREY

2018

043

EBENEZER ARHIN

2018

044

INNOCENT ASEMIAH

2018

045

PHILIP CUDJOE

2018

046

BERNARD ANANE KORSI AVOR

2020

047

JOSEPH CUDJOE

2020

048

MICHAEL ADJEI TWENE-DONKOR

2020

049

NICHOLAS KOFI OPOKU

2020

050

PIUS KWAN AFONAH

2020

051

SEBASTIAN KWADWO ABARE NYAME

2020

052

VINCENT AFUKAH-NYAME

2020

 

 

 

RELIGIOUS
There are three Religious Congregations in the Diocese: Hospitaller Brothers of St. John of God, The Society of the Infant Jesus, and Handmaid of the Holy Child Jesus.
Hospitaller Brothers of St. John of God are in charge of the management of the only Catholic Hospital in the Diocese located at Asafo.  There are five Religious Brothers working there.  They are Br. Yohannes Baptista Torwoe, Br. Francis Osei Atta, Br. George Castro Yankey, Br. Emmanuel Antonio and Br. Alphonse Faye.

The Society of the Infant Jesus is situated at Wiawso. The sisters there are in charge of managing St. Joseph Primary and Junior High School in Wiawso. They are currently three there. They are Rev. Sr. Felicia Yawson, Rev. Sr. Martha Tsetsewa and Sr. Cecilia Quansah.

The Congregation of the Handmaid of Holy Child Jesus is found in two communities in the Diocese: Asafo Community and Afere Community. Those in Asafo Community currently are Sr. Felicia Zumebome and Sr. Jacinta Kuudamnuru. While Sr. Felicia works at St Raphael Educational Complex, Sr. Jacinta works at the St. John of God Hospital.

Those in Afere Community are Sr. Stella Egbu and Sr. Stella Polkura. They are working on beginning a Catholic School in Afere.

SEMINARIANS
MinorSeminary:18   
MajorSeminary:
Philosophy:16        
Theology:   8

 

DECEASED PRIESTS

 

NAME OF PRIEST

DATE OF ORDINATION

DATE OF DEMISE

FRANCIS HAYFORD ACKAAH MENSAH

22nd July 1984

22nd November 2015

PETER CLEOPHAS AFFIH MENSAH

20th July 1980

1st February 2016

SYLVESTER ENNIN ESSIEN

13th July 1986

31st December 2019

PAUL AGYEMAN-DUAH MENSAH

28th July 1990

2nd August 2021