Ho Diocese is located in the Volta Region of Ghana and constitutes ten Administrative Districts, namely: Ho, Kpando and Hohoe municipal areas. Others include, North Dayi, South Dayi, Adaklu, Agortime-Ziope, Ho-West, Afadjato-South Districts and parts of Asuogyaman District in the Eastern Region. The Diocese lies within longitudes 12'E and 0 53'E; and latitudes 6 20'N. 

The Jasikan District lies in the North of the Ho Diocese while it is bordered in the East by the Republic of Togo. The Southern border is shared with Akatsi and North Tongu Districts while the Volta Lake forms the Western boundary. Ho Diocese covers a total land area of 5893 square kilometers. It is divided into twenty-nine Parishes.

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The Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ 

(Corpus Christi)

The Feast of the Body and Blood of Christ was celebrated today at the Sacred Heart Cathedral, Ho Bankoe. The Mass presided over by the Vicar General Very Rev. Fr. William Horlu. In his homily, he urged the christ's faithful not to be disheartened amidst this COVID 19 pandemic. He said that all we need do is to trust in the ever-abiding presence of the Lord in the Blessed Sacrament. He added further that, the Eucharist is the source and summit of all Christian worship. He admonished us to live in communion with Christ and with one another. "We Catholics believe in the Real Presence of Christ because it was Christ himself who said so" was added by him. He continued to explain that all who eat and drink the Body and Blood of Christ will abide in him and he in them since Christ said so himself. Concluding his homily, he urged us to be loving, kind, and tolerant, eschewing all kinds of discriminations and divisions since we all share in the union of the same communion we receive in Christ Jesus. 

PPE to Catholic Health Facilities

The Bishop  Fianu Donates PPE to the Catholic Health facilities  in the Catholic Diocese of Ho 

Bishop Emmanuel Kofi Fianu, SVD on Monday, May 11, 2020 presented Personal Protective Equipment to five Catholic Health Facilities in the Ho Diocese.
They are Margaret Marquart Hospital, Kpando, Anfoega Catholic Hospital, Mater Ecclesiae Hospital, Sokode-Gborgame, St. George's Clinic, Liati, and St. Francis Clinic, Saviefe.
The items, which include gun boots, infrared thermometers, Disposable Aprons, Hand gloves, N95 nose masks, goggles, sanitizers, among others were sponsored by the Medical Doctors Association of California, USA.

The Mass of the Holy Spirit


The Bishop of Ho Most Rev. Emmanuel Kofi Fianu celebrated this year's Mass of the Holy Spirit with the Diocesan Liturgist and the Communication Director at St Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Ho Police Depot on the 31st of May 2020. In the Mass, he urged all Christians most especially Catholics to open themselves up to the prompting of the Holy Spirit. He further added that we pray earnestly for the gifts and the fruits of the same Spirit. He said that on receiving them we should put them to use for the benefit of all humanity most especially in these difficult times when COVID 19 is ravaging the whole world. 





The Bishop

On July 14, 2015, The Holy Father appointed Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Fianu, S.V.D., Secretary General of the Council of the Divine Word Fathers as Bishop of Ho (Ghana).

He was ordained a priest on July 14, 1985 in Accra. Since ordination, he has served in the following academic and pastoral roles




“Lord, make me an instrument of your peace; where there is hatred, let me sow love; where there is injury, pardon;
where there is doubt, faith; where there is despair, hope; where there is darkness, light; and where there is sadness, joy.”

-St. Francis