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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.

HO DIOCESAN CATHOLIC WOMEN ASSOCIATION CELEBRATE THE FEAST OF HOLY FAMILY

Ho Diocese  Catholic Women Association celebrated the Feast of Holy Family. The celebration which was held from Friday 24th to Sunday 26th January 2020. Catholic Women Association has on Sunday January 26 celebrated the Feast of Holy Family.

The celebration was held at the St Cecilia Parish in Ho Dome. The Association also launched their 60th Anniversary. The Vicar General of Ho Diocese Very Rev. Fr William Horlu during the celebration gave a talk on the theme ‘Call to Holiness in the light of Guadate et Exultate’. “He admonished the women to sacrifice their resources for the growth of both the biological and the spiritual families ”. He asked them to emulate the life of Mary as the epitome of hope and Love.

Members of the Association visited the leprosarium at Ho to donate some items to support the cured lepers.

St James Catholic Church is 10 Years

St James Catholic Church, Sava, a mission Land of Sacred Heart Cathedral Parish Ho Bankoe celebrates her 10yrs anniversary which was climaxed with a Thanksgiving Mass presided over by Most Rev Emmanuel Kofi Fianu S V D Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Ho and concelebrated with Rev Fr David Zatey and Rev Fr Jeremiah Ankutsitsia.

Bishop Fianu eulogied the forbears who started the foundation of the church community and pray for the repose of the souls who have passed to Glory.

Monsignor Adolf Kofi Amexo Goes Home

Msgr Adolf Kofi Amexo was born on 28th December, 1932. He was the fourth child of eight. He started school at the age of ten at Fodome Helu Roman Catholic school from 1942 to 1951. He received

First Communion at the hands of Rev. Fr. Killian Kpatakpa of blessed memory. In 1942. He was confirmed in the year 1948 by his Lordship Bishop Joseph Gerard Holland of blessed memory.

He entered Amisano Seminary in the year 1956 and after five years he was admitted to the major seminary for the philosophical and theological studies.He was ordained priest at Kpando, Bishop Herman College on 23rd July, 1967 by His Lordship Bishop Anthony Konings of the then Keta Diocese.

He was first posted to Denu where he worked for only Seven months and then posted to Ho Parish on 15th March 1968 as curate. Then, Ho parish had about 34 outstations stretching from Juapong through to Avatime Gbadzeme.

 

 

 

 

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