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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.

Monsignor Adolf Kofi Amexo Goes Home

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.

In his third year as a priest, he was appointed Parish priest of Immaculate Conception, Shia. He was also appointed as the chaplain for the Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) for 10 years thus from 1976 to 1986.

Msgr worked in several parishes in the then Ho-Keta Diocese. Some of these parishes include Vakpo, St. Augustine Parish, Hohoe, Papase, Ve Golokwati among others and most especially at Holy Rosary Parish, Hohoe where he celebrated his 25th Anniversary.

Msgr was instrumental in the vocation of several priests and religious in and outside the Ho Diocese. Some of these are Rev. Frs William Horlu, Victor Gedze, John Helu, Terrence Adzimah, Raymond Agbenyo and many others . Srs. Lucy Hometorwu, Bernice Gbegbeawu and Brothers John Towoe, Joseph Kuriamenu were also influenced by his life.

He also had the opportunity to serve the Church in Liberia at Harper in Grandcess Parish from 15th May to 1st October 1985.

Fr Adolf Kofi Amexo celebrated his 40th Anniversary as Priest on Saturday 28th July 2007 at St Joseph Catholic Church, Fodome Woe. It was in this celebration that the announcement was made that he was raised to the status of Papal Prelate of Honour, designated as Monsignor. This news was received with great joy.

In his retirement, Msgr Amexo stayed at st John vianey House Sokode Lokoe, Fodome and finally at Madonna House, Ho Dome.

Mgrs died on Holy Thursday 18th April, 2019 at the Volta Teaching Hospital, Ho at the age of 86.

Till we meet again, Rest on Monsignor

 

 

 

 

 

 

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