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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.

Bishop Fianu Celebrates Five Years as Bishop of Ho

5th Anniversary Celebration of Bishop Fianu 

The Bishop of Ho, Most Rev. Emmanuel Kofi Fianu celebrates five years anniversary as the Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Ho.

This celebration will take place on the 3rd of October, 2020 at the Sacred Heart Cathedral, Ho Bankoe at 10:00 am. The Bishop has chosen as a theme for his celebration; "Gratitude" expressing his profound gratitude to God for how far he has brought him as the bishop of Ho Diocese. As part of the celebration, there will be the launching of the Anniversary Booklet, a book spelling out all he was able to achieve within the course of these five years. The celebration is strictly by invitation but can be accessed live via our various social media platforms (youtube and Facebook). Those who are to attend this anniversary are reminded to observe the COVID-19 protocols.

New Transfers

The Bishop of Ho Diocese, Most Rev. Emmanuel Kofi Finau , today 19th August 2020, released a  circular letter which he referenced as "Appointments and Transfers" (no. HD/CIR/005/VOL.4/118). This letter is dated 12 August 2020. In this circular, he has made new appointments and transfers. They are as follows: 

Requiem Mass in Memory of Rev. Fr Akabua

Requiem Mass In Memory Of The Late Rev. Fr. Peter Kosi Akabu 

On the 17th of July 2020, Rev Fr Peter Akabua passed on to his Maker. Today, Tuesday, 4th August 2020, the Bishop of Ho, Most Rev. Emmanuel Kofi Fianu SVD, led a requiem mass in memory of him. In attendance were Bishop Gabriel Ababio Mante, Bishop of Jasikan Diocese, the Ho Diocesan Priests Association, priests and religious from all walks of life, the family, and also Knight of St John International and Ladies Auxiliary. Prior to the mass, various tributes were read in memory of him.





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





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