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.

Grotto Development Committee Outdoored

1. Mr. Bernard Quarshie- Chairman
2. Mr. Mark Badasu-Vice Chairman
3. Mr. Joseph Quaranteng-Secretary
4. Madam Florence Afeatse- Finance Secretary
5. Rev. Fr Jesse Amedzi- Rector of the Grotto
6. Rev Fr. Benjamin Gawu- Diocesan Liturgist
7. Rev. Fr. Valerius Kosikojo, C.S.Sp., the Parish Priest of Queen of Peace Parish, Ve–Golokwati - Member
8. Mr. Emmanuel Alorbi-Member
9. And one other member yet-to-be appointed by Bishop. 

Bishop Emmanuel Kofi Fianu, SVD in outdooring the committee during the climax of the 2018 End of Year Pilgrimage to the grotto on Sunday 9th December, 2018 disclosed that, the team has a representative each from the Ho, Kpando and Hohoe deaneries as well as the Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto, Kpando- Agbenorxoe.

Most Rev. Fianu said the mandate of the group is to spearhead the physical development and coordinate religious activities at the grotto.

On behalf of the members, the committee chairman Mr. Quarshie expressed their commitment to work with the support of all the faithfuls to improve facilities at the grotto and position it to attract religious tourists within Ghana and beyond. He appealed for donations to support the procurement of seats at the Grotto.

A special fundraising was also done in aid of signages and a website to promote the prayer site.





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