The Metropolitan Archdiocese of Accra, Most Rev. John Bonaventure Kwofie, CSSp. has on Tuesday February 28, directed the realignment of some seven parishes in the Accra Archdiocese to their ‘proper’ deaneries.
According to a statement issued to all priests, religious and lay faithful of the Archdiocese and signed by Secretary to the Archbishop, Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Darfour Appah, the decision was to realign the parishes to their proper deaneries.
This realignment of the parishes takes effect today, March 1, 2023.
The seven parishes include; St Peter Adjen Kotoku, and Divine Mercy, Papase, formerly of Kpehe Deanery now belong to Kaneshie Deanery, St Joseph, Obom, and outstations, formerly of Kpehe Deanery, now belong to Kaneshie Deanery, St Bakhita, Amasaman, and outstation, formerly of Kpehe Deanery now belong to Kaneshie Deanery.
Mary Mother of Good Counsel, Airport West, formerly of Osu Deanery, according to the realignment now belongs to Kpehe Deanery. St Patrick, Kwabenya, and St Louis, Parakou, formerly of Madina Deanery have also been realigned to the Kpehe Deanery.
Divine Mercy Catholic Church, Okponglo, formerly of Osu Deanery now belongs to Madina Deanery.
The realignment means the realigned parishes will henceforth participate in Archdiocesan and deanery level activities and celebrations under their new deaneries.