The Archdiocese of Tamale is in mourning following the passing of Fr. Timothy Akanson.
Most Rev. Philip Naameh, the Metropolitan Archbishop of Tamale, announced the sad news in a communique on October 10, 2023.
Fr. Timothy Akanson is said to have died on the afternoon of October 9, 2023, at the Tamale Teaching Hospital after a brief illness.
On Monday, October 30, 2023, at 6:00 pm, a Vigil Mass will be held at the OLA Cathedral, providing an opportunity for the community to come together and pay their respects.
On Tuesday, October 31, 2023, at 9:30 am, a Burial Mass will take place at the OLA Cathedral, where family, friends, and parishioners will gather to say their final goodbyes.
The entire Archdiocese of Tamale is encouraged to join in prayer to support the repose of Fr. Timothy Akanson’s soul and offer consolation to his grieving family during this difficult time.
In the words of Most Rev. Philip Naameh, “May the Lord who has called Fr. Akanson to the ministry of the priesthood reward him with eternal life for his service to the Church and humanity.”