Somanya

DATA - ST. PETER PARISH, SOMANYA

St. Peter Parish is one the Parishes in the Krobo Deanery of the Catholic Diocese of Koforidua in the Eastern Region of Ghana.

STATIONS: The Parish has sixteen (16) stations with a total population of about 3,200. With the exception of one station (Bukrum) which is in the Upper Manya-Krobo District, all the stations are within the Yilo Krobo Municipality.

NO.

STATION

NAME (PATRON SAINT)

DATE OF FIRST BAPTISM

MINISTER

1

Somanya

St. Peter

1927

Rev. Fr. J. Stenffer

2

Klo Agogo

St. Agnes

1966

Rev. Fr. P. Tiet

3

Sawer

Mary, Mother of God

2012

Rev. Fr. RichmondSintim

4

Nyuabeng

St. Theresa

1964

Rev. FR. Tiet

5

Koryire

St. Mary

1943

Rev. Fr. J. O. Bowers

6

Oluahai

St. Joseph

1943

Rev. Fr. J. O. Bowers

7

Bukrum

St. Anthony

1955

Rev. Fr. Anthony Agbat

8

Trawa

St. Bernard

1947

Rev. Fr. J. V. Hubert

9

Adjikpo

St. Augustine

2014

Rev. Fr. Samuel TettehSiaw

10

Korm

SS. Peter & Paul

1986

Rev. Fr. George O. Batsa

11

Desease Dorguanor

St. Timothy

1950

Rev. Fr. John Hubert

12

Samlesi

St. George

1986

Rev. Fr. George O. Batsa

13

Klo Akwapim

St. Paul

1954

Rev. Fr. C Washington

14

New Somanya

St. Raphael

2013

Rev. Fr. Raphael Appiah Nimoh

15

Ahinkwa

St. Patrick

1980

Rev. Fr. Teodor G.

16

Esuom

St. John the Baptist

1986

Rev. Fr. George O. Batsa

 

NB . There are Four (4) stations in Somanya Town, namely: St. Peter, Mary Mother of God and St. Augustine.

 

PRIESTS IN THE PARISH:

Currently, there are two priests taking care of the Parish. They are:

Rev. Fr. Raphael APPIAH Nimoh, the Priest In-charge

Rev. Fr. Noah TSEKO, Parochial Vicar

CATECHISTS:

There are twenty-two (22) Catechists in active service currently working in the Parish. Besides, there is one (1) retired catechist who is on "secondment"

 

MASSES SCHEDULES:

SUNDAY MASSES (STATIONS IN TOWN)

Somanya: 1st Mass at 7.00am (English) & 2nd Mass at 9.30am (Dangme)

Sawer: 6.00am (Dangme)

Adjikpo: 9.30am (Dangme)

New Somanya: 8.30am (Dangme)

 

WEEKDAY MASSES (STATIONS IN TOWN)

i. Somanya: Morning Mass on Tuesdays and Fridays - 6.00am

Evening Mass & Teaching on Mondays (Youth Mass) and Thursdays – 7.00pm

Evening Mass with the Charismatic Renewals: Last Wednesday of the Month

ii. Sawer: Morning Mass on Wednesday – 5.00am

Evening Mass & Teaching on Thursday – 7.00pm

iii. Adjikpo: Morning Mass on Wednesday – 5.00am

Evening Mass & Teaching on Friday – 7.00pm

Besides, we have six (6) Christian Communities in the Town where Masses are celebrated for on Wednesdays every month. They are:

1. Agavenya and Okornya

2. Plau/Salosi and Akutunya,

3. Gbekormenya and Akweteman

4. Okperpim,Djaba Road and Zongo

5. Sra, Social Welfare and Korledjor

6. Ogome and Abokobi

WEDDING MASSES:

Somanya: 2nd and 3rd Saturday of the Month

Other Stations: Based on the arrangement with the Priests

 

BURIAL MASSES

Somanya: 1st and last (or 4th) Saturday of the Month

Other Station: Based on the arrangement with the Priests