The Catholic Diocese of Koforidua has launched her 25th Anniversary celebrations under the theme 'RENEWING OUR FAITH IN THE LIGHT OF THE NEW EVANGELIZATION'
This was done in a Mass presided over by HIS LORDSHIP MOST REV. JOSEPH AFRIFAH- AGYEKUM, CATHOLIC BISHOP OF KOFORIDUA, and concelebrated by scores of Priests in the Koforidua Deanery.
The yearlong Anniversary was launched by his Lordship in the the following words:
"Beloved in Christ, as stated above, we launch today the silver jubilee of the Catholic Diocese of Koforidua; see how far the Lord has brought us, our hearts are indeed filled with joy. On July 6, 1992, the Catholic Diocese of Koforidua wascarved out of the then Diocese of Accra. Over the period, a lot of water has passed under the bridge and I ask thatyou join me in giving thanks to God for His loving mercies towards us. Various activities have been planned for the wholeyear before we all gather in Koforidua for the climax on November 26, 2017, the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe. I entreat all Parishes, Quasi-parishes and Institutions of the diocese to participate fully in all planned activities so that the year will be a fruitful one for all. On this note , I , Most Rev. Joseph Afrifah-Agyekum, Catholic Bishop of the Diocese of Koforidua, have the singular honour and privilege to declare the silver jubilee celebration of the Dioceseduly launched in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. AMEN".