The two (2) deacons, Rev. George Jojo Sackey, C.S.Sp. and Rev. Joachim Ninnoekuu, C.S.Sp are set to join the office of the priesthood after going through the required formation on Saturday, 31st October 2020.
The Holy Ghost Fathers popularly known as the spiritans are expected to join their brothers in a colourful Eucharistic celebration with the bishop of the Donkorkrom Vicariate Most Rev. John Alphonse Asiedu as the ordaining bishop. The event is to take place at the Seat of Wisdom Catholic Church, Oyarifa.
Here are the profiles of the 2020 Spiritan candidates for the priestly ordination
REV. GEORGE JOJO SACKEY, C.S.Sp.
He was born on 6th June 1983 to Mr. John Alfred Sackey and Mrs. Ethel Agbor, both of blessed memory; He hails from Saltpond and worships with Star of the Sea Cathedral, Takoradi. Rev. George speaks English, Kiswahili and Fante.
Educational/Formation: St. Augustine’s College, Cape Coast (1998-2001)
ACCA/Work, Takoradi (2002-2007)
National Service: National Sports Council, Takoradi (2007-2008)
Postulancy: Spiritan Postulancy, Bantama, Kumasi (2008-2009)
Philosophy: Spiritan University College (SUC), Ejisu(2009-2013)
Pastorals (PEP) Kenya (2013-2015)
Novitiate/First Profession: East African Spiritan Novitiate, Tanzania, 16th June 2016
Theology: Spiritan International School of Theology (SIST) Enugu, Nigeria (2016-2020)
Diaconate Ordination: 3rd August 2019, SUC, Ejisu by Most Rev.John Bonaventure Kwofie, C.S.Sp.
Rev. Joachim Ninnoekuu, C.S.Sp
He was born on 14th March, 1984 at Damongo to Mr.Michael Niekuu and Mad. Angelina Nagum, both of blessed memory. Rev. Joachim is a native of Babile and worships with St. Peter’s Parish, Lawra. He also speaks English, French, and Dagaare
Educational/Formation: Prang SHS (2003-2006, KNUST (2006-2010)
National Service: Mansoman SHS,
Manso Nkwanta (2010-2011)
Postulancy: Spiritan Postulancy, Bantama, Kumasi(2011)
Philosophy: Spiritan University College (SUC), Ejisu (2011-2013)
Pastorals (PEP) Island of Reunion (2013-2015)
Novitiate/First Profession: East African Spiritan Novitiate, Tanzania,16th June 2016
Theology: Catholic University of Central Africa Yaoundé, Cameroon (2016-2019)
Diaconate Ordination: 3rd August 2019, SUC, Ejisu. by Most Rev.John Bonaventure Kwofie, C.S.Sp.
Juliette Y. Manomey
DEPSOCOM , ACCRA