“BE WITNESSES FOR CHRIST,” BISHOP KWOFIE ADMONISHES YOUTH.
The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sekondi- Takoradi, Most Rev. John Bonaventure Kwofie has charged Ghanaian youth to eschew acts of immortality and live an exemplary life to reflect the character of Jesus Christ.
The Bishop made the call in his homily during the confirmation of 21 candidates of St. John’s School on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 as part of his pastoral visit to the school.
Most Rev John Bonaventure Kwofie implored the candidates to soldier on with the preaching of the gospel and never relent on their effort to bear witness of the cross. He said they are the soldiers of God whose story and lifestyle must be an inspiration to many others.
Bishop Kwofie entreated the students especially the candidates for confirmation to replicate the words of Jesus Christ in all facets of their lives and be examples of authentic Christians to the world. He said “a good Christian is the one who witnesses through the blood of Christ, who witnesses to the world the good things of God and the one who lays down his life to witness the goodness of God”.
Priests present at the celebration were Very Rev Raphael Mensah, Rev. Frs. Vincent Dan Teiko(chaplain), Jerome Toku- Appiah and Ezekiel Takyi, Holy Cross Brothers, the Headmaster, Mr. Anthony Mensah, the PTA Chairman and a cross section of the staff.
The Bishop in a meeting with the school administration and staff early in the day urged them to work hard to make St. John School a hub for academic excellence. He further asked the administration to pay attention to Matthew Chapter Five, a renowned singing group in the school and other groupings to unearthed talents and bring laurels to the school.
St John’s School was established in 1952 by Archbishop William Thomas Porter, Archbishop of the then Archdiocese of Cape Coast. Currently, the schiol offer cousres in Business, General arts, Visual arts and General Science.