The Bishop for the Catholic Diocese of Damongo, Most Rev. Peter Paul Angkyier has blessed two newly built priests home facilities at Damongo.
The newly built facilities which were handed over to the Bishop, will house retired and aged priests from the Catholic Diocese of Damongo.
At a short ceremony on Wednesday, 21st September, 2022, Mr Sylvester Dery,the consultant to the two projects explained how two virgin lands were handed over to the two constructors for the execution of the three projects under his supervision which according to him, were properly executed per the specifications and contract provisions given them.
Mr. Sylvester said, they still have six months defect liability period within which little defects will be pointed out for the contractors to work on.
The Bishop of the Damongo catholic diocese, Most Rev. Peter Paul Angkyier before blessing the two facilities explained that, the whole idea of the priests home came from the Diocesan strategic plan which was launched somewhere last year.
According to the Bishop, goal number three ( 3) of team one of their strategic plan is on policy governance institution where a portion of it was created for the provision of a system to take care of the pastoral agents and the sick and so, they tried to solicit for funds to establish the facilities which will care for the sick and elderly priests in the Diocese.
Most Rev. Peter Paul Angkyier further explained that, the facilities will not only serve the elderly and sick priests alone, but will serve all priests who are working in the Diocese.
He said, the realization of the facilities was born through the efforts of the strategic planning committee who were able source funds from the church in need foundation international, the Arch Diocese of Colo’n and the Diocese of Monster towards the building of the facilities.
The Bishop of the Diocese expressed gratitude to the Diocesan Development coordinator, Fr. Sylvester Kuubetersuur, the Vicar General, Very Rev. Martin Muosayir and the building team for facilitating for the building of the first phase of the priests home and acknowledged God for the gift of the new facilities.
He also prayed for the donors, the organizations and for all the people who supported the organizations to reach out to them.
The blessing of the facilities was a symbolic one in a sense that, it is an apostolic house and blessed on a day marking the fiest of saint Mathew, an evangelist and an apostle
Source : Padfm.com.gh/Kumatey Gorden