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Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Quarshie takes over as the new Vocations Director

Effective 1st July, Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Quarshie takes over as the new Vocations Director in the Catholic Archdiocese of Accra.

Most Rev. John Bonaventure Kwofie, CSSp, the Metropolitan Archbishop of Accra took the decision in consultation with the Archdiocesan College of Consultors as stated in a letter to all priests and religious working in the Archdiocese.

Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Quarshie’s will operate his office from the Archdiocesan Secretariat at the Holy Spirit Cathedral, Adabraka-Accra.

Meanwhile, “Rev. Fr. Januarius Akpabli remains the Youth Director and will be in charge of the Youth Formation Centre and the St. Raphael Catholic Community at Lashibi.”

Brief Background of the new Vocations Director:


He is a scholar of the following:

University of Ghana, Legon, (PhD, Study of Religion)
Catholic University of America, Washington, Dc, (Theology Spirituality)
Universita Popolare, Roma, Italy, (Italian Language)
Joaquin Solla Center for Aldult Education, Madrid, Spain, (Spanish Language)
The University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast (Post Graduate Diploma In Education)
Pontifica University Of St. Thomas, Rome (Sacred Theology)
St Peter’s Major Seminary/University Of Ghana, Legon, (Theology and Philosophy)


St. Michael Catholic Church, Nkawkaw, Ghana, 1986-1988 (Associate Pastor)
Teacher, Nursing Training School (Medical Ethics)

Pope John Secondary School and Minor Seminary, Koforidua, Ghana, 1988
(Chaplain, Teacher, Seminary Prefect, Acting Rector)

Spiritual Director of Handmaids of Divine Redeemer (HDR) Fatima Convent, Nuaso
Spiritual Director and Confessor for HDR Postulants, Akwatia

St. Thomas Aquinas Day Secondary School, Accra, 1995
(Chaplain, Teacher, Youth Chaplain, Vocation Director Chaplain for Serra Club)

St. Peter’s Regional Seminary, Cape Coast, 1999 (Spiritual Director, lecturer)
and also rendered services at Sacred Heart Church, Paterson, New York, Archdiocese, St. Gregory Barbarigo, Garnerville, New York, St. Charles Borromeo, Dova Plains, New York.

St. Teresa Of Avila Catholic Church, Tarrytown, New York (Associate Pastor)

St. Stephen Martyr Catholic Church, Washington Dc (Associate Pastor)

St. Dominic Catholic Church, Dawhenya, Accra, 2012-2015 (Priest In Charge)

University Of Professional Studies, Pax Romana/Accra (Chaplain)
Teacher Training College Of Education, Catholic Trainees, Legon, Accra, 2015-2020 (Chaplain)

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