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GOASO DIOCESE

Erected on 24th October 1997

Patron: St. Anthony of Padua

Bishop: Most Reverend Peter Kwaku Atuahene, MA (Spt), DD

Bishop’s House, Box 28, Goaso, B/A. Tel (office) 035-2091808, Mobile 0244 - 072815 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Vicar General: Rev. Msgr. Matthew Kwaku Addai, Box 28, Goaso.

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Chancellor: V. Rev. Fr. Theophilus Akyeampong Pepra, Box 28, Goaso. Tel. (office) 035 – 2091809, Mob. +233541600326. E - mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Financial Administrator: V. Rev. Fr. Stephen Gyau, Box 28, Goaso. Tel (office) 035 – 2091810, Mobile 0243653603, E – mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Bishop’s Secretary: Sr. Ma. Magdalen Samson Kwofie (RVM), Box 28, Goaso. Tel. (office) 035 – 2091809, Mobile 0207398461. E mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. "
                                 Rev. Fr. Alexander Nkansah Box 28, Goaso. Tel (office) 035 – 2091809

Judicial Vicar (Marriage Tribunal): V. Rev. Fr. Theophilus Akyeampong Pepra, Box 28, Goaso. Tel. (office) 035 – 2091809, Mob. +233541600326 E - mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Catechetics: Rev. Fr. Charles Gyasi-Buabeng, Box 28, Goaso.Tel. (office) 035 – 2091809

Laity Chaplain: Rev. Fr.Bernard Obeng Gyamfi, Box 28, Goaso.Tel. (office) 035 – 2091809

Vocation Director: Rev. Fr.Martin Yaw Adjei, Box 28, Goaso. Tel (office) 035 – 2091809

Director of Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS): Rev. Fr. Martin Yaw Adjei, Box 15, Bechem. Tel.(office) 035 - 2092015

Youth Office: Rev. Fr. Martin Yaw Adjei, (Chaplain), Box 28, Goaso. Tel (office) 035 – 2091809

Non Catholic Second Cycle Institutions: Rev. Fr. Bernard Obeng Gyamfi  (Chaplain), Box 28, Goaso. Tel 0244 – 740757/ 0200716315. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Co-ordinator of Projects:  V. Rev. Fr. Stephen Dabanka, Box 28, Goaso. Tel. (office) 035 – 2091809 E – Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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Co-ordinator of Goaso Diocesan Cooperative Society (GODCOS):  V. Rev. Fr. Stephen Dabanka, Box 28, Goaso. Tel. (office) 035 – 2091809 E – Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ,
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 Co-ordinator of Catholic Schools: Rev. Fr. Bernard Obeng Gyamfi, Box 28, Goaso. Tel 0244 – 740757/ 0200716315. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Co-ordinator of Biblical Apostolate: Rev. Fr. Charles Gyasi-Buabeng, Box 28, Goaso. Tel. (office) 035 – 2091809

Co-ordinator of Missionary Childhood Association: Sr. Ma. Magdalen Samson Kwofie (RVM) Box 28, Goaso. Tel (office) 035 – 2091809

Social Communications (DEPSOCOM): Rev. Fr. Isaac Boansi, Mr. Anthony Obiri-Yeboah, Box 28, Goaso. Tel (office) 035 – 2091809

Director of Diocesan Health Services: Dr. Kwasi Ali Tutu, Box 28, Goaso. Tel (office) 035 – 2091806, Residence 035 - 2091805

Deputy Director of Diocesan Health Services: Mr. Charles David Bannerman Mensah, Box 28, Goaso. Tel (office) 035 – 2091806.

Justice and Peace Commission: Rev. Msgr. Anthony Boahen Kyereme, Box 28, Goaso. Tel (office) 035 – 2091809

Liturgical Commission: Rev. Fr. Theophilus Akyeampong Pepra, Box 28, Goaso. Tel (office) 035 – 2091809, Mob. +233541600326

Diocesan Master of Ceremonies (MC): Rev. Fr. Theophilus Akyeampong Pepra, Box 28, Goaso. Mobile: +233541600326

 

COLLEGE OF CONSULTORS

Most Rev. Peter Kwaku Atuahene, Rev. Msgrs. Matthew Addai, Michael Barima-Apau, Anthony Boahen Kyereme, Rev. Frs. Stephen Dabanka, Stephen Gyau, Joseph Aduse-Poku, Nicholas Afriyie, Theophilus Akyeampong Pepra.

 

PRIESTS’ SENATE

Most Rev. Peter Kwaku Atuahene, Rev. Msgrs. Matthew Addai, Michael Barima-Apau, Anthony Boahen Kyereme, Rev. Frs. Stephen Dabanka, Stephen Gyau, Theophilus Akyeampong Peprah, Nicholas Afriyie, Peter Nimo, Augustine Owusu Addo, Augustine Amankwaa Boateng, Felix Twumasi, Jose Mundadan, Bernard Obeng Gyamfi, .

 

GOASO DEANERY

Dean: Rev. Msgr. Anthony Boahen Kyereme

Goaso: St. Anthony’s Cathedral, Box 162, Goaso. Tel. 035 - 2091812, 2091813, 2091814
Rev. Msgr. Anthony Boahen Kyereme, Frs. Jonas Opoku-Gyamfi, Fr. Dominic Owusu Afriyie
Outstations (5): Asuadae, Kamirekrom, Nyamebekyere, Yakrakrom, Dechem.

Ayomso: St. John Paul II, C/O Box 162, Goaso
Fr. Daniel Afum,
Outstations (6): Fawohoyeden, Kumaho, Minkakrom, Gyasikrom, Dotton, Anwianwia.

Mim: Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, Box 3, Mim
Frs. David Kwame Kusi, Augustine Amankwaa Boateng, Francis Ayana,
Outstations (8): Bediako, Kensere, Asukese, Bitre Adiepena, Bitre Adenkyekye, Bitre Osei Kwame, Bitre  Kojo Addai, Bitre Nyankomago.

Kasapin: St. Paul's, c/o Box 3, Mim
Fr. Francis Addai-Poku
Outstations (10): Domenase, Asanteman Council, Ampenkro, Abidjan, Agravi, Suntreso, Kwaopretey, Wam Adiembia, Kwabena Asantekrom, Fianko.

Akrodie: St.Joseph's, c/o Box 162, Goaso
Fr. Theotimus Gyamfi-Bonsu
Outstations (11): Asumura, Pomaakrom, Anwiaso, Tweneboakrom, Awewoho-Manhyia, Manukrom, Odurokrom, Kanhiamo, Tipokrom, Seinua, Nakete.

Gambia II: St. Mary Quasi Parish,  C/o Box 3, Mim
Fr. Isaac Etwi Gyamfi
Outstations (7) Gambia I, Nsuta, Kwame Mensahkrom, Yaa Bene Agya, Domeabra, Biaso, Kojo Addaikrom

Goaso 2: St. Peter Catholic Church, C/o Box 28, Goaso
Fr. Stephen Gyau, Financial Administrator
 

 

KENYASI DEANERY

Dean: V. Rev. Fr. Felix Twumasi

Kenyasi: St. Peter, Box 63, Kenyasi II.
Frs. Felix Twumasi, Daniel Owusu,  Emmanuel Asante Wiredu, Anthony Marfo Dwomo
Outstations (16): Kenyasi I, Kenyasi III, Koforidua, Camp, Kramokrom, Yawbrefo, Wamahinso, Amamaso, Gyedu, Ntotroso, Dokyikrom, Yawusukrom, Akosakrom, Kwakyekrom, Asempaneye, Dokyikrom.

Nkaseim: Blessed Sacrament, Box 29, Nkaseim
Frs. Alexander Nkansah, Charles Gyasi – Buabeng
Outstations (8): Wuramumuso, Nkrankrom, Mehame, Dadiesoaba, Sienchem, Twabidi, Akotosu, Manhyia
 
Hwidiem:  Holy Spirit, Box 87, Hwidiem
Frs. Matthew Kumi, Stephen Dabanka (in Recidence)
Outstations (5):  Amanfrom, Donkorkrom, Kwahu, Apenamadi, Bosikese.

Acherensua: St. Joseph, Box 46, Acherensua.
Frs. Isaac Boansi, Bernard Obeng Gyamfi
Outstation (1): Konkontireso.
 

 

BECHEM DEANERY

Dean: V. Rev. Fr. Peter Nimo

Bechem: St. Joseph, Box 5, Bechem, Tel: 035 – 2097024
Frs. Sixtus Kyei Kusi, Sylvester Baffour Awuah, Emmanuel Gyansah-Tabi
Outstations (7): Mansin, Breme, Bofoaka, Kwasu, Ohianimguase, Abesewa, Mansopa.

Duayaw – Nkwanta: St. John of God, Box 84, Duayaw Nkwanta
Frs. Peter Nimo, Luke Effah Gyau
Outstations (5): Susuanho, Koforidua, Buokrukruwa, Bredi, Dagyamim, Jachie, Campso,

Techimantia: Sacred Heart, Box 1, Techimantia, Tel. 035 - 2026709
Fr. Michael Amponsah
Outstations (4): Dwomo, Tweapease, Subriso, Asuboi.

Yamfo:  St. Anthony, Box 24, Yamfo
Frs. Charles Gyasi-Buabeng (PP), Augustine Owusu-Addo
Outstations (5): Susuanso, Tanoso, Afrisipa, Ahyiayem, Assen, Adengo.

Bomaa: St. Joseph, c/o Box 28, Goaso
Fr. Isaac Adjei Aniwah
Outstations (8): Asukese, Subonpang, Tanokrom, Kwasuagya, Onwi, Mamponteng, Dwomakwai, Dwenease.

Brosankro New Town, St. John of God Quasi Parish,
Fr. Joseph Mundadan, CMI
Outstations: (3) Brosankro Old Town, Ownwenkwanta, Biokrom,

Terchire: St. Francis Xavier Quasi Parish,
Fr. Joseph Badu Ameyaw
Outstations: (4)Adrobaa, Subriso I, Subriso II, Mankranho

Derma: St. Mary Quasi Parish,
Fr. Gaspard Dery
Outstations: (4) Derma Nkwakyire, Ankaase, Adaa, Monta,
 

 

TEPA DEANERY

Dean: V. Rev. Fr. Augustine Amankwaa Boateng

Tepa: Mary, Queen of Peace, Box 43, Tepa. Tel. 032 – 2096863
Frs. Fr. Theophilus Pepra, Frederick Kwarteng Boakye, Emmanuel Owusu Amoako (in Recidence)
Outstations (16): Abonsuaso, Akwasiase, Ammakrom, Ankaase, Anyinasuso, Asukese, Betiako, Boagaa, Katapei, Kyekyewere, Mabang, Manhyia, Nyame Bekyere, Pewodie, Suponso, Yeresere Nyame.

Manfo: Our Lady of Victory, Box 176, Tepa.
Frs. Peter Callixtus Ofori Barfi, Anthony Appiah Yeboah
Outstations (16): Achina, Ankaase, Asuhyiae, Dwaaho, Keniago, Amangoase, Mfanibu, Mfante, Nyameyehene, Odumase, Sikafrebogya, Subriso, Pokukrom, Tadieso, Twabidi, Nwumasua.

Dwinyama: St. Anthony, Box 28, Dwinyama. Tel. 032 – 2035470
Frs. Fr. John William Fynn.  Anthony Awuah Boateng.
Outstations (14): Biemso I, ienkyem, Amangoase, Kwamekyemkrom, Asuadei, Fawoman.

Sabronum: St. Peter, C/o Box 28, Dwinyama.
Fr. Bismark Appiah Kyereme
Outstations (5): Sabronum-Camp, Sabronum-Apremadi, Bokuruwa, Adukrom, Apronpronso.

Kunsu: St. Matthew, C/o Box 28, Dwinyama.
 Fr. Elisha Manu.
Outstations (10): Saakrom, Assibey – Nkwanta, Boatengkrom, Bonkwaso, Kunsu – Camp, Kunsu – Dotiem, Kunsu – Apremadi, Barimayena, Bonkrong, Nyame Adom

Mankranso: St. Patrick, C/o Box 28, Dwinyama.
Fr. Simon Adu-Gyamfi, CSSp
Outstations (2): Afreseni, Asempanaye.  

Wioso: St. Peter, Box 162, Tepa. Tel. 032 – 2093920
Fr. John Mary Adjei Appiadu
Outstations (12): Hwibaa, Jacobu, Nyinanufu, Barniekrom, Duyan – Nkwanta, Ohiapae, Domeabra, Adadekrom, Mpasaso, Achiase, Asurkor, Dotiem.
 

 

SANKORE DEANERY

Dean:

Sankore: St. Peter, c/o Box 162, Goaso.
Fr. Clement Badu Kyeremeh,
Outstations (8): Camp No.1, Kokooso, Beposo, Adwumakase, Motopeneso, Oppongkrom, Manhyia, Anum.

Kukuom: St. Michael, Box 9, Kukuom.
Fr. Samuel Osei Kuffour
Outstations (8): Domeabra, Yankye, Dantano, Nobekaw, Anwiam,  Siana, Dabokrom, Kusikrom

Kwapong: St. Francis Xavier , C/O St. Michael, Box 9, Kukuom.
Fr. Joaking Bonsu
Outstations (4): Agyarekrom, Amankwaakrom, Asibrem, Sikafrebogya

Abuom: St. Joseph's Catholic Church Abuom. C/o Box 162, Goaso.
Rev. Fr. Christopher Kwakye
Outstations (9): Durowaakrom, Siiso, Asarekrom, Alavanyo, Afodowa, Marfokrom, Mintumi, Tettekwao, Dodowa


 

RELIGIOUS RESIDENCES

Our Lady of Apostles (OLA)

OLA Convent, Box 58, Kenyasi. Tel. 035- 2026425 
Srs. Antoinette Fatia Abiwu, Theresa Anima Kusi, Alberta Blay, Salome Soubeiga

OLA Convent, St. Elizabeth Hospital, Box 4, Hwidiem. Tel. 035 – 2023958, 032 - 2047017
Srs. Cyria Asomaning (Sup), Comfort Michelle Apedzi, Anastasia Acheamaa Okyere,  Linda Werekowaa, Elizabeth Bemmah Osei, Belinda Narkey.

OLA Convent, St. John of God Hospital, Box 24, Duayaw Nkwanta. Tel. 035 – 2027403, 2091547/8
Srs. Rosina Fosu Ntiwaa (Sup), Claudine A. Lantonkpode, Elizabeth Acheampong, Mabel Dimake, 


Religious of the Virgin Mary (RVM)

R.V.M Convent, Box 176, Bechem, Tel. 035 - 2092018
Srs. Ma. Benedette Yob (Sup), Ma. Cynthia Ameyka,

R.V.M Formation House (Abuom), Box 84, Duayaw Nkwanta
Srs. Ma. Nelia Gura (Sup), Ma. Gloria Mwaakpaar, Ma. Veronica Peprah,  Ma. Lydia Yaa Sarpong

R.V.M Convent, Pastoral Cente, Box 28, Goaso.
Srs.  Ma. Mercedes Yanez (Sup), Ma. Helen Fajardo Soliven, Ma. Mary Magdalene Samson Kwofie, Ma. Dennisia Donkor,.

R.V.M: Mother Ignacia Convent, Box 28, Goaso. 
Srs. Ma. Reza Lorion (Sup), Margaret Mary Opoku Anima, S. Rose Mary Dadi, S. Paulette Maria Goretti Ankrah, RVM

 

Immaculate Heart of Mary (I.H.M)

I.H.M Postulate, Box 29, Dwinyama
Srs. Maureen Goretti Nabutola, Maria Chigemezu Igbokwe, Miriam Agatha Ikpa.

I.H.M Convent, Box 29, Dwinyama
Srs. Laeticia Ofoma (Sup), Christiana Nuela Cordis Ogechi Madufor, Maria Faustina Ogbonnaya. 

 

Handmaids of the Holy Child Jesus (H.H.C.J)

H.H.C.J Convent, Box 3, Mim.
Srs. Paula Banliebo (Sup), Agnes Ackah Mensah, Sabina Daanoba, Mary Perpetua Osei-Wusu, 

H.H.C.J Convent P.O Box 43, Tepa
Srs. Mary Louisa Bediako Asare (Sup), Belinda Bawa, Debora Amankwah.

 

Sisters of St. Joseph of Cluny

Sisters of St. Joseph of Cluny Convent (Domeabra), C/o Box 652, KNUST, Kumasi.
Srs. Regina Timbila, Gertrude Mensah,  Elizabeth Achiaa Adubofour, Vivian Aduni.

 

St. Louis Sisters (S.L) 

Sisters of St. Louis (Domeabra), C/o St. Peter’s Parish, Box 162, Tepa.
Srs. Naomi Nkrumah (Sup), Esther Esinu Aku Adzah, Joyce Ewurabena Kofienyiwa Eyiah, Mary Boatemaa

 

Society of the Holy Child Jesus (SHCJ) 

Society of the Holy Child Jesus, C/o Catholic Secretariat, Box 28, Goaso.
Srs. Gertrude Denkabe,SHCJ (Sup), Florence Nangpiir SHCJ, Felicity Amikiya SHCJ, Vivian Iboi SHCJ,.

 

Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth (CSFN)

Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth, P. O. Box 2034, Sunyani, Yamfo
Srs. Angelina Anna Fafara (Sup), Aneta Irena Grychnik, Gabriella Katarzynik Jach.

 

Missionary Sisters Servants of the Holy Spirit (SSpS)

Missionary Sisters Servants of the Holy Spirit, P. O. Box UO 14 Kukuom.
Srs. Mary Laureen Lahnan, Juliana Abgozo, Margaret Ndede, Dorothy Kporyi, Maximiliana Rusin.

 

Carmelites of Mary Immaculate (C.M.I)

Carmelites of Mary Immaculate House (Brosankro), CMI Fathers, P. O. Box 171, Bechem, B/A
Rev. Frs. Jose Mundadan (Sup), Jesudas, Tomy  Kapiarukudy Michel, Jomi Antony Pathikulangara.

 

Congregation of the Holy Spirit (CSSp)

Congregation of the Holy Spirit (CSSp) P. O. Box 28, Dwinyama. 
Rev. Fr. Simon Adu Gyamfi

 

FST Sisters,

FST Convent, Sankore, P.O. Box 162, Goaso
Srs. Evelyn Sakyiwaa (Sup), Priscilla Nuamah

 

Formation Houses

Immaculate Heart of Mary (I.H.M) Postulate, Box 29, Dwinyama

Sr. Miriam Agatha Ikpa

R.V.M Formation House (Abuom), Box 84, Duayaw Nkwanta 

Srs. Ma. Teresita Aspril (Directress of Formation)

 

SCHOOLS

St. Joseph’s College of Education, Box 15, Bechem. Tel. 035 - 2092015

Rev. Msgr. Matthew Addai (Principal), Rev. Fr. Martin Yaw Adjei, (Chaplain)

 

Our Lady of Apostles Girl’s Senior High School, Box 58, Kenyasi. Tel 035 - 2026425

Sr. OLA: Antoinette Fatia Abiwu (HM), Rev. Fr. Felix Twumasi (Chaplain)

 

St. Francis Senior High School, Box Adugyama

Rev. Fr. Anthony Boateng Awuah (Chaplain)

 

St. James Preparatory School, Box 3, Mim

Sr. Agnes Ackah-Mensah, H.H.C.J: (HM)

 

Our Lady of Apostles Preparatory School, Box 4, Hwidiem

Sr. OLA: Cyria Asomaning (HM)

 

St. Vincent’s International School, Box 176, Bechem

Sr. RVM: Ma. Evangelina Negrosa (HM)

 

St. Joseph’s Preparatory School (Domeabra), Cluny Sisters, C/o Box 652, KNUST, Kumasi.

Sr. Cluny: Margaret Nelliekunnel (HM)

 

Henry Hueging Memorial School, Box 162, Goaso

Sr. RVM: Ma. Xaveriana Betty Japung (HM)

 

St. Peter’s Preparatory School, Wioso, Box 162, Tepa

Sr. SL: Joyce Ewurabena Kofienyiwa Eyiah (HM)

 

Nana Attaa Adwoa Agyeiwaa II Creche, Box 87, Hwidiem

Ms. Genevieve Yaale (HT)

 

Mother Ignacia School, Goaso

Sr. RVM: Sr. Ma. Bernadette Yob (HM)

 

School of the Holy Spirit, Kukuom

Sr. SSpS: Mary Laureen Lahnan (HM)

 

HOSPITALS/CLINICS

Duayaw Nkwanta: St. John of God Hospital, Box 24, D/Nkwanta. Tel. 035 – 2027403, 2091547/8

 Sr. Rosina Fosu Ntiwaa (Adm.) Fr. Peter Nimo (Chaplain), Dr. Prosper Moh (Medical Director I/C)

 

Hwidiem: St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, Box 4, Hwidiem. Tel 035 – 2023958, 032 - 2047017

 Sr. Comfort Apedzi (Adm.),  Fr. Matthew Kumi (Chaplain), Dr. Ali Tutu (Medical Director I/C)

 

Domeabra: St. John’s Health Centre, C/o Box 652,  KNUST, Kumasi

Sr. Esther Esinu Aku Adzah, (Medical Assistant I/C)

 

Dwinyama: St. Edward’s Clinic, Box 29, Dwinyama

Sr. Laeticia Ofoma (In – Charge)

 

Dantano: Holy Spirit Clinic, Box 9, Kukuom

Sr. Maksyimiliana Rusin (In – Charge)

 

DIOCESAN CENTRE

Pastoral Training & Social Centre, Box 28, Goaso. Tel. 035 – 2091809

Administrator: Sr.  Ma. Mercedes Yanezr, RVM

 

PRIESTS OUTSIDE THE DIOCESE

Rev. Fr. John Amankwaa (USA)

Rev. Fr. Augustine Asare Addai (USA)

Rev. Fr. Stephen Danso (UK)

Rev. Fr. Augustine Adjei-Boachie (USA)

Rev. Fr. John Kwaku Forkuoh (USA)

Rev. Fr. Joseph Aduse-Poku (Italy)

Rev. Fr. Nicholas Afriyie (UK)

Rev. Fr. Rudolf Twumasi Ankrah (Military, Takoradi)

Rev. Fr. George Obeng – Yeboah – Asuamah (USA)

Rev. Msgr. Michael Barima-Apau (USA)

Rev. Fr. Charles Boampong Sarfo (Nigeria)

Rev. Fr. Anthony  Gyamerah (USA)

Rev. Fr. Dominic Apaatah (Canada)

Rev. Fr. Eric Awuah-Gyamfi (USA)

Rev. Fr. Israel Atta K Boadi (Austria)

Rev. Fr. Augustine Owusu (Canada)

Rev. Fr. Henry Oduro Asante (Military, Accra)

Rev. Fr. Joseph Donkor (UK)

 

General Statistics of the Diocese

Total Number of Catholics – 51,583

Total Number of Diocesan Priests – 64

Total Number of Diocesan Priests in the Diocese – 46

Total Number of Diocesan Priests outside the Country/Diocese – 18

Total Number of Fidei Donum Priests - 3

Total Number of Priests Religious – 5

Total Number of Ghanaian Religious Brothers –

Total Number of Ghanaian Sisters – 35

Total Number of Expatriate Sisters – 33

Total Number of Catechists - 438

 

School                         Number                                      Number of Students                                              

Kindergarten                    76                                                    7, 196

Primary                            78                                                  19,883

Secondary (JHS and SHS)   54                                                   8,456