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Some members of the Laity in Wulugu community of Ghana’s Navrongo-Bolgatanga Diocese. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Laity in Ghana’s Navrongo-Bolgatanga Diocese Receive Monitoring, Management Skills

Oct 19, 2021

Members of the Laity in Wulugu community of Ghana’s Navrongo-Bolgatanga Diocese have received skills in the management and monitoring of hospitals and schools in a training spearheaded by the Navrongo-Bolgatanga Diocesan Development Organization (NABOCADO) .

The Our Lady of Victory Cathedral in Senegal's Kolda Diocese.

Senegal’s Kolda Diocese Announces Creation of Theology School for Laity’s Formation

Dec 15, 2020

The leadership of Senegal’s Diocese of Kolda has announced the creation of a School of Theology aimed at fostering the formation of the Lay faithful in the Diocese that is in the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Dakar. 

Bishop of Mauritius' Port Louis Diocese, Maurice Cardinal Piat during Holy Mass marking the diocesan Feast of Vocations, August 2. / Port Louis Diocese/ Facebook

On Mauritius’ “feast of vocations,” Cardinal Likens Priests, Religious, Laity to Musicians

Aug 3, 2020

On the day set aside for the celebration of the gift of various vocations in Mauritius (feast of vocations) marked on Sunday, August 2, the head of the Catholic Church in the Indian Ocean island nation likened followers of Jesus Christ including Priests, Religious and Laity to musicians who have answered the call to dance to the music of the Gospel, advocating for a collaborative ministry akin to that of an orchestra.

Caption: Members of the National Sacred Heart Confraternity during their 9th National Congress in the Konongo-Mampong Diocese in 2016. / National Sacred Heart Enthronement Centre, Accra

Make Devotion to Sacred Heart a Family Affair, Laity in Ghana Urge

Jun 20, 2020

On the occasion of Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus marked amid the heat of COVID-19, devotees across Ghana have been called to rededicate their lives to God through prayers and to make their devotion a family affair.

A section of Bishops in Ghana at the opening of 2019 Plenary Assembly in Cape Coast on November 11, 2019 / Catholic Digest

Bishops’ Chair Appeals for “healthy collaboration among” Pastoral Agents in Ghana

Nov 16, 2019

At the opening of the Plenary Assembly of the Bishops of Ghana, the President of Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference (GCBC), Archbishop Philip Naameh appealed for a collaborative ministry that would see various pastoral agents including Bishops, priests, women and men religious, catechists, among others, cooperate in witnessing to Gospel values in a manner that can contribute to overcoming the challenges facing the Church in the West African nation.