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West Africa Bishops to Meet in Accra – Feb 2016

GHANA TO HOST WEST AFRICA CATHOLIC BISHOPS IN FEBRUARY 2016

INTRODUCTION: RECOWA-CERAO is a Catholic Regional grouping which brings together both Anglophone and Francophone Catholic Bishops in West Africa.

DATE:  From 22nd – 29th February 2016, the Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference (GCBC) will host the 2016 RECOWA-CERAO Plenary Assembly.

VENUE: M-Plaza Hotel in Accra.
ATTENDANCE: 150 participants made up of Cardinals, Archbishops, Bishops & other Church leaders are expected to attend.

THEME: “The New Evangelization and the Specific Challenges for the Church, Family of God in West Africa”
AREAS: (i) Reconciliation (ii) Development (iii) Family Life

COST: The cost of organizing this conference is huge. Donations in cash and in kind will therefore be needed to cover the cost of the following items.
1. Made-in-Ghana chasubles to be given out as gifts to all participating clergy. The cost of a chasuble is 300 Ghana Cedis. Sponsors will have their names written in the chasubles for the recipients to pray for them.
2. A full-colour Conference Brochure
3. Accommodation for all participants for one week
4. Transportation expenses
5. Translation services
6. Banners, flyers, etc

SPECIAL APPEAL: All cheques should be written in the name of the NATIONAL CATHOLIC SECRETARIAT or Cash Payment directly in any of the Accounts below:

  1. Account Name: National Catholic Secretariat
    Account Number: 1047111000020
    Branch: Adabraka
    Bank: GN BANK
  2. Account Name: National Catholic Secretariat
    Account No: 1261130001727
    Branch: Gulf House
    Bank: GCB Bank
  3. Account Name: National Catholic Secretariat
    Account No: 00821162302511
    Branch: Dzorwulu Motorway Business Office
    Bank: UBA