DECREE OF ERECTION OF A PARISH ST. THOMAS MORE & ST. JOHN FISHER PARISH, ACHIMOTA
I Most Rev. John Bonaventure KWOFIE, Catholic Archbishop of Accra, having consulted the Presbyteral Council of this Archdiocese, in accordance with the provisions of Canons 515 §§ 1-3 and 518, and by the testimony of this document do hereby erect St. Thomas More & St. John Fisher Catholic Church, as a territorial Parish in the Archdiocese of Accra. Thus, henceforth it shall be called St. Thomas More & St. John Fisher Parish.
I direct that this decree be published on the website of the Archdiocese of Accra which will be presumed to be the official notification of this action.
May the Gospel be made known to the faithful through this new juridic person and the resources provided to it. May all who gather within this new parish be sanctified through the regular reception of the Sacraments which Jesus instituted and grow deeper in their knowledge of and personal relationship with Jesus Christ, crucified and risen.
Finally, I hereby decree that Very Rev. Fr. George Obeng APPAH is appointed as the inaugural pastor of St. Thomas More & St. John Fisher Parish.
The erection of St. Thomas More & St. John Fisher Parish in Accra – Achimota, is to become effective on this 28th day of February, the Second Sunday of Lent, 2021. In virtue whereof, we have hereupon set our hand and seal given at the Chancery of Accra, Adabraka, on this 26th day of February, in the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand and Twenty-One.
Most Rev. John Bonaventure KWOFIE
Metropolitan Archbishop of Accra
Decree of Erection of St. John Fisher as a Parish