The Very Rev. Fr. Augustine Owusu-Sekyere, Vicar General of the Konongo-Mampong Diocese and Sr. Stella Udeh, OP have been laid to rest in a solemn mass held at the Jamasi St. Michael Catholic Church.

Rev. Sr. Stella Udeh, O.P. and Rev. Fr. Augustine Owusu Sekyere died on February 16, 2022, and February 24, 2022, respectively.

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Hundreds of mourners, including priests, Religious, and lay faithful attended the funeral procession.

Bishops present at the burial were  Archbishop Peter Kwasi Sarpong, Archbishop Emeritus of Kumasi, Most Rev Peter Paul Angkyier, Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Damongo, Most Rev John Yaw Afoakwa, Bishop of Diocese of Obuasi, Most Rev Peter Kwaku Atuahene, Bishop of the Goaso Diocese, Most Rev Dominic Nyarko, Bishop of  Techimam Diocese of , Most Rev John Baptist Attakruh, Bishop of the  Diocese of Sekondi-Takoradi and the Most Rev Matthew Kwasi Gyamfi, Bishop of the Sunyani Diocese.

Most Rev. Joseph Osei-Bonsu, Bishop of the Konongo-Mampong Diocese commended the late Vicar General as a dedicated priest who lived and worked diligently to ensure that mission operations in the Diocese thrived.

He emphasized that the two worked as faithful and diligent servants of God, transitioning from living privileged lives to serving God totally and without reservation.


Following the demise of the Vicar General, Very Rev Fr Augustine Owusu-Sekyere, Most Rev. Joseph Osei-Bonsu has appointed a new Vicar General to man the office.

Msgr. Matthew Edusei, Parish Priest of the St.. Augustine’s Parish, Asante Agogo with effect from March 11 becomes the new Vicar General of the Diocese.

Part of the statement issued by the Diocese reads: “I write to inform you that I have appointed a new Vicar General in the person of Msgr. Matthew Edusei. He will continue to be the Parish Priest of the St. Augustine’s Parish, Agogo. His appointment has become necessary following the death of Very Rev. Fr. Augustine Owusu-Sekyere who died on 24 February 2022.
Please remember Msgr. Matthew Edusei in your prayers. I trust that you will give him your fullest cooperation.
With very best wishes and the assurance of my prayers.”

Photo Credit: Catholic Diocese of Konongo-Mampong

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