Holy Family Ladies Auxiliary # 403, Mataheko, Accra of KSJI Marks 30th Anniversary with a Thanksgiving Mass
The Holy Family Ladies Auxiliary number 403 of the Knights of St. John International, a Catholic friendly Society, has marked 30 years of existence.
The Mataheko based Ladies Auxiliary currently under the Accra West Grand Ladies Auxiliary affiliated was granted their Charter in 1990 by the Supreme Ladies Auxiliary in the United States of America with the late Noble Sister Sussan Eva Ampomaa as the first Respected President at the time.
On Sunday, September 27, 2020, the Ladies Auxiliary climaxed it’s 30 years celebration with a Parade Turnout and a Thanksgiving Mass at the Holy Family Parish at Mataheko in Accra.
The anniversary was marked on the theme, “Encountering God’s Presence through Evangelisation Inner peace, favour and Good deeds.” with Rev. Fr. Raymond Osei Tutu as the speaker.
As part of the anniversary, the Auxiliary also held series of lectures, donations as well as a dinner among others.
Rev. Fr. Dodjie Gadesoji, the Assistant Priest, the Worthy and Respected Grand Presidents of Accra West Grand Commandery and Ladies Auxiliary, Brid. Gen. Peter Asubonteng and Noble Sister Petrina Coker, District 1 President, Sister Pat Vera Pappoe, Regimental Commander, Col. Emmanuel Hottor, as well as the President of the Holy Family Commandery Number 495, Col. Eben-Kay Hodo, were among other Officers and personalities within the Noble Order who graced some of the activities marking the celebration.
In an interview with newswatchgh.com, Sister Benedicta Afful, Respected President of the Ladies Auxiliary number 403 said she was inspired by her predecessors who worked hard to make the Noble Order grow from strength to strength.
She indicated some activities marking the anniversary, saying “We spelt out all the activities lined up for the year. Few among them are a talk on Discipline and Military, Talk on the Word and on the theme for the celebration. Thus, “Encountering God’s Presence through Evangelisation: Inner Peace, Favour and Good deeds.”
She added that “We again made a donation of PPE, toiletries, foodstuffs and money among others to the Centre of Hope at Abbosey Okai in Accra.
She expressed appreciation to all and sundry for making the 30th Anniversary celebration a memorable one and urged individuals, particularly members of the Order to adhere to the safety precautionary measures put in place as a check against the spread of the Novel Coronavirus.
The Knights of St. John International and Ladies Auxiliary is a semi-military Order that practice faith, hope and charity.
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