Corpus Christi Catholic Church Marks 40th Anniversary
AS PART of the 40 th anniversary celebration of the Corpus Christi Catholic Church at New Tafo in Kumasi, a health screening exercise has been organized for members of the church.
The exercise was initiated by the executive council of the church, led by Rev. Fr. Thomas Agyemang Prempeh, the parish priest, in collaboration with nurses and doctors from Project Abroad, a Non Governmental Organization (NGO) as sponsors.
Over 3,000 members of the church were screened to enable them know their health status regarding Hepatitis B, Blood Pressure, Diabetes, Eye, Ear and Teeth.
Other activities lined up for the celebration included soccer and indoor games like sack race, Lidu, Oware, Tug of War, paying cards, Ampe, Netball and Volley ball among others.
Rev. Fr. Thomas Agyemang Prempeh said it was part of the church’s social responsibility to make sure that members of the church remained healthy and had a prolonged lifespan.
In tune with the theme of the celebration, Rev. Fr. Agyemang Prempeh called on Christians to be united in the body of Christ while caring for one another as servants of God.
He said Christ came because of salvation of man and that as a body of Christ Christians should co-exist as one people and be each other’s helper.
He expressed the hope that Ghanaians will come to know that we are one people with one destiny to help improve the country calling for peace as a condition for development.
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