By Boakye Baafi, GNA
Aug. 13, GNA - Most Reverend Joseph Osei Bonsu, Bishop of Catholic Diocese of
Konongo-Mampong, has called on Christian leaders to keep sacred the spiritual
vows they take and faithfully serve the purpose of their calling.
He said people
who took spiritual vows in the Catholic Church and other Christian
denominations needed to hold on tightly to their vows as hallowed pledges with
God, by desisting from in any form of immoral acts.
homily after administering the vows on two sisters of the St. Louis Sisters
Congregation, at the St. Anthony’s Catholic Church at Ejisu, Bishop Osei Bonsu
said, spiritual vows were not to be desecrated.
The two sisters
are Sister Mary Ancilla Akoto and Sister Joan Dzifa Bosro.
They took the
vows of Chastity, Poverty and Obedience in the presence of the Bishop, the
Representative of the Superior of the St Louis Sisters Congregation and the
members of the Catholic Church.
Bonsu urged the sisters to abstain from all sexual acts and be careful of men
they would be interacting with in the course of their work.
They should be
content with what they had in keeping with the vow of poverty and be ready to
devote all their life and time to serve the Lord, who called them into the
ministry, he said.
also accept posting to any part of the world that the church would send them
and live in peace and harmony with members of their congregations, while being
sensitive to the needs of other people in their communities, he said.
Bonsu said the taking of the three vows marked the beginning of their call to
the sisterhood of the St. Louis Sisters Congregation and advised them to be
humble in all their doings as they continue to keep the vows holy.
He called on
members of the Church to keep praying for leaders of Christianity in the
country and the entire world.