The Christ the King Parish yesterday bid farewell to Rev. Father Andrew Campbell, who retired from priestly duties after 50 years of service to the church in Ghana.
Before his retirement at 75, he had served as the Parish Priest of the Christ the King Parish for 12 years.
The farewell Mass climaxed the 70th anniversary celebration of the Christ the King Parish, which was commemorated with a special Mass at the forecourt of the church at Cantonments in Accra.
The year-long anniversary was launched on February 14, 2021 on the theme: “Celebrating our faith and love: Doing something beautiful for God”.
It was attended by the Speaker of Parliament, Mr Alban Bagbin; the wife of the Vice-President, Mrs Samira Bawumia; the Greater Accra Regional Minister, Mr Henry Quartey; the wife of a late former Vice-President, Mrs Matilda Amissah Arthur; the Apostolic Nuncio to Ghana, Monsignor Henyk Mieczyslaw Jagodzinski; a former Anglican Archbishop of Accra, the Most Rev Justice Ofei Akrofi, and a member of the Council of State, Mr Sam Okudjeto.
The Vice-President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, joined Father Campbell to cut the anniversary cake.