Rev. Father Andrew Campbell retires after 50 years at the pulpit

Reverend Father Andrew Campbell, the Parish priest of Christ the King Church has retired.

The renowned man of God commemorated this with a service attended by the Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia in Accra.

Born 27 March 1946 in Dublin, Rev. Fr Campbell is anIrish-Ghanaiancatholic missionary and founder of Lepers Aid Committee.

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He had his early education at Sisters of Charity school and de la Salle Primary School in Ireland. In October 1970, he obtained a Bachelor of Divinity fromSt. Patrick’s College.

Rev. Fr Campbell was ordained as a catholic priest in December 1970 and posted to Ghana as a missionary priest underThe Society of the Divine Worda year after.Akufo-Addo, Bawumia, Father Campbell hold Iftar with Chief Imam

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He has served in many catholic Parishes in Accra, including, Holy Spirit Cathedral, Adabraka, St, Peter’s Parish, Osu, Sacred Heart Parish Accra, where he established the Sacred Heart Vocational Institute.

In an eulogy, Dr. Bawumia lauded Father Campbell’s selflessness to Ghana.

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Father Campbell served tirelessly, with compassion and welcomed all regardless of one’s background. As he retires may God continue to bless him and protect him. May his next endeavour be fruitful,” Dr Bawumia posted on Facebook to wish the catholic priest well.

Source: Pulse Ghana


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