Bishop's Corner

Ordained Priest Of the Divine Word

Bishop Frank Atese Nubuasah

Bishop Frank Atese Nubuasah, SVD was born the fourth child of Mr. Joseph Nubuasah and Mrs. Dora Nubuasah on the 7th of June 1949 in Likpe Agbozome a village in Ghana. The family com­prises of four girls and four boys. The bishop is the first boy, Of his four sisters, one is a Religious Sister of the local diocesan Congregation of the Handmaids of the Divine Redeemer (HDR) and she is a nurse by profession.

Frank Nubuasah was educated in his home village and Kadjebi where he did his secondary education. After working for a year he decided to join the Divine Word Missionaries (SVD). Completing his seminary formation at the Regional Seminary in Tamale, Ghana he was ordained on the 26th of July 1980. To­gether with another priest from his parish, they were the first priests of the parish.

Soon after ordination, he was missioned to Botswana as one of the initial group of four SVD missionaries to start working in the country. After language learning, he spent the next eight years in Maun trying to establish the church. He was later recalled to Ghana to assist in the formation of novices. He did two years of post graduate course at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh earning the Masters of Arts degree. Returning home, he was Master of novices until he was appointed Bishop of the newly created Apostolic Vicariate of Francistown.

Ordained Bishop of Paureza
Apointed Apostolic Admin of Gaborone
Apointed Bishop Of Francistown

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