Rev. Fr. Benedict Adu-Frimpong Ph.D

RESUME

SURNAME                 :           ADU – FRIMPONG

OTHER NAMES        :           BENEDICT

DATE OF BIRTH   :               12th FEBRUARY ….

PLACE OF BIRTH:               DORMAA AHENKRO, GHANA

HOME TOWN:                      Wenchi & Dormaa Ahenkro (BONO Region)

DATE OF ORDINATION: 4th DECEMBER 2004

 

EDUCATION AND TRAINING: 

  • PONTICIA FACOLTA TEOLOGICA, ROME, ITALY, (Doctorate in Theological Anthropology, 2011 – 2014 June. (PhD, STD)
  • PONTIFICIO ISTITUTO DI SPIRITUALITA, ROME, ITALY (Licentiate Studies in Spiritual Theology, STL: 2008 – 2010)
  • Peter’s Regional Seminary, Cape Coast, Ghana (Studies in Theological, Sociological & Educational Sciences: 2000-2004)
  • Paul’s Catholic Seminary (Spiritual, Philosophical and Sociological Studies: 1997-2000)
  • Theresa’s Seminary, (Amisano) Post-Secondary Education in Preparation for Major Seminary: Sept.1996 – June 1997)
  • James Seminary and Secondary School, Sunyani (Senior Secondary School Education: Jan. 1993- Dec. 1995)

 

QUALIFICATION:

  • Doctorate in Theological Anthropology (PhD, STD), Teresianum, Rome, Italy, June 2014
  • Licentiate in Spiritual Theology (STL), Teresianum, Rome, Italy, June 2010,
  • Diploma in Education, University of Cape Coast, May 2004
  • Diploma in Theology, University of Ghana, Legon, May 2002
  • West Africa Senior Secondary School Certificate Exams (Nov/Dec1995)

LANGUAGES SPOKEN:

  1.  Twi (Akan) – Mother Tongue
  2. English (Fluent)
  3. Italian (Fluent)
  4.  French (B2 Good)
  5.  Spanish (B2, Good)
  6. Sign Language
  7. I have working language of Greek and Latin

 

ADMINISTRATIVE

  • Formator and Dean of Academics – St. Gregory the Great Procincial Major Seminary, parkoso – Kumasi Jan 2017……
  • Weekend Assistant – St. Anthony Catholic Church – Anwomaso, Kumasi
  • Part Time Lecturer – Dept. of Sociology and Social Work, KNUST (2018-2019)
  • Parish Priest – St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church (Oct 2015 – Dec 2016)– Chiraa, Sunyani
  • Vocations Director – Catholic Diocese of Sunyani (2015 -2016)
  • Acting Chaplain – Ghanaian Catholic Community, Bronx, NY – (July -Dec 2014)
  • Visiting Confessor (Italian, English & Spanish) – Sanctuario di Padre Pio, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
  • Assistant Priest – Parocchia San Filippo Neri – colle Fiorito, Tivoli (Italy) 2011-2012
  • Interpreter (Twi, English, Italian) African Migrants for Caritas di Roma (2009 -2010)
  • Assistant Cathedral Administrator – Christ the King Cathedral, Sunyani (Jan 2006 – June 2008)
  • Assistant Priest – St. Francis de Sales Parish – Dormaa Ahenkro (Jan – Dec 2005)

BOOK PUBLICATION

Adu- Frimpong, B.  Priestly Celibacy and Chastity: A Mystery of God’s Gift to Humanity. Kumasi: Graduate Standard Secretarial Services (GS3), 2022.

HOBBIES:

Reading, watching and playing soccer and volleyball, listening to music, writing books and articles.

CORE COMPETENCE

A reliable and dedicated person with the ability to understand and apply new procedures quickly, organize and prioritize duties to meet deadlines and adapt to changes and challenges. Strong analytical skills and have the tendency to maintain a disciplined working environment.

My ability to work under little supervision, being able to work well in a team and my deep sense of integrity coupled with my ability in organizing has always been the key indicator in every sector I am positioned to work.