A GCC delegation including Rev. Fr. Anthony Appiah, Julius Caesar, Charles Addai and Rose Mensah attended the installation of Most Reverend Michael Francis Burbidge as the Fourth Bishop of the Arlington Diocese. The installation performed by the Most Reverend William Lori, Metropolitan Archbishop of Baltimore on Tuesday December 6, 2016 at the Cathedral of Saint Thomas More. The Most Reverend Christopher Pierre, Apostolic Nuncio to the U.S. read the apostolic letter from Pope Francis.
Bishops, priests, deacons, religious and laity from all 69 parishes in the Arlington Diocese were present at the installation. Rose Mensah from the GCC read one of the universal prayer of the faithful in Twi.
During the Reception that followed the installation, the GCC President, Julius Ceasar, congratulated the new Bishop and wished him God’s blessings on his assumption as the fourth Bishop of the Diocese.