The Ghana Catholic Community of the Diocese of Arlington, VA is a vibrant community of Ghanaian Catholics who celebrate mass the Ghanaian way, led by our Chaplain Rev. Fr. Augustine Kofi Owusu.
Our church community is part of the St. Mary of Sorrows Parish , located in Fairfax, Virginia. St. Mary of Sorrows is within the Diocese of Arlington, which is under the direction of Most Reverend Michael Francis Burbidge.
We invite all Ghanaian Catholics in the Arlington Diocese to join our community as we celebrate our faith and worship the Ghanaian way.
Rev. Fr. Augustine Kofi Owusu is the Chaplain of the Ghana Catholic Community of Arlington Diocese, since October 1, 2023. He was ordained in 2009 and his first appointment was to the Pankrono Parish as an Assistant Pastor.
Prior to joining the GCC Arlington VA, he served in various parishes and positions in Ghana including St. Joseph the Worker Parish, Afram Plains, Vocations Director and Youth Chaplain for three years, President of Priests Association, Parish Priest of St. John of God Parish, Koforidua, Kumasi, Board Member of Pool Fund Kumasi Archdiocese, Parish Priest of St. John of the Cross Parish, Kronum, Board Member of Catholic Archdiocese of Kumasi Cooperative Society for Development (CAKCSOD) and Suame Deanery Youth Chaplain.
Rev. Fr. Owusu holds a Diploma in Theology, Bachelor in Sacred Theology, Diploma in Education, and a Masters in Business Administration and Human Resurces.
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