St. Arnold Janssen Spirituality Centre

Welcome to the Arnold Janssen Spirituality Centre (AJSC) – Ghana. The AJSC offers you a sacred space of silence and a beautiful ambiance to facilitate an encounter with the Triune God. The chirping of birds and the rustling of leaves on the trees speak to the heart. Read About Us 

Prayer

"May the darkness of sin and the night of unbelief vanish before the light of the Word and the Spirit of grace.
And may the heart of Jesus live in the hearts of all people"

St. Arnold Janssen, SVD


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15TH JANUARY 2021

FEAST OF ST. ARNOLD JANSSEN, FOUNDER OF THE SVD, SSpS AND SSpSAp CONGREGATIONS
FIRST READING: Hebrews 4:1-5, 11 PSALM: Psalm 78:3-4, 6-8 GOSPEL: Mark 2:1-12

Theme: Help

It is not everyone lying on his bed at sunrise who is lazy. There are some people who simply cannot get up all by themselves. Some need a little push for the engine of their lives to run. 
 
In our Gospel text for today, we are presented with the narrative character of a paralytic who could no longer move by himself. He had to be “towed” to Jesus by four men. It all happened by the western shore of the Sea of Galilee in a place called Capernaum, “the village of consolation.” There in that place of consolation, the paralytic received forgiveness and wholeness. Of particular interest in this reflection is the help offered by the four men to the paralytic. They saw the need and responded. 
 
There are people out there who have come to a standstill in life. They simply cannot move on anymore. Unfortunately, some of us are like vehicles that drive in top speed, unconcerned about other road users who might be in trouble.
 
It is our vocation to bring to Jesus anyone who is broken and willing to be made whole. Onward we go, let us search the lost, the sick and those in pain and bring them to Jesus.
 
PRAYER: Lord Jesus, as you strengthen me with your grace, may my heart be filled with compassion and my eyes be open to look out for those in need. For the sake of your name I pray. Amen
 
Andrews Obeng, svd

Upcoming Programmes

Pastoral care for the sick (prayers)

  Date: Every Friday     Time: 10am

Siege of Jericho

  Date: Saturday 28th November to Friday 4th December 2020    Time: 7pm-8pm (28th Nov to 3rd Dec) & 6 am to 1am (4th Dec)
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Recent Events

6-day virtual retreat for Priests and Religious
3rd to 8th & 24th to 29th August 2020

In our quest to serve Priests and Religious during this pandemic, the AJSC organised a…

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A 30-day stay-in retreat at the Centre for SSpS sisters (tertians)

A 30-day stay-in retreat was organised at the Centre for SSpS sisters (tertians)

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A 30-day virtual Holy Spirit Retreat
2nd to 31st May 2020

This was another facebook live programme held from 2nd to 31st May 2020. The goal…

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Pastoral Team

Rev. Fr. Andrews Obeng, SVD
Director

Rev. Fr. Alphonse Amanor, SVD
Psychotherapist/Spiritual Guide

Rev. Br. Emmanuel Affum, SVD
Spiritual Guide

Rev. Fr. Anastasius Osei, SVD
Guest Spiritual Guide

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We have various courses and retreats specially designed for your spiritual development  and growth. Book now or get more information. 

Counselling, Psychotherapy & Spiritual Direction

We are available to meet your needs. Book a session to take advantage of our services.

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Mass Schedules

In compliance with the COVID 19 protocols, you are required to book in advance for the Mass you wish to attend and observe all health protocols.

Sundays: First Mass- 7:00 a.m. Second Mass- 9:00 a.m. 
Weekdays: Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 6:30pm (Prayer precede the Mass at 6:15pm.) Holy Hour on Friday at 5:30pm)
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 6:30am (Prayer precede Mass at 6:15am)
Sacrament Of Reconciliation: Saturday, 7am to 9am
Infant Baptism: Last Saturday of the month at 8am
Visit to the sick and aged: Every Tuesday
Holy Matrimony: Upon request


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