Sister Esther Adjoa Entsiwah, CSC, who currently serves as Area of Africa coordinator, Kasoa, Ghana, West Africa, will be honored on July 21, 2019, during a jubilee celebration in the Church of Our Lady of Loretto at Saint Mary’s, Notre Dame, Ind., for her 25 years of consecrated life as a Sister of the Holy Cross.
Sister Esther served in the ministry of education for 23 years, working at Archbishop Porter Girls’ Secondary School, Takoradi, Ghana, for 12 years, and for 10 years as headmistress of Our Lady of Holy Cross School, Kasoa. In the area of vocations, she shared her gifts as the Congregation’s director of Vocations in Ghana for six years and as candidate director for five years. She entered her present ministry as area coordinator in 2014. During the Congregation’s General Chapter meeting in May of this year, Sister Esther was elected as a councilor of the Congregation’s General Leadership Team.
Sister Esther was born in Accra, Ghana. Before entering the Congregation, she worked as a registered teacher. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree with a diploma of education from the University of Cape Coast, Ghana, and a Master of Science from the University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Ind. She also studied formation at the Institute for Religious Formation at Catholic Theological Union, Chicago, Ill. Sister Esther made her initial profession of vows on May 7, 1994, and her perpetual profession on February 7, 1998.
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