SUPPORT FATHER JOHN ASARE-DANKWAH

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2nd Timothy 1:7-9

"For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind. 

Be not thou therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner: but be thou partaker of the afflictions of the gospel according to the power of God; 

Who hath saved us, and called us with an holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace, which was given us in Christ Jesus before the world began"

Fr. Asare, a renowned priest of central NOLA, is in a fight for his life and reputation. We acknowledge that there have been true victims of assault by priests throughout history, but not this one, not Father Asare. He is a victim of malicious lies and is being wrongfully accused of sexual assault. These lies have gone against everything Father believes in, everything Father has stood for through his selfless service and the vows he has taken as a Man of God. 

 

Assault is something Father Asare would never do or affiliate himself with, which is closely tied to his African Heritage - Ashanti Region of Ghana West Africa. The thought is merely a disgrace to Fr. Asare and the hundreds of New Orleanians who have benefited directly from his compassion, spiritual guidance and his “go the extra mile” attitude when providing care and showing concern.  Canon Law 1752 “salvation of souls” is the supreme law that Father Asare consistently demonstrates through his service.  

 

The difficulty of reentering into society after being wrongfully accused is profound.  To add insult to injury, the failure to compensate Priests, as they prepare to fight for their innocence is unconscionable given their vulnerability.  Legal fees, living expenses, additional costs to fight back are weighing heavy on Fr. Asare. We are asking for monetary donations to help.

 

Imagine after dedicating service to people of God in the City of New Orleans for nearly 30 years and 1 LIE can take your housing, income and reputation. It's UNFAIR! He's helped and supported us for many years, now it's our time to support him. 

 

May God bless and keep you. May all of you who give to this cause be blessed and that in return you will receive a thousand-fold.

Thank you all!