Father John Baptist Panpogee was born on March 23, 1971 at Nadowli – Kalsegra in the Upper West Region of Ghana. His parents are from a humble background. He is the eldest of 4 siblings, 3 brothers and 1 sister who is also a nun of the Sisters of Mary Immaculate. Fr. John Baptist is a Diocesan Priest from the Catholic Archdiocese of Tamale, Ghana. He was ordained to the Priesthood on 09 August, 2003 at Tamale, Ghana. He holds a Master’s Degree in Pastoral Theology of Human Mobility from the Pontifical Urban University, Rome. He was assigned to St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, La Rochelle in October, 2018. He is currently learning Portuguese. For relaxation he enjoys listening to gospel music.