New priest ordained

Members of the Catholic church over the weekend witnessed the ordination of a new priest at the Holy Cross Cathedral in Honiara on Saturday.  Steven Keri who hails from Tangarare Parish was ordained by Archbishop Adrian Smith to serve as a new priest. According to West Guadalcanal Solomon Star stringer John Toki, the ordination service…

Saint of the Week

SAINT JOHN DE BRITTO and BLESSED MARY OF LOURDES. SAINT JOHN DE BRITTO Born into an Aristocratic Portuguese family in 1647, he grew up with the future king Pedro II in Lisbon.  His father was the Viceroy of Brazil.   He was educated in the prestigious University of Coimbra. A severe illness made him turn…

PNG Revival Fellowship pastor here

The founder of Revival Fellowship Church in Papua New Guinea (PNG) Pastor Godfrey Wippon is currently in the country. Yesterday members of the Solomon Islands Revival Fellowship church welcomed him and his delegation at the Henderson international terminal upon their arrival. Pastor Godfrey was accompanied by two other pastors in Port Moresby Pr Martin Irogi…

Be united, women told

WOMEN are urged to work together if they are to contest in this year’s general elections. The reminder came from Margaret Fale, former president of the Holy Cross Mothers’ group. “It is only through working together that women can achieve their aims and objectives in this year’s election,” Ms Fale said. She said she decided…

Slave by choice

I read a story recently which resonated with me, and I thought it was a great illustration of my own experiences with God. It helped me to understand, and hopefully to explain, a little more about righteousness by faith. It was a story of a slave in ancient times who was on the auction block…