Visale gears up for 150th Jubilee

THE Visale Catholic Mission Church in Northwest Guadalcanal has set up a task force committee to lead in preparations for the mission station’s 150th Jubilee this year. Solomon Star’s Northwest Guadalcanal stringer John Toki said the committee met last Saturday to talk about preparation for the event. “They looked at the budget, activities to be…

Body of Pr Solly returned home

THE body of doctoral student, Solly Fa’amoana Tingili, has been returned to his home island of Rennell for burial. A Seventh Day Adventist Church pastor, Pastor Tingili, 50, was doing his final year doctoral studies in theology in the Philippines when he died on January 5 of cancer. His body arrived back Tuesday in Honiara,…

Visiting catholic sisters ready to serve

TWO Catholic sisters are here to serve in the Catholic schools in Honiara. They are Sr Alakoka Veatufunga from Tonga and Sr Maria Fe Rollo from the Philippines. Solomon Star’s Northwest Guadalcanal stringer, John Toki said Sr Veatufunga will serve at the Visale catholic station and Maria at San Isidro Care Centre. “Bishop Adrian Smith…

‘Be Happy’ makes the sick happy

THE ‘Be Happy Ministry’ ensures the sick are happy and organized a visit to the National Referral Hospital (NRH) on New Year’s Day with gifts. The Ministry’s sole organiser Mambo Fangaria he donated clothes and feed the sick with fruits. “It is part of my ministry to ensure the sick can also put smiles on…

Malaita thanks Hearts of Hope

MALAITA Province has thanked Hearts of Hope (HOH) for its humanitarian service to the province last year. Provincial Secretary Jackson Gege said the non-government organisation did an excellent job in its humanitarian mission by assisting orphans, widows, and elderlies. “Yes I do totally support them and I am looking forward to working together with them…

Catechists applauded

WORKING with people is very interesting but challenging, but with togetherness and God on our side we shall overcome those challenges very easily. This was highlighted by the Head catechist William Tomeuka of Roman Catholic in northwest Guadalcanal during the New Year celebration. Mr Tomeuka was looking after 26 Catholic catechists in 13 communities in…

Priest calls for unity in 2016

VISALE parish priest Fr John Galvin says he want to see unity in the work of God in this New Year 2016 amongst all Catholic Christian members in Visale parish. He was speaking to the Catholic members at Visale Catholic Church on Sunday. “Thank you all for working together with me in the work of…

SIWIBA acknowledges Gala night sponsors

Solomon Islands Women in Business Association (SIWIBA) has successfully hosted its first ever Corporate Event with their Gala Night Launch on Thursday at the Monarch Bar  & Grill, IBS. The launching was well attended by corporate houses around Honiara, who braved the rain  and enjoyed the night with SIWIBA  who received Corporate Sponsorships that will…