Young women undergo leadership training here

MEMBERS of the Young Women Parliamentary Group (YWPG)are hoping to make an impact in their various workplaces and communities after a three-day Transformational Leadership (TL) Seminar in Honiara this week. The TL Seminar runs from 1st to 3rdof June and is organised by the National Parliament Civic Education Department Gender Component, facilitated and funded by…

Visale parish prepares for silver jubilee

THE Visale Catholic mother church will be celebrating its 50th silver Jubilee next month. According to Solomon Star northwest Guadalcanal stringer John Toki, the programme will start on June 3rd and finishes 5th. “Preparation for the programme is underway and hopefully things will get ready in the next few days before the event takes place,”…

AOG superintendent visits South Korea

SOLOMON Islands Christians need to strengthen their prayer lives and make strong commitment to God every day. Assemblies of God (AOG) Solomon Islands superintendent, Reverend John Subu highlighted this after he returned from Asia Pacific AOG Fellowship in Seoul, Korea from May 10-11 2016. He was joined by other superintendents from Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand,…

Women equip with new knowledge

LAST week two of our young women advocates were part of an international conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, from 16-19 May. Here young advocate Natasha Eddie shares her experience about the conference. A year ago while Natasha was in University of the South pacific in Fiji studying law and journalism, she found out about this link…

Visale marks St. Joseph of Workers day

The Parish of Visale in West Guadalcanal joins Catholic’s worldwide on celebrating the Saint Joseph Workers day. Visale acting Parish Priest, Fr Peter Chele took the honour to officiate this commemoration marking. The commemoration was hosted by the Parish with Catholic Priests from all over the region. Acting Parish Priest, Fr Peter Chele emphasised the…

Tanasali marks church day

Tanasali community on West Guadalcanal over the weekend marked an important day of the Catholic Church calendar. The St Joseph of Workers day marking coincides together with the successful achievement of children who were able to receive sacraments of baptism and Holy Communion for the first time. Parish Priest, Fr John Galvin marked the day…

Gela celebrates New Testament bible

In 1923, Gela speakers were among the first in the Solomon Islands to receive a New Testament in their own language. Today, Gela speakers will gather in Sale Sapa Village to celebrate the arrival of a new edition of the Gela New Testament. Since 2001, a team of dedicated translators have worked tirelessly to translate…

Youth leaders undergo training

Youth leaders and Sunday school teachers of Keava region in the Anglican Diocese of Malaita ended five-day training at Auki, Friday. The training was designed to equip participants to be effective in their leadership roles. Keava regional youth coordinator Alice Teioli said many social problems happening in the community today are caused by youths. “This…