Bishop Luciano celebrates anniversary

Bishop Luciano Capelli sdb celebrated his golden anniversary as a Professed Salesian of Don Bosco on August 16, and renewed his vows to God in front of his church community… in front of three nice and tasty cakes. Visibly touched and emotionally moved he prayed the formula of Salesian Religious Profession. The bishop later explained…

St Peter RTC, kindy open day

 St Peter Rural Training Centre (RTC) and the Kindergarten school in Gizo, Western province successfully conducted its open day on Friday. The Supervising Premier for the Western Provincial government officially declared the day opened.  Hon. Marlon Lopoto also declared open a new general workshop of learning for the training centre by cutting the ribbon after…

Celebrating an achievement

The community of St Peter, Gizo, Western province has opened a training center 4 years ago under the inspiration and guidance of Saint John Bosco. Over the weekend it was their turn to invite guests and join them in celebrating the 200 birth anniversary of St John Bosco, celebrated widely over 132 countries in the…

Bosconians got talent

The first day of a three-day celebration concluding the bi-centenary of Don Bosco’s birth, Bosconians from Tetere, DBTI – Henderson and Mother Mazzarello Centre – Henderson had their Talent Show at DBTI Hall yesterday from 10.30 AM. Oh, what a show!!!  Magnificentor Fabulous wouldn’t be good enough an expression! The program began with the hoisting…

Don Bosco quiz, a unique experience

The quizzing experience for the Bosconians was the first of the kind. The quiz Master, Sebastian Drobner, a German Volunteer, provided an unforgettable experience to the Bosconians, with the variety in quizzing exhibited at the Don Bosco Quiz, Friday. 110 questions related to Don Bosco were made available to the students of the 3 institutions…

Women briefed on limited rearmament

About 2,000 women of the Catholic Church from several provinces across the country were briefed on the Staged Limited Rearmament of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) on 13 August. The women from Guadalcanal, Central and Makira provinces are attending the 8th Archdiocese Gathering for Catholic Women being held at the Catholic Tangarare Parish…

G’Day film fest starts

The Australian High Commission’s annual film festival kicked off at the Art Gallery Grounds in Honiara last night and attracted a huge crowd. The event featured the popular Australian movie – Paper Planes. Acting Australian High Commissioner, Dr Dave Peebles, said it was good to see families having a free, fun night out and enjoying…

Tipoki: Our women youths needs to be heard

 YOUNG women are facing more challenges than young men when it comes to decision making and leadership, says the acting Director of the Youth Development department, within the Ministry of Women, Youth, Children and Family Affairs. Mr Andre Tipoki highlighted this when presenting his keynote address during the opening of the Youth Forum, which was…

Literate evangelists to Aust for summit

More than 20 local Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) Church colporteurs jetted out of the country, Tuesday for Australia to attend a week long summit for Literate Evangelists around the Pacific. The Literature Evangelist Summit is being held Watson Park in Brisbane starting yesterday until Sunday. The theme for the regional event is; ‘Scattering Literature Everywhere.’…