Divine Mercy congress starts tomorrow

A Divine Mercy Secretary General for Oceania Lesina Levy has arrived over the weekend for the first ever Divine Mercy Ministry congress in the Solomon Islands. Mrs Lesina who is from Samoa is here as the main speaker for the conference. Divine Mercy Ministry is a worldwide ministry within the Catholic Church but is joined…

Pr Barko: Servant -hood at workplace is important

Servanthood at the workplace will bring good governance, robust development and a vibrant goods and service delivery to the people. Senior Pastor of Kingdom Harvest Ministry International Ellison Barko highlighted this during the public servants fellowship at Maranatha Hall yesterday. “Servanthood is orchestrated by God for us to express at the work place. “It is…

All Saints Feast Day celebrated

Hundreds of All Saints parish members gathered yesterday at the All Saints church in Honiara to celebrate the All Saints Feast Day. The day started with Holy Eucharist in the morning followed by feasting before concluding with entertainments. The Archbishop of the Anglican Church of Melanesia (ACOM) and the Bishop of Central Melanesia Diocese the…

Theatre group opens tour of Malaita

THE exciting European Union funded Women’s Theatre Company, Stages of Change, opened their week-long tour of Malaita with an action-packed performance at Auki Market, last Thursday. A large crowd turned up to witness the performance. Project coordinator Lanieta Leo said the group was happy to tour the province. She explained the idea behind establishing the…

Malaita women advised to vote wisely

WOMEN throughout Malaita Province should vote for candidates who have a heart and vision for change. That’s according to outspoken Women’s Development Division volunteer, Ruth Mae. As the nation prepares to go to the polls on November 19, Ms Mae urged Malaitan female voters to look at qualities of intending candidates before casting their votes.…

More Novices and Priests admitted

THE Church of Melanesia’s Bishop Patterson Theological College at Tabalia/Kohimarama was packed over the weekend with people from North West Guadalcanal, Savo and Honiara. The three day gathering kicked off on Friday until Sunday to witness the admission of a good number of Novices and Priests. Relatives of those who were admitted joined the congregation…

Media seminar held successfully

A one day media seminar organised by Catholic Communication Solomons for members of Holy cross ministries was completed successfully at the Catholic communication apartment on Saturday. The seminar was attended by more than fifteen members of different ministries of the Holy Cross cathedral and was conducted by the staff of the Catholic Communication Solomons (CCS).…

Women share local skills

The Women Friendly Spaces (WFS) program set up by World Vision Solomon Islands (WVSI) following the April 3 floods is providing an opportunity for elder women in Guadalcanal Plains to transfer indigenous skills and knowledge to younger women and is a place where new friendships are formed. The programme has changed the lives of women…

U.S. embassy to recognise women of courage

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea:  The U.S. Embassy is encouraging people in Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu to nominate exceptional women for U.S. Secretary of State’s International Woman of Courage Award.  This award honors women who are making history in their countries and communities.  The U.S. Embassy encourages nominations of awesome women who…