Visale parish receives gift

Visale parish in North West Guadalcanal have received more than 10 church Statues and Rosary from the parliament member Bodo Dettke. The statuses were gifts to mark the 110 anniversary since the Catholic Church arrived in Visale 1889. Visale parish priest Fr Peter Houhou said the Statuses will help Christian communities in and around Visale…

Visale parish celebrates 110 anniversaries

Visale parish in North West Guadalcanal over the weekend celebrated 110 years since the arrival of the Catholic Church in the area. The celebration coincided with Saint day. More than 2000 people attended the program including Member of Parliament for the area Hon Bodo Detke and his family, chiefs of the 13 tribe of Sahalu…

Christianity in Action

In the next couple of weeks we will be exploring the ‘one another’ injunctions in the New Testament under the theme “Christianity in action.” The contrast between the actual and the potential in the church’s life and ministry can be very depressing. If only we Christians were, and were doing, not just what we should…

Team here for choral festival

The full team have arrived for the Solomon Islands Choral festival. In the country to help the Pasifika Events and Solomon Voices Choir host are the musical Maestro Igelese Ete, Fiji Youth Activist Peter Waqavonovono and Fiji Recording Artist, Eroni (the Heart) Dina. All persons are members of the Pasifika Voices choir, an artist in…

DPM joins Koa valley in celebration

Deputy Prime Minister Manasseh Maelanga yesterday joins Koa valley community in Central Honiara to remember those who lost their lives during the April flash flooding. The visit was an invitation from the community leader to DPM to also attend the St Day and commemoration of those who lost their lives. Speaking at the ceremony Deputy…

Koa valley celebrates St John

For the first time after the April flash flooding community of Koa Valley below Koa Hill near Mataniko river has celebrated St John the Baptist day yesterday. The celebration coincided with the blessing of the church building and to remember those who lost their lives during the flash flooding. Deputy Prime Minister Manasseh Maelanga, community…

Adventist youth congress kicks off

A week long Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) Youth Alive congress officially commenced yesterday at the Maranatha Hall, near Burns Creek, East Honiara. The event brought together more than 3000 youth groups and students who are members of the Adventist tertiary and secondary students association (ATSSA) from Honiara, the provinces and overseas countries like Vanuatu, Fiji…

Gizo women undergo loan management training

Fifty women from seven zones around Gizo have undertaken a loan component training last week in preparation to manage and administer their loan component. The women are members of the Gizo Environment Livelihood Conservation Association (GELCA) and Nusatuva Environment Conservation and Development Association (NECDA) who have established their savings club late last year. The training…

Cooking training for women starts

A THREE-DAY basic cooking training for various rural business women of Central Kwara’ae started yesterday at the Sea Front Restaurant in Auki, Malaita Province. Facilitated by Ruth Mae and Linda Ansa from the Malaita Provincial Government Office, the training was aimed at broadening the knowledge, potentials, and skills of the participants. Ms Mae said that…