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,…

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…

Auki school forms Scripture Union

A Scripture Union group was formed at Auki Community High School in Malaita. Staff and students formed the group. School chaplain Clyde Afia said the group was formed with the aim of developing the spiritual growth of the students. Afia said with the many challenges and influences students face, it would be good to ground…

Christians observe Holy week

THE country is now in Holy week as Christians prepare for the Easter celebration this weekend. North West Guadalcanal Solomon Star stringer John Toki said churches all over the island of Guadalcanal are continuing to pray throughout this Holy week, as the Easter weekend is approaching. He said many communities in the North Western region…