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Catholic Diocese of Gizo Complete 2 Seminars

The Catholic Diocese of Gizo is coming up with its program on the Media and the Hey Mum and Dad Program for the year 2021.

And on the weekend 16th to 18th this month of July the diocese runs the Media and the Hey Mum seminar here in St. Peters parish Gizo.

IMG 8916      Media facilitator during one of the demonstration

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Youth Encounter Facilitators Workshop, Noro Parish


A Youth Encounters Seminar that was facilitated by the Youth team from the Diocese of Gizo has commenced on the 25th and ended successfully on 27 June 2021 this weekend at St. Eusebius parish Noro.

during group discussion      Noro Participant explaining a pictures to the trainers

A formation seminar is purposely to equip the 19 participants to become trainers, which they may organize themselves and they can facilitate the program to their parishes.

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Moli St. Joseph Parish Celebrate Easter Peacefully


St. Joseph parish Moli Choiseul celebrated their Easter as one of the most peaceful one this year. The peace event has gathered parishioners from five big villages and many small locations together for the Holy week.

On   the   Easter   Vigil,   celebration was supposed   to be on 8 pm but began on 5 pm.   Because   of   the population of about 2000 and the mission, station is an island, which is in the center of those villages, other villages have to travel more than an hour and parishioners have to cross by boat to the church.

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 Custom feasting is a practise still adopted today                                       During Thanksgiving Celebration

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Japanese Ambassy Handover New School Building to Catholic Church Gizo


His Excellency Yashuhi Horimoto the Ambassador of Japan to SI and Mrs Horimoto are the guest of honor for the handover of the 2 story building to Vanga RTC, Catholic Diocese of Gizo.

The handover ceremony on the 3rd June 2021 highlights speeches from different speakers who gave their wonderful speeches and appreciations to each other.

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Ambassador Yashuhi and Bishop Luciano Capelli sdb
officially opens the funded building.                      
                  Rt: The new Vanga 2 story funded building

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The Paschal Candle and Cross and the reason
of our  Jubilee pilgrimage 
Called and chosen 



60 years have passed since the Catholic Church has been recognized as the Apostolic Vicariate.   We recognize the initiative of God through the missionary passion of the Marist fathers from Bouganville to the Shortlands and Choiseul to plant the seed of Christianity, followed by the Dominican order as soon as the Apostolic Vicariate was established.

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Most Rev, Bishop Luciano Capelli sdb
 

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More on Diamond Jubilee


The Catholic Diocese of Gizo celebrated its birthday 60th Diamond Jubilee. The diamond jubilee of the diocese started from the episcopal ordination of Bishop Eusebius Crawford in Rome May 1960, who ordained for the diocese of Gizo.
          The Dominican Order gave birth and bursed the diocese for the last 47 years 1960 to 2007. for the last 13 years, the  has been assigned to the care of the Salesian; Bishop Luciano Capelli sdb after the earthquake and devastating tsunami and the recovery period.

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Moli parish; warriors ready to welcome the Candle & Cross                 Nila parish; pan pipers escorting the Candle and the Cross 


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FLA Complete 3 days Workshop on NOM


The Family Life Apostolate (FLA) has successfully completed its workshop on the Natural Ovulation Methods (NOM).

The workshop lasted for 3 days commenced on the 6th until 8th of April at Nila Mission station Shortland Island.
Facilitatated by Sr. Rita Pitavavini OP and Sr. Alice Salas from the Servant of the Visitation which they based their lectures on NOM. Both Sisters were Religious and they are nurses by professional and with Fr. Calistus Tavisibatu OP, a priest who took on the moral teaching of the Church.

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 Group presentation after a long discussion                                       Fr. Phil gives his message about issues affecting mothers

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SIARC  (Solomon Island Association of Religious Congregations)


Gizo Diocese Chapter met at the newly completed Betania Formation Center (Jah Mountain Gizo) for a day of reflection and sharing on the last letter of Pope Francis on ‘Fratelli tutti’ (we are all brothers).

      

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