Two Italian volunteer friends again acknowledged


Two famous Italian volunteers to the Diocese of Gizo again acknowledged for the good work they did in the past three months.


Mr. Franco Motadelli and Mr. Alessandro Locatelli were among the 30 Italian volunteers who help on construction Projects, especially for the Education for the Diocese of Gizo.





During the farewell function on the 27th of this month, The Bishop of Gizo, Most Rev, Bishop Luciano Capelli SDB, handed them a recognition document to them for their work as a volunteer with the people of Solomon Island in building centers for young people in the Western and Choiseul province, for have proclaimed the evangelical message of the Gospel of the goodwill for their extraordinary example, as a friend and brother to the young people.



Alessandro (Sandro), who made is military service and have a special kind of motto, a kind of principal that focus much on “To love is to serve”. Sandro know his entire job but there is another kind of job he said he doesn’t know, that is making enemies. Sandro has been here 3 times.



And Franco, this year he is very happy more than the other years. He said, more work has been done with fewer people but very committed. There are some of his characteristics that may upset his working colleagues but that is not from the heart. It is part of encouraging the boys to try out again with success. Franco has been here 9 times.


Franco and Sandro also help out teaching their colleagues and other students from the training center for international standards. But they said, moreover is learning from each other, these will give proper direction for adequate teaching skills.



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Mission Boat


With the rising cost of freight and the needs generated by the earthquake and tsunami, we are seeking to buy a used Mission Boat for the carriage of freight and people around the Diocese. The boat needs to be 40' to 50' long with the capacity to carry several dozen people and several tons of freight.


If you can help, please contact us through this link. Please remember to include your email address so we can get into contact with you.


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UPDATE: The boat has arrived! Here is a photo. Through the generosity of an Italian donor, the Diocese purchased the boat from Alotau in Papua New Guinea. Here is a photo.


Mission Boat

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Donations DIRECT to the Diocese of Gizo


The people of the Diocese are very poor (in money, but not in spirit!). So, the biggest need of the Diocese is money to assist in education, health, rehabilitation and reconstruction after the disasterous earthquake and tsunami.

Please contact the Diocese by clicking HERE if you can make a donation.

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