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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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Diocese of Gizo Celebrate Diamond Jubilee


Lately in the Diocese of Gizo, after the priest meeting that took place
 on the second week of March 2021, Bishop Luciano Capelli sdb intiates the celebration of the Diocesan Diamond Jubilee.
The main event highlighting this celebration is the pilgrimage of the Cross and the Jubilee Candle that goes around to all the 8 parishes.

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A processing match to the Chapel after the arrival of the Candle and Cross, Wagina Parish                                           Voruvoru parish, a processing match after the arrival, Candle and Cross

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UNDERSECRETARY DR JILINI CUTTING THE RIBBONGOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL TETERE NUMBER ONE

GOOD SAMARITAN SPIRIT VERY MUCH ALIVE AT TETERE

Monday March 15 has been a mile stone in the growth of the GSH (GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL) at Tetere, North East Guadalcanal. Built by the Italian volunteers from 2004 to 2008 and inaugurated on January 31, 2008 it has since then catered to the 40.000 residents of the Area it serves (a population as big or even bigger than that of some provinces of the country)

In the past year it served 23.000 out patients, it admitted 1700 patients, it served 3000 mothers before and after birth, it gave birth to 960 babies. It provided assistance to referral patients with two full time ambulance services. In addition to this it provided all other services required by the ministry of health. The hospital now inaugurated and blessed a new three rooms facilities for Non-Communicable Diseases.  

What makes the Good Samaritan Hospital unique is the cleanliness of the place and the commitment of the staff. It was very evident in the joy and friendliness of them all and very noticeable in the various speeches both by the local speakers as well as from the Provincial and national Authorities.

The private initiative, the ministry support, (Dr. Jilini and dr. Denti) the commitment of the Pieta’ sisters (under the leadership of Sr Dally Rojo, the good will, enthusiasm and professionalism of the resident doctor Dr. Zimlon the visitng doctors, the nurses (headed by nurse Rex), have made GSH number one in the country. (With due respect to number nine at Honiara)

Big plans and expectations lay ahead. We have a big dream and we have proven our commitment for the past 13 years. We are called and sent to be Good Samaritans to each other no matter whether we are Jews or Samaritans, believers or not, belonging to a Church or another… universal brotherhood makes us one as children of the same father dedicated to serving each other. The animating community of the GSH

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Youth office to have new youth coordinator.

Despite a lot of programs coming up for the youths, our youth office will have its new youth coordinator.


Rachel Erea. New Youth Coordinator 2017
She is Ms. Rachel Eria who is from part Kiribati and Malaita, was serving the western province as a registration clerk since 2013.

An energetic young lady who has her dream to work with youths around our diocese will team up with our pastoral team, touring, working collaboratively with parish youth coordinators and facilitating youth ministry around our diocese.

She will take up office on the 1st June 2017 and is expected to set up youth programs for youth around the parishes.

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Youth for Christ (YFC) Conduct first Visitation.

The Catholic Diocese of Gizo Youth for Christ (YFC) launch its first visitation program to the needy people over the weekend.

Granny Seno Rurumae was the first to be visited on Sunday the 30th April at her daughter’s resident at Gizo banana valley.

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ChairpersonChairperson Ms. Fatima reads through the layout of their program
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The aging mother was very excited when she received the youths who they gave their wonderful message through singing, praying and sharings which uplifts her spirit.

The YFC program was mainly to encourage, impact or to renew youths by its programs of activities, that one may become good citizen of this country Solomon Island.

Accompanying the youths was their parish priest Fr. Stephen Te’e.


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