Posts Tagged ‘Archbishop Adrian Smith’

Archbishop Cardone installed as third Bishop of Honiara

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

Thousands of people attended the installation of Christopher Michael Cardone as the third archbishop of the Honiara Diocese on Saturday 10 September. Among those present in the Holy Cross Cathedral for the ceremony were the Governor General Sir Frank Kabui, government ministers Overseas dignitaries, and family and friends included the retired archbishop of Gizo western Read more

Christopher Cardone new Archbishop of Honiara

Friday, June 24th, 2016

Christopher Cardone, O.P. is the new archbishop of Honiara. He was appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Gizo in 2001 and from 2004 to the present he has been Bishop of Auki, Malaita Province. A statement from the Archdiocese released to the media read, “On behalf of our Church Leaders, the clergies and the Catholic people of Read more

Solomon Island community celebrates opening of new church

Friday, February 12th, 2016

Entertainment and feasting marked the opening of a new church last weekend at Chapuru community, Visale. Chapuru is a village on the northwest coast of Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands. According to John Toki, Solomon Star’s Guadalcanal correspondent, close to a thousand people braved the heavy downpour on Saturday to witness the blessing of the new church. Read more

Stranded between two bridges in the Solomons Flood

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

The flood in the Solomon Islands stranded Brother Joris van der Zant, the director San Isidro Care Centre for young people with speech and hearing disabilities. On Sunday the Archbishop Honiara, Adrian Smith reported that Brother Joris had been isolated from the centre, stranded between two damaged bridges. Joris eventually managed to return to the Read more

New Church blessed at Mataniko in Honiara

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

The Catholic community at Mataniko, central Honiara celebrated the opening of their new church building last Sunday. The newly built church was consecrated by Archbishop Adrian Smith and was named St. Peter Chanel Church. The church is part of Holy Cross Parish which is headed by Archbishop Smith. During the celebration Archbishop Adrian thanked catholic residents Read more