Posts Tagged ‘Diamond Jubilee’

Educating women: Samoa and Fiji schools mark diamond jubilee

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

St Mary’s College in Apia, Samoa and St Joseph’s High School in Suva, Fiji are both celebrating their diamond jubilee. In Apia, St. Mary’s College began to celebrate their celebrated their diamond jubilee on Friday with a parade on Beach Road that was led by the Police Band. At the end of the parade, Prime Read more

Sister Yvonne: not as famous but just as faithful

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

Home of Compassion Sister Yvonne Manera is one of three New Zealanders who feature in the Australian Woman’s Weekly Diamond Jubilee Collectors edition,”Elizabeth Our treasured Queen”. The article, “Sixty years of service” is about “three kiwis who have also spent six fulfilling decades in their fields”. The article tells how Sister Yvonne, who came from Read more

Queen defends faith on occasion of diamond jubilee

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

Later today, the finale of Queen Elizabeth’s 60 years as monarch will be to visit to St Paul’s Cathedral in London for a Thanksgiving Service. In the course of the all the celebrations, it won’t however be the only reference to religion. The 86-year-old queen recently delivered a speech to a group of religious leaders Read more

The Queen: 60 years of good behaviour

Friday, June 1st, 2012

For the most part, the Queen has been on her best behaviour for sixty years. Gillian Bouras writes of her memories of when Elizabeth II became queen, reflects on her reign, and says that “conscientiousness and devotion to duty now seem to be outmoded virtues. But many people my age, despite our political affiliations and Read more