Posts Tagged ‘Guadalcanal’

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

Catholic Volunteers help out in Solomon Islands

Friday, July 12th, 2013

The seven Catholic Australian volunteers have completed their one week visit at Visale parish in North West Guadalcanal. During their time here the volunteers did alot of renovation work at the Visale secondary school and the Visale clinic which was built way back in 1960 and was named St Vincent clinic. The renovation work included Read more

Reconciliation overcoming tension in the Solomon Islands

Friday, May 3rd, 2013

In Honiara, where much of the fighting occurred during the “Tensions” which brought the Solomon Islands to political and economic collapse a decade ago, people now go about their daily lives with freedom and security. As the country enters a new phase with the Regional Assistance Mission to the Solomon Islands (RAMSI) withdrawing military personnel Read more