Ground Breaking for Reconstruction of Clifton Boys’ Home

Ground will be broken on Wednesday, March 20 for reconstruction of Clifton Boys’ Home in Darliston,Westmoreland,  two years after it was destroyed by fire in January 2017. Designed by well-known architect, Ray McIntyre, plans for the new two-storey structure were announced recently (March 5) at a Media Briefing and Contract …

Lambeth Palace holds service celebrating 25 years of female priests in the Church of England

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, welcomed over 80 female priests to Lambeth Palace today for a special service celebrating 25 years of women’s ordination to the priesthood in the Church of England.   The guests included many women who were among the first to be ordained in 1994, some laypeople that were active …

Celebrating 25 years of Women in Ordained Ministry

A service was held at the Cathedral of St Jago de la Vega on February 17, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the ordination of women to the priesthood in the Diocese of Jamaica & The Cayman Islands. The service was the second one to mark the historic event – …

New Bishop’s Consecration in Barbados

The Rev. Michael Bruce St. John Maxwell will be ordained and consecrated tomorrow (Saturday, January 26) as the 14th Anglican Bishop of the Diocese of Barbados in a Solemn Eucharist to be held at the Garfield Sobers Gymnasium, in Wildey, St. Michael. The Service will begin at 3.00 pm (Jamaica …

Mothers’ Union mourns death of W.I. Provincial VP Joan James

  The Provincial Vice President of the Mothers’ Union in the West Indies and Diocesan President of Guyana, Joan James, has died from injuries sustained in a road traffic accident. Described as a “tireless leader” of the Mothers’ Union, Mrs James was a front seat passenger in an MU minibus …

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

At least once a year, Christians are reminded of Jesus’ prayer for his disciples that “they may be one so that the world may believe” (see John 17.21). Hearts are touched and Christians come together to pray for their unity. Congregations and parishes all over the world exchange preachers or …