The Church Takes a Stand

The Rt. Rev. Howard Gregory, Bishop of Jamaica & The Cayman Islands and the Rev. Sean Major-Campbell, Rector of Christ Church, Vineyard Town, joined several civil society groups on November 25 in a Silent Protest to commemorate the International day to Eliminate Violence against Women (IDEVAW) The initiative, which was …

Diocesan Festival Choir Establishes Hall of Fame

The Diocesan Festival Choir, which has been in the vanguard of choral and sacred music presentations in Jamaica and the English-speaking Caribbean for 91 years, has established a Hall of Fame to recognize Jamaicans who have made outstanding contributions in both genres. The names of the first ten inductees – …

The Cathedral “Rocked” on Cathedral Sunday

Rousing worship music, led by the Musical Apostles Steel Band, Miss Debbie Davidson on keyboards, and the Glenmuir High School Choir “rocked” the traditionally formal atmosphere of the Cathedral of St. Jago de la Vega, Spanish Town, at the recent Cathedral Sunday Festal Evensong on November 20. In the words …

Bishop issues hard-hitting challenge to proclamation

[ACNS, by Gavin Drake] The Bishop of Uruguay has delivered a critical presidential address to his diocesan synod, in which he said that parishes had failed to engage with “the basics” of mission and evangelism. Bishop Michele Pollesel used the example of a new priest who received complaints that he …

Diocesan Festival Choir to Help Haiti and Wortley Home for Girls

The Wortley Home for Girls and victims of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti will be the beneficiaries of proceeds from this year’s Diocesan Festival Choir Christmas concerts. The 91 year-old choir will perform on November 27 and December 4, under the baton of accomplished Director, Geoffrey Shields, at the University Chapel, …

Inspiring Worship for Cathedral Sunday – November 20

An inspiring worship experience is in store at the annual Cathedral Sunday Service scheduled for November 20 – The Feast of Christ the King – at the Cathedral of St. Jago de la Vega, Spanish Town. The Service under the theme “Go Forth and Tell” will begin at 3.45 p.m. …

CPWI Bishops, Members of the Provincial Standing Committee & Students

  CPWI Bishops and Members of the Provincial Standing Committee visiting with students at Codrington College. Meetings of the House of Bishops and the Provincial Standing Committee were held in Barbados from Tuesday, October 25 to Friday, October 28. Built in 1743, Codrington College is the oldest Anglican theological institution …

God and His Angels are Real – says Bishop Gregory

The Rt. Rev. Howard Gregory, Bishop of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands, has asserted that, contrary to the view held by some people in the modern, scientific era, God and his angels are real, and are an integral part of human existence. This was the central theme of the Sermon …

SERMON PREACHED BY THE RT. REV. HOWARD GREGORY, BISHOP OF JAMAICA & THE CAYMAN ISLANDS AT THE INSTALLATION OF FR. GARTH MINOTT AS A CANON OF THE CATHEDRAL OF SAINT JAGO DE LA VEGA ON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2016

I am told that some of the children who attend school in the area and pass by this Cathedral call it “the duppy church”. The presence of graves below various sections of the floor of the Cathedral, as well as the presence of the plaques and statues, give to the …

ABOUT THE ANGLICAN TOGETHERNESS GROUP (ATG)

The Church of The Ascension, Mona Heights; The Church of St Margaret, Liguanea; The Anglican Community that worships at the UWI Chapel; St. Cyprians, August Town; St. Josephs, The Grove; and St. Matthew’s, Jack’s Hill have been collaborating and working together in an increasing number of areas of Ministry over …

Doing the Work of Christ Better Together

For the fourth year running, the six Anglican Churches in the August Town, Liguanea, Mona and Papine area collaborated to celebrate the Holy Cross Weekend in early September.  The joint activities which were held at The Church of The Ascension, Mona and St. Margaret’s, Liguanea between Friday, September 9 and …

Diocese Launches Haiti Relief Fund

In the wake of Hurricane Matthew which killed just under 1,000 persons in Haiti on October 4, left hundreds of thousands homeless and facing the threat of disease, the Diocese has launched a Relief Fund to assist survivors. In a special appeal to clergy and church workers, The Rt. Rev. …