172 yrs of Combined Service

The Diocese hosted a dinner at Alhambra Inn on Thursday, January 25, in honour of the following persons who have retired from the Diocese and who who have served for a combined 172 years:   – Mrs. Laceta Morlese-Brown – Served for 50 years as Secretary to five Lord Bishops …

DeCarteret College – The Centenary Countdown

De Carteret College in Mandeville, founded in 1919 by the Rt. Rev. Cecil DeCarteret, the sixth Bishop of Jamaica, and named after him when he demitted office in 1931, has begun the celebrations marking its centenary. Originally a preparatory institution, known as the Diocesan Preparatory School for Boys, it became …

Intentional Discipleship Bible Study Book for Lent

A six-week Bible Study series on Intentional Discipleship has been prepared by the Diocese for use during Lent. The Bible Studies, conveniently compiled in a booklet, were written by a team of ordained and lay persons under the guidance of The Rt. Rev. Robert Thompson, Suffragan Bishop of Kingston. They …

Commendation of the Bible Study Guide

The Bible has always been a central part of the life of Anglicanism.  Indeed, it was the Anglican tradition which contributed to the rest of Christendom the King James Version of the Bible, which today remains sacrosanct for many denominational traditions, and for whom no change in its language or …

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 …

Bishop’s Day – Sermon

Bishop’s Day Saturday, January 6, 2018  Mission of The Conversion of St. Paul, Greater Portmore, St. Catherine. Click here for Sermon ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”1000″]  

Epiphany

“In Him and through faith in Him we may approach God with freedom and confidence.” (Ephesians 3:12)   The Epiphany (manifestation) of Jesus Christ to the (non-Jewish) world, celebrated in liturgical observances on this day, January 6, serves as a reminder to the Church, of the great privilege that is …