Vigil, Wake and Requiem Eucharist for Bishop Taylor

Three Bishops from the Diocese of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands will join Bishops from across the Anglican Communion, including the Province of the West Indies, on Wednesday, June 4 for the funeral of the Rt. Rev. E. Don Taylor, late Rector of the Kingston Parish Church and retired Vicar …

Lord Bishop Pays Tribute

Lord Bishop Pays Tribute To The Late Bishop Don Taylor  The late Rector of the Kingston Parish Church, the Rt. Rev. E. Don Taylor, who died in New York last Saturday (May 24) has been lauded for his outstanding service to the Diocese of Jamaica and The Cayman Islands (Anglican), the …

BISHOP E. DON TAYLOR DIES

The retired Rector of the Kingston Parish Church, the Rt. Rev. E. Don Taylor, died in a New York Hospital on Saturday afternoon, May 24. He was 77 years old. Bishop Taylor who had been ailing for some time following a heart attack late last year, resigned his tenure at …

Child Month Message

MESSAGE FROM THE RT. REV. HOWARD K. GREGORY, STD, DD BISHOP OF JAMAICA AND THE CAYMAN ISLANDS   My dear Young People:   I send you warm Christian greetings as you celebrate Children’s Sunday today, May 4, under the Theme “Yes!! I am special!!”   In many families, each child …

Ven. Patrick Cunningham Appointed Archdeacon, Kingston Region

The Venerable Patrick Cunningham has been appointed Archdeacon of Kingston, effective May 1, 2014. This follows ratification by the recent Synod of amendments to Canon LII to provide for re-organisation of the Diocese into three Regions, instead of four; and gives effect to the Resolution passed at the Special Synod …

Noted Theologian and Author for Kingston Region’s Clergy Retreat

The Rev. Canon Professor Martyn Percy, noted British theologian, author and recently-appointed Dean of Christ Church, Oxford, will be leading the Kingston Region’s Clergy Retreat, to be held from May 19-22 at the Hillcrest Diocesan Retreat Centre, in Brown’s Town St. Ann. The theme which Canon Professor Percy has selected …

Four New Rural Deans Appointed

The list of Rural Deans for 2014 includes four new appointees. These are: The Very Rev. Annett Brown, for the Deanery of St. James/Hanover. She is Rector of St. Augustine Church in CoralGardens, Montego Bay. Rev. Brown began her ministry in 1987 as a Deaconess assigned to the Church of …

Chancellor Resigns

 The Hon. Mr. Justice Lensley Wolfe, has resigned as Chancellor of the Diocese, effective April 24, 2014, after having served for 18 years. Mr. Justice Wolfe’s resignation was announced by Bishop of Jamaica & The Cayman Islands, the Rt. Rev. Howard Gregory, at the recent Synod of the Church, held …

Jamaica’s Daren Evans Among Seminarians Attending UK Course

The Rev. Daren Evans (back row – far right), Assistant Curate at the Spanish Town Cathedral, is among representatives from 17 countries in the Anglican Communion currently attending a special course for Seminarians and New Clergy offered by Canterbury Cathedral in the United Kingdom. The seminarians have been working, worshipping …

Reconciliation And Forgiveness

Spirit-filled singing by conference participants Make Reconciliation And Forgiveness The Mission Of The Church A call to make reconciliation and forgiveness the real mission of the Church was the recurring message brought by presenters at the 40th annual Healing Conference held recently at the Sunset Jamaica Grande Resort Spa and …