Archbishop to visit Makira Province
ARCHBISHOP of the Catholic Church, Bishop Christopher Michael Cardone Op, will make his first ever week-long courtesy visit to three Catholic parishes in Makira province begins this week.
He is to meet and evangelise with Christian faiths of the Catholic parishes and to offer Sacrament of Confirmation to young people of the Catholic communities in Makira.
To kick off his courtesy visit he will fly tomorrow to visit the communities of Arohane, Manihuki, St John the Baptist Parish at the main station and other rural communities in Kirakira Parish.
According to his official programme, he will also visit the famous Government-owned national secondary school – Waimapuru National Secondary School (WNSS) and the school staffs.
To conclude the first leg of his visit to Kirakira Parish, he will officiate a final Mass at St John the Baptist Parish Cathedral on April 30 before he returns on May 1.
The second and third leg of his visit will be to our lady queen of Mary Parish Wainoni and Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish Manivovo on May 10 – 15 and from May 27 – June 1 respectively.
The three Catholic parishes are the final Parishes for the Archbishop to visit before complete his tour to the Catholic Parishes in Honiara Archdiocese since his installation on September 10, 2016.
Parishioners were urge to prepare and behave during the Archbishop’s visit as such visit is important and infrequently.
Parishes and Districts on Guadalcanal and Central islands were already visited last year and early this year following his installation.