Holy Trinity Cathedral women in Suva have organised the Anglican Church’s first ‘Pinktober’ event in Fiji to raise awareness of issues faced by breast cancer patients and to gather donations for the Fiji Cancer Society.
Anglican churches and schools across Polynesia have raised their observance of the global ecumenical Season of Creation this September-October with worship, ecumenical cooperation and practical action.
The Diocese of Polynesia has celebrated a significant milestone as Archbishop Sione Uluilakepa ordained his first contingent of priests and deacons at Holy Trinity Anglican Cathedral in Suva this July.
The Moana Community of St Clare and the Diocese of Polynesia realised a long worked-for goal this July as the new Moana St Clare Boys’ Home opened in Nakasi, Fiji.
Anglicans from across the Pacific have joined in celebration to ordain and install the Most Rev Sione Uluilakepa as Bishop of Polynesia and welcome him as an Archbishop of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia.
Hundreds of wellwishers are gathering in Suva from across Fiji, Tonga, Samoa, Aotearoa New Zealand and beyond to celebrate the episcopal ordination and installation of Rev Sione Uluilakepa as eighth Bishop of Polynesia and Archbishop of this Church.
Archbishop-elect Sione Uluialakepa has sent a pastoral letter to Archbishops Don Tamihere and Philip Richardson sharing the Diocese of Polynesia’s concern and care for all those affected by Cyclone Gabrielle.
The Diocese of Polynesia Electoral College has elected Rev Sione Ulu’ilakepa as Bishop of Polynesia, and he will therefore become one of the three Archbishops of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia.
The House of Sarah, a faith-based organisation closely aligned to the Diocese of Polynesia, along with UN Women in Fiji, have developed a new resource that sets out how Fiji’s faith-based groups can end violence against women and girls.
• Watch the FijiOne News report on the launch
• Wailoku activist applauds House of Sarah