December 14, 2017

In Caribbean, church agencies help as process of rebuilding begins

By Ezra Fieser From Crux Now Thousands of families in the Caribbean are relying on aid agencies for basic needs more than a month after hurricanes Irma and Maria ripped through the region, killing dozens and causing billions of dollars in damage. Bishop Robert Llanos said the role of the Catholic Church “is to find […]

Deep into the Eye of the Hurricane in the Caribbean

By Angel Rivera-Agosto From United Church of Christ In the Caribbean people look up and see God in the winds. They sense God’s overwhelming presence in the nature that shelters them, and in its contours and limitations, becomes a dominant force that creates, destroys, and transforms. As human beings, we confess our limitations by understanding […]

Cayman Islands Parliamentary Prayer Breakfast held

Attendees at the 22nd annual National Parliamentary Prayer Breakfast prayed for the Cayman Islands and its people, sang hymns and linked hands this morning (Wednesday, 11 October 2017) at the Kimpton Seafire Resort. Opening the event and welcoming the gathering, Speaker, Hon. W. McKeeva Bush, OBE, JP, paid homage to the late Dr. Edlin Merren […]

UWI Prof: Be imitators of God

By Marlene Augustine From T&T NewsDay University of the West Indies History Professor Dr Jerome Teelucksingh yesterday called on citizens to be imitators of God and not prosecutors of the church. Teelucksingh was addressing the congregation at a service of, ‘Remembrance for Hurricane Island Affected,’ yesterday at the Cathedral Church of the Holy Trinity, Port-of-Spain. […]

Older Persons Month service

Cayman Islands Older Persons Month 2017 opens with Agape church service Older Persons Month 2017 officially opened with a church service at the Agape Family Centre on Sunday, 1 October 2017. Government officials present included His Excellency the Acting Governor Franz Manderson and his wife Nuvia Manderson; Acting Premier/Minister Community Affairs, Hon. Roy McTaggart; Acting […]

Music tribute to Kathy

Cayman Islands: John Gray Memorial Church celebrates 50 years of Katherine Jackson’s Music Ministry By Georgina Wilcox Last Sunday (17) at 5:30pm church members and friends packed West Bay’s John Gray Memorial Church to celebrate a music tribute to Katherine (Kathy) Jackson, their Organist and Choir Director whose Church Music Ministry has spanned 50 years. […]

Prayer urged as natural disasters strike Mexico and Caribbean islands

From Anglican News More than 225 people have been killed and many more injured following a 7.1 magnitude earthquake that struck Mexico yesterday (Tuesday). It comes as the wider region is battered by Hurricane Maria – the fourth hurricane to hit the Caribbean region in recent weeks. The Anglican Alliance says that information coming out […]

In the aftermaths of Hurricanes Irma and Harvey, will Hurricane ISIS make landfall?

Article by WN.com Correspondent Dallas Darling From WN “We must search out totally new ways to anchor ourselves, for all the old roots religion, nation, community, family, or profession are now shaking under the hurricane impact of the accelerative thrust.”  – Alvin Toffler Like hurricanes, the nature of ISIS stands for “We love death more […]

Cardinal Dolan on Bannon’s church remark: ‘Preposterous, rather insulting’

By Jason Devaney From Newsmax One of the six Catholic cardinals in the United States took issue with former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon’s remark that the Catholic Church only supports immigrant-friendly legislation for economic reasons. The saga began when Bannon sat down for an interview with CBS that is slated to air this […]

Sir Rodney commends support of ‘architectural gems’

From Antigua Observer Governor General Sir Rodney Williams has commended all those who have made contributions towards the restoration of both the St John’s Anglican Cathedral and Government House, and he has called for additional support for the projects. Referring to the two historical buildings as “two architectural gems”, Sir Rodney made the call during […]