December 14, 2017

Church confirms pope to visit Cuba in spring

HAVANA (AP) — Pope Benedict XVI will visit Communist-run Cuba this spring, a senior Roman Catholic Church official said Thursday, the first trip by a pontiff since John Paul II’s historic tour in 1998. The exact date of the trip, which coincides with the 400th anniversary of Cuba’s patron saint, will be announced in Rome […]

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  Do not sow in the furrows of wickedness, or you have to reap them seven times over.  Ecclesiasticus 7: 3  

Pastors offer at-risk youth alternatives

The Cayman community mentorship programme is responding to the recent rise in violent crime. Seventh-day Adventist Church pastors are trading suits for jeans and sermon helps for dominos. They aren’t shirking responsibility. Ministers in Cayman are hoping to mentor young people in the community who are vulnerable to drug abuse and gang involvement. “Our Islands […]

Savannah United Church celebrate God

An evening of Worship and Celebration was held at the Savannah United Church, on Sunday 25th September 2011. All members of the United Church of Jamaica and Grand Cayman participated in the programme. Synodical Theme: “Renewal and Transformation: Season of Healing and Hope” Motif: “The Audacity of Hope, Sing and Hope and Pray” For Reflection: […]

‘I don’t have the answers’, says Premier

At a recent prayer meeting organised by the Cayman Believer’s Women Ministries, Premier McKeeva Bush, conceded that he does not have the answers for the recent spate in murders on the Island. Mr. Bush advised against finger pointing and calls on the nation to seek God. During his address to the residents of his community, […]

Celibacy in church- local ministers speak out

On Bloody Sunday in 1972 Father Edward Daly faced down the Parachute Regiment responsible for shooting dead 13 unarmed Derry civilians, waving just a white handkerchief as he protected the wounded from the army’s bullets. Now 39 years later the retired Bishop of Derry is confronting an even more powerful force than the Paras: the […]

Parents have a right to be nosey, says visiting pastor

“A child’s right to privacy should not be allowed to interfere with the duty of parenting,” says visiting pastor from the United States, Pastor Ralph Wheeler Jr. “Whatever happens to the child you are going to blame the parent, then the parent has the right to be involved. A parent has the right to be […]

Pope marks 9/11, says no violence in God’s name

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Benedict XVI insisted Saturday that violence must never be carried out in God’s name as he marked the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks with a message to the United States. In a letter to New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan, head of the U.S. bishops’ conference, Benedict said he […]

McKeeva Bush supports female Pastor

Premier of the Cayman Islands, The Honourable Mr. McKeeva Bush, and Deputy Premier, Mrs. Juliana O’Connor-Connolly, added their blessings to the appointment of a woman pastor at the Red Bay Church of God (Holiness). Pastor Anna Joseph’s appointment comes after the decision of the former Pastor, Robert Thompson, Brother Bob, and his wife, Mrs. Cinda […]