CHURCH ORDAINED DEACON TO PRIESTHOOD

The Catholic emblem of priesthood. Photo credit: www.shutterstock.com

The Catholic emblem of Priesthood. Photo credit: www.shutterstock.com

Saint Paul’s church in Sugu, Wanderer Bay in West Guadalcanal has over the weekend celebrated the ordination of a Deacon to the Ministry of Priesthood.

The ordination was celebrated by Bishop of the Diocese of Guadalcanal Reverend Nathan Tome welcoming the newly ordained Priest Simon Peter Koti to the Ministry.

Speaking during the ordination, Provincial Member for Wanderer Bay Lionel Longarata said, the ordination marks another milestone for Saint Paul’s church, Sugu.

Mr Longarata said this will be noted in the historical activity records of the village church of Saint Paul and Sugu coastal district.

He adds Father Simon Koti is the third to be ordained in the Chapel.

SIBC stringer for North West Guadalcanal John Toki reports, the ordination was attended by hundreds of Christians from Sugu coastal district, Marasa inland district and around West Guadalcanal.

 

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