Christ Church Cathedral will celebrate the anniversary of South Sudan’s independence with a sheet cake after the 10:00 AM service on Sunday, July 8. The official date of independence is Monday July 9, 2011.
Christ Church Cathedral sister parish is Fraser Cathedral in Lui, South Sudan.
Bishop Stephen Dokolo and his wife Lillian last visited Christ…Continue
Added by Evelyn Smith on June 29, 2012 at 2:10pm — No Comments
This morning I received word that Dean Joseph Philip of Fraser Cathedral in Lui lost his son on Sunday. Gordon says that the final prayers for the funeral will be this Saturday, and asks that we all keep the Dean and his family in our prayers.
Anne and I were delighted to see that the Revd. William Ridding was wearing his blue Lui stole at our Deanery Service on Sunday in Sturminster Newton when all the clerics around him were wearing green. Representatives of all the parishes in the Deanery attended to renew our Covenant to work together - it was the only service in the Deanery that day so the church was pretty full. William then used his new stole to illustrate his sermon and talk about our link with Lui which was really…Continue
Added by Pauline Batstone on June 12, 2012 at 5:42am — No Comments
II am happy to say that the Diocese of Missouri is planning a trip to Lui Diocese in the fall. I have checked with Bishop Stephen, who suggests either October 25-November 8 or November 27-December 11.
When we have determined which dates work best, we will announce the trip officially along with the process for applying to go. For now, it would help me to receive preliminary expressions of interest and comments on which of the two sets of dates would be possible for those…Continue
Added by Debra Morris Smith on June 10, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments
South Sudan Anthem on July 9
South Sudan, Oyee!
On Monday, July 9, our companions in the…Continue
Added by beth felice on June 8, 2012 at 8:03pm — No Comments
This evening Dennis, Anne and I met the Bishop of Salisbury during his visit to our Deanery and told him of our trip to Lui and what we felt we had achieved. He told us that during the short time he has been Bishop of Salisbury he has come to realise what a uniting effect the commitment to Sudan has within our Diocese , and the importance of the more personal links made by individual Deaneries.
We presented the Revd. William Ridding with the other stole which we brought back from…Continue
Added by Pauline Batstone on June 8, 2012 at 4:57pm — No Comments