Fiji Time: 6:54 PM on Sunday 24 July

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Prayer unites

Ana Madigibuli
Monday, March 10, 2014

THE World Day of Prayer observed around the country on Friday brought people from different churches and backgrounds together to pray for issues affecting the nation.

Many gathered at the Dudley Methodist Church, the Sacred Heart Cathedral and various Methodist churches to mark the occasion.

Prayers for forgiveness, love and protection, for those affected by natural disasters, deprived widows and education for children were offered during a mass at the Sacred Heart Cathedral.

Archbishop Peter Loy Chong said it was great to see different people being part of the World Day of Prayer, adding prayers built a strong relationship between people and God.

Fiji Council of Churches interim general secretary Reverend James Bhagwan said although the event was an initiative of women in the Christian community, the service was for all.

Mr Bhagwan said the occasion was significant because it was celebrated in the first week of the Christian season of Lent, an important time of reflection and transformation for Christians.

"I pray that this will be a time of inspiration, affirmation and encouragement for our sisters, mothers and daughters in our communities of faith," he said.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.63610.6171
JPY 52.092749.0927
GBP 0.36630.3583
EUR 0.44060.4286
NZD 0.70100.6680
AUD 0.65150.6265
USD 0.48800.4710

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 22nd July 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Parents happy son is in heaven
  2. Allegiance switch
  3. Sevens plight
  4. Team loses balance
  5. Man, 64, guilty of rape
  6. Earthquakes in Fiji, Samoa regions
  7. Student drowns in river
  8. Usamate: No learning, you'll die
  9. All equal
  10. Sugar talk

Top Stories this Week

  1. Ship runs aground Tuesday (19 Jul)
  2. God's call Monday (18 Jul)
  3. Sami's best try Saturday (23 Jul)
  4. Mum on rape charge Tuesday (19 Jul)
  5. Nakarawa steps up to meet Ryan's demands Wednesday (20 Jul)
  6. Nadro loses points Wednesday (20 Jul)
  7. Memorial service for couple Monday (18 Jul)
  8. 7s upgrade Monday (18 Jul)
  9. Radio announcer in court Saturday (23 Jul)
  10. Local leads resort Monday (18 Jul)