Fiji Time: 11:55 AM on Monday 24 October

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Sisters of Cluny celebrate nun's 75th anniversary

Shalveen Chand
Sunday, March 23, 2014

IT was only two months ago that Sister Angela Cavey celebrated her 97th birthday.

And yesterday she was hosted to a special lunch by the Sisters of Cluny and the St Joseph's Secondary School Alumni to mark her 75th year as a Cluny nun.

"I am very happy today," said Sister Cavey in a slow, soft whisper.

"I didn't expect so many people today. This makes me realise the power of the Lord and the happiness that I have attained by spreading the good gospel."

Sister Cavey came to Fiji in 1967. Being a teacher, she spent six years in Fiji before going to other countries in the region and finally coming back to Fiji to stay.

"I am truly blessed to have the love of friends and family.

"Over the years they have been a very vital part of my life."

Pule Sukanaivalu, the president of the St Joseph's Secondary School Alumni, said Sister Cavey was a wealth of experience and knowledge.

"We jumped at the first opportunity to organise something for a woman who has been a tower of strength over the years," she said. "This is a happy occasion and all I hope is that the younger generation learn the value of dedication and sacrifice from Sister Cavey."

Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.65020.6312
JPY 51.786748.7867
GBP 0.39950.3915
EUR 0.44950.4375
NZD 0.68980.6568
AUD 0.64760.6226
USD 0.49350.4765



Exchange Rate updated on 21st October, 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Hunt on for sex assault suspect
  2. Drop in roll
  3. Villagers fear for safety
  4. Fiji pearls make history
  5. Abuse on the streets
  6. Village diving expedition turns tragic
  7. Villagers turn to sea cucumbers for income
  8. Year 13 exam starts
  9. Abuse of children
  10. Farmers harvest cane despite challenges

Top Stories this Week

  1. Former flight attendant invests in farming business Wednesday (19 Oct)
  2. Calls for USP vice chancellor to step down Tuesday (18 Oct)
  3. 'I heard Soko screaming in pain' Friday (21 Oct)
  4. A daughter's sacrifice Thursday (20 Oct)
  5. Dad's cry for justice Tuesday (18 Oct)
  6. 'I never knew Soko' Thursday (20 Oct)
  7. Hero's welcome Wednesday (19 Oct)
  8. 18 workers on the run Tuesday (18 Oct)
  9. Death probe Sunday (23 Oct)
  10. Fijians at heart Wednesday (19 Oct)