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PROVINCIAL CLERGY TRAINING AND STANDING COMMITTEE OF SYNOD IN ANTANANARIVO.
 
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May 15, 2008

[Diocese of Antsiranana - Indian Ocean] The Provincial Clergy Conference of the Province of the Indian Ocean took place at the Antananarivo IFLA Training and recreational Center on the 5th and 6th May. The training was led by Bishop Graham Cray of Canterbury Diocese and Professor Gareth Jones of Christchurch University in Canterbury. The theme of the conference was' Raising Jesus Christ our Lord' ; All the 8 Dioceses of the Province were present viz : Antananarivo, Antsiranana, Fianarantsoa, Mauritius , Majunga , Seychelles ,Toamasina and Tulear . The SOMA team stayed on to help support the Ministering of the Clergy and in intercessory prayer.

Following the Clergy training two days of Standing Committee of Provincial Synod took place at the ' Relais de la Haute Ville Hotel ' adjacent to the St Laurent Cathedral.

Archbishop Ian is now working with a sub committee on a new vision for a Provincial theological institute which will steer the training and formation of Clergy and Laity.