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St Paul's Church , Plaine Verte celebrated its 150th Anniversary in the Spacious Parish hall called VICTOR DONAT-WAI CHUN TO ( IMMANUEL hall ) built in 1995 during the Rectorship of Archdeacon Roger Chung Jaomalaza , with a special Eucharist by Archbishop The Most Rev Ian Ernest at 3 pm on 19 Oct 2014 . The first Church was built for the Bengalee and Nagree Christians and the foundations were laid on 2 Oct 1863 followed by the consecration by Bishop Ryan on 27 Aug 1864 . Rev Eric Mafat organised the participation of various ministries ; the Sunday School , The Music Worship Team , the Dance Ministry and the Chinese-speaking ministry with great thanksgiving songs and liturgical dances and an illuminated 150 ann Board was unveiled by the former Rectors ( GIFT TO FORMER MINISTERS ).
MAUEN 141022-1 - October 22, 2014

St Paul's Church , Plaine Verte celebrated its 150th Anniversary in the Spacious Parish hall called VICTOR DONAT-WAI CHUN TO ( IMMANUEL hall ) built in 1995 during the Rectorship of Archdeacon Roger Chung Jaomalaza , with a special Eucharist by Archbishop The Most Rev Ian Ernest at 3 pm on 19 Oct 2014 . The first Church was built for the Bengalee and Nagree Christians and the foundations were laid on 2 Oct 1863 followed by the consecration by Bishop Ryan on 27 Aug 1864 . Rev Eric Mafat organised the participation of various ministries ; the Sunday School , The Music Worship Team , the Dance Ministry and the Chinese-speaking ministry with great thanksgiving songs and liturgical dances and an illuminated 150 ann Board was unveiled by the former Rectors .( THE READINGS AND SERMON )
MAUEN 141021-1 - October 21, 2014











An ordination service was held under a vast Tent at Christchurch Mahebourg with Archbishop the Most Rev Ian Ernest presiding surrounded by the Clergy and busloads of parishioners from all the Diocese overflowing in the tent on 5 Oct 2014 . Five Permanent Deacons : Lola Lavenerable , Marilyn Cadet , Guy Ramen , Jacques L'Ésperance and Daniel Maurice were ordained . Two Deacons Rev Norman Cretin and Bryan Pyle ( from USA ) were ordained to the Priesthood . It was the first time that ladies were ordained to the Diaconate in Mauritius but in the Province of Indian Ocean , the Dioceses of Seychelles and Antsiranana Madagascar have already ordained Women Priests . The Parish of Rodrigues generously offered Stoles to the ordinands .( THE CHOIR AND YOUTH SONG ) .
MAUEN 101008-1 - October 8, 2014

An ordination service was held under a vast Tent at Christchurch Mahebourg with Archbishop the Most Rev Ian Ernest presiding surrounded by the Clergy and busloads of parishioners from all the Diocese overflowing in the tent on 5 Oct 2014 . Five Permanent Deacons : Lola Lavenerable , Marilyn Cadet , Guy Ramen , Jacques L'Ésperance and Daniel Maurice were ordained . Two Deacons Rev Norman Cretin and Bryan Pyle ( from USA ) were ordained to the Priesthood . It was the first time that ladies were ordained to the Diaconate in Mauritius but in the Province of Indian Ocean , the Dioceses of Seychelles and Antsiranana Madagascar have already ordained Women Priests . The Parish of Rodrigues generously offered Stoles to the ordinands .( PERMANENT DEACONS ORDINATION )
MAUEN 141007-1 - October 7, 2014


An ordination service was held under a vast Tent at Christchurch Mahebourg with Archbishop the Most Rev Ian Ernest presiding surrounded by the Clergy and busloads of parishioners from all the Diocese overflowing in the tent on 5 Oct 2014 . Five Permanent Deacons : Lola Lavenerable , Marilyn Cadet , Guy Ramen , Jacques L'Ésperance and Daniel Maurice were ordained . Two Deacons Rev Norman Cretin and Bryan Pyle ( from USA ) were ordained to the Priesthood . It was the first time that ladies were ordained to the Diaconate in Mauritius but in the Province of Indian Ocean , the Dioceses of Seychelles and Antsiranana Madagascar have already ordained Women Priests . The Parish of Rodrigues generously offered Stoles to the ordinands .( OATH OF ALLEGIANCE AND SIGNATURE )
MAUEN 141006-1 - October 6, 2014
























The Archbishop of Canterbury the Most Rev Justin Welby celebrated the Eucharist in French Language under a Large Tent at St James Cathedral Port Louis Mauritius . Archbishop The Most Rev Ian Ernest chose the theme Together United in Building God's Kingdom for the 160 Anniversary of the Diocese as all the Parishes gather for celebration . The Prime Minister H E N Ramgoolam , Ministers of the Government , the Diplomatic Corps , Ecumenical partners , the Council of Religions and various guests attended this National event . The grand Choir sang gloriously the hynms especially one composed for the 160 anniversary , a children choir sang during the sharing of peace and children also performed a Liturgical dance .Various Gifts were offered to Archbishop Justin and his wife Caroline and lovingly he also gifted the Diocese with a Silver cup and paten for the 160 anniversary . ( THE CHOIR AND CHILDREN DANCE )
MAUEN 140710-1 - July 13, 2014

The Archbishop of Canterbury the Most Rev Justin Welby celebrated the Eucharist in French Language under a Large Tent at St James Cathedral Port Louis Mauritius . Archbishop The Most Rev Ian Ernest chose the theme Together United in Building God's Kingdom for the 160 Anniversary of the Diocese as all the Parishes gather for celebration . The Prime Minister H E N Ramgoolam , Ministers of the Government , the Diplomatic Corps , Ecumenical partners , the Council of Religions and various guests attended this National event . The grand Choir sang gloriously the hynms especially one composed for the 160 anniversary , a children choir sang during the sharing of peace and children also performed a Liturgical dance .Various Gifts were offered to Archbishop Justin and his wife Caroline and lovingly he also gifted the Diocese with a Silver cup and paten for the 160 anniversary . ( MORE PHOTOS FROM ALICE CHUNG )
MAUEN 140713-1 - July 13, 2014

The Archbishop of Canterbury the Most Rev Justin Welby celebrated the Eucharist in French Language under a Large Tent at St James Cathedral Port Louis Mauritius . Archbishop The Most Rev Ian Ernest chose the theme Together United in Building God's Kingdom for the 160 Anniversary of the Diocese as all the Parishes gather for celebration . The Prime Minister H E N Ramgoolam , Ministers of the Government , the Diplomatic Corps , Ecumenical partners , the Council of Religions and various guests attended this National event . The grand Choir sang gloriously the hynms especially one composed for the 160 anniversary , a children choir sang during the sharing of peace and children also performed a Liturgical dance .Various Gifts were offered to Archbishop Justin and his wife Caroline and lovingly he also gifted the Diocese with a Silver cup and paten for the 160 anniversary . ( GIFTS PRESENTATION )
MAUEN 140712-1 - July 12, 2014

The Archbishop of Canterbury the Most Rev Justin Welby celebrated the Eucharist in French Language under a Large Tent at St James Cathedral Port Louis Mauritius . Archbishop The Most Rev Ian Ernest chose the theme Together United in Building God's Kingdom for the 160 Anniversary of the Diocese as all the Parishes gather for celebration . The Prime Minister H E N Ramgoolam , Ministers of the Government , the Diplomatic Corps , Ecumenical partners , the Council of Religions and various guests attended this National event . The grand Choir sang gloriously the hynms especially one composed for the 160 anniversary , a children choir sang during the sharing of peace and children also performed a Liturgical dance .Various Gifts were offered to Archbishop Justin and his wife Caroline and lovingly he also gifted the Diocese with a Silver cup and paten for the 160 anniversary . ( THE COUNCIL OF RELIGIONS MEETING )
MAUEN 140709-1 - July 9, 2014

The Archbishop of Canterbury the Most Rev Justin Welby celebrated the Eucharist in French Language under a Large Tent at St James Cathedral Port Louis Mauritius . Archbishop The Most Rev Ian Ernest chose the theme Together United in Building God's Kingdom for the 160 Anniversary of the Diocese as all the Parishes gather for celebration . The Prime Minister H E N Ramgoolam , Ministers of the Government , the Diplomatic Corps , Ecumenical partners , the Council of Religions and various guests attended this National event . The grand Choir sang gloriously the hynms especially one composed for the 160 anniversary , a children choir sang during the sharing of peace and children also performed a Liturgical dance .Various Gifts were offered to Archbishop Justin and his wife Caroline and lovingly he also gifted the Diocese with a Silver cup and paten for the 160 anniversary .
MAUEN 140708-1 - July 8, 2014


The Archbishop of Canterbury the Most Rev Justin Welby celebrated the Eucharist in French Language under a Large Tent at St James Cathedral Port Louis Mauritius . Archbishop The Most Rev Ian Ernest chose the theme Together United in Building God's Kingdom for the 160 Anniversary of the Diocese as all the Parishes gather for celebration . The Prime Minister H E N Ramgoolam , Ministers of the Government , the Diplomatic Corps , Ecumenical partners , the Council of Religions and various guests attended this National event . The grand Choir sang gloriously the hynms especially one composed for the 160 anniversary , a children choir sang during the sharing of peace and children also performed a Liturgical dance .Various Gifts were offered to Archbishop Justin and his wife Caroline and lovingly he also gifted the Diocese with a Silver cup and paten for the 160 anniversary .( PEACE GREETING )
MAUEN 140708-2 - July 8, 2014














The Mothers Union Christian Care For Families , ( Renin-Jaza in Malagasy ) celebrated its 90 th Anniversary and a service celebrated by Archbishop the Most Rev Ian Ernest together with the Clergy took place at St James Cathedral on 14 June 2014 . A branch of MU was started in 1924 by Mrs M S Cherrington at la Caverne Vacoas . The Provincial Delegations from Madagascar , Seychelles and Rodrigues attended this event and the MU Mary Sumner House UK sent Robert Dawes and Johanna Fadipe Regional Development Manager and officer to be present . Honourable Mireille Martin of the Ministry of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare , The Mayor Mrs. Dorine Chukowry, and many dignitaries of the Government were also present .( BRIANI LUNCH AT ST MARY'S HALL)
MAUEN 140616-1 - June 16, 2014