Church of Ceylon bishop urges Sri Lankan unity ‘to rebuild…

first_img Rector Shreveport, LA Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Rector Pittsburgh, PA [Anglican Communion News Service] The Bishop of Colombo Dhiloraj Canagasabey, the senior bishop of the Church of Ceylon, has urged Sri Lankans to unite and appreciate religious and ethnic diversity. Speaking to reporters, Dhiloraj issued a “humble and earnest” appeal “to the intelligentsia of this country, to all religious leaders, civil society, youth leaders and all our citizens who truly love this land, to come together to overcome all … ethnic, religious and ideological divisions and to formulate policies and to mobilize the people to rebuild our dear, shattered motherland.”He also issued urged an end to the demonization of the country’s Muslim community following the Easter Day massacre in which 257 people were killed when Islamist terrorists attacked churches and hotels in the country. He described Sri Lankan Muslims as “our fellow citizens” who had “lived with us in this country for many hundreds of years.”Read the full article here. Tags Rector Belleville, IL Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector Washington, DC Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Anglican Communion Submit a Press Release Featured Events Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Rector Bath, NC Rector Martinsville, VA Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Submit a Job Listing Associate Rector Columbus, GA Rector Tampa, FL Cathedral Dean Boise, ID The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Youth Minister Lorton, VA Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Featured Jobs & Calls Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Rector Albany, NY This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Posted May 13, 2019 The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Submit an Event Listing Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Director of Music Morristown, NJ Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Rector Knoxville, TN Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Rector Collierville, TN Rector Hopkinsville, KY Press Release Service Church of Ceylon bishop urges Sri Lankan unity ‘to rebuild our dear, shattered motherland’ TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Rector Smithfield, NC Curate Diocese of Nebraskalast_img read more

This years LYIT Student Achievement Awards were virtual

first_img Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Publicans in Republic watching closely as North reopens further By admin – May 22, 2020 Renewed calls for full-time Garda in Kilmacrennan News This years LYIT Student Achievement Awards were virtual Facebook WhatsApp Facebook Pinterest WhatsApp Twittercenter_img Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Pinterest Previous articleDonegal Inspector says motorists continue to take more chancesNext articleDCSDC continuing to review cross border usage of recycling centres admin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter LYIT Malaysian SocietyThe Letterkenny Institute of Technology annual Student Achievement Awards took place in a very different setting this year. In what is normally an evening of style, glitz and glamour in a packed out Radisson Blu Hotel Letterkenny; this year, it was an evening of virtual celebrations, as the awards were streamed online as an alternative method of recognising and celebrating the achievements of the 2020 clubs and societies at LYIT.Watch the awards here.Among the award winners revealed were; Most Outstanding Club Member, Leadership Award, Best Society and the Civic, Charity & Community Engagement Award as well as the winners for Best Society Photograph and Best Society Promotional Video – all of which had a high volume of entries. In addition to the societies awards, there were also three highly sought after sports awards up for grabs. The competition for all award categories this year was extremely strong and this posed some tough decision making for the selection committee in choosing the winners.Ballybofey man Jason Quigley, who holds a number of impressive boxing titles including World Champion Silver Medallist, European Youth and European Senior Champion at Amateur Level, as well as North American Middleweight Champion at Professional Level, was the guest speaker during the event. In an interview with Oisin Kelly who compered the event, Jason shared his advice on keeping a positive mindset and highlighted the importance of having the drive and plans in place to achieve your long term goals.A total of eleven Clubs & Societies Scholarships were also announced. The winners were selected from a large pool of applicants and a diverse range of clubs and societies. Each of the winners received monetary awards in recognition of their achievements. Paul Hannigan, LYIT President, in his address, congratulated the winning students and complimented all clubs and societies on the significant contribution they have made to campus life. Paul welcomed the expansion in the levels of activity within the Clubs & Societies Programme over the past number of years and commended the students for engaging their talents and enthusiasm in these activities. Paul also praised the high levels of achievements of the sporting clubs and individuals within the college over the past 12 months and concluded by highlighting the further significance of these achievements when it comes to future employment and skills development.The award winners on the night were as follows:Clubs & Societies Awards Winners1. Leadership Award 2020 – Florian Moss, Badminton Society.2. Award for Civic, Charity & Community Engagement 2020 – Dance Society.3. Most Outstanding Club Member 2020 – Edward Ng, Malaysian Students Society.4. Best Society 2020 – Malaysian Students Society.5. Best Society Photograph 2020 – Ultimate Frisbee Society.6. Best Society Promotional Video 2020 – International Society.Scholarship Winners1. Scholarship 1 – Lynn Chaim, Malaysian Students Society2. Scholarship 2 – Ooi Wen Feng, Malaysian Students Society3. Scholarship 3 – David Friel, Dance Society4. Scholarship 4 – Sean Imasuen, Afro-Caribbean Society5. Scholarship 5 – Jo Ezer Lau, Ultimate Frisbee Society6. Scholarship 6 – Edward Ng, Malaysian Students Society7. Scholarship 7 – Royce Rui Tze Tan, Malaysian Students Society8. Scholarship 8 – Ken Te Tang, Ultimate Frisbee Society9. Scholarship 9 – Gene Tuliao, International Society10. Scholarship 10 – Chin Sy Yao, Ultimate Frisbee Society11. Scholarship 11– Xiao Zexiao, Chinese Students SocietySports Awards Winners1. Nicole Gordon (GAA & Soccer Ladies), Special Recognition in Sport Award2. Darragh Black (GAA Men), Individual Sports Star Award3. GAA Men’s Team, Team of the YearThe winner of the Most Outstanding Club Member; Edward Ng and the winner of the Best Society Promotional Video; the International Society, will represent Letterkenny Institute of Technology at the National BICS (Board of Irish Colleges) Awards which are scheduled to take place towards the end of the year in Athlone. Google+ Google+ Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Community Enhancement Programme open for applications last_img read more

Nobel Prize for Former Balliol Student

first_imgFormer Balliol student Oliver Smithies will receive the 2007 Nobel Prize for Medicine, it was revealed yesterday.He, along with Martin J Evans and Mario R Capecchi, has been awarded after developing a technology for manipulating genes in mice, which is now used in nearly all areas of biomedicine. The techniques have led to new insights into conditions including heart disease and cancer, as well as aiding the development of new therapies.Smithies, who began his BA in Chemistry in 1946, is the Excellence Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. He is also an Honourary Fellow of Balliol.The announcement of the Medicine Award marks the start of the 2007 cycle of Nobel Prize winners, with the final awards revealed on October 15. Historically, Science is dominated by the Americans, but with two Britons winning the accolade for Medicine, the UK has had a good start.last_img read more