Memories of Sr. Gabrielle

I first saw Sr. Gabrielle just before the beginning of the 1979 school year. It was the year I entered St. Joseph’s Convent, St. George’s. I remember her purposeful stride, serious countenance, penetrating stare and substantial stature… and did she look formidable! You see, she was the Mistress of Discipline then, and certainly she looked the part. At some point in our class’s tenure at SJC, she was gone for…Keep Reading

YEAC Launch St. David Team

A new team of Youth Emergency Action Committee volunteers was recently installed in St David. The community, disaster response arm of Caritas which started in 2011 with YEAC Grand Anse is now established in all parishes of the tri-island state. Project manager Roseann Redhead reiterates the relevance of the skills training which YEAC offers. According to her, YEAC is an amazing journey. It provides a different learning experience for our…Keep Reading

Moving towards A Diocesan Pastoral Council

Bishop of the Diocese of St George’s-in-Grenada Clyde Martin Harvey has described the first meeting of Diocesan Pastoral leaders as the process of moving from one understanding of the church to another, while encouraging the church to be open to the process.The meeting set the pace for the thought-provoking process of generating suggestions on how the Diocesan Pastoral Council should function and who should serve on it. The Council, once…Keep Reading

Catholic Focus November 2022

Bishop Harvey addresses hunger post COVID-19

Source: The New Today Newspaper Bishop Clyde Harvey has urged Grenadians to start looking ahead and to address some of the burning social issues that came to the forefront in a more fundamental way due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Bishop delivered a deep and moving spiritual address to open the National Day of Thanksgiving declared by government to thank God for his mercies for sparing the island from any…Keep Reading

How to pray the Rosary

The Structure of the Rosary The rosary has 59 beads, a crucifix, and a medal, with certain prayers for each of these different pieces. The prayers of the rosary can be divided into three categories: Introductory Prayers The Decades Closing Prayers With the prayers of the rosary, we ask Mary to pray for us and to guide us by the example of her son, Jesus. Introductory Prayers The introductory prayers…Keep Reading

Catholic Focus May 2020 Issue

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Trainings sessions for Catechists, teachers and members of the congregation

The Catechetical Commission is embarking on a series of trainings sessions for Catechists, teachers and members of the congregation who are interested in learning and knowing the Scriptures.  The training will be conducted over a seven months period from March 7th to June 20th and September 5th to November 21st 2020. Training sessions will be conducted every 1st and 3rd Saturdays per month, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in…Keep Reading

YEAC Awards Over 100 Members

YEAC Awards Over 100 Members

The Youth Emergency Action Committee (YEAC)  held its Award and Patronage Reception on Friday 10th January 2020, during which over 100 young people between the ages 16 to 26 received certificates of recognition and participation. YEAC is a youth-led community based group working towards increased disaster preparedness and climate change resilence. The Committee promotes a spirit of volunteerism and trains its members to serve communities through mitigating the effects of…Keep Reading

Feast of the Baptism of Jesus

Feast of the Baptism of Jesus

St. Peter’s Parish – Gouyave, celebrated the Feast of the Baptism of Jesus (Sunday Jan 12) with the addition of four new members to their flock.  On that day the ministries were carried out by the children of the parish and the readings were proclaimed by two parents of the newly baptised babies. Stressing on the significance of the sacrament, the Parish Priest Fr. John says “There is a big…Keep Reading

22nd Catholic Caribbean Conference Held in Trinidad

22nd Catholic Caribbean Conference Held in Trinidad

On the first week end in January 2020, the Catholic Charismatic Conference (CCC) was held at the Centre of Excellence, Macoya, Trinidad, under the theme : Let us start! Let us rebuild. (Nehemiah 2:18). Participants came from Grenada, St. Vincent, St. Lucia, Dominica, Barbados, Jamaica, Belize, Bonaire, Curacao, Aruba, US Virgin Islands, Canada and of course, Trinidad and Tobago. The conference involved Holy Mass on Saturday and Sunday, praise and…Keep Reading

Excerpts From The Letter Of Pope Francis On The Sunday Of The Word

Excerpts From The Letter Of Pope Francis On The Sunday Of The Word

“I hereby declare that the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time is to be devoted to the celebration, study and dissemination of the word of God. This Sunday of the Word of God will thus be a fitting part of that time of the year when we are encouraged to strengthen our bonds with the Jewish people and to pray for Christian unity. This is more than a temporal coincidence: the…Keep Reading