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

Deacon Johnson Releases New Math Book

Deacon Johnson Releases New Math Book

Raphael “Croqueta” Johnson – deacon, calypsonian, teacher – has written a Math book for the secondary level.  The book “CSEC Mathematics” was launched in Antigua, during a Collins regional Conference in November 2019.   This book was produced in response to the poor performance of students writing the CXC Mathematics examinations.  (Over the last four years, the regional pass rate was 50% and the local pass rate was 40%). The book…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

“Social Justice in Grenada Today”

“Social Justice in Grenada Today”

I want to begin by putting the overarching purpose for the Church’s Social Teaching in its true context by reminding us of several essential points. The Catholic social teachings emerge from the truth God has revealed to us about Himself. God by his very nature is communal and social. God the Father sends His Son Jesus Christ and shares the Holy Spirit as His Gift of love. God has revealed…Keep Reading

Be AWAKE! Be CONSCIOUS! Be PREPARED!

Be AWAKE!  Be CONSCIOUS!   Be PREPARED!

As we celebrate another Advent season, these three words ought to be part of our consciousness every day. The beginning of another liturgical year reminds us that the “seasons” of our year are really about the seasons of the spiritual life. Each of the liturgical seasons call us to focus on an aspect of our spirituality which ought to be an essential part of our journey into Christ. Lent reminds…Keep Reading

Saints Peter and Paul Church, Windward Celebrates 90 Years

Saints Peter and Paul Church, Windward Celebrates 90 Years

On Sunday October 20, Saints Peter and Paul Church in Windward, Carriacou was overflowing as hundreds came to celebrate the church’s 90th anniversary. That activity was the culmination of a series of other activities including the unveiling and blessing of a special plaque, on Thursday October 17. On Thursday, Fr. Sean Doggett, who served as priest in charge of Carriacou for eight years (1988 to 1996), reminded those present, that…Keep Reading

Cathedral Men In The Footsteps Of Christ Help The Needy

Cathedral Men In The Footsteps Of Christ Help The Needy

Cathedral Men in the Footsteps of Christ (CMFC) celebrated twelve years of service to the dioceses of St. George’s in Grenada, on Sunday 10th November, 2019. In conjunction with the Sisters of Charity, they presented hampers to 25 less fortunate families in Grenada. This was made possible through the kind financial assistance of Messrs. Geo F Huggins and Company (Grenada) Limited who give the CMFC an annual subsidy to assist…Keep Reading

‘Come, Lord Jesus, Come.’

‘Come, Lord Jesus, Come.’

‘Come, Lord Jesus, come.’  That popular hymn title, taken from the concluding words of the whole Bible, (Rev.22. 20), proclaims the meaning of this holy season of Advent.  It is meant to remind us of our constant and desperate need for God to come to our aid.  The holy season of Advent is meant to shake us out of taking pride in our self-sufficiency. We can so easily push God…Keep Reading