Catholic Focus September 2023 Issue


Becoming a Synodal Church is the mandate of the Church in the AEC region. At the 67th AnnualPlenary Meeting, held April 23-28, 2023 in Aruba, the AEC Bishops committed to transform thechurch at every level to reflect the call to synodality by Pope Francis. This commitment to walktogether shaped both the agenda and the approach of the entire meeting where Sexual Abuse,Crime and Violence, and Solidarity with Haiti were discussed….Keep Reading


Loved and spoilt by her father who died at age 45, her older sister Clarice was also her class teacher and the one who exerted quite some discipline on Cita. This obviously helped in shaping the character of this remarkable Grenadian woman Religious sister of Saint Joseph of Cluny, teacher, aunt, confidant, friend, counsellor, and mother of so many who have come to love and hold her in high esteem….Keep Reading

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