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

‘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