Caribbean people empowered for Mission – May 24

This year for Catechetical Month in September we hope to have a son of the Caribbean soil, Bishop Gabriel Malzaire, who will facilitate a weekend seminar on September 12 – 13 at Holy Faith Convent School Auditorium, Couva.
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Grow in faith – online – May 17

Alleluia! Alleluia! The Archdiocesan Catechetical Office is happy to announce the long awaited Online Faith Formation Course, which is accessible via our website. The course is open to all persons and there are no prerequisites. It can be completed in your own time and in the...
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How real is our faith? – May 10

As I reflect on the season of Easter, I am confronted with the question of how authentic is our faith. Does this season of Resurrection touch us in any way?
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Time of renewal – Apr 5

So we have fasted, prayed and given up to give to others during the 40 days of Lent, leading up to the Paschal Mystery of Christ. The greatest celebration of the Church is upon us, preceded by the Triduum during which we relive and commemorate the passion and death of our Lord...
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About Almsgiving – Mar 29

Almsgiving has been considered a moral duty since Christianity began. “Alms” comes from the word “pity” in the Greek language and entails using one’s own means to perform works of mercy.
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Be great teachers, even better witnesses – Mar 22

Two more weeks to go! On this the fifth Sunday of Lent, our RCIA teams, the Elect (those preparing to be received into the Church), and their communities will formally celebrate the third and final Scrutiny.  The Period of Purification and Enlightenment is drawing to a close and ...
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Pray for ‘new life’ – Mar 15

“Prayer is the raising of one’s mind and heart to God,” states #2559 in the Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC). In Lent we are called to more prayer, along with fasting and almsgiving.  These practices are meant to help us put our hearts in order to experience the joy of...
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Reasons for fasting – Mar 8

The school bell has rung to indicate the start of the lunch period. After a prayer, Miss Lyndon dismisses her class, sits at her desk and begins reading her “Living Faith” booklet. Not long after, Standard Four pupil Jared, along with Kimmel of Standard One, stop by to pay her a...
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The three R’s of Lent – Mar 1

“Unless a grain of wheat Falls into the ground It still remains but a grain of wheat But if it falls and dies Then it bears much fruit…” Easter is so important that it is called the “Feast of all feasts”. However, this joyous season can only be meaningful to us if we...
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Why this teen celebrates Lent – Feb 22

Brrr!!! In the wee hours of a bitingly cold Carnival Sunday morning, 17-year-old Joshua made his way home on foot from the National Panorama Finals at the Queen’s Park Savannah. Still on a high from the scintillating performance that his band had just rendered, he was glad for...
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