The Corpus Christi Carmelite Sisters will in November celebrate their centenary of arrival in Trinidad. Beginning in this issue, the history of the Order will be presented monthly leading up to the anniversary celebrations.
In 1918, when the war was all but over, the request came from Archbishop John Pius Dowling OP of Port of Spain, Trinidad. “Could a few of the community at Leicester come to work in the Archdiocese of Port-of-Spain?”
To the community it seemed a wonderful offer, a wonderful opportunity. It also seemed a bit mad perhaps even to consider, with their small numbers, splitting the group.