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First Holy Communion for some special ‘little angels’

Catechist Ronalda Joseph Wood says she is humbled by the experience of preparing children with intellectual disabilities for First Communion.

Bethesda For Persons with Disabilities is finally breaking the barriers for special needs children in the Catholic Church in Trinidad and Tobago. They too are entitled to the sacraments and they too deserve to be counted and considered. They too can contribute to the development of our faith. They too matter!

Three months ago, when I was asked to “assist with the preparation of Bethesda’s Communicants” I said yes on the premise of my experience as a Catechist, and attended the training held by Bethesda for volunteers and catechists.

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