Conversations with Archbishop J

May 19, 2018

Pentecost, renewal and the Church

Archbishop, what is the meaning of Pentecost? The word Pentecost means ‘50th’. It refers to the Jewish feast of Pentecost, which is held on the 50th […]
May 12, 2018

Mary, A Sacred Vessel

Archbishop, why do Catholics worship Mary? Catholics venerate and love Our Blessed Mother: we do not worship her. Worship is due to God and God alone. […]
May 5, 2018

In each parish, a ministry to refugees

Archbishop, if we keep accepting refugees to Trinidad and Tobago how are we going to cope when we have so many poor people with no jobs […]
April 28, 2018

Archbishop, what is an ad limina visit?

Conversations with Archbishop J QUESTION: Archbishop, what is an ad limina visit? Every Sunday at Mass we say in the Creed, “I believe in the one, […]
April 20, 2018

Marriage: a Covenant

Given the Church’s position on decriminalising buggery does it mean the Church will endorse same-sex marriage? In a 2015 statement, the AEC bishops defined marriage as […]
April 14, 2018

Thinking with the Church

QUESTION: Archbishop would you tell me clearly the teaching of the Church on decriminalising buggery in Trinidad and Tobago? I will begin by saying that in […]