Family Life

‘Joy Filled Marriage’ to continue online

During these times of COVID-19 and the directive not to gather in numbers over ten, catechesis for those preparing for marriage using the Joy Filled Marriage […]

At last… JFM has come along

Love is in the air! With the wedding of popular Soca artiste Machel Montano to Renee Butcher on Valentine’s Day, along with marriage proposals of two […]

Raising a child with real world resilience

How do we get our children to withstand tough challenges? No parent wants to see their child crumble when faced with challenging situations. It’s probably a […]

Calling all FLUs

What is the parish outreach to married couples, persons who are separated, divorced, widowed, singles and single parents? What is being offered to parents, adults, who […]

Joy or duty in giving?

By Sophie Barcant, BA (Psyc), B.ED Trainer, Facilitator, Parenting Coach/Consultant Did you know that the experience of giving actually activates an area of the brain that […]

Strive to be a better employer/employee

By Kaelanne Jordan Email: mediarelations.camsel@catholictt.org Twitter: @kaelanne1 An inspired employer is more than twice as productive as a satisfied employee and more than three times as […]

Single parents: Give yourself some credit

By Kaelanne Jordan Email: mediarelations.camsel@abpos.org Twitter: @kaelanne1 A mental health clinician has this message for all single mothers and fathers: “You are not alone. You are doing […]

Learning about the principles of parenting

We were given the opportunity to be part of the Caribbean Pastoral Institute 2019. One of the modules presented was on family life. In this module, […]

Parents learn about the best and worst times to interact with their children

Parents have to remember to HALT when they are Hungry, Angry, Lonely or Tired before interacting with their children, as the wrong message can be conveyed during these times. This was just […]

What’s in a Carnival glance?

There’s no denying that Carnival forms part of our culture. The national festival stirs up a myriad of emotions and thoughts. Requesting anonymity, a reader shares […]

Virtus— Protecting God’s Children

The Virtus—Protecting God’s Children Programme is hosted by the Archdiocesan Family Life Commission as an awareness, education and training programme for adults 18 years and older. […]

Update on Virtus’ Protecting God’s Children programme

From the Archdiocesan Family Life Commission Virtus’ Protecting God’s Children (PGC) is a four-hour introductory workshop designed to raise awareness about the reality of child sexual […]

What ‘I used to think’… about fatherhood

A key component of the Archdiocesan Family Life Commission’s ‘Children Are Gift’(CAG) programme is a segment on fatherhood. As we celebrate Father’s Day, here are some […]

VIRTUS looks at culture of child protection

Online child predators, the evolution of pornography, and the changing culture of child and youth protection were among the issues discussed at the 14th annual conference […]