News from the Parishes

Building marriages, family life at Curepe parish

The Family Life Unit (FLU) of Our Lady of Fatima, Curepe is working to create opportunities for families to connect and through this, encourage the community […]

Simple advice from a centenarian: ‘Live the Ten Commandments’

Denia De Four of Four Roads, Tamana celebrated her 100th birthday on Wednesday, October 9. The celebrations took the form of a Mass, concelebrated by Msgr […]

Erin parishioners benefit from legal aid clinic

A Legal Aid clinic is held at the presbytery of St Francis of Assisi, Erin, on Fridays between 9 a.m. and noon. The clinic began on […]

Bienvenidos a La Divina Pastora

“We will no longer say migrants or refugees, but we shall refer to them as our brothers and sisters.” These were the words expressed by Fr […]

Eucharistic Adoration anniversary at St Ann’s

On Friday, October 18, Feast Day of St Luke, St Ann’s parish celebrated 27 years of Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration (PEA). In his homily, parish priest Fr […]

Carenage community comes together for peace

For many years, violence has been the dark underbelly of the fishing village of Carenage. Within recent weeks, the violence has unfortunately escalated and there have […]

Many happy memories at St Mary’s

Adelia Alves, a longstanding parishioner at St Mary’s RC, Mucurapo shares her memories. The day finally came, October 20, when after restoration for five years, St […]

Our modern-day Lazarus: Augustine Wenceslaus Gordon

By Mary Marcano Augustine Wenceslaus Gordon (September 28, 1955 – October 3, 2019) was known as the man with the dogs. Every day he would sit […]

St Ann’s RC celebrates 175 years

Activities are being planned for this momentous occasion. A gala luncheon will be held Sunday, November 10 at the MovieTowne Banquet and Conference Centre, Invaders Bay […]

Relics of saints placed at the altar of St Mary’s, Mucurapo

At the re-dedication of St Mary’s RC Church, Mucurapo on Sunday, October 20, Archbishop Jason Gordon placed first class relics of Sts Narcisa de Jesús Martillo-Morán […]

Home again at St Mary’s

By Lara Pickford-Gordon Email: snrwriter.camsel@catholictt.org Twitter: @gordon_lp It was a joyful return “home” for parishioners at the rededication of St Mary’s RC Church, Mucurapo which was […]

Princes Town celebrates feast day

On Sunday, September 15 the parish of Holy Cross, Princes Town celebrated their patronal feast day, the Exaltation of the Holy Cross (September 14) at Holy […]

Tobago retreat for Christ the King servers

The Altar Server Ministry at the Christ the King RC Church, Les Efforts, San Fernando community has a team of 32 altar servers who assist the […]

An Independence Day evening of elegance

The Church of the Resurrection, La Horquetta held its inaugural Independence Dinner and Dance Evening on Friday, August 30.  The venue was decorated by the Events […]

Toco/Matelot cluster rally to mission

In response to the Church’s declaration of October as a Month of Mission, Spiritual Director of Trinitarian Presence Missionaries and parish priest of the Toco/Matelot cluster […]

PRAISE ALWAYS

The People of Praise Community celebrates a major milestone, its 30th anniversary, this Tuesday, September 24. Winston and Debbie Garcia, two founding members, share its history […]

‘Season of Creation’ launches in Toco

On Sunday, September 1, parish priest of Toco-Matelot, Fr Raymond Francis celebrated Mass at the Assumption Church, Mission Village to mark the start of the month-long […]

Mayaro says thanks

The return of our Mayaro harvest was met with great enthusiasm and appreciation and has left parishioners  eager to continue to host this memorable tradition. Formally […]

Fun in the sun and rain at Central Vicariate sports

Five parishes with the one goal of having fun, joined together August 4 for the annual Central Vicariate Sports and Family Fun Day. It was the […]

One thousand Hail Marys at La Divina Pastora

At the dawn of this 21st century, a new tradition began in the Parish of La Divina Pastora, Siparia. It is the annual celebration of the […]

A Generation of Change

by Kristy Hamilton Working together for a common cause has a tremendous impact on the environment and on the youth of tomorrow. Participants from the Our […]

Joint celebration for refugees and migrants—North West Trinidad

The parishes in the north west, despite each have a Parish Ministry of Migrants and Refugees, under Fr Harold Imamshah, have formed themselves into the collective […]

For the common good—St Dominic’s, Penal

Welcome. Protect. Promote. Integrate. The St Dominic’s RC Parish, Penal continues to strive towards the achievement of these goals through its Parish Ministry for Migrants and […]

Men called to become holy

Reaching out to God—Reaching out to others, was the theme of the 4th Annual Chaguanas Men’s Conference on Saturday, June 22 at Presentation College auditorium, Chaguanas. […]

Food, Water, Education: South parishes assist Migrants

Our parishes continue to do the best they can for our migrant Venezuelan brothers and sisters. At the parish of St Benedict’s RC, La Romaine their […]

Sealed, marked with the Holy Spirit

The Sacrament of Confirmation was conferred upon 23 candidates on Saturday, June 8 at the Sacred Heart Parish, La Brea by Bishop Emeritus Malcolm Galt. To […]

Social, religious celebrations in Mayaro

The parishes of Mayaro and Rio Claro hosted a joint Sports and Family Day on June 19 at the La Savanne Recreation Ground, Guayaguayare. Parishioners journeyed […]

‘Think pink’ for Splash 5k

The Suburban Vicariate Youth (SUVY) Council hosted its sixth annual Splash 5k and football competition on June 19 at Erisa Indoor Court, Tacarigua with the theme […]

First Communion in Carapichaima

A total of 23 little children dressed beautifully in colours of black and white entered Carapichaima RC on Sunday, June 30 at 6.30 a.m. to the […]

Welcome to St Joseph’s RC, Scarborough

St Joseph’s RC Church, Scarborough was the venue for a very enjoyable hospitality weekend hosted on both Saturday, May 18 and Sunday 19. Due to its […]

‘Mr Magic Fingers’ plays for St Joseph Church restoration

For one night only, Trinidad and Tobago’s beloved pianist Dr Louis Nurse will present ‘Rejuvenation—A Soca Jazz Concert’ at the Central Bank Auditorium in Port of […]

Mt Lambert wins at SVP Sports Day

The Society of St Vincent de Paul held their annual Sports and Family Fun Day on  May 19 at the Prisons’ Grounds, Arouca. The day started […]

“The Black Madonna” at Home In Tortuga

For 140 years Our Lady of Montserrat RC Church has been a sanctuary for proclaiming the Gospel and glorifying Christ. Her parishioners have declared 2019 a […]

Cathedral Mercy Door closed

A decision was made by the Administrator of the Cathedral, Fr Martin Sirju and the maintenance consultants—after consultation with Archbishop Gordon—to have the Mercy Door at […]

Carapichaima celebrates ten years outreach

Rosemarie Siewnarine A journey, which began with one single step and bore fruits of hope, joy, peace, love, ministry and healing to people, continued on the […]

What kind of ambassador will you be?—Tortuga Lenten Mission*

A decade ago, Fr Jason Boatswain and some of his fellow priests, who were at that time seminarians, were welcomed into the Tortuga parish for the […]

Catholics on vacation instead of vocation

As the sun rose, so too did hundreds from the Laventille/Morvant Pastoral Area (LMPA), to make their way to St Theresa’s RC Church, Valencia for this […]

Youth Explosion 2019

St Patrick’s ‘Youth Explosion 2019’ took place last weekend, Friday March 8 to Sunday 10 at Constantine Park, Tunapuna. The youth of St Patrick’s prayed together, […]

‘Fight the new drug’ session at La Horquetta

The Archdiocesan Family Life Commission in collaboration with Fight the New Drug hosted an awareness and education session on Sunday, February 17 at the Church of […]

Mary, Mother of Vocations in the Workplace

Story and photos by Crystal Gabrielle M Sylvester ‘Mary, Mother of Vocations in the Workplace’ was the sub-theme of the La Divin Devotions on Sunday, February […]

Mary, Mother of Vocations in the Workplace

Story and photos by Crystal Gabrielle M Sylvester ‘Mary, Mother of Vocations in the Workplace’ was the sub-theme of the La Divin Devotions on Sunday, February […]

SVP youth conference for Holy Trinity*

Nine youths from the Our Lady of Lourdes Youth Conference of the Society of St Vincent de Paul (SSVP), were commissioned at a Mass February 23 […]

Central lectors receive training

THE Parish of St Philip and St James, Chaguanas hosted its lectors training programme for four consecutive Saturdays: January 12, 19, 26 and February 2. There […]

Saving 204-year-old St Joseph RC

The St Joseph RC has a “spiritual, cultural, religious” legacy and Catholics need to “get the word out” for its preservation said Fr Matthew d’ Hereaux, […]

Every day can be a COR day*

Participant K Williams shares on her COR (Christ Our Redeemer) retreat experience in the Penal Parish. “As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto […]

The oldest church in jeopardy*

  By Lara Pickford Gordon, lpgordon.camsel@rcpos.org The St Joseph RC parish continues to rally for the Road to Restoration project to do urgently needed work on […]

Mary, Mother of Religious Vocations

Story and photos by Crystal Gabrielle M Sylvester          On Sunday, January 13, The Feast of the Baptism of the Lord, Sr Renée Hall OP explored the […]

Mary, Mother of Marriage Vocations

Sunday, December 9, 2018 was the second Sunday of the series of La Divin Devotions (2018–2019). The main theme was Mary, Mother of Vocations. Fr Dexter […]

OLF outreach to October flood victims

Even as the Christmas season drew near, residents of the flood-stricken communities were still struggling to pick up the pieces. The parish of Our Lady of […]

A flood of Christmas lights for Grande*

By Kristian Luces Although still recovering from the October 2018 floods, St Francis of Assisi RC Church, Sangre Grande dealt with a new flood… of Christmas lights! […]

Contemplating the Crèche

St Patrick’s, Newtown parishioner Jacqui-Theresa Leiba submitted this spiritual reflection on the crèche (in photo) mounted in the church. The finding of the wood The tree […]

Gran Couva/Tabaquite Christmas dinner

The parish of Gran Couva/Tabaquite held its annual Christmas dinner on Sunday, December 9 at the Brasso RC school compound, which created the perfect ambiance with […]

Top-notch concert at Paramin

On the evening of Sunday, December 9 I had the time of my life! The Elements: The Rhythmic Dance of our People concert at Our Lady […]

Laventille youths treat seniors

The Dynamic Young Adults (DYA), a youth group hosted by the Corpus Christi RC Church, Laventille Morvant Pastoral Area, held their third ‘Seniors’ Day’ for the […]

‘Charlo’ thanks God for long life

Faith is a familiar face to James Andre ‘Charlo’ Bartholomew of Tortuga parish. It steadied him after the horrific murder of his father, Charles, an estate overseer, […]

St Anthony’s celebrates Christ the King in a grand way

St Anthony’s RC Church, Point Fortin hosted its commemoration of the Feast of Christ the King on November 25, which was highlighted by the celebration of […]

A spirituality of stewardship can increase vocations     

The first of the La Divina Pastora second Sunday devotions began with the sub-theme ‘Mary Mother of Priestly Vocations’ and felt like an act of divine […]

Live for God’s will – Archbishop at LMPA Confirmation Mass

On Tuesday, November 6, 47 young persons between the ages of 14 and 20, from the Laventille/Morvant Pastoral Area (LMPA), comprising the parishes of Our Lady […]

Bargain Weekend Ministry marks 4 years

On the Feast of Christ the King (November 25) the Santa Rosa, Arima Bargain Weekend ministry celebrated its fourth anniversary.  This group was created to help […]

Toco-Matelot community celebrates Christ the King

Sunday, November 25 was no ordinary Sunday in the parish of Toco-Matelot. Rather, it was an extraordinary and wonderful day of the Lord: The Solemnity of […]

Message of hope, gratitude at Christ the King Triduum*

Whenever you lose hope, it makes the heart sick. Without hope, we can become ill spiritually and mentally leading to discouragement and depression. This was one […]

Suburban Vicariate in concert

The Suburban Vicariate’s fourth annual Christmas Concert, this year titled ‘A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols’ was presented to an almost full capacity auditorium at […]

‘Tanty Ben’ turns 90

Benita ‘Tanty Ben’ Aguilal of Our Lady of Mt Carmel RC Talparo, recently celebrated her 90th birthday. Tanty Ben is a true servant of the Lord. […]

To Live Again’

With November dedicated to the faithful departed, the Maloney Family Life Unit (FLU) hosted a workshop for parishioners who have lost loved ones. This workshop took […]

Carapichaima talks evangelisation

Our Lady of Mt Carmel Parish, Carapichaima is hosting a two-part programme entitled ‘Let’s talk Evangelization’ at the parish hall. Part one was completed October 20–November […]

Bereavement Mass at Cathedral

Sometimes accidents can be providential. We had planned a Bereavement Mass for family members who lost their loved ones in 2018 and whose funerals took place […]

Tobago Confirmation candidates enjoy Trinidad retreat

“An amazing experience for me!”; “Awesome!”; “I felt a little bit of God’s presence everywhere!”. These are some of the words used by St Joseph’s RC, […]

Marian garden, statue blessed at South Oropouche*

By Renee Smith, rsmith.camsel@rcpos.org At the blessing of the new Fatima Rosary Garden located next to the Adoration Chapel in South Oropouche, Archbishop Jason Gordon applauded […]

Malabar Men’s Ministry tries Alpha

The Malabar RC Men’s Ministry, comprising men ranging from 35 to 80 years, was inaugurated by Fr Joseph Heffernan OP on February 21, 2001. He commissioned […]

Career Day Expo at Arouca*

  Holy Trinity RC Parish, Arouca, held its first Career Day Expo on Saturday, October 6 at the parish’s pastoral centre. The idea for this event […]

Santa Rosa CARE Ministry visits Grenada

Bishop Clyde Harvey of St George’s, Grenada poses for a photo with some members of the Santa Rosa CARE Ministry from the Arima parish, during their […]

OLPH celebrates silver jubilee of Our Lady’s Grotto

On October 7, 1993, the grotto at Our Lady of Perpetual Help RC Church in San Fernando was born. Inspired by his trip to Medjugorje, Fr […]

Follow the ‘Little Flower’

Story and photos by Laura Ann Phillips St Theresa’s Parish, Woodbrook, and the students of St Theresa’s RC Primary celebrated their patronal feast September 30 with […]

First local Mass for Fr Mainooh

Recently-ordained Fr Clifford Mainooh CSSp celebrated his first Mass on September 7 at the Holy Trinity RC Church, Arouca as a thanksgiving for all the support […]

Restorative Justice at home and school

“Restorative Justice is not new but the new thinking is to develop good relationships and to restore a sense of community in the justice system, families, […]

Remember When

* Our worship centre was a chapel situated on the eastern side of the property next to the mechanic’s house. * Every Sunday morning during Mass, […]

A short memoir of school teacher/musician/parrandero, George Carter

– Curepe Fatima RC School, 1981–2010 In September 1981, I was transferred to Curepe Fatima RC School (CFRC). I was asked to teach a Standard V […]

Message from our Parish Priest

A golden anniversary is a very special milestone in the life of any person, place or institution. So it is in our community of Our Lady […]

Fatima @ Fifty – a historical review

Fr KL Devenish CSSp is remembered as a kind of hero by parishioners of the 1950s. It was this spirited Spiritan who, in responding to the […]

P/Town parishioners encouraged to stand under the cross

The Princes Town parish community celebrated our feast day, the Exaltation of the Holy Cross with Holy Mass last Sunday. This celebration was the culmination of […]

Navet chapel celebrates feast day

Fr Glyn Jemmott and the community of Navet celebrated its patronal feast day of the Holy Name of Mary , September 9 at the Navet Recreation […]

Feast Day of Mary Immaculate Queen of the Universe

The parish of Mary Immaculate Queen of the Universe (MIQU) Bourg Mulatresse, celebrated its patronal feast day Wednesday, August 22 with a Mass in recognition of […]

Let’s Talk Sex

‘Let’s Talk About Sex Again’ was held on August 17 for young adults 19 years and older at  St Charles Borromeo RC Church, Tunapuna. There were […]

South Oropouche celebrates Humanae Vitae

The parish of Our Lady of the Assumption, South Oropouche celebrated the 50thanniversary of the Humanae Vitaeencyclical written by Pope Paul VI on July 25. The […]

WYD 2019 Raffle fundraiser winners at OLPH

During the month of July, the parish of Our Lady of Perpetual Help (OLPH) held a raffle fundraiser to fund the attendance of delegates for the […]

Maloney celebrates feast of Sts Joachim and Anne

To celebrate the feast of Sts Joachim and Anne on July 26, the Family Life Unit of the Church of Incarnation, Maloney, recognised married couples during […]

Meet ‘Aunty Nessie’

In our archdiocese, there are numerous persons who have toiled diligently in the vineyard.  They laboured with love and their dedication and faithfulness to the church […]

St Joseph restorative drive

The St Joseph RC Church, St Joseph begins its ‘Road to Restoration Drive’ on Wednesday, Emancipation Day, with the launch of crowd-funding towards restoration. The launch […]

Baptismal waters flow at Beetham

The Anthony Pantin Centre for Peace Chapel, Beetham Gardens, celebrated a historic moment on Saturday July 7 with the baptism of five children from Sea Lots. […]

Mar Fan’s musical legacy

The following is an edited version of a tribute to Mathias Mar Fan read out at the July 1 morning Mass. The three groups which Mar […]

Hardbargain celebrates patronal feast day

The Catholic community of Hardbargain celebrated the solemnity of the feast of St Paul, their patron saint on July 1. Parishioners of the parish of Princes […]

FOCUS visits Carapichaima

Fr Gerard Bernier and the Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Carapichaima community recently hosted 20 university students from Minnesota State University. The group belongs to the […]

St John the Baptist feast day harvest                       

St John the Baptist RC Church, San Juan celebrated its feast day, The Nativity of St John the Baptist, in fellowship and vibrancy. June 24 marked […]

First Communion at Carapichaima

‘This little light of mine’ was the song the 20 First Communion candidates sang as they exited the Our Lady of Mt Carmel RC Church, Carapichaima […]

Chaguanas First Communion on Corpus Christi

“On our First Communion Day, we the little children say, thank you, Jesus.” These were the beautiful words from the Meditation Song done by the new […]

Giving the Lord permission in our parish’s family life

The Chaguanas parish held its Family Day on May 27 at the Presentation College grounds, Chaguanas. Prior to the event, Fr Derek Anton preached the mantra […]

They came, cooked and conquered at Maloney cookout

Yes, our Maloney Men’s Group laboured in love and camaraderie on June 19, the Labour Day holiday to foster the “male tribe” in rites of passage, […]

Tobago’s Confirmation candidates reflect on retreat

Tobago Confirmation candidates were invited to write their reflections on the overnight retreat which was held June 1–2. It was the first retreat for this group […]

St Francis, Belmont’s Vintage Kaiso Brunch

The St Francis of Assisi RC Church, Belmont has been dormant, but the people are not. The parishioners have been remarkably tireless in their efforts to […]

St Anthony, Pt Fortin celebrates feast day

The parish of St Anthony, Point Fortin celebrated its Patronal Feast Day on Wednesday June 13 with Archbishop Jason Gordon.The church, filled to capacity, eagerly awaited […]

Gasparillo church celebrates golden jubilee

Parish priest Fr Jose Marie Thekkikutte MSFS and the parishioners of Tortuga Parish celebrated the 50th Golden Jubilee anniversary of one of its communities, Sacred Heart RC […]

‘Afternoon Tea with Our Lady’ in Tortuga

Who is a more powerful intercessor than Mary? So asked Apostolic Nuncio, Archbishop Fortunatus Nwachukwu at a May 26 Mass that preceded the Tortuga RC Church’s […]

Holy Trinity, Arouca celebrates 175th anniversary

Archbishop Jason Gordon believes that the real challenge in T&T is not the issue of “bandits, corruption and drug trade”; rather, it is the challenge of […]

Youth Mass in Siparia

Over the years the youth Mass at La Divina Pastora RC, Siparia has grown from strength to strength. On Sunday, April 29 another youth Mass occurred […]

‘Faith Hope and Love the Concert’ in aid of St Theresa’s

‘Faith Hope and Love the Concert’ is the title of a major fundraising event on May 11 to aid St Theresa’s RC Church, Woodbrook. ‘Faith Hope and […]

Confirmed Siparia youth hope to start new ministries

The first confirmation in the Southern Vicariate by Archbishop Jason Gordon was held on Sunday, April 8, at the La Divina Pastora RC Church, Siparia. Twenty-four […]

Teaching children to communicate better

The children of the First Communion Class of the Holy Cross RC Church, Santa Cruz took part in a session on ‘Mindful Communication’ on February 17.  […]

Maloney Day of Prayer and Fasting for Families

On Friday, March 2, Fr Jason Boatswain and the Family Life Unit of Maloney Parish hosted a day of Prayer and Fast for Families at the […]

OLPH Lenten Mission calls youth to healthy self-development

Youth—Developing a Healthy Self before God was the theme of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish’s Lenten Mission which took place from Monday, March 5 to Friday […]

We need fathers like St Joseph – Archbishop at feast day celebration*

Calling on fathers of Trinidad and Tobago to “own” their children as St Joseph did for Jesus, Archbishop Jason Gordon has lamented the tendency of men […]

Penal’s Missionary Day

At 5 a.m. on Saturday, March 3, parishioners of St Dominic’s Parish, Penal gathered excitedly awaiting their missionary experience. Breakfast and hot drinks prepared by the […]

Choose Life

Deuteronomy 30:19 echoed the theme of the Carapichaima Parish’s Ninth Lenten Crusade. From Monday, February19 to Friday 23 nightly the parish community together with surrounding communities […]

St Joseph celebrates feast day

The St Joseph’s RC Church, St Joseph will celebrate its Patronal Feast Day with a solemn procession of the statue of St Joseph to First Capital […]

First play ‘Resurrection’ from new adult drama ministry

A new Adult Drama Ministry has been formed in the San Fernando/Mon Repos/La Romaine/Pointe-a-Pierre Cluster. The core objective of this new ministry is to bring the […]

FLUs host session on ‘Technology and the Family’  

Today we live in the technological era, where the world is at our fingertips via the use of the internet; and it can be used for […]

Baptism, First Communion in Hardbargain

Seventeen children made their First Holy Communion at St Paul’s RC Church, Hardbargain recently. Three candidates from the St Paul’s RC Primary were first baptised. They […]

Calypso competition at Santa Cruz

Holy Cross parish in Santa Cruz held its third annual Calypso competition on Friday, February 9 at the church’s compound ‘on de hill’. The event started […]

Barataria parishioners: ‘Don’t go, please stay’

By Kaelanne Jordan, kjordan.camsel@rcpos.org Parishioners at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, El Socorro and St Theresa’s RC Church, Barataria have launched two petitions appealing to the […]

You did it!

It’s all God’s work! Santa Rosa Soup Kitchen (SRSK) says a heartfelt thanks to all its supporters. We could not have done it without your help, […]

Replace fear with faith – deacon at Holy Innocents Mass

Children attending the Feast of Holy Innocents Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on December 28 were cautioned about the consequences of anger. “In […]

Children’s Mass at OLPH

The Our Lady of Perpetual Help parish (OLPH), San Fernando hosted its Children’s Mass December 10 entitled ‘Children of the King’. The day also marked the […]

Three Santas at SVP Santa Rosa children’s party

The Santa Rosa RC soup kitchen, in conjunction with the Santa Rosa Conference, Society of St Vincent de Paul Arima, on December 28, celebrated the Feast […]

Santa Rosa staffers retire well

Story and photos By Renée Smith parishdesk.camsel@rcpos.org In our archdiocese there are hundreds of dedicated Church members contributing to the administration of our parishes and churches. […]

Papal blessing for educator, catechist

On Sunday, November 26, Gail Austin-Pinder received a Papal Blessing at the St Charles Borromeo Church, Tunapuna. In presenting the blessing to Austin-Pinder, parish priest Fr […]

Advent/Christmas service in Tortuga

DESPITE the chilliness of the air at the Tortuga RC Church, it was the performances from the Trinidad and Tobago Youth Philharmonic Orchestra (TTYP) and the […]

Cedros’ new altar consecrated

Archbishop Joseph Harris consecrated a new marble altar at the St Joseph RC Church, Bonasse Village, Cedros, last Sunday, the first Sunday in Advent. In his […]

14 called to serve in Maraval

The parish of Our Lady of Lourdes, Maraval welcomed 14 new altar servers on November 14. These altar servers were very dedicated, giving up their lunch […]

First Communion at Cathedral

Fifteen children made their First Communion at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on the Solemnity of Christ the King (November 26). The children will now […]

Farewell, Fr Rosario

Parishioners of the Arima/Malabar cluster said farewell to Fr Rosario Aguilar Serrato last Monday at a concelebrated Mass at the Church of the Holy Spirit, Malabar. […]

‘Let them go… leave it there’

St Charles’ annual Consolation Mass St Charles Borromeo RC’s 6th Annual Candlelight Consolation Mass was held on Thursday, November 23. The event commenced with a steady […]

Morne Diable celebrates ‘Mon D Fest’

The annual feast day of St Martin de Porres RC community, Morne Diable, Penal took on a new, dynamic dimension this year with a week-long celebration […]

Holy Rosary Novena Pilgrimage in Tortuga*

In the parish of Tortuga resides the statue of Our Lady of Monserrat, and as a result the parishioners are beneficiaries of many maternal graces. In […]

Healing at St Michael’s

As I reflect on Our Lady’s visit to my parish community of St Michael’s, Maracas Valley, I cannot help but be filled with the joy and […]

300 plus at St Charles’ Life in the Spirit seminar

St Charles Borromeo Parish, Tunapuna, recently concluded a nine-week Life in the Spirit seminar with 380 participants. Fr Ian Taylor, parish priest, called down the Holy […]

Pots bubble at Carapichaima cookout

Parish priest Fr Matthew d’Hereaux and the Carapichaima parish communities held their annual cookout on the First Peoples’ holiday, October 13. Despite the heavy early-morning showers, […]

Our Lady visits Pt Fortin 

The parishioners of the cluster of Point Fortin, Cedros, La Brea and South Oropouche bade farewell to the statue of Our Lady of Fatima on October […]

Bereavement support in book form

By Kaelanne Jordan, kjordan.camsel@rcpos.org The St Charles Borromeo RC Ministry of Consolation (MOC) understands that the death of a loved one can be an especially stressful […]

‘Wuff!’ Pets blessed on St Francis of Assisi feast day

On the feast of St Francis of Assisi (October 4) parish priest Fr Matthew d’Hereaux of Our Lady of Mt Carmel, Carapichaima invited parishioners and their […]

Parent’s Rosary Prayer launched

Fired up and ready to save T&T by praying the rosary. This was the dominant emotion expressed at Santa Rosa RC Church, Arima as we concluded […]

Vance River RC Focuses On Hospitality

The religious committee of Vance River RC Primary held a day of prayer September 22 on the theme Hospitality. The day included a walk through the […]

Diego Martin donates to visually impaired

The Stewardship Ministry of the parish of St John the Evangelist, Diego Martin, has donated $8,000 to Persons Associated with Visual Impairment (PAVI) from proceeds collected […]

Serenity in San Fernando

Statue of Our Lady at OLPH “Dear Lady of Fatima, we come on bended knee, to beg your intercession, for Peace and Unity.” The strains of […]

St Dominic’s Pastoral Centre refurbished

The following article was submitted by Michelle Arjoon of the St Dominic’s Pastoral Centre. It has been edited for length and clarity. Ten years ago, December […]

Women of Grace graduation at Petit Valley

A small group of women, who are all part of various parish ministries, saw the culmination of a beautiful programme when they officially became Women of […]

Princes Town celebrates feast day

The banner, “No Cross, No Crown” greeted parishioners and well wishers as they entered the Holy Cross RC, Princes Town on September 17 to celebrate the […]

Good turnout at Tortuga Harvest

The Tortuga parish held its popular annual harvest on September 3. A procession with statue of the Our Lady of Montserrat started the day, followed with […]

Central’s got talent

The Central Vicariate’s Got Talent 5 came off at the Holy Faith Convent, Couva on September 2. The theme was Our Lady of Fatima In Our […]

‘Camp Harmony’ learns about caring for the environment

The Men’s Ministry of Malabar RC hosted their 4th Annual Youth Camp during the holiday period. The August 7–18 camp was held at the church’s parish […]

Central Vicariate has a day of fun!

There was a kaleidoscope of colour at the Presentation College, Chaguanas ground as parishes of  the Central Vicariate gathered for their first-ever Fun and Family Day on […]

Central cluster welcomes ‘Our Lady’

The July 15–29 period represents two significant weeks in the spiritual calendar of the Gran Couva/Tortuga/Gasparillo Cluster as the Our Lady of Montserrat RC Church was […]

Arouca couples celebrate ‘Valentine’s in August’

The parish of Holy Trinity, Arouca invited couples within the parish to celebrate their love by hosting a ‘Valentine’s in August’ reception which was held August […]

Church robbery caught on camera

Investigators from the Sangre Grande CID are searching for the lone bandit caught on surveillance camera robbing three parishioners at the St Francis of Assisi RC […]

Team St Anthony’s captures Northern Vicariate title

The Shepherd’s Cup - Northern Vicariate Qualifiers took place on Saturday, July 29 at Fatima College inner ground. This year’s event had the largest participation to […]

San Juan youth experience Alpha

The St John the Baptist RC Youth Group along with some youth from Holy Family, Mt Lambert embarked on an Alpha Journey from April 28 -– […]

Nine make First Communion at Navet

Jesus said, “This is my Body… This is my Blood…” These were the words that nine candidates of the First Communion Class at Holy Name of […]

‘Grande’ servers give thanks

Altar servers of the Sangre Grande/Coryal/Toco/Matelot cluster were encouraged to “focus more on training and preparation of the altar” while building a personal relationship and prayer […]

Guyanese pilgrims visit Cathedral

A group of young pilgrims from Our Lady of Lourdes, Region 1 Mabaruma, Guyana, visited the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on July 12. Vicar General […]

Cedros parish encouraged to help Venezuelans

Former parish priest Fr Robert Christo visited Icacos on July 2 and celebrated Mass at the Our Lady of Mt Carmel RC Chapel. The new Vicar […]

LMPA hosts competition for Fatima anniversary

The prize-giving ceremony of the Laventille Morvant Pastoral Area (LMPA) Art, Essay and Digital Media competition was held July 6. The competition was organised to commemorate […]

‘Let go and let God’

Santa Rosa/Malabar pilgrimage to Gasparillo Parishioners of the Santa Rosa/Malabar cluster answered the call and invitation of a pilgrimage to Sacred Heart RC, Gasparillo July 9 […]

Tortuga launches website

By Renée Smith, parishdesk.camsel@rcpos.org The parish of Our Lady of Montserrat (OLM), Tortuga recently relaunched their parish website offering quick and easy access to essential information […]

Arima/Malabar first cluster assembly

The Pastoral Cluster of Arima /Malabar held their first cluster assembly on March 4 to discuss the functioning of the cluster since its formation. The meeting was held at the Church of the Holy Spirit, Malabar.

Easter celebration in Laventille/Morvant

This year’s Lenten season for the Laventille Morvant Pastoral Area was characterised with prayer, penance, processions and peace which culminated in the beautiful Easter Triduum.

Easter ‘a time and space in grace’ – Fr Pax

by Dr. Marlene Attz Sooping-Chow “Nah dey too wicked!”; “Jes so dey…

Arima/Malabar first cluster assembly

It’s possibly the only chapel in the Archdiocese open 24 hours a…

Easter celebration in Laventille-Morvant

This year’s Lenten season for the Laventille Morvant Pastoral Area was characterised with prayer, penance, processions and peace which culminated in the beautiful Easter Triduum.