‘Don’t block the youth’

Catholic News, Trinidad, Sunday November 8, 2015 

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Bishop Vincent Darius of St Georges has asked adults not to block young people from taking active and critical roles in the Church.

The bishop warned against adults becoming gatekeepers and being “self-righteous”.

Bishop Vincent Darius, parish priest Fr Michael Opoku (back row, centre), catechists and the newly confirmed.

He made the comments as he confirmed 13 teenagers at St Mark RC Church on October 25. Continue reading

Fifty years of ‘light’

Written By  Sunday October 11, 2015 

Grenada’s Catholic co-ed secondary school has launched a year of celebrations in the run-up to its 50th anniversary.

The St Rose Modern Secondary School parade in Gouyave on September 15. Photos courtesy Arthur Hosten

St Rose Modern Secondary School, run by the Sisters of the Sorrowful Mother (SSM), first opened its doors in the town of Gouyave on September 15, 1966. It is reportedly the only co-ed secondary school in the Caribbean operated by a religious congregation. Continue reading

Gospel Meditation – 24th Sunday Cycle B – 13th September 2015

Reflections for September are by Bishop Vincent Darius, Bishop of St. George’s in Grenada

Text: Mk 8:27-35

Has it ever aroused your interest or curiosity about what people or your friends think about you? In today’s Gospel Jesus seeks to find out about what people are saying about him. To his disciples, he poses two questions. Who do people say that the Son of Man is and who do you say that He is? Continue reading

Gospel Meditation – 23rd Sunday B – 6th September 2015

Reflections for September are by Bishop Vincent Darius, Bishop of St. George’s in Grenada – See attached Photo and Biography on Bishop Vincent Darius

Gospel: Mk 7:31-37

What is your attitude towards people who are physically challenged? Do we feel, think and act as if they were less than? Or do we believe that they, too, have been beautifully created by God? Today our Gospel reading describes how a community responded to a member of their community who was deaf and dumb and also Jesus’ response. Continue reading

Archbishop hails 60 years of fidelity- Bishop Emeritus Sydney Charles

Catholic News , Saturday, 24 May 2014 21:37
Archbishop hails 60 years of fidelity By Lara Pickford-Gordon

While not wanting to “canonise” 88-year-old Bishop Emeritus Sydney Charles before he died, Archbishop Joseph Harris said all would agree that Bishop Charles had shown the love and mercy of God in Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada and wherever he went.

Bishop Charles incenses the Paschal candle, as Rev Jeffrey Supersad (left) and St Joseph parish priest Fr Karol Wielgosz OP look on. Photos: Desmond Durham
Bishop Charles incenses the Paschal candle, as Rev Jeffrey Supersad (left) and St Joseph parish priest Fr Karol Wielgosz OP look on. Photos: Desmond Durham Continue reading

Rio-in-Grenada

Some of the talented young Grenadians who ensured there was a lively music ministry at Rio-in-Grenada.

Go, therefore, make disciples of all the nations (Mt 28:19) was the chosen theme for Rio-in-Grenada, the World Youth Day (WYD) solidarity event in the diocese of St George’s, Grenada.

As a diocesan delegation was unable to attend WYD Rio, the Diocesan Youth Coordinator Sr Gillian Jerome SSM and her team organised the event. Continue reading

Grenada Catholics celebrate

Two thousand Catholics from every corner of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique gathered last Sunday at the National Stadium, St George’s, for a threefold celebration: the 10th anniversary of the ordination of Vincent Darius as Bishop, the inauguration of the Year of Faith proclaimed by Pope Benedict XVI and the formal proclamation of the Decrees of the First Diocesan Synod of the Diocese of St George’s-in-Grenada.

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Gold for Grenada

Kirani James

Kirani James’ (Grenada Olympic 400 meter gold medallist and first Olympic medal ever for the Eastern Caribbean )
Photo of his First Holy Communion Day as a young adult. Great example for young Catholics and people in general.
 

    Kirani James (born 1 September 1992) is a Grenadian sprinter who specializes in the 200 and 400 metres. He is the reigning 400 metres world champion as well as the reigning Olympic   champion, winning the 400 metres at London 2012. This was Grenada’s first Olympic medal[1].


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