Commentary

August 4, 2022

The importance of silence during the Liturgy

By Delia Chatoor On the Solemnity of Sts Peter and Paul, June 29, Pope Francis published a letter entitled ‘Desiderio desideravi hoc Pascha manducare vobiscum, antequam […]
July 31, 2022

A reflection for Emancipation Day

As Trinidad and Tobago celebrates Emancipation Day today (August 1), we use this excerpt of a paper Fr Stephan Alexander presented at a virtual forum hosted […]
July 19, 2022

Hope for the Caribbean Church

By Dr Margaret Nakhid-Chatoor Psychologist/Assistant Professor Website: www.mncptcc.com “Go repair my house which is falling into ruins.” More than 800 years ago, these powerful words above […]
July 5, 2022

The education solution – ensure every child blooms

By Tonia Leacock I looked at a survey for the Secondary Entrance Assessment (SEA) and the Concordat, and unfortunately it was not well constructed. I have […]
June 8, 2022

On manliness and knowledge

By Matthew Woolford Cecil Williams was born on the island of St Vincent in 1918 and died on the island of Trinidad in 1996. He came […]
June 1, 2022

Towards vocations – those Benedictine Sisters from Coubaril

By Dr Margaret Nakhid-Chatoor Psychologist/Assistant Professor Website: www.mncptcc.com “Tell the young people in Trinidad and Tobago that we’re looking for vocations. Come and join us!” These […]
May 24, 2022

Writing in the dirt of our times

By Neil Parsanlal A few weeks ago, I participated in the liturgy for the recommissioning of lay ministers. It was a beautiful liturgy and the wisdom […]
May 11, 2022

The first stone

By Matthew Woolford Harper Lee once wrote, “Mockingbirds don’t do one thing but make music for us to enjoy… That’s why it’s a sin to kill […]