Conversations with Archbishop J

September 19, 2023

Synodality – Church, modelled differently

Our previous synods have focused on one dimension of the Church—youth, family, pan-Amazon region. This synod focuses on the Church, as a whole; more specifically, on […]
September 13, 2023

A new mandate requires a new structure

December 27, 2023, will be six years of my serving as Archbishop. During this time, I have had many consultations on family, youth, education, migrants and […]
September 7, 2023

A catechist’s mandate – accompany others to God

Q: Archbishop J, what is the catechetical mandate? Transmitting faith to the next generation is the most urgent and challenging task of the Church today. This […]
August 22, 2023

Where T&T can and should go

Trinidad and Tobago celebrates its 61st Independence Anniversary on Thursday, August 31. Archbishop J answers the question, will we emerge from this cycle of racial politics?  […]
August 15, 2023

Women – their voice and vote in the Church

Q: Archbishop J, what about the role of women in the Church? The role of women in the Catholic Church is a global concern. This topic […]
August 10, 2023

Archbishop J, help us understand WYD Way of the Cross

The Way of the Cross is a venerable part of Catholic tradition from the earliest times. First, it was associated with Mary. One tradition had it […]
August 2, 2023

Defining synodality and a synodal Church

Q: Archbishop J, could you explain the new document on the synod? The Instrumentum Laboris (IL) is the working document for the synod in Rome October […]
July 27, 2023

Healing from T&T’s traumas, a national imperative

Q: Archbishop J, what is the impact of 1990 on T&T today?  Do you remember where you were when you found out about the 1990 attempted […]