Culture

Wither the ‘bobolee’

By Felix Edinborough The word ‘bobolee’ might sound strange to the young people of today but when I was a child, one of the traditions was […]

Trini family lives Holy Week

As a mother of several young kids, I desired greatly to include them in some Holy Week traditions yet the frustration of taking everyone to the […]

Parang as domesticity

By Dr Francisca Allard “Parang is not a tune you know; parang is me, you, he and he and he and he … a parang is […]

As parents, should we differentiate between St Nick and Santa?

Fr Michael Rennier We don’t have to choose and we can make a connection between these two legends. Today is the feast of St. Nicholas, which […]

Five things to think about on World Day of Teachers

1. To all the teachers, I have not heard of our being considered essential workers but indeed we are. 2. Teachers have always been very resourceful […]

Euthanasia:  Should death be a choice?

Fifteen-year-old Erin Newton recently participated in a ‘Hot Topics’ session on Euthanasia at the Shalimar Student Centre. The centre is run by the Prelature of Opus […]

How To Have A Fulfilling Christian Carnival

Fr Dexter Brereton, CSSp offers some practical tips to guide behaviour during Carnival, bearing in mind that one cannot always simply look at actions and tell […]

The Catholic Church and near-death experiences

There’s a reason people return to life after death. Copy editor Simone Delochan concludes her examination of near-death experiences with a look at the Catholic perspective. […]

Almost gone…

Usually, when you’re ‘gone’, there really is no coming back. But there are those who’ve ‘died’ only to return to share their out of body experience. […]

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