August 27, 2021

May we be better human beings because of Fr Makhan

By Marie Makhan Remembering my brother Fr Michael Makhan “Blessed is he who comes in the name of the lord” (Matthew 29). “This is my beloved […]
August 17, 2021

Sr Reina lived the missionary life, moment by moment

The following is an edited version of the eulogy for Sr Reina Loe Sack Sioe SJC who died August 1 at the age of 93. It […]
November 27, 2020

The dignity of the body is upheld even after death

The public display of a deceased man being transported at the back of a hearse converted to accommodate the body in a seated position generated much […]
November 3, 2020

Let’s talk ‘Virtual Wakes’

COVID-19 threw a curve ball into the efforts of the Ministry of Consolation (MOC) to assist families who had lost loved ones in 2020. However, members […]
October 27, 2020

Don’t scatter the remains

By Lara Pickford-Gordon Email: Twitter: @gordon_lp The ashes of a mother of three who died in April is contained in an urn on the living […]
October 26, 2020

Cremate me…please?

Ah, the casual conversations in married life. Me: When I die, I want to be cremated. Wife: What? Why? Me: I really don’t want to be […]
March 7, 2020

The interesting life of Sam, a first Corinthian

Samuel Modeste died on February 6. He was 71. His Funeral Mass was held at St Joseph’s RC Church, Mon Repos, San Fernando on February 13. […]
November 19, 2019

Inter-Religious Organisation bids farewell to iconic Sat Maharaj

Vicar General for the Archdiocese of Port of Spain and IRO representative for the Catholic Church, Fr Martin Sirju, shared this message to those gathered at […]