May 29, 2019

Religious sisters, our heroines

By Leela Ramdeen, Chair,                                  CCSJ & Director, CREDI Good news! Pope Francis has appointed the first female Consultors—four, including three religious—to the Secretariat of the Synod […]
March 18, 2019

Why do priests wear violet during Lent?

Originally published on Aleteia, republished with their permission The color has a great deal of symbolism. During the penitential season of Lent, it has become a […]
February 27, 2019

Five new permanent deacons ordained in Antigua*

By Kaelanne Jordan, The St John’s–Basseterre diocese boosted its clerical pool with the ordination of five deacons to the permanent diaconate. Anulfo Rosario Martinez, Joram […]
May 10, 2017

Nun by profession, journalist by occupation

Sr Marie Thérèse Rètout OP whose name is synonymous with ‘Parish Beat’ was a reporter with the Catholic News for about 19 years. During this time her feature articles told the story of parishes in Trinidad and Tobago, University of the West Indies, Dominican sisters in Trinidad, and assignments took her to islands in the Caribbean and beyond.