Youth Speak

Poem: Mary, Mother of God

By Alicia Hankey Mary is the Church’s universal mother, Pure and beautiful as a rose petal flower, To some she is the mother of good counsel, […]

Patriotism is more than words

By ‘Lizzy D’ Have you ever worn an outfit inspired by our country’s vibrant flag? Have you ever declared that you are proud to be Trini? […]

WWJD? On the subject of inclusion

By Rowan McEwen A while ago, I was doing virtual practice with the Lower Brass section of my Scout Band. There were only three of us […]

Guys in poetry

As we honour Season of Creation Month this year, we remember these masterpieces from last year’s The season of Creation Challenge [2020] Love is why children […]

A Real Talk with the Sport Highlight Real Team

By Joshua Britto On Independence Day I got the opportunity to speak with core founding members of Sports Highlight Real: Staron Timothy, Aaron De Matas, and […]

Lizzy D prepares for the new school term

On September 6, I will return to virtual school with much anticipation to begin my second year of secondary school during the pandemic. I started Form […]

What do you love about being Trini?

Gabrielle Miles All aspects of our culture influenced by our rich history including the food, delicacies, togetherness or “all ah we is one” mentality, festivals, our […]

Poem: The World’s Problems

By Thiarry Bartholomew   Everybody’s waiting for somebody to do What anybody could do You could doubt me but it’s true.   You may have a […]

Youth in Art: Xande Alexander

Name of  artwork:  Untold Xande Alexander is a Form  6 student at Bishop Anstey High School He attends Assumption RC parish in Maraval Why art? It […]

What does it mean to be Committed?

By Kirstin Sylvester When I first saw the ad for the Committed programme, I did not consider signing up. I thought of others who might be […]

Who is ready for school? What are you doing to get ready?

Aaliyah Abraham, 19 I’m currently a Year 2 student at The University of the West Indies (UWI), pursuing a BSc in Criminology and Criminal Justice. This […]

My Grandma Joy

Dedicated to: Joicelyn Bartholomew by Thiarry Bartholomew  You may not have a clue Of all the good things you do For this family and that is […]

Getting ready for the European football season

Who is going to win! Our youth reporter Joshua Britto gives us his predictions   1. Ligue 1 (France) – Paris Saint Germain After failing to […]

Am I that different?

Greetings and salutations! My name is Rowan Nicholas McEwen, composer, novice artist, trombonist, and singer. I used to have a dream when I was younger. I […]

My Caribbean School for Catholic Communications experience

By Brianne Gomes As a Youth Journalist Intern for the Catholic Youth Commission, I was granted the opportunity to attend the Caribbean School for Catholic Communications […]

Staying committed

Many people have negative things to say about young adults and their expressions of faith. More often than not, when anyone describes religion and the behaviours […]

Altar servers immerse themselves in prayer

Making our way to the altar with an abundance of heart-felt joy to serve once again during this  unchartered period, we began to realise how fragile […]

To all Confirmation candidates…

From Angelo Kurbanali in the Office of Youth Ministry, Catechist Dear young people, you’re well on your way to becoming a fully initiated member of the […]

Altar Servers are experiencing ‘tabanca’ during COVID

Some members of the Archdiocese of Port of Spain Altar Servers’ Council compiled their thoughts as the group navigates through the pandemic, often times feeling like […]

Poem: Forever

Hours turn to minutes and weeks turn to days whenever I’m near You. Darkness becomes light and despair becomes hope whenever I’m in Your presence. How […]

Our Lady, your study friend

By Ottrisha Carter, student Without a doubt, the coronavirus pandemic has negatively affected the lives of students. While some students are struggling to adjust to online […]

Quarantine Blues

By Adéle Stowe St Francis of Assisi parish, Sangre Grande   Isaiah 41:10 it says, “So do not fear, for I am with you; do not […]

Church Media: A web & God-empowered ministry

By Kristian Luces, Head Altar Server & Communications Team Leader at St Francis of Assisi parish, Sangre Grande Since March, our world has changed completely to […]

Poem: Glory

By Angelo Kurbanali, Content Creator, Archdiocesan Youth Commission You are there, involved in every aspect of my life, Keeping me sharper than the Last Supper’s knife. […]

Poem: Through The Storm

By Terryck Torres, poet, Santa Rosa RC, Arima Every dark stormy night no matter how long Will always end with a rising sun The storm in […]

Poem: Alone

By Ray Anna Romero, 18 years old, student Is it time to live, Or is it time to die, Is it time to love, Or is […]

Poem: God > Your problems

This life is not mine… Living in His grace is my gold mine. So many times, I could’ve died, I’m covered with His blood so I […]

Quarantine Blues

By Adéle Stowe, St Francis of Assisi parish, Sangre Grande Isaiah 41:10 it says, “So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be […]

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