• “People Helping People” Project
    “People Helping People” Project

    Over the years, Massy Stores allowed us to place our donation tins at some of their locations and this venture has been very successful. Praise God! Over the next year, Massy Stores has created another opportunity for us to receive donations. Every Cash Register in every Massy Store in Trinidad is set up with a…

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  • St Kateri Tekawitha – 14 July
    St Kateri Tekawitha – 14 July

    Daughter of a Christian Algonquin woman captured by Iroquois and married to a non-Christian Mohawk chief. Orphaned during a smallpox epidemic, which left her with a scarred face and impaired eyesight. Converted and baptized in 1676 by Father Jacques de Lamberville, a Jesuit missionary. Shunned and abused by relatives for her faith. Escaped through 200 miles of wilderness to the Christian Native American village of Sault-Sainte-Marie. Took a vow of chastity in 1679. Known for spirituality and austere lifestyle. Miracle worker. Her grave…

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  • St Benedict, Abbot – 11 July
    St Benedict, Abbot – 11 July

    Born to the Roman nobility. Twin brother of Saint Scholastica. Studied in Rome, Italy, but was dismayed by the lack of discipline and the lackadasical attitude of his fellow students. Fled to the mountains near Subiaco, Italy, living as a hermit in a cave for three years; reported to have been fed by a raven. Friend of Saint Romanus of Subiaco who lived as a nearby hermit; spiritual teacher of Saint Placid. Benedict’s…

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  • St Maria Goretti – 06 July
    St Maria Goretti – 06 July

    Beautiful, pious farm girl, one of six children of Luigi Goretti and Assunta Carlini. In 1896 the family moved to Ferriere di Conca. Soon after, Maria’s father died of malaria, and the family was forced to move onto the Serenelli farm to survive. In 1902 at age twelve, Maria was attacked by 19-year-old farm-hand Alessandro Serenelli. He tried to rape the girl who fought, yelled that it was a sin, and that he would go…

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  • St Elizabeth of Portugal – 04 July
    St Elizabeth of Portugal – 04 July

    Profile Princess. Daughter of King Pedro III of Aragon and Constantia; great-granddaughter of Emperor Frederick II. Great-niece of Saint Elizabeth of Hungary, for whom she was named. She had a pious upbringing with daily liturgy and praying of the hours, regular religious instruction and education. Married at age twelve to King Diniz of Portugal, and thus Queen of Portugal before she was a teenager. The king was known for his hard work, his poetic nature, and…

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  • St Thomas, Apostle – 03 July
    St Thomas, Apostle – 03 July

    He was ready to die with Jesus when Christ went to Jerusalem, but is best remembered for doubting the Resurrection until allowed to touch Christ’s wounds. Preached in Parthia, Persia and India, though he was so reluctant to start the mission that he had to be taken into slavery by a merchant headed that way. He eventually gave in to God‘s will, was freed, and planted the new Church over a…

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  • Sts Peter and Paul, Apostles – 29 June
    Sts Peter and Paul, Apostles – 29 June

    St Paul Jewish Talmudic student. Pharisee. Tent-maker by trade. Saul the Jew hated and persecuted Christians as heretical, even assisting at the stoning of Saint Stephen the Martyr. On his way to Damascus, Syria, to arrest another group of faithful, he was knocked to the ground, struck blind by a heavenly light, and given the message that in persecuting Christians, he was persecuting Christ. The experience had a profound spiritual effect on him,…

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  • Caribbean School for Catholic Communications -CSCC
    Caribbean School for Catholic Communications -CSCC

    Are you 18 years or over? Are you interested in the New Social Media and Communications? Are you a disciple of Jesus? Do you want to effectively communicate and inspire your faith in this digital age? Come and join our animated team of expert social media consultants who are ready to share their practical wisdom  and…

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