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St. Stephen, Deacon and First Martyr

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On the day after the solemnity of Christmas, we celebrate today the feast of St. Stephen, deacon and first martyr. All that we know of him is contained in the Acts of the Apostles, chapters 6 and 7. In Acts 6:5 seven men were selected and specially ordained by the Apostles to take care of the temporal relief of the poorer members. Of these seven, Stephen, is the first deacon mentioned and the best known. The Church had, by selecting him for a deacon, publicly acknowledged him as a man "of good reputation, full of the Holy Ghost and wisdom" (Acts 6:3). He was "a man full of faith, and of the Holy Ghost" (vi, 5), "full of grace and fortitude."

Certain Jews, members of the Synagogue of Roman Freedmen, debated with Stephen but proved no match for the wisdom and spirit with which he spoke. They persuaded others to make the charge of blasphemy against him. He was seized and carried before the Sanhedrin.

Stephen spoke to the crowd and recalled the mercies of God …
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Sr. Jagroop OP makes Perpetual Profession

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On Saturday 7th December, 2013 Sister Gail Jagroop OP of the Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters made her perpetual profession in Curepe, Trinidad, West Indies. Sr. Jagroop OP congrats. 
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More Young Men Choosing Priesthood

The Beatification of the late Archbishop Pantin.

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Wonderful News: The Holy See has given the go ahead for the Church of the Archdiocese of Port Of Spain to Officially open the Diocesan Inquiry for the Beatification of the late Archbishop Pantin.

Sr. Anne Marie has passed away

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Our beloved Sr. Anne Marie has passed away. May God welcome her into his kingdom and comfort those who mourn her passing.