Showing posts from August, 2014

‘Fr Black has gone the distance’

The Santa Rosa Government Primary School celebrated the tenth anniversary of the ordination of Fr Dwight Black OP on the evening of June 23. Fr Black, parish priest of Malabar, was ordained on June 20, 2004.
The Santa Rosa Government Primary School has been blessed to have Fr Black celebrating Mass twice each term over the past four years, allowing us to boast that we have an effective Mass Committee although only one member is Catholic.
Mrs Park-Wellington, head of the Mass Committee, coordinated the celebration. Michael Bolton’s “Go the Distance” was a fitting theme song as Fr Black has indeed gone the distance with the pupils of our school.
Fr Dwight Black OP, Malabar parish priest, sits between Vicar for Tobago Fr Steve Duncan and Cheryl Clarke-Raphael, principal of Santa Rosa Government Primary School, at the celebration. He was escorted to the school hall by pupils carrying candles and waving gold coloured flags. Andell Bowen, a Standard 4 pupil, played the National Anthem on p…

Ako’s First Profession

Trinidadian Ako Trevor Walker (right) became a member of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (Redemptorists) on Aug 6, the feast of the Transfiguration, at St Gerard’s RC Church, St Joseph, Dominica. Also professing vows at the ceremony were two Dominicans, Calvin Auguiste CSsR (centre, final vows) and Garvey Blanc (first vows).
The chief celebrant was Fr Kevin Moley CSsR, Provincial Superior of the Baltimore Province. He was assisted at the altar by Fr Mark Owen CSsR, Regional Superior and parish priest of St Theresa’s Barataria, Fr Vanty Auguiste CSsR, parish priest of St Gerard’s St Joseph and Fr Denis Sweeney CSsR, Director of students at the Theologate in Boston.
Ako is a former secondary school teacher and lay minister in the Cedros community. He will begin studying for a Masters in Divinity at Boston College in September.

Fr. Fedi Warner the extreme  right  moves to Santa Rosa RC Arima as it's new parish priest. This move replaces Msgr Allan Ventour  standing in the middle.

Friars Gregory Nifaabeka Aabaa, Cletus Chinonso Nwafor and James Olawale Rasaki made their Solemn Profession on the 6th of August 2014 at the Formation House in Ibadan, Nigeria.

Guess who?

Bro. Jesse  and mother in Bardabos.

Triduum For St. Dominic's

Triduum in honour of St. Dominic at St. Finbar's Dominican Church and Parish, Diego Martin, Port of Spain. 2014.

Happy Feast Day

Happy. feast day!
This is a special time for our Dominican Family. We are not only celebrating our feast day we are celebrating our jubilee.
May St. Dominic intercede on our behalf now and always.

Preparation For St. Dominic Feast

Fr John Harris OP preaches on St Dominic. - Preacher of Mercy at the Triduum at St Finbars R C. Come join us tomorrow And Thursday. Like

Domingo de Guzmán, Predicador de la Gracia

The Ordination Matthew Russell Martinez OP

The Lord has let his face shine upon us. We at the Dominican Vocation team of Trinidad and Tobago want sent out best wishes and congratulations to Fr. Matthew Russell Martinez OP on the occasion of his ordination to the priesthood by the Most Reverend Joseph E. Harris C.S.Sp Archbishop of Port of Spain. Fr. Martinez was ordained on Saturday 2nd August, 2014 in his home parish church of St. Finbar's RC Church Morne Coco Road, Deigo Martin, Trinidad WI at 10:00am. This events makes Fr. Martinez the first priest to be ordained at this church. This are a few captions of this joyful event: