Archbishop Jason Gordon wants to meet with the medical student who smashed the revered crucifix and statute of St Paul at the Cathedral of Immaculate Conception during Palm Sunday mass.
And Monsignor Christian Pereira said he intends to speak to the student’s mother to “see how that could be facilitated.”
The student in question is not Catholic but Pereira said his mother told him that he had been having “visions and probably responded to what he saw as a vision to do this.”
Newly-appointed Archbishop of Port-of-Spain, Jason Gordon, will be delivering an inaugural mass at the Port-of-Spain Prison, Frederick Street, on Wednesday.
The Prison Service says the mass will begin at 9 am and that the Commissioner of Prisons, Gerard Wilson and other members of the executive will attend.
Archbishop Gordon was installed as the 11th Archbishop of Port-of-Spain on December 27th, 2017
The 58-year-old Bishop replaced Archbishop Joseph Harris who tendered his resignation to the pope when he turned 75 years old earlier this year.
Bishop Charles Jason Gordon will be installed the 11th Archbishop of Port-of-Spain today.
The 58-year-old of the diocese of Bridgetown, Barbados replaces Archbishop Joseph Harris who tendered his resignation to the pope when he turned 75 years old earlier this year.
Gordon, will be installed at a ceremony this evening at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Port-of-Spain.
Motorists are advised that there will be traffic restrictions around the cathedral from 3 pm to 8 pm and those without passes provided by the diocese will not be allowed through.
As the Lenten period begin there is a call for the major faiths in this country to join in a special 24-hour period of prayer.
The call comes from Archbishop Joseph Harris.