Trinidad-born Canadian Mahantji Dr Balliram Chadee has been spreading the message, ideals and work of Lord Hanuman throughout the world for the past 15 years.
His spiritual journey, which took flight at the age of 40, inspired him to establish the first Hanuman charity organisation in Canada, the Hanuman Mission, where he has been able to reach and help thousands of people.
The Corpus Christi Carmelite Sisters of the Eucharistic and Theresian spirituality have vowed to push on with their work despite their financial hardships.
In an unexpected move last March, the community has had its Government funding slashed. The move has hindered the daily operations of the 28 Sisters who have dedicated their lives to helping the underprivileged, special needs, mentally challenged and problematic children, as well as the elderly in this country.
Do you want to give your local Roman Catholic priest a Christmas bonus?
Then give generously to the Christmas collection at the church, as the entire amount received goes toward the priests, Archbishop Jason Gordon has said.
The entire Easter and Christmas collections go toward supporting the clergy, Gordon said during an interview in this week’s publication of the Catholic News.
Since 2015, the average amount collected from all the Roman Catholic churches around the country during Christmas has been $1.5 million.
While the Palm Sunday celebrations were taking place at the Cathedral of Immaculate Conception in Port-of-Spain yesterday, a medical student took out a pair of dumbbells and damaged the statue of St Paul and desecrated the crucifix that was supposed to be used on Good Friday.
Yesterday signalled the start of the Holy Week on the Christian calendar.
The Holy Week begins with Palm Sunday which commemorates Jesus Christ’s triumphant arrival in Jerusalem to the cheers of the crowd.