The University of the West Indies (UWI) opened its doors in 1948, in the simple wooden huts of the Gibraltar Refugee Camp on the Mona Sugar Estate in Jamaica.
Another Crop Over festival is in the bag and from all reports it was a good one.
Yesterday, the Feast of the Transfiguration, I attended Mass – at the Oratory of St Joseph of Mount Royal in Montreal, Canada, the Basilica on the side of a mountain.
Giver of all good gifts,
look on your church with grace,
and guide the minds of those who shall choose a
coadjutor bishop for this diocese,
Traditionally on our local calendar after the merriment of Crop Over is ended, the focus turns to education.