SOCIETY

Covid Notes of the Year (3)

From poetry there are also readings of what happened during this time of pandemic. The poet Alexis Soto, based in the United States, recreates what has lived and tells us that on “the beach waves a flag of rare cavilations”. […]

RELIGION

“From the daily Eucharist I have made my true strength”

Today Father Yosvany Carvajal Sureda celebrates his 20th anniversary as a priest. He is parish priest of the Santa Metropolitana Cathedral Church of Havana and rector of the Padre Félix Varela Cultural Center, a place where dialogue with society, with art and education is committed. With regard to these two decades of priesthood, the New Word spoke with this dear priest, accompanied by a leisurely and accurate saying. […]

SOCIETY

Covid Year Notes (2)

For Caridad Luis Limonta, Cuban entrepreneur who from the beginning of the pandemic in Cuba, put her sewing workshop at the service of many, life is the largest and most perfect entrepreneurship that we must preserve. Today, even in Covid’s time, he advises: “If you went through this crisis, look in which areas of life you can work in faith, without the desire for prominence and with great creativity, for there is no doubt that together we can do great things.” […]

NEWS

Call the Archbishop of Havana to pray for the priests

As every Sunday, and as long as our archdiocese does not move towards new stages in the recovery phase by Covid-19, Word New will continue to convey the Sunday address of Cardinal Juan García, Archbishop of Havana. This Sunday, our bishop reminds us that in the multiplication of breads, Jesus did the same as at the last supper: “He gives us the bread of life, which is his body and his blood, spiritual food of eternal life”. […]

NEWS

Eusebio’s Havana says goodbye to Eusebio, from Havana

Eusebio Leal Spengler: Born September 11, 1942 in Havana, Cuba. Doctor of Historical Sciences and Master of Archaeological Sciences, City Historian and Director of the Restoration Program, he has distinguished himself in a particular way by driving the restoration works of the Historic Center of Havana, declared by Unesco in 1982 World Heritage Site. He died on July 31, 2020, in the same city to which he gave his best of his being and chores: Havana. […]

RELIGION

Father Reuben Darius thanks God for his priesthood

In the parish of San Juan Bosco, in the habanera slum of La Viper, Father Rubén Darío Cotes, SDB, celebrated his Silver Weddings in an emotional Thanksgiving Mass that had as its culmination the unexpected messages sent by Cardinal Juan García, Archbishop of Havana, Father Francisco Batista, superior for the Salesian Inspectorate of Las Antilles and close relatives of the beloved Dominican priest, who missionary in Cuba 🇨🇺 for some years. […]