Co-Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

What volunteer organisations are linked to the Catholic Church in St. Kitts?  What does each do?

Who were the last three Catholic parish priests of Basseterre?  Where were they from?

Was a Kittitian ever ordained a Catholic priest?

Basseterre is part of which Catholic diocese?  Who is the present Bishop?  Where is he from? Where is he located?

What is an acolyte?  Do other churches have them?  What are the duties of an acolyte?

What street in Basseterre was named after a Catholic priest?

What Kittitian surnames originated in Madeira? What Kittitian surnames originated in St. Barths? Give one example  of each. 

What is a memorial?  Go into the Catholic Church and find out what memorials are in the church.  Why do you think these memorials are there? 

Find out about the organ in the Catholic Church and whose name is linked to it as the organist of this church for many years. Where was he from?
 


Other Teaching Points

The Circus and the Berkeley Memorial

Name the streets leading from the Berkeley Memorial. In what directions do they point?     Which Bank is located in the Circus?  Find out where the other banks in St. Kitts have their offices.. read more

College Street

What is a debenture?   There are warning signs in College Street.  Where are they posted and what do they say?   A bus from Monkey Hill just let you out in College Street . .. read more

The Court House

Find images of planters and merchants of the late eighteenth century or early 19 th century.     What would have brought planters and merchants to the court house?   What do you kn.. read more

Archibald Paull Burt

Why was Archibald Paull Burt not allowed to be Chief Justice in St. Kitts?   Think of the time period when he lived. (1810 -1879).   What is a cause célèbre?   After reading this biog.. read more

Sir Maurice Davis

What is a Seventh Standard Certificate?   Who was Joaquin Farara?   What is his claim to fame in St. Kitts?   In which constituency did Davis run as a candidate of the PPM... read more

Sir Clement Malone

One of the cases which Malone as a barrister tried and lost was that of James Drew who was accused of throwing Elizabeth “Queeny” Nolan into a well and leaving her for dead.   Drew was convicted and sentenced to.. read more

Government Headquarters

Government affects the lives of citizens in many ways. Think of ways in which government policy affects the following individuals: A home owner A senior citizen A teenager A small business owner A consumer A parent A tou.. read more

The Governor General

Imagine you were a youth in 1969 and you hear that for the first time a Kittitian was going to hold the post of Governor.  How do you think you and your friends would have felt about it?   The following is a br.. read more

Rev John Duport

Imagine you are John Duport faced with a group of boys carrying weapons, write a paragraph  (max. 200 words) explaining how you felt about the incident.   In class discuss Duport’s response to the chi.. read more

St. Barnabas Chapel

The image is from Andreas Vesalius De Corporis Humani Fabrica Libri Septem (Basel Johannes Oporinus, 1543) You can read more about Vesalius at  http://www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/historicalanatomies/vesalius_bio.html.. read more

Bishop Daniel Davis

Find out  about the involvement of St. Christopher in the propaganda of the Abolitionists.   Two of the major abolitionists lived in St. Kitts.  What was their involvement in this struggle?.. read more

St. George's Anglican Church

Who is the current Archdeacon of St. George’s?    Who is the current Bishop of Antigua?   Read Strings and Pipe: the story of the building of the organ in the parish Church of St... read more

The War Memorial

Visit the museum at Brimstone Hill and learn more about the military contribution of Kittitians in the World Wars,   Visit www.firstworldwar.com and look for the posters  that were designed to recruit.. read more

Basil Henderson

Basil Henderson was a great organizer.  He tried to find ways of helping his country and the various communities around St. Kitts.  What would you like to do for your community and/or your country?.. read more

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