The Catholic Community of St.Martin of Tours, Diocese of Willemstad, Curacao, welcomes you to our parish website. It is our hope that you will find the information you are searching for and more! We realize that our website is used not only by the local Catholics but also by others from around the world who visited our island and perhaps joined us at the Sunday Eucharist at one of the three churches located on the Dutch side of our island Sint Maarten, Philipsburg, Simpsonbay or South Reward.
The intent of this website is quite simple. We want to keep in contact with all you parishioners and international friends of the parish. We welcome your questions and suggestions. You are also invited to sign up to automatically receive our weekly parish bulletin. Just sign up by filling out your email address below, and submit.
May this website be a tool for the proclamation of the Gospel and a modest source for our continued growth and faith we share.
Body and Soul Choir is looking for a singer with a" base" voice. If you have a lovely base voice and can commit to our Saturday morning practices. Please contact anyone of our members or call Jennifer at 520-4774.
On Wednesday August 15 the Church celebrated the Assumption of Mary. A small but appreciative group of parishioners joined in the St. Martin of Tours church to celebrate this feast. Presided for by fathers Adam and Tony the evening had a solemn character.
At the beginning of the 2018-2019 academic year the Fundashon Korsou Uni offered for the third year a free hair cut for all boys that are going back to school. The venue was the St. Martin of Tours Parish hall where master barbers professionally gave all the boys the back to school hair cut. Besides given the for some well needed hair trim, the children received a drink, a cup cake and an educational book to get them in the mood for the new school year. (for an impression, please click the picture)
Registrations for the Sacraments of First Eucharist and First Reconciliation, and also for Confirmation is ongoing. Information forms can be picked up at the Parish Office or Center for Catechesis. The New Classes will begin in the first week of September 2018.
RCIA. We are inviting young adults and adults who wish to join the Catholic Church to come to the office of the Catechetical center (upstairs in the Parish Hall) or at the Parish Office for more information.