Mary Noriega Rose

It was a quiet Saturday morning in Calvary Hill, Arima, August 26 to be exact, until Mary Noriega Rose rang the bell at Santa Rosa RC Church further down the hill. The blast of the cannon by the Calvary water tanks came next as everyone in the area was summoned to the feast.

Noriega Rose smiled proudly. Opening the annual Arima celebrations for the Carib Santa Rosa Festival and the feast of Santa Rosa de Lima is an activity she loves. 

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