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Jamaican Popular Music’s Roman Catholic Connection

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Apha Boy’s School is a vocational school in Kingston, and a major contributor to the past and current success of Jamaica’s popular musical achievements. Its founder
Justina Ripall was born in Kingston of aPortuguese father and aFrench mother in 1852. (Out of Many One People)She worshiped at the Holy Trinity |Cathedral Catholic Church and was an active member of the Ladies of Charity.

This week we celebrate the accomplishments of this establishment started as an orphanage by Justina and two friends, which produced world renown and famous Jazz and Reggae musicians. Join us as we share this interesting and inspiring story about these dedicated and passionate women of the past.

The Labrishis live 8:00PM Thur:3/8/12in the Backyard where we Celebrate, Enlighten, & Preserve the rich diverse culture of: Jamaica‘Land We Love’.