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Religions In St. Lucia

The main religious group in St. Lucia is the Roman Catholic community, which accounts for over 85% of the population. Anglican, Baptist, Methodist, Pentecostal, Seventh Day Adventist, the Salvation Army and, other Christian Science communities are all represented on the island. All except the Baptist and Seventh Day Adventist denominations make up the St. Lucia Christian Council.

The Roman Catholic Church serves some twenty-three (23) parishes throughout the islands and administers three (3) secondary schools particularly St. Mary’s College for Boys, St. Joseph’s Convent (run by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Cluny), and a Vocational School for Girls (run by the Corpus Christi Carmelites). The R.C. Church also administers the Marian Home for senior citizens in Castries and the St. Jude’s Hospital in Vieux Fort. In addition, there are over forty (40) Catholic Primary Schools located throughout St. Lucia.

Most of the other denominations serve a number of communities and operate a number of primary and/or secondary schools as well. No matter where you are located within St. Lucia, you are sure to find a religious group that would be happy to welcome you.

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