Southern Africa's National Catholic Weekly

Ingwavuma.

Our Problem Was an Opportunity

By Bishop José Ponce de León – At the beginning of the year I offered the priests of the vicariate of Ingwavuma, which I serve as administrator, to celebrate confirmations on the Sundays when I am...

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Mass Readings: 1 May – 8 May, 2016

Liturgical Calendar Year C, Weekdays Cycle Year 2 Sunday May 1, 6th Sunday of Easter Acts 15:1-2, 22-29, Psalms 67:2-3, 5-6, 8, Revelation 21:10-14, 22-23, John 14:23-29 Monday May 2, St Athanasius Acts 16:11-15,...

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How is a Bishop Selected?

How is a bishop selected in South Africa? What is the process involved and by whom is he selected? What qualifications should the candidate have? What are his duties, to whom does he report...

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How the Eucharist Liberates Us

Continuing from last month’s discussion of the Eucharist as a real encounter with Jesus, let us reflect on three other dimensions of the sacrament. The connection with the body of the Church, the connection...